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Mexique

#37 of 7,681 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
West Town
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1529 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-5237 (Chicago and Ashland)
+1 312-850-0288
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Today
17:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 15:00
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Des Plaines
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

The food was exquisite. The chef walked around checking with his guests how they were enjoying the food. Lovely atmosphere. I was visiting from Ireland and wanted to experience the taste of Chicago. The food had Mexican flavors with a lovely French Flair. Absolutely a lovely experience with excellent service.

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New York City, New York
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99 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

We came intending to try the restaurant week menu but instead went with the lamb and duck entrees on the main menu. These were both delicious, perfectly prepared and well-presented. We ended with the chocolate fondant dessert which was both delicious and pretty to look at! Service was good, but not excellent.

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Highland Park, Illinois
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67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

This unassuming little restaurant was a wonderful find. The restaurant is an attractive room with the maitre d’ station immediately in front and a nice sized bar just past. There are about twenty or so tables for dinning, including a full banquette. We had reservations and we were seated immediately. Hats and coats were all swiftly rounded up and taken... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We came here on our last visit to Chicago and enjoyed it so much six years ago, we decided to come back The room is casual elegance. The service is warm attentive and good humored, excellent The food is something else. Delicious flavors of Mexico presented with the lightness and elegance of French cuisine It isn't necessarily a five star,... More 

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Marblehead
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Short business lunch here and both meals were stellar. The presentation, in particular, was a step above even fine dining standard, and the combination of flavors was creative, thoughtful, and most importantly, successful. It's immediately apparent why this is a Michelin-starred property.

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Naperville, Illinois
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

We enjoyed a late lunch at Mexique's in October. The food and service were both very good. The atmosphere is excellent and had a great vibe. Although located on the near west side, make a point to visit. We intend to try dinner at Mexique in the near future,

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San Diego, California
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63 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

My wife & I stopped in from out of town to visit this place that she had found online. As a michelin star restaurant, we were excited. We also noticed that as a michelin star restaurant, expectations were formed. SO - if I were reviewing this restaurant as a "normal" restaurant, it would have been excellent. Because of our high... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Very creative. I had a rack of lamb and it is the best rack of lamb ever and I had so many of them. My friend had duck plate and it was awsome too.

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1 Thank Yaser A
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180 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We went on a Wednesday night and the place was fairly empty . Service was great, our server was very knowledgeable about the menu and tried to pair some wine. I personally did not like the Malbec they had. The appetizers we ordered were fantastic although very small. The mussels with chorizo and the chicken tinga both were very well... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Great creativity in dishes but for good reason ( tastes good) Good range of options To pick from Great execution Friendly service Chef is very affable, happy to speak and importantly actually there often Good value for money Only downside I found is the wine list ; nothing exciting; does not do justice to food

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1529 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-5237
    (Chicago and Ashland)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > West Town
  • Neighbourhood: West Town
  • Phone Number: +1 312-850-0288

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