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Monica's Mexican Restaurant

636 N Milwaukee Ave, Prospect Heights, IL 60070-2353
+1 847-520-1070
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
8 Apr 2017
“Authentic Mexican”
4 Feb 2017
“Best in town”
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636 N Milwaukee Ave, Prospect Heights, IL 60070-2353
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

This is located in a primarily Mexican shopping area that is across from the Country Inn and Suites. We ate here for lunch. The food was good. This is authentic Mexican and the menu was mostly in Spanish. There wasn't any descriptions of the food,...More

Thank Dagma
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

This place is packed with locals. Particularly the Mexican population it attracts tells me the food is good. Lots of workmen come here during the lunch hour. I have never been here when it wasn't super busy. I would have given them a higher rating...More

Thank Debbie I
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Our favorite "authentic" Mexican restaurant!! My friendly treated like you are one of the family.. Our favorites: shrimp, chimichanga and the best guacamole... we go to Monica's 2-3x a month..

Thank TT627
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Decided to visit this location which is about five minutes away from our home. I was very satisfied with that level of service plus the quality and the taste the food. My son ordered mixed fajitas and to say the least the beans and the...More

Thank Sealover1968
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This reminds me of the Mexican I used to get in my childhood! So good and reasonably priced. It's a diners drive-ins and dives kinda joint. Just good food fast.

Thank tb0027
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We are staying at the nearby Crowne Plaza, this place is super close and the hotel shuttle dropped us off and picked us up (we wouldve walked but there were no sidewalks!!). Absolutely amazing food. My wife was ecstatic over the tongue tacos. My pastor...More

Thank Alli G
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Very friendly service, fabulous food ( best Mexican I have had in awhile). Every flavor was so fresh!! I had the ceviche octopus, shrimp and cod tostada, an order of guacamole with chips- which are amazing!! They have the TV going in Spanish to catch...More

Thank Kate D
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We went for dinner and had an enjoyable evening. The food was very good with a lot of flavor. The wait service was friendly and excellent.

Thank Robin C
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

This is truly a gem! My favorite hole in the wall place in Chicago! Great food, terrific prices and the service is awesome! The waitressing staff has a little trouble speaking fluent English but it lends the place a bit of an Mexican authenticity!

1  Thank Surya (Prakash) R
Reviewed 30 September 2015

This modest and unassuming restaurant deserves all the praises of previous reviews and then some more on top. It is the type of atmosphere of welsome we would love to find in international travels and are fortunate to find right here. We certainly plan to...More

2  Thank Jim T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 636 N Milwaukee Ave, Prospect Heights, IL 60070-2353
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Prospect Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 847-520-1070
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