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El Nuevo Mexicano

2914 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60657-5210
+1 773-528-2131
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (6 reviews)
“salmon” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2914 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60657-5210
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31 - 40 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 2 June 2015

This is not your typical tacos, enchiladas and refried beans. Although they are on the menu most dishes are what we call upscale mexican. I had the combination fiesta with a chicken tace and a cheese filled pablano pepper. The chicken taco is small and...More

Thank Vicki W
Reviewed 7 February 2015

We were looking for a place to eat after seeing the Blue Man Group at the briar street Theater. Just a quick three block walk away was El Nuevo Mexicano. We had reservations for 7:45, but arrived about 45 minutes early. Even though they were...More

Thank Ronnie513
Reviewed 27 January 2015

This is an excellent Mexican restaurant right in Lakeview. Usually, I head to Pilsen or somewhere on the South Side for good and authentic Mexican, but wanted to try something new and wasn't in the mood to drive. I chose El Nuevo Mexicano after looking...More

Thank Alexls
Reviewed 4 December 2014

Delightful find! One of the freshest, best tasting, well priced Mexican offerings in the city. Always friendly, efficient service in a clean, pleasant atmosphere. Broad menu...delicious. Complimentary chips and fresh salsa. Their marguaritas are the best!!

Thank FrenchWinesForever
Reviewed 22 October 2014

Four star eats with 1 star service. Showed up before 7:00 on a Saturday night and was told the wait would be 20 minutes. 20. After 50 minutes we went back to the host who said it was going to be just a short time...More

Thank sixlegsup
Reviewed 7 September 2014

The food was very good, the waiters were very nice, the place itself is well decorated, the prices are very affordable. Everyone in my party was very satisfied with the restaurant. The taste is very Mexican and home style. As we stayed at Magnificent Mile...More

Thank BostonVisitor_10
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Ok, I admit I've not been to many Mexican restaurants in recent years,not much to choose from in rural Minnesota, but oh my was this good. Went with a big group and we had a great time. Food was excellent, service was great, costs reasonable....More

Thank 1115RC
Reviewed 26 July 2014

This is our favorite Mexican Restaurant. It never disappoints. The food is authentic, delicious and fresh. My husbands favorite dish is enchilada with mole sauce. He says it the best he's ever had. Everything I order is delicious. It's casual, laid back dining and the...More

Thank Cindy K
Reviewed 5 July 2014 via mobile

I'm not a big fan of Mexican food but this restaurant has changed mind! We had salmon, fajitas, chicken and coconut shrimp . Everything was so good. Make sure you try the Pomegranate Margarita and they have Margaritas by the picture..

Thank Debbie G
Reviewed 3 July 2014

This restaurant has always been consistently good, but a new addition sent me to food heaven. The ceviche made from salmon, shrimp and scallops with pico de gallo is to die for. It is so refreshing with just the right touch of heat from the...More

Thank AMBChicago
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$22
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 09:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2914 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60657-5210
    (Oakdale)
  • Public Transportation: CTA Bus - #22 Clark, Wellington, Oakdale or Surf Stops CTA Brown Line Train - Diversey or Wellington stops
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lakeview
  • Neighbourhood: Lakeview
  • Phone Number: +1 773-528-2131
  • E-mail
Description
El Nuevo Mexicano offers a mix of traditional and new Mexican dishes. Stop by for delicious food accompanied with amazing drinks all in a lively, beautiful atmosphere. Drinks, Dining, Fun!
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