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Zocalo - CLOSED

358 W Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60610
+1 312-302-9977
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
4 Sep 2013
“A good time was had by all”
2 Sep 2013
“Reasonable with fair service”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
358 W Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60610
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 4 September 2013

The ambiance was amazing, people having conversations and laughing. Our server was very friendly and made great suggestions. The food was very tasty. We started with the guacamole trio but when we asked if we could get salsa, we were told it was not complimentary...More

Thank cabsatwin
Reviewed 2 September 2013

The food was good, service a little slow. While this is not your typical taco stand, it is also not an "upper crust" Mexican restaurant. It is a nice, good, local Mexican restaurant for gringos, not Mexicanos. It is reasonably priced and if I lived...More

Thank SymnCwl
Reviewed 29 August 2013 via mobile

Not your typical Mexican Restaurant. Upper crust looking dining room and ambience. Chips and different salsas are not complementary but are very tasty. Fish tacos and Chicken Enchilandas were very picturesque and delicious.

Thank Foodiegrl41
Reviewed 26 August 2013

I dined here with some friends during a recent business trip. We did not have reservation for a Saturday evening, but were seated at a bar table area with only a short wait. While the bar area was crowded, the actual restaurant was slow to...More

Thank BougieKnight
Reviewed 9 August 2013

Zocalo Restaurant and Tequila Bar was a pleasant surprise in downtown Chicago. It was certainly not a run-of-the-mill Mexican restaurant. The atmosphere was pleasant, the noise level was low, the service was polished, and the meals were exceptional. There was a good variety of Mexican...More

1  Thank Rami Y
Reviewed 2 August 2013 via mobile

My girlfriend and I were on a business trip in this magnificent city. I ask a young lady employee of the hotel we were staying; in order to go out somewhere locals do; where she likes to go for drinks & dine. She told Zocalo;...More

Thank Tamosy
Reviewed 9 July 2013 via mobile

We ate lunch ;the trio gualcamole was super delicious;it is served in three flavors . The enchalatta was great in a mole sauce.We were super impressed and happy about the food and the service;Jesus ;our server was very friendly and helpful.Great place to eat abd...More

Thank Barakett
Reviewed 7 July 2013 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went on a Saturday night for dinner. I made reservations several weeks in advance for 7:30. Being from out of town and trying to use public transportation caused us to be 15 minutes late. When we arrived the hostess told us...More

Thank jfleury04
Reviewed 6 July 2013

My friends and I ate here last night and had an enjoyable meal. Started with the chips and trio of salsas and guacamole - yummy! We eac ordered separate entrees and everyone's was prepared well and tasted good. Topped it off with a pitcher of...More

Thank Jr43528
Reviewed 20 June 2013

There are Mexican restaurants that try too hard to be upscale, and this is one of them. The dishes on the menu were familiar Mexican fare, but always with some kind of a twist. For traditionalists--and I'll be the first to admit that by "traditionalist,"...More

Thank sommerjd
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 358 W Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60610
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-302-9977
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