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Cesar's

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Lakeview
Mexican, Bar, Pub
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3166 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60657-4437
+1 773-248-2835
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11:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 13:30 - 21:30
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88 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sure, it's not THE best Mexican food in the city - but when you just have that craving and want a giant, sugary Margarita to go with it - this place really hits the spot. And it's HUGE. I've never had to wait to be seated. The staff are incredibly friendly and attentive (not in an overbearing way). The atmosphere... More 

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Thank Laura O
Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

We popped in for a lite bite and to try the famed margaritas and weren't disappointed. The food was delicious, fresh tasty with a good kick, beware the huge portion sizes. The margaritas lived up to their reputation and were also delicious, and huge. My partner is an expert and said these are some of the best he's ever had.... More 

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Thank Pauline D
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We visited Cesars because it was a block away from our hotel, and I'm a sucker for margaritas. We went at about 10pm, and the restaurant was buzzing. The margaritas are no joke, they come in three sizes, the smallest of which was plenty. There were tons of flavors, and each one we tried was delicious! We didn't eat any... More 

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Thank Hannah R
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Was a great place, friendly service good food, complimentary soup and at the end of dinner a complimentary shot of tequila. Fast, easy and reasonably priced. I'd come back when I'm on this side of town

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Thank Corey H
Waterford, Michigan
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135 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We stopped in here due to the sign out front of Jumbo Margaritas. Not only were they jumbo, but good too!! We only had about 30 minutes until we needed to leave to catch our show. We told this to the waitress and she indicated that it wouldn't be a problem. Food was out about 10 minutes after we ordered,... More 

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Thank JenG1234
sf bay california
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73 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

After the Cubs/Giants game we walked, and walked. We checked several places we saw along the way and stumbled across Cesar's. Looked so so from the outside and the ladies went in and said yes, so we ventured in. Clean place, lots of TVs, helpful staff and ready to serve. The tortilla chips were thick and the salsa was great... More 

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Thank 1royhobbs
Long Beach, California
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62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

I have actually been to this restaurant twice. Both times they do not disappoint however as you see in my Title I love mexican food. The margarita's are good and strong but not too strong. One is enough if you are a lightweight. The chips are endless. The food is never a miss, standard mexican fare. I have to give... More 

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Thank nativecalifornian
Chicago, Illinois
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160 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

Bottom Line: If you've ever been to a Mexican restaurant in the United States, you already know the menu. The food is prepared well and the service is friendly. Food: Tacos, burritos, nachose, enchiladas are the core of the menu. Portion sizes are pretty large so you won't leave hungry. Food is prepared well. Nothing memorable, but you won't feel... More 

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Thank KrisK_8
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160 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

The food here is very good, although we did come for the margaritas. Service was good and the noise level was low.

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1 Thank Coleen O
New York City, New York
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364 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

We stopped into Cesar's when we came up to see Wrigley field. We sat at the bar and enjoyed chips, guacamole, and tamarindo marguerites. Everything was excellent. Our bartender, Ramiro, was attentive, helpful and made great drinks. The place was clean & festive...a Mexican Orale!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
13:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 21:30
Saturday
13:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3166 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60657-4437
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lakeview
  • Neighbourhood: Lakeview
  • Phone Number: +1 773-248-2835

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?