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Mercadito

$$ - $$$Mexican, Latin,
108 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60654-4508
+1 312-329-9555
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“tacos” (188 reviews)
“guacamole” (122 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
108 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60654-4508
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1 - 10 of 489 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Despite the (mostly) rave reviews we had almost the same poor experience as “Disappointing” below. However ours was without the food as we left after being completely ignored for almost 30 mins. The service was so bad I had to pinch myself, not because I...More

1  Thank cpdwilkinson
Mercadito-Press, Public Relations Manager at Mercadito, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're glad you enjoyed the food but we're sorry that you weren't completely satisfied with your dining experience at Mercadito. This is definitely not the standard of service our customers have come to expect from us. Please send us an email at press@mercaditorestauran… to see...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to venture out for some Mexican fare and ended up at Mercadito. Appetizers included elote and in house guacamole dip with chips, while entrees included soft shell tacos with veg and non veg fillings. Food was absolutely on point. Entrees were good. The...More

Thank Sunny G
Mercadito-Press, Public Relations Manager at Mercadito, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sunny! You rock! Thanks for the awesome review. Have a free order of our signature guacamole on us next time your in. Just text the word "mercadito" to phone number 31996 to redeem!

Reviewed 4 March 2018

My husband and I took our son to Mercadito for his 25th birthday. His sister and her boyfriend joined. We shared some chips, salsa, and two different types of very tasty guacamole for our appetizer. Chips were plentiful, and we each ordered various entrees and...More

Thank NJB19641988
Mercadito-Press, Public Relations Manager at Mercadito, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for spending your son's birthday with us! We'd love to see you again. Sign up for our VIP Members Only Club and get a free $25 gift certificate on your (or his) special day next year! (+ a FREE order of GUAC for signing...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Celebrated my birthday at Mercadito with one of my close friends. The staff was attentive and friendly. Ordered guacamole which was great. Enchiladas and The Surf & Turf taquiza. The food was pretty good. The cocktails were great. Traditional margaritas & Don Julio shots. It...More

1  Thank Darigregkat
Mercadito-Press, Public Relations Manager at Mercadito, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for spending your birthday with us! We'd love to see you again. Sign up for our VIP Members Only Club and get a free $25 gift certificate on your special day next year! (+ a FREE order of GUAC for signing up!)

Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Mercadito was good, my wife and I shared a plate of taco, which are smaller, and rice and beans. It was a perfect portion for us. The food was pretty good and the drink were great.

Thank hutson_19
Mercadito-Press, Public Relations Manager at Mercadito, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review! We're so glad you enjoyed dining with us. We’d like to give you a free order of our signature guacamole for being so awesome! Just text the word "mercadito" to phone number 31996 to redeem.

Reviewed 18 February 2018

We came here because a friend of mine highly recommended it and I was so disappointed. We arrived at 5:30pm and seated way in a back corner which was fine at first, however it turned out to be a huge issue because they pretty much...More

1  Thank Suzy L
Mercadito-Press, Public Relations Manager at Mercadito, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're very sorry to hear about your experience. I assure you this is not a typical occurrence and we would love to make it up to you and your group. Please contact us at press@mercaditorestaurants.com as we would like to make up for your disappointment.

Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Went for dinner tonight ( Saturday). We booked because we couldn’t get in last night. Just as well because busy again. Through no fault of the restaurant we asked to be moved table. (Other diners)This was granted and we had an amazing meal. The service...More

Thank scottishbikers
Mercadito-Press, Public Relations Manager at Mercadito, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

NO YOU'RE AWESOME! Thanks for the review. So glad you enjoyed yourself at Mercadito. So much in fact that we'd like to give you a free order of our signature guacamole on your next visit! Just text the word "mercadito" to phone number 31996 to...More

Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

My hubby and I shared some small plates on a Saturday. I had the Bloody Mary which was spicy and to die for good! Mahi mahi tacos were crispy and so many flavors. Guacamole very good, we tried two kinds. The goat milk flan was...More

Thank jleich
Mercadito-Press, Public Relations Manager at Mercadito, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Thanks for the review! We're so glad you enjoyed dining with us. We’d like to give you a free order of our signature guacamole for being so awesome! Just text the word "mercadito" to phone number 31996 to redeem.

Reviewed 3 February 2018

I had lunch here with six business colleagues. The ambience is shared food with pass-around side dishes and racks of small soft tacos (4 per rack). We enjoyed guacamole and an assortment of tacos, shrimp ceviche, along with caramelized plantains and for desert. All of...More

Thank Fontek
Mercadito-Press, Public Relations Manager at Mercadito, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Thanks for the review. We’re glad you enjoyed the food! We’d like to give you a free order of our signature guacamole. Just text the word "mercadito" to phone number 31996 to redeem. You'll also get a free $25 gift certificate on your birthday for...More

Reviewed 31 January 2018

We had the barbacoa & estilo baja tacos. They come four to a plate, but these tacos are two bites. They were delicious and the most expensive tacos I've ever had. We also had a glass of wine and a cocktail, and for these four...More

Thank clhottovy
Mercadito-Press, Public Relations Manager at Mercadito, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Thanks for the review. We’re glad you enjoyed the food but we’d love to be 5 stars in your eyes! Please send us an email at press@mercaditorestaurants.com to see how we can make your experience even better on your next visit!

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Response from Ernesha P | Reviewed this property |
Earlier in the day, yes. Later in the evening it has more of a clubby feel.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60654-4508
    (Kinzie between N Clark and N La Salle)
  • Public Transportation: Merchandise Mart stops Purple and Brown Line and 156 Bus LaSalle.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-329-9555
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