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“Authentic dinner”
Review of Taco's El Norte

Taco's El Norte
Ranked #14 of 58 Restaurants in Highwood
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Friendly little restaurant with excellent salsa and chips. Guacamole in two sizes that is very plain but fresh. Least salt of any guacamole we have ever had and that can’t be a bad thing. You can order a single chili relleno stuffed with cheese and that may be enough for one person with a side order of rice and beans. Rice has nicely chopped vegetables added. Refried beans are a bit salty. Also ordered a shrimp toastada that was crispy but shrimp seemed undercooked so I asked the server and they immediately took that and replaced it. They wish to please. Recommend for authentic and cheap eats.

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

We decided to try a different Mexican establishment for carry-out and followed the ratings. It's absolutely true that the prices are lower - we spend about half what we would at our previous haunts - but you don't get quite as much quantity for the money. My wife said the tacos (2 fish, 1 shrimp) tasted very good but didn't have much seafood. She was still hungry. My steak burrito was loaded with meat and would have been a meal, except I also ordered a chicken gordita. And naturally, guacamole appetizer, made fresh with chunks of avocado, and a heathy bag of chips. We'll do this place again, but my wife will order more food.

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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Chiles relleños is so good and the enchiladas molé my favorite! The fresh salsas & guacamole are delicious!

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Reviewed 28 June 2016

Highwood has long been known by foodies as a location to get all sorts of great food. Looks can be deceiving as the town does not look like that kind of locale, but it is. We went to Taco's El Norte today and were not let down. We have not been there for a long time, but it is not because the food isn't top notch. We were once again thrilled by the food. Near Highwood and want Mexican? Stop here.

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Reviewed 2 June 2016

This is a good Mexican food restaurant! It is the real deal, authentic Mexican food. The prices are reasonable and good drinks too!

Thank Thomas R
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