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La Siesta

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180 S Kennedy Dr, Bradley, IL 60915
+1 815-939-0074
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Kankakee, United States
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good place for Mexican food. The owners and staff are friendly and the service is good. I love true Mexican food and this comes close.

Thank 10fayem
Bradley, Illinois
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been here many times. Their specials are always good and you get more than enough for 2 people (of average appetite) to share. Of course, if you're really hungry, this place can take care of that. Food is always fresh, hot and filling. Pleasant atmosphere. Nothing fancy, but it doesn't claim to be, either. Drink specials are a great... More 

Thank muttpuppy98
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I admit I don't know the finer points of Mexican cuisine, but La Siesta is just such a cut above the rest in this area. More flavorful rice, more unique dishes, better prepared, better chips, better cooked meat just good. Enchiladas in particular are the standard for this part of Illinois and have been for 15 years.

Thank Jeremiah T
Bourbonnais, Illinois
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Standard menu, weak margaritas, nothing special about the decor, service, or food. Not outstanding or bad. There are better choices in the area in the same price range.

Thank rogrocco
Bourbonnais, Illinois
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

There is nothing outstanding about this restaurant but it's okay. The food was typical Mexican fare but I doubt if any ethnic Mexicans dine there, Everything was reasonably priced and the quantity of food and quality of service was good. But the margaritas were weak, almost without Tequila. The dining room seems noisy. I.doubt if I'll return.

Thank rogrocco
Charlotte, NC
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725 reviews
452 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

I was taken here by a local who views La Siesta as the best Mexican in the area. I thought it was mostly average. I had the chicken mole. The sauce was rich with just a bit of spice but the chicken was completely doused in it. Rice and beans were good. There is plenty of parking and service was... More 

Thank 2BEis2SKI
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58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This local spot doesn't prepare your order fresh. You cannot request certain ingredients to be left out because everything is made in advance. Including their margaritas. Outdated restaurant. Not very clean. The patio area is nice but usually full.

Thank JenDanAsh16
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We used to frequent this restaurant often (until a competitor opened a couple miles across town - THAT one became our "go to"). We've had several dishes on the menu in the past, last night the Enchiladas Suiza and the Milanesa de Pollo were our choices. The enchiladas arrived, looking as though they'd spent quite a bit of time under... More 

Thank BakerCoMom
Kankakee, Illinois
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

I was looking forward to something ethnic with a bit of spice. I ordered the la siesta burrito. The meat had no flavor the shell was gummy and the Pico de Gallo was chopped tomatoes and onion with no heat and was lack luster. First and last time I will patronize.

Bourbonnais, Illinois
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

The food is well-prepared and the service is friendly without being intrusive. The menu is varied enough for picky eaters to find something and for ethnic cuisine buffs to be satisfied. Tidy restaurant that needs some warmth in its decor and initial greeting.

Thank sundaymorning16

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 13
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 S Kennedy Dr, Bradley, IL 60915
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bradley
  • Phone Number: +1 815-939-0074

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