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Don Juan's Restaurante

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6730 N Northwest Hwy, Chicago, IL 60631-1320 (N Oshkosh Ave)
+1 773-775-6438
11:00 - 22:00
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All hours
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Cute smaller restaurant but a great home-y feel to the family owned place. Chips and salsa were good, salsa is a little spicy but great smoky flavor. Guac is awesome! We got it without the Serrano peppers though. I got the skirt steak fajitas and they were great! I loved that they come with zucchini and mushrooms. Only negative is... More 

Thank Laura G
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Level Contributor
203 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We ate at Don Juan's this afternoon. It was our first time at this restaurant, which is located in Edison Park, on Northwest Hwy. The food was excellent! The margaritas were hand mixed and delicious. The owner came by and checked on us. We did not care for the dark salsa, but opted instead for pico de gallo, guacamole, and... More 

Thank Matt_from_Chicago
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Staff did not seem ready for customers, although they were open and we had a reservation. Our party of 6, was seated for quite a while before anyone came by to ask if we wanted drinks, and a lot longer before they took our order. The food was good. Fajitas were small portions, but tasty. Guacamole was good. Overall, I'd... More 

Thank CLK56
Park Ridge, Illinois
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148 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

I just wait every year for the venison fajitas. They are so delicious. The meat is tender and succulent. Their paella is very, very good. Around Thanksgiving they make these risotto filled pumpkins which are incredible. Their salsa is made from oven roasted veggies and is very unique. They have fantastic traditional Mexican but they are always changing their menu... More 

Thank Jkarr11
Des Plaines, Illinois
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175 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Went to Don Juan's and had the Goat Cheese stuffed Pablano pepper which was great. My wife had the Fish Tacos and loved them. Service was very good.

Thank k5of6
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96 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

I've driven and walked by this restaurant so many times and didn't think to stop in. Wow was I blown away!!! The inside is enormous! And so cozy. I feel like I'm visiting a giant home of a distant relative. It's so cozy, clean, and beautiful. The wooden ceilings are comforting. The server was very polite and kind. I enjoyed... More 

Thank sarakoe
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

For the price you pay, the margaritas are very small. No complaints on the food. It was decent, but nothing to write home about. The guacamole was delicious though -very flavorful. It also wasn't very busy - I felt awkward being one of the only tables in the restaurant for a Friday night.

Thank Teresa D
Huntsville, Alabama
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206 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

Our large group received excellent service. The food was above average overall after enjoying guacamole appetizers and plenty of chips and salsa. The pitchers of margaritas helped but do yourself a favor and get the ones with better quality tequila. This is a neighborhood place near the Metra line and fits in like a comfortable shoe. We were glad we... More 

Thank Galooba
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78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

I am surprised to see this considered upscale Mexican. The prices qualify as upscale but the food beginning with the overcooked chips and salsa was far below expectations. The chips and salsa were pretty bland and the spicy salsa wasn't the least bit spicy. We ordered our entrees and waited a long time for our food. When it finally came... More 

Thank Mario0007
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

A friend and I eat here. We both had the carna asada. His was well mine was medium. We both complained that the steaks were very tough to chew and cut. Spoke to the staff. They made excues and sent us desert. My friend said he at there years ago and food was good. Both of us were disappointed this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 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: 6730 N Northwest Hwy, Chicago, IL 60631-1320
    (N Oshkosh Ave)
  • Public Transportation: CTA Bus: 68-Northwest Hwy. Metra Train: Union Pacific Northwest Line, Edison Park stop
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-775-6438

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