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“Authentically Prepared Mexican Food”

El Puerto Mexicana Restaurant
Ranked #7 of 43 Restaurants in Fox Lake
Price range: US$1 - US$20
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 30 April 2013

This restaurant does a very good job at offering authentic Mexican Cuisine. My bowl of chicken vegetable soup, served in a very large bowl tasted great, had a lot of vegetables, and contained two whole stewed chicken wings! The other 7 members of our group were also very satisfied with the food as well as the prompt service.

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Thank Larry J
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Reviewed 6 April 2013

My family loves this restaurant. The wait staff is very attentive and the food is great. I love the arroz con pollo and so does my 2-year-old. They have a fabulous mole sauce for their enchiladas, as well. The restaurant is right on the water which allows for a fabulous view, but also makes the restaurant busy in the summer months. If you want quality Mexican food, visit El Puerto.

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Thank ssmorse
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Reviewed 23 October 2012

Food is always good, staff is prompt and accomodating. The margaritas are tasty. Choose a table outside in the summer with a great lakeside view.
They sell salsa by the pint to take home for later.

2  Thank kwoos
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Reviewed 14 October 2012

Best mexican food in the northwest suburbs. Located on Fox Lake, you can sit by the water and enjoy terrific margaritas and mexican food. Staff is friendly and treat you like family. The chips and salsa are the best around and the food will not disappoint.

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2  Thank Bauer99
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Reviewed 1 October 2012

One of the best Mexican places in the area, hands down. The food is consistently good, reasonably priced, and the staff is friendly and helpful. The 'top-shelf' margaritas are some of the best around - a little pricey, but made with top-shelf ingredients. The cheese chile rellenos here is probably the best I have had, short of being in Mexico City. On the river, with outside seating in good weather, and a nice view from the inside as well. Hard to find, but tough to beat.

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1  Thank Scott S
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