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Mezcalina

333 E Benton Pl, Suite 100, Chicago, IL 60601-7412
+1 312-240-5000
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“guacamole” (12 reviews)
“tacos” (12 reviews)
“pulpo” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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LOCATION
333 E Benton Pl, Suite 100, Chicago, IL 60601-7412
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have tried this place several times! It’s nestled in a cute part of lakeshore east and is very convenient BUT the service is so slow and the food is not good, in my opinion. Save your money!

Thank ChicksAndSalsa
Reviewed 4 December 2017

This place is very cute but not in the best location. It is very hidden which is probably why it was empty on a Saturday afternoon. The service was great and the tasting of the guacamole was delicious. Our drinks were OK, a little on...More

Thank Jasmin B
Reviewed 1 December 2017

We live in the neighborhood and go here with neighbors. The food and drink has always been good, but service was always slow. Boy, have they improved. We had a great server in Christian, he was a pleasure. We had drinks as quickly as we...More

Thank RusPat_704
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

A sweet spot for a productive business lunch! Angel was helpful and attentive while we engaged in discussion with our customers. The food was fresh, flavorful. You can have one ore 100 tacos @ the shrimp and octopus were perfect! The artwork and decor is...More

Thank NMEBEAR
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Find this restaurant in the heart of Chicago, in new Lakeshore East neighborhood. First floor location near the park is surrounded by high-rises including the architectural icon Blu Aqua. Excellent food and service. Texas-expert-approved...

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 19 November 2017

This restaurant was absolutely off the chart excellent. Cozy and totally welcoming. Artwork was fabulous and our server told us the history. Food exceptional. I can't say enough how much we enjoyed our meal. Authentic authentic authentic from the scratch made Margarita to the guacamole...More

Thank Janice R
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Had a meal here last night. The restaurant is pretty quirky and the staff very attentive. Had chicken quesadillas for my main meal which were kind of “meh” - no real flavour to them at all. Husband had chicken fajitas and enjoyed them. Not bad...More

Thank JuneMcL
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We happened upon this restaurant by chance and were very pleased we did. Friendly service, a good choice on the menu and not as expensive as many Chicago restaurants. And the place is much enhanced by all the colourful artwork on the wall and hanging...More

Thank Gillian G
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Dined one evening with company and thoroughly enjoyed this restaurant. Perhaps a little too ornate in decor, the food is creative, tasty and varied on traditional Mexican fare. Nice welcome, good service and the many fellow diners of Hispanic ethnicity gave a real stamp of...More

Thank ernestBT48
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We had never been there and it is hard to find on Benton behind the Radisson Blu and below Marianos Grocery, The Magaritas were great, the homemade guacamole was superb and the fajitas were fantastic and a great value as we slplit it and were...More

Thank John F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 333 E Benton Pl, Suite 100, Chicago, IL 60601-7412
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-240-5000
Description
Upscale Mexican Dining in the Lakeshore East area of Chicago. Come experience the authentic flavors of Mexico and a Mosaic of Ingredients from its different regions. Our bar is fully stocked with more than 140 tequilas and 70 mezcales.
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