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Uncle Julio's Hacienda

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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855 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-2504
+1 312-266-4222
11:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was very nice. You can order the guacamole to be made at your table which means you can choose how much chilli, onion, coriander and lemon you want put in. This was my favourite thing plus the bowls of home made tortilla chips they put in front of you with salsa. As in most places the drinks are almost... More 

Thank LouLou56
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not many places open after a long evening of last minute shopping. But Uncle Julio's came through - excellent food and service.

Thank Robert S
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love mexican food in our family, but we were not impressed with Uncle Julio's. The food seemed a bit bland, and the service was slow. We will not return.

Thank JRWalker
Phoenix, Arizona
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

This place has very good food and it taste very flavorful. The customer service was on point. I would go again.

Thank Aroog
Albany, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I stopped by after a visit to the nearby Cate & Barrel, Container Store and Apple Store. This is a large establishment and it was quite busy but we didn't have to wait for a table. The weather was remarkably mild for late Oct and all of the seats on the large porch were occupied. The interior... More 

Thank cbed90
Palm Harbor, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

It is not very authentic...really Americanized Mexican (Tex-Mex). Food was all good, but not excellent. The homemade tortillas are to die for, however, and may be worth the trip. The drinks (Mojito and Margharita) were excellent. I was sort of forced to go here, and knowing it was not authentic I was not too excited, but it was better than... More 

Thank wolmoz34
Central Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Stopped in for a quick bite before a show. Easy to get to on the L. Friendly service, and great food!

Thank DawnDawnDawn
Bathgate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We visited Uncle Julio's for an amazing Mexican meal to finish off our holiday. This place was recommended and we booked a large family table. We were not disappointed and the food was excellent. Recommended

Thank Vince M
Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We ate here last week . Do not bother or even entertain the thought of eating here. The food was AWFUL, authentic Mexican,my foot. Who puts butter in their Fajitas? Not even cooked os cast iron....really? Their are far better options in Chicago than this !

Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Made a quick stop here for lunch. The margaritas were clean simple and fresh. That theme carried through the meal. The chicken and steak fajitas were excellent. Tasted great and the produce was super fresh! Our server Jonathan was very personable and professional as well.

Thank jhiett1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 30
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Valet Parking, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 855 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-2504
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-266-4222

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