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Borinquen Restaurant

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3811 North Western Avenue, Chicago, IL 60618
+1 773-442-8001
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

As a Puertorriqueño, I'm always searching for good, authentic and homemade Puerto Rican food in Chicago. This place is not bad but it wasn't my favorite. The food is so so and the place is run down. The tables had torn plastic covers and they were greasy. The service lacks the warmth that Puerto Ricans are known for. A true... More 

Thank Frankiepru
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163 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2014

borinquens has its up's and downs i mean the food is good dont get me wrong i still go there just not as much i think their a little pricey for the quality of food that they serve

1 Thank David A
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30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This place has some amazing food! I always get the jibaritos, which are sandwiches made out of fried plantains instead of bread. The steak jibas are probably the best option, although the pork jibas are good too. So perfectly buttered, with garlic and salt, and mayo and cheese. It's far from the healthiest option, but it's fast, cheap, and delicious.... More 

1 Thank Steven Q
Bolingbrook, Illinois
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73 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

When I go visit my Doctor, I always stop at this place. It's over 20 miles from my home but worth the drive! Food is awesome!

Thank Shirley M
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Reviewed 14 November 2007

Good Puerto Rican food, not the best I've ever had, but this is a place I'll go to again and again. Don't go for the ambiance, go for the food. They have a lunch buffet that's really good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3811 North Western Avenue, Chicago, IL 60618
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-442-8001

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