Chicago's Best Mexican

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stormycat
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Chicago's Best Mexican - Thu, 03/4/04 12:14 PM
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Out of about half-a-gazillion choices here in Chicago what do you think is the best? Personally, I really enjoy Neueva Leon on 18th street and Arturo's on Western. Okay, Frontera Grill too, if I am feeling ritzy. What about you guys?

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RE: Chicago's Best Mexican - Thu, 03/4/04 3:26 PM
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Neuva Leone definately. I also frequently go to Santiago's in downtown LaGrange or to one of the Westmont taquerias. Taco Grill on Ogden or Taco Express at Quincy & Cass are both run by mexican families and the food is excellent.

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RE: Chicago's Best Mexican - Thu, 03/4/04 3:54 PM
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Frontera, if you want a bit ritzy.

stormycat
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RE: Chicago's Best Mexican - Fri, 03/5/04 10:24 AM
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Originally posted by Grampy

Frontera, if you want a bit ritzy.


...and then to rinse away the ritz, head on over to The Baton across the street to take in a show!

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RE: Chicago's Best Mexican - Fri, 03/5/04 11:29 AM
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OMG, the Baton still exists? Shows how little I ever get in to the City.

stormycat
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RE: Chicago's Best Mexican - Fri, 03/5/04 5:48 PM
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Originally posted by kland01s

OMG, the Baton still exists? Shows how little I ever get in to the City.


Yep, still there! I took my mother and cousin to the late show last summer after "a few" margaritas over at Frontera.

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Re:Chicago's Best Mexican - Mon, 10/11/10 9:50 PM
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I grew up with Lazo's & Arturo's on Western & Armitage.  I would say Mi Tierra on Kedzie in Little Village...their Huachinango Al Mojo (Red Snapper with garlic & lime) is AMAZING!!!!!
 
Also, Cemitas on North Ave in Humboldt Park is great too.  Their Signature Cemitas...try al pastor...their is no one else in the city that makes anything similar!!!  It's a little shack, but was reviewed on one of the Food Networks.....Both places are definite stops for whoever is lookin for best Chicago Mexican Food!

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Re:Chicago's Best Mexican - Tue, 10/12/10 2:35 PM
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I know it's a chain, but I'm partial to "That Little Mexican Cafe" in Highland Park. I like the fajitas there. I think they also have a location in Evanston, but I'm not crazy about that one.
 
Lupita's in Evanston is also good.

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Re:Chicago's Best Mexican - Tue, 10/12/10 8:45 PM
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LA PALAPA ON DAMEN & ARCHER.