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Main Street Station

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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4005 Main St, McHenry, IL 60050-5244
+1 815-385-4110
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16:00 - 21:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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97 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We thought we would try this place out mainly to check out the train memorabilia. As we enter, we are seated by a friendly hostess who brings us chips and salsa, as well as something to drink. We look at the menus, but my mind is still wandering all over the restaurant checking out the train stuff. Eventually, I ordered.... More 

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Thank Ofamily2014
Palm City, Florida, USA
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117 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Stopped in for dinner while visiting family in McHenry. I'm pretty picky about Mexican food after living in Texas for a long time. This food was just as good as anything I've had in Dallas. I had the steak quesadilla on a whole wheat tortilla. It was huge and flavorful. Ordered a side of guacamole which I thought could have... More 

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Thank Carol M
McHenry, Illinois
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This place is a hidden jem in McHenry! So good!! Monday nights they ahev $1 taco nights and they are actually huge tacos! We went and I ordered 2 tacos and a chicken quesadilla! There queso cheese dip is so good!! Great food!!

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Thank kilgore584
Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Every time we are in McHenry, we eat here. I tried the stuffed crab dish this time and except for the filling which was too doughy for my tastes, overall it was excellent. Look of the margarita specials.

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Thank Mike M
McHenry, Illinois
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The place is smaller then I expected. On mondays they have dollar tacos which are huge tacos. I was expecting small tacos for a $1!!! Definitely recommend it. I love there cheese chicken quesadilla and margaritas!!

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Thank kilgore584
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Sometimes the food and service is excelent other times it's not what I orderd or they forgot to put the order in waited 45min for a appitizer,finelly had to ask what happened all I got was oops I forgot.Another time I orderd a pork dish and instead got beef.

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Thank Genene M
McHenry, Illinois
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite Mexican restaurant in mchenry,it never disappoints. The skirt steak dinner is delish. The snapper is wonderful,and the Margaritas are the best in town. It's just a little hole in the wall place with really good food and good service.

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Thank ppemp
Marengo, Illinois
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161 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We were a party of three and stopped in on a Saturday for lunch. We all ordered one of the Saturday lunch specials which was a small burrito, a taco and a tamale served with rice and beans. Service was quick and the food was fresh and quite good. A little Mexican background music would of been nice. We definitely... More 

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Thank sos78
Spring Grove, Illinois
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139 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We are frequent patrons and always get the same order. Nachos with peppers and their great margaritas. The salsa is always fantastic, the service always welcoming.

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Thank we2love2travel1
Mchenry
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2015 via mobile

Not only is the food excellent, but the portions are huge!!! I've only ordered breakfast but Yum! The biscuits and gravy are great, but the pancakes are the big winner!

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Thank Mary F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4005 Main St, McHenry, IL 60050-5244
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  McHenry
  • Phone Number: +1 815-385-4110

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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?