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El Hefe Chicago

Open Now: 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Open today: 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Friendly Staff

Nothing really special about this place. The staff was friendly and the tacos ok but the margaritas... read more

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Bullitt78
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Miami, Florida
via mobile
Decent Food

Service was pretty good. Food was very fresh, but not the best Tacos. Almost like they were trying... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
mrcr9
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Detroit, Michigan
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“Friendly Staff”
18 Jul 2018
“Decent Food”
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Hmmm, how can we describe El Hefe? Think Dia de Los Muertos - but with style (and great-looking servers) ! Have you ever tried a beer-garita?! Come in, be charmed and leave full! Mexican restaurant by day, party spot by night. Famous for our 4210...more
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15 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60654-5617
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Reviewed today via mobile

Nothing really special about this place. The staff was friendly and the tacos ok but the margaritas weren’t that good.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bullitt78
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Great Sunday funday post brunch location to hang out have a few drinks, dance and get rid of the sunday scaries.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Danielle K
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

You can count the number of bad reviews I've left in my life on one hand - but these guys get one. Made a 9:30 reservation through Open Table and received my confirmation. Got there before our reservation time and the lady at the welcome...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MichiganTed
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Horrible place with bad security, too much over powering. Gets too over crowded and thiefs all around. Many women got their phone stolen and management was not even bothered. Not pleasant and takes a long time for drinks which were not even good.More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Fahad M
Kevin B, Guest Relations Manager at El Hefe Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Hi Fahad, very sorry for the poor showing and happy to discuss with you directly. I have responded to you on multiple platforms, but it does not appear you would like to discuss this any further or allow us to try and make this right....More

Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Service was pretty good. Food was very fresh, but not the best Tacos. Almost like they were trying too hard to be different.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mrcr9
Kevin B, Guest Relations Manager at El Hefe Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Hi mrcr9, very sorry your food was not prepared to your satisfaction. We truly don't want any guests to leave unhappy and would appreciate you emailing me at kevin@riothg.com so we can connect offline. Thank you and I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

The menu has small plates that are perfect to share. Lots of different and unique taco options. The beef brisket was excellent but the duck was average. Brown beans were excellent. The staple was by far the nachos which were excellent and the guacamole was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank goose30
Kevin B, Guest Relations Manager at El Hefe Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Hi Goose30, very sorry for not responding to you sooner and for the poor service. Would you please email me at kevin@riothg.com so we can connect directly? I would love to learn more about your visit and see how we might be able to make...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Food was really good. Seating is uncomfortable. Service was painfully slow. Drinks were just ok. Pricey & loud.More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank KellyGrambau
Kevin B, Guest Relations Manager at El Hefe Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Hi Kelly, truly sorry for the delay in getting back to you and for the slow service. Would you please email me at kevin@riothg.com so we can connect directly? I would like to get some details from you and see if we can make this...More

Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Went there with my friends to celebrate a birthday! If you are looking for a big crowd and a great DJ, you will like this spot!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank crystall49
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Mexican bar food with offers certainly beyond the average and expected Tex-Mex dishes. Modern design.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank sscherer
Reviewed 27 October 2017

There is no way a person can have a conversation here.....so if you like great Mexican food, good prices, no talking to your dining companions, average service and good drinks-go to El Hefe in Chicago! The food was really great, it was just too loud...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Curtis D
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Response from johntF2269OW | Reviewed this property |
If there's a back room I didn't see it.There are at 3 bars in the place.
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