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El Mexican Restaurant - CLOSED

2528 Waukegan Rd, Glenview, IL 60025-1774
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good12%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
3 Apr 2016
“Amazing, Authentic Food! ”
6 Jul 2015
“Still great!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
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2528 Waukegan Rd, Glenview, IL 60025-1774
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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

El Mexican has real authentic food. I love it so much more than the chains like chipotle. The chips are a bit expensive but they taste really good! I absolutely love the salsa!

Thank Scott N
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

El was closed for a long, long time. I think it seemed so long because, I missed their amazing food. Besides the change in decor, the food is still fresh, flavorful and tasty. I only wish they would have a bigger restaurant with a bar,...More

Thank Cheerstogood
Reviewed 22 May 2015

EL was closed for months -- with no explanatory note on the door or message on their answering machine. EL is open again -- with new bench seating along one wall and a new menu. We were disappointed with food. sigh. Oh, and here's a...More

Thank illinois travelere
Reviewed 31 January 2014 via mobile

The cuisine here is consistently good both in house and carry out! The ingredients are fresh and colorful. I am always impressed how tender and flavorful their beef and chicken are. Sorry, not a fish person. I have taken several people here for their first...More

Thank Cheerstogood
Reviewed 16 October 2013

Nice little privately owned Mexican restaurant. Great place for lunch. Everything is prepared using the finest fresh ingredients. My burrito was delicious.

Thank Tom Y
Reviewed 19 September 2013

The most fabulous fish burrito I've ever tasted The chef carefully seasons and pan sears tilapia and then adds s from-scratch chipotle mayonnaise, slices of fresh avocado, and other magical ingredients.....to create the perfect balance of flavors. This place is "el" all right -- "el...More

Thank illinois travelere
Reviewed 1 June 2013

I've been here twice and have enjoyed the food a lot. They prepare authentic tacos and burritos very similar to what you'd get if you were eating in Mexico. The food is fresh, very affordable, and the lady who takes your order (I think it...More

1  Thank Cathy377
Reviewed 8 April 2013

I wouldn't visit "El Mexican" expecting a real restaurant experience...though there are a couple of tables if you do want to eat there. It is designed as more of a carry out place; and they do a great job of that. They reportedly use only...More

1  Thank IllinoisLovetotravel
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  • Address: 2528 Waukegan Rd, Glenview, IL 60025-1774
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Glenview
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