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Taqueria Muniz

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518 S Lake St, Aurora, IL 60506-5584
+1 630-896-8727
09:00 - 21:00
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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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101 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Loved the tacos and salsa. Disappointed that the last two times we've gone, the salsa tastes like cigarettes. Like litterally scrapping the bottom of a barrel. Waste of money since we ordered a large.

Thank Lovetoexplore08
Westfield, Indiana
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53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

The salsa is so good and fresh. It is made in house every morning. We tried a variety of tacos all of which were very good. Steak taco was the best of all, but you really can't go wrong with any of them. Service was also great! We will definitely be back and will be buying salsa to go home... More 

Thank JessicaMomof4
Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Really good authentic Mexican. We had al pastor, tongue, steak & steak fajitas tacos. Awesome! We also had a chimichanga which was one of the best we had. Only con is no liquor license so no margaritas 😕. We will definitely be back.

Thank Jill H
Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

I have had tacos at many restaurants but the the tacos at TM are the best. Friendly service. Great food served hot! What else do you need. Try the Cochinita Pibil tacos!

Thank DVCBob
Montgomery, Il.
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Been coming here for many years and have introduced many others to their great food. clean place, real good service and great food. Doesn't look like much driving past but definitely worth checking out. I'd say best Mexican food in the area!

Thank veganator
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

On our hunt to find the best Mexican in the area we had to try this spot. The food was amazon, the only thing i did not care for was their salsa that comes with the chips. I'm not a big fan of the smoky/ chard flavor. We definitely will be back

Thank Brian B
Aurora, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 31 January 2016

The Carne Asada is amazing. I know the meat is marinated for 24 hours. You can watch the food being prepared. We have recommended many people to this restaurant. Everyone of those people love the food as well.

Thank Heather M
Aurora, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 January 2016

I ordered tostadas, beans and rice. The food came fast and tasted great! Really fresh and homemade. Everyone else in our group of 6 enjoyed their food too! Great hole in the wall mexican restaurant .

Thank Lesliescottvacation
Chicago IL
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114 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Two years ago, while traveling throughout the Yucatan, we fell in love with a slow cooked pork dish known as cochinita pibil. Normally cooked in a pit, the pork is wrapped in banana leaves and slow-cooked for 12 hrs. We were thrilled to find it on a local menu. Taqueria Muniz does not cook theirs in banana leaves or in... More 

Thank blondewithabrain
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402 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2015

30-40 years ago the only Mexican restaurant in Aurora was Taco Bell. Today, places like Taqueria Muniz are found nearly on every street corner and strip mall. I've rated other Mexican restaurants on previous trips to Aurora yet I am no expert on this cuisine, but like any foodie I can distinguish "ordinary" from "passionate". Taqueria Muniz leans toward passionate... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 518 S Lake St, Aurora, IL 60506-5584
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 630-896-8727

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?