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Grande Jake's

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205 W Dundee Rd, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089-3704
+1 847-520-8220
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Didn't really enjoy. Food did not have much distinctive Mexican flavor. Didn't find any of my favorites that I enjoyed

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Thank DON L
Wheeling, United States
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I personally did not care for this location. But my wife liked it so we go. I found the food to be mediocre. And the atmosphere was nothing

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Thank Phillip F
Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

My friends and I have become regulars at Grande Jake's in Buffalo Grove. The food is good, the service is good, but the friendly environment makes this a great neighborhood place that people come back to. The bottomless colorful warm tortilla chips with your choice of delicious salsa from the salsa bar are delicious and they help add to the... More 

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Thank Jim L
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Bought a groupon voucher when i heard good reviews about it. It was not a disappointment. Food was really good and prices were reasonable. We ordered the Grande Burito, Taco Bowl Salad and Ceviche.All was sooooo good. Complimentary chips were fresh and salsa were so good! I am so happy that I live 5 mins away and this will be... More 

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Thank Cilla F
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Super friendly, super fast, casual authentic Mexican food. Really a wonderful place to eat and socialize. I love Grande Jake's!

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Thank Mark C
lennatravel
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Love the salsa bar. Great choices. Order at the counter and sit. Can get busy during lunch. I really like the puffy taco.

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Thank lennatravel
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

While Grande Jakes is certainly not fancy, it is great food. We enjoyed all of the dishes we ordered. The warm chips are great along with the salsa bar. There is a salsa for every taste. We ordered the tacos, which they made just the way we wanted. There are so many choices and combinations you can create. We also... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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183 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

This was out first visit here and we will certainly go back. From the young woman who took our order at the counter to the servers the service was warm and friendly. I had a combination dinner and my wife had tacos and everything was excellent. The prices are competitive and the menu is big. Good place to take the... More 

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Thank Alan S
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

If you are looking for good quality Mexican food at a reasonable price, this is the place for you. The menu offers a lot of variety. People are friendly. Atmosphere is casual and food is great.

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Thank mls1060us
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

Although this restaurant is a chain if feels like a family owned restaurant. The food is always excellent and reasonable. They serve liquor and the beers are cheap. Get a can of Corona and split it. The food is always tasty and they have a great salsa bar with about 8 varieties from spicy to mild. The atmosphere is pleasant.

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Thank Alan S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 22:00
Thursday
10:30 - 22:00
Friday
10:30 - 22:00
Saturday
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 W Dundee Rd, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089-3704
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Buffalo Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 847-520-8220

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