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5101 Washington St Ste 2, Gurnee, IL 60031-2988
+1 224-610-0407
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Was so happy to order at this newer Mexican food in Gurnee! Had been recommended and was delicious! Tried the chicken and canita tacos which were excellent and so tasty and flavorful. Ordered a side of Rice and Beans both so delicious! Also had one of there Homemade Tamales the Corn one with green sauce or you can order red!... More 

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1 Thank 32252
Gurnee, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Food here is great. It's sort of Mexican style and sort of Caribbean style. Not much atmosphere but this is more than made up by the prices and owners love and devotion to their food and their customers We try to visit this place at least one a month

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Thank James C
Spring Grove, Illinois
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Trade the reviews , had to come here...will definitely be coming back. I had a Jibarito and it was great..grilled plantains sandwiching pork and all the extra goodies. Highly recommend it. Fresh guacamole and warm fresh chips 👌

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Thank rmrafe
Kathleen R, Owner at Momcorn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for coming to Momcorn and for taking time to post your review. You had two of our most popular items. We look forward to your next visit. More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great authentic dishes, but what really sets it apart is the customer focus. You can really tell how much they care about making sure people are happy with their experience.

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Thank SmithsFish
Kathleen R, Owner at Momcorn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time to write a review for Momcorn. We appreciate your patronage and look forward to your next visit. More 

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902 reviews
644 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 334 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Easy to find in Saratoga Square, at the northeast end. Plenty of parking. The name? Well, you've heard of "popcorn." So, "momcorn" celebrates corn as a Mother Grain. Thus -- a gluten-free restaurant. We've been there a couple of times, attempting to try as many items as possible on each visit. Everything is fabulous! The texture of the flan wasn't... More 

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Thank illinois travelere
Kathleen R, Owner at Momcorn, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Momcorn and for taking time to write your review. We look forward to your next visit. More 

gurnee, illinois
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Nice owner. Good, authentic food. Their goal is to satisfy the customer! Clean little restaurant centrally located

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Thank marilynkathryn
Kathleen R, Owner at Momcorn, responded to this review

Marilyn, Thank you so much for taking time to write a review for Momcorn. We look forward to your next visit. Our goal is always to serve great food and to satisfy all of our customers. More 

Chicago
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I first got the take out menu two years ago! FINALLY got there for the first time tonight - for carry outs. They have an extensive, authentic menu AND a "secret" menu of more delicious items. From the secret menu I chose the tilapia with salad and avocados - much spicier than that sounds. The tilapia filet (one) was generously... More 

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Kathleen R, Owner at Momcorn, responded to this review

Kristy, Thank you so much for your detailed review of Momcorn. It is gratifying to get feedback on our service and food. We are looking forward to your next visit. Yes, our bathrooms are handicap accessible and very clean. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

This small restaurant serves up some of the freshest and best tasting Mexican food ever. Everything is made fresh when ordered and tastes it. The Tortilla soup is outstanding. In a very Short Time it has become one of the best restaurants in the area.

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Thank tedj45
Kathleen R, Owner at Momcorn, responded to this review

Ted, thank you so much for your patronage and for taking time to write this review on TripAdvisor. Small locally owned businesses like ours depend on customer reviews. We are proud to have two TripAdvisor certificates of excellence. We look forward to your next visit. More 

Gurnee, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Love the steak tocos. My wife loves all the food here. I can't stop ordering the same thing. Mmm so good. The sauce is amazing. Great every day food.

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Thank Brian D
Kathleen R, Owner at Momcorn, responded to this review

Brian, Thanks so much for taking time to write a review for Momcorn. We love to see you everyday! More 

Gurnee, Illinois
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I have been going here for a couple of years now and so far everything we have tried on the menu has been excellent. Sometimes it gets a bit busy so eating there can be a challenge, so we normally get our food to go. Great, fresh food, excellent flavors, Friendly folks working there. Highly recommend checking it out. Truly... More 

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Kathleen R, Owner at Momcorn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review for Momcorn. We appreciate your positive words and your continued patronage. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 10
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 20:00
Thursday
09:00 - 20:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5101 Washington St Ste 2, Gurnee, IL 60031-2988
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Gurnee
  • Phone Number: +1 224-610-0407
Description
Independent quick casual restaurant serving foods from Mexico and Latin America. Menu is clearly marked with a large variety of naturally gluten-free options. See your food prepared in the open kitchen. Try one of the house made beverages and the made to order chips and guacamole. Delivery available during lunch and dinner hours.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?