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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
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12:00 - 21:00
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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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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is okay, but I like other places much better. Service was good and we were not at all rushed. Food is okay, but nothing special.

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Thank Dennis R
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82 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A friend, who had been going to this restaurant for a long time, brought me here. She knew everyone, especially the owner, who attended us personally. The chips and salsa were great. I had a delicious serving of enchiladas. I was very favorably impressed! Also know that there is complementary valet service.

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Thank Worldtraveller678
Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

This IS our go-to Mexican restaurant. The owner is always sweet and attentive. The food is super delicious. I have eaten here MANY times and the food is always spot on. There is not a sub-par dish. Order anything and you'll be satisfied. The carne asada is mouth-watering. There are dishes that rotate and those are always yummy too. I've... More 

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Thank _chrissanchez96
Chicago, Illinois
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

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 

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Thank Laura G
Chicago, Illinois, USA
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205 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 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 

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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 

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Thank CLK56
Park Ridge, Illinois
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156 reviews
94 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 

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Thank Jkarr11
Des Plaines, Illinois
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187 reviews
147 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.

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Thank k5of6
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98 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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 

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Thank sarakoe
Iowa
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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.

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Thank Teresa D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?