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Mixteco Grill

) #1,018 of 7,830 Restaurants in Chicago $$ - $$$ Mexican, Latin, Spanish
1601 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60613-1213
+1 773-868-1601
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“tortillas” (4 reviews)
“moles” (7 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1601 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60613-1213
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1 - 10 of 45 reviews

Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Friend wanted to celebrate his birthday with Mexican and BYOB. Mixteco popped up and was the perfect choice. Very good Mexican fare and they allow all alcohol for BYOB. We brought tequila, they provided the Marg mix and away we went. Def check Mixteco out!...More

Thank Tomifer213
Reviewed 7 January 2017

This is a casual, comfortable, neighborhood restaurant. The service is relaxed, friendly, and efficient. The food is excellent. I went with a couple of colleagues; we followed some of the waiter's suggestions; and we were very happy with our choices. The chef seems to be...More

Thank MinnesotaTim
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Went to Mixteco with my husband and another couple. We had a fabulous dinner. I ordered the grilled salmon special. The serving size was huge and delicious. Everyone's entree was fresh and wonderful. The waiters aim to please, are friendly and knowledgeable. BYOB and RSVPS...More

Thank LizBethob
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This is not your average ho-hum Mexican restaurant. Though it is a smaller, neighborhood restaurant, the food is what you would expect from a much higher end place. The flavors were delicious, the servers were friendly and attentive, and we loved watching the tortillas being...More

Thank Robin s
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Always excellent. This place has innovative and elevated Mexican food. My friends always get the pork entrees and very happy. My husband likes the calamari salad and as a vegetarian, there are always several options for me. And another plus is that it's byob and...More

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

This is a popular and very good restaurant with BYOB. The service is very good for how busy they are. Their beef is outstanding as is their fish – always something new and exciting.

Thank lizardMarquette_MI
Reviewed 6 May 2016

My mom and I got i nto chicago earlier than the air b&b could allow entry. So, with about an hour to kill we decided lunch and chill. Wrong Place!! It was snowing and we had our suitcases yeah, but this restaurant was EMPTY so...More

Thank Ashley D
Reviewed 29 April 2016

This is Mexican cuisine that is recognized by the UNESCO as World Heritage. Sounds authentic to me, and the Chef was trianed by Rick Bayless from Frontera Grill. Need I say more? The mole is to die for and has over 23 ingredients. Dinner for...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

I had the crepes and was blown away by how good it was. The appetizers, too, were filled with cheese and amazing. Will definitely be back.

Thank Gulielmus4
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Every time we can't decide where to meet a couple to show them someplace new, we choose Mixteco. The food is outstanding as everyone has always agreed . The fact that this place is BYOB has lead us to become creative with our cocktail selections...More

Thank Lenny L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 14:30
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1601 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60613-1213
    (N Ashland Ave)
  • Public Transportation: (between Ashland Ave & Paulina St) Nearest Transit Station: Montrose-brown (Brown Line)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-868-1601
  • E-mail
Description
If you are looking for a unique eating experience, Mixteco Grill is the place for authentic Mexican cuisine. Mole sauce is the essence of this restaurant. The menu is simple – a variety of appetizers, entrees and desserts that are made fresh daily. Chef Raul Arreola, formally a sous chef at Frontera Grill of Chicago, puts his special touch to every dish he prepares.
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