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San Gabriel Mexican Cafe

2535 Waukegan Rd, Bannockburn, IL 60015-1569
+1 847-940-0200
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good16%
  • Average13%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible20%
1 week ago
“Excellent Mexican food”
31 May 2016
“Good Mexican Restaurant”
Closed Now
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CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
2535 Waukegan Rd, Bannockburn, IL 60015-1569
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a nice variety on the menu to choose from. I have been to this restaurant for many years enjoying the margaritas and ambiance.

Thank P5405MSdianas
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Very good Mexican food. Nice atmosphere. Friendly staff. Had a very nice dinner there with friends and we all enjoyed our meal.

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Was very good. Service was good. Selection was very nice. Authentic Mexican food. Good Margaritas. BUT NOW IT ISS CLOSED

Thank mnsheldon
Reviewed 31 March 2015

Nice atmosphere and servers. Good food and broad menu. Also has good bar + large private dining room and some covered terrace dining. Try it, you'll be pleased especially in this far suburban area.

Thank n l
Reviewed 15 January 2015 via mobile

We moved northwest of Chicago, almost to Lake County, and we're looking for a conveniently located Mexican restaurant. We were delighted to find San Gabriel in Bannockburn, IL. It's on Rt 22, a little east of 294. Great guacamole and margaritas! We supped on chicken...More

Thank Rmfinn1
Reviewed 22 July 2014

This use to be a solid Mexican place. The guacamole use to be served table side, the wait staff use to be competent and attentive and we use to come away very happy. Not tonight! We ordered guacamole and had to wait (it was a...More

Thank vogt1997
Reviewed 21 May 2014

Was there on that Cinco holiday and it was terrific although expensive for a Mexican restaurant. Tried again the following week. Service was terrible. (My waiter had to make the drinks, guacamole, as well as serve). The carne was not as good this time and...More

Thank shot3x
Reviewed 23 March 2014

the restaurant have a very goooddd service in the past< but not any more. I have a very bad experience, servers are really unhappy faces!!sorry but that's my opinion...

Thank jahiro g
Reviewed 23 December 2013

We have been coming here on and off for years. Right now, we are off because they are off. Off their game! The guacamole here is really good. They used to make it table side from a cart...but no more. While the guacamole is still...More

Thank Hpmicks
Reviewed 14 December 2013

I had a reservation for this restaurant tonight at early - before 6. There was no host when we arrived, but we were seated by a runner. After 15 minutes of no waiter, my wife went to find someone. A server said that they were...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2535 Waukegan Rd, Bannockburn, IL 60015-1569
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Bannockburn
  • Phone Number: +1 847-940-0200
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