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Mr. Tequila

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844 S. Galena Ave., Dixon, IL 61021
+1 815-677-9280
Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Freeport, Illinois
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268 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Don't get me wrong. The food is really pretty good and the place is clean and the service was really good. Prices are average. I just don't like the building. They only have seating in 1/2. The lights shine down in your face. It certainly was not a inviting fun atmosphere. Sorry it feels like you got all of the... More 

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Dixon, Illinois, United States
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

My last visit was only okay. Portion sizes are on the smaller side, prices are on the higher side for quality and quantity. Meat was over cooked and skimpy. Probably will not return, unless I hear of changes

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Thank Jennifer P
Dixon, Illinois
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Visiting for the first time with another couple who enjoy this location, we were received well as they were obviously recognized. While noticing the ample space, we were seated quite promptly, with the offer of drinks, then given ample time to view the menu. Chips and sauces arrived. I ordered the same entree as did our friend as I was... More 

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Thank blkkatzguy
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We ordered steak burritos and when they brought them out I was wowed. Huge stuffed Mexican goodness, top notch

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Thank Ross K
Sterling
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10 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

It is friendly and the margaritas are fantastic. Food is awsome and very family oriented Parking is no problem and the atmosphere is alright

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Thank Jerry O
Rockford, Illinois
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141 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We come here once or twice during the summer. The food has always been great. This visit they refilled the chips. I really like their home made guacamole. There are 3 Mexican restaurants in Dixon and we try to go to each one at least once during the summer. This restaurant has a medium sized menu and the serve is... More 

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Thank kcomets
Dixon, Illinois
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

This restaurant has a good atmosphere, a wide menu selection, & reasonable prices. I would go back any time.

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Thank Leonard S
Dixon, Illinois
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

My family and I ate here a couple weeks ago on a Sunday. The atmosphere is alright...not great, but not bad. The service was very good. The waiter was at our table right after we got settled in with chips and salsa. The chips are quite good. Our food came quickly and was quite tasty. For the three of us... More 

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Thank Jim T
Rockford, Illinois
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141 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

This is the first time this year we have been here and the first time with friends. We arrived and we impressed that the parking lot had a lot of cars. We have come several times since it opened and their have been only 2 or 3 cars. We were promptly seated. Our waiter Rick took our drink order and... More 

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Thank kcomets
Bloomington, Illinois
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Stopped here on the way through Dixon since it was on a main drag. We were skeptical because there were only a couple of cars in the parking lot, but once we started eating our skepticism disappeared. The chips and salsa were really good and you also get a seasoned Ranch dipping sauce that was very good. We ordered a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 844 S. Galena Ave., Dixon, IL 61021
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Dixon
  • Phone Number: +1 815-677-9280

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