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Wholly Frijoles - CLOSED

5414 Grand Ave, Gurnee, IL
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
12 Oct 2013
“This restaurant is Closed”
14 Jul 2013
“Wholly frijoles.. Where are the frijoles??”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
5414 Grand Ave, Gurnee, IL
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11 - 20 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 15 March 2013

everything on your plate is incredible! chips and salsa fresh, colorful,and tasty! love their shrimp dishes. upscale menu but very affordable. they need a television at the bar,even with the sound off so people can watch the game

Thank 160cheese
Reviewed 10 March 2013 via mobile

What a pleasant surprise. We've driven by this place without ever noticing it, but this 2 year old restaurant is a must if you love Mexican food. From the chips and salsa to the tortillas soup, to the deep fried burrito Fronterra, and the limenoade...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 4 March 2013 via mobile

This is an average American Mexican Restuarant. No authenticity, more American than Mexican. Lack flavor and it was no spice? Guacamole and salsa lacked flavor and no beans with enchiladas or burritos dinner. Huh? It wasn't bad but if you want true Mexican food don't...More

Thank LivingMyLife32
Reviewed 25 February 2013

Thanks to the reviews on tripadvisor we found Wholly Frijoles. We loved it! Great food and staff We can't wait to return!

Thank Ilovetotravel49120
Reviewed 18 February 2013

The food, presentation and flavors were amazing!!! The price was great as well. Huge portions too!! Even better is lunch specials all week including weekends!!

Thank kristine t
Reviewed 6 November 2012

LOVE this place. Not your usual dull dog food like mexican dishes, oh no! This food is seasoned and beautiful to the eye. Large amounts of uniquely presented treats. Even the soup and salad are to die for. Desserts here are a must. Let the...More

Thank Jack W
Reviewed 6 August 2012

This is a new restaurant. Both times we went it was pretty empty, which is just because people don't know about it, because the other - first - Wholly Frijoles is always busy to say the least. We love the food. It has some well-made...More

1  Thank LizaRus
Reviewed 22 July 2012

resataurant is not very big, but the food, prices, drinks, chips & salsa and dessert are awesome. tortilla soup was good, chips and salsa are great not to spicy, steak fajitas were enough for 2 people to share, fried ice cream is made right their...More

Thank brillo86
Reviewed 20 July 2012

We used a $10 off coupon to try this place and will be back -- even without a coupon. The chips and salsa were fresh and tasty. The menu is quite extensive - if a little pricey for mexican fare. But the quality and portions...More

1  Thank lovestoroam78
Reviewed 11 July 2012

I love Mexican food. This place was different! I liked it alot But my family didn't care for it. Steak tacos are wonderful!!

Thank Christinamarie84
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5414 Grand Ave, Gurnee, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Gurnee
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