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Tacos El Norte Gurnee

) #90 of 111 Restaurants in Gurnee $$ - $$$ Mexican
401 N Riverside Dr Ste 27, Gurnee, IL 60031-5906
+1 847-623-3034
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good14%
  • Average34%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible20%
13 Feb 2017
“Not like it was”
29 Jan 2017
“Ok Mexican but ....”
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$$ - $$$
401 N Riverside Dr Ste 27, Gurnee, IL 60031-5906
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I checked some reviews and they were mediocre at best and alluded to high prices. I have to say, I am glad I came. Great service at the bar. You can see the entire kitchen. Food was very good with large portions. And as far...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Soggy, expensive (for Mexican fare that you can get anywhere that is much more authentic and a better value). Three visits and each worse than the previous.

Thank Dana0916
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Tacos El Norte was our go-to Mexican restaurant for years with our kids. This used to be a place where you could get good, fast, AND cheap. The last couple times we were here, the food took much longer than usual to come, and the...More

Thank Gregg J
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This location is not as good as the others. Not sure why? I always get cheese enchiladas but they were dry and not as hot as I expected. Chose this place because I frequent the one in Waukegan. Next time I'll drive back to that...More

Thank cordelia11
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Nothing special Mexican food, but reasonably priced & a nice place for family gatherings. Reservations are not usually necessary.

Thank rudyboomer
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Tacos El Norte seems to depend on quantity to overcome at best average Mexican food offerings. Cocktails were also large but watered down. Server and food here made me thinnk this should be an inexpensive MExican buffet spot. Try any of the small taquerias in...More

Thank TahitiJim
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We love tacos el Norte. Their prices are reasonable and their food delicious. We visit often. The pozole soup available on the weekends is outstanding.

Thank CrazeeChic
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This was a visit with friends for lunch and we were very pleased with the variety on the menu. The service was excellent and very attentive. We didn't see crispy tacos on the menu but asked if they could make them for us and there...More

Thank Mickie T
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Family of 5 had our meals on the table within 15 minutes and piping hot. Food was fresh and delicious. Only problem is which El Norte is better? They are all good in my book. Can't beat the quality and taste of this restaurant!

Thank DS847
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

We'd ordered take-out before so thought we'd give in-house dining a try. We enjoy sitting at the bar when we go out because of the camaraderie, so that's where we headed. Almost as soon as we sat down, the jukebox started up with music so...More

Thank Cudatah
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 N Riverside Dr Ste 27, Gurnee, IL 60031-5906
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Gurnee
  • Phone Number: +1 847-623-3034
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