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“like the nachos” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Front Street Cantina

Front Street Cantina
Ranked #134 of 441 Restaurants in Naperville
Price range: US$5 - US$10
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Naperville, Illinois
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620 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
“like the nachos”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2013

Food is decent; I think the nachos are pretty good and so are the margaritas. It's not a large space and there is very limited seating outside. There is a bar but it's pretty small.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Downers Grove, Illinois
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79 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Average Mexican Food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2013 via mobile

We eat here infrequently. The food is average. The service is very hit or miss. Affordable. Atmosphere is ok also.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank chsail
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Naperville, Illinois
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131 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Very average mexican food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2013

Front Street Cantina is located in downtown Naperville, which makes parking at lunch or dinner time very difficult! The restaurant is somewhat small, but the food is tasty. Complimentary chips & salsa with each order are nice. Nothing unique on the menu, pretty average mexican fare for a reasonable price. Affordable lunch specials daily also.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank PVE_11
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Naperville, IL
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Sub-par Amerimex”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2013

Don't ask me how we ended up eating here, but at least now we know about it. The food is so basic, the ingredients look like they were purchased at Butera. The server was polite and did his job adequately. The kids ordered burgers served on cafeteria buns, the spouse ordered steak tacos served on bleach white and starched tortillas, with meat that looked plastic, and I had plain rice and beans (nothing else on menu looked appetizing for my vegetarian taste) that actually tasted good and simple with green tabasco on it. Won't be going back hopefully ever. Although I didn't get sick and so if I'm ever starving I would eat that rice and beans again.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank funfam07
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Naperville, Illinois, United States
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Front Street Cantina Downtown Naperville”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2013

Except for a few years I've lived in Naperville since 1972. I've been to Front Street Cantina numerous times. I prefer the lunch crowd; less noisy & crowded. In warm months there are a few tables out front on the charming brick trimmed, tree shaded street. Decent food, tasty Americanized Mexican fare. Generous portions, lots of meat, better than avg chips & salsa. This is not a Taqueria, hot is not all that hot. Bar's main fault is the entry traffic from street must pass through. Uncomfortable church pew seating, if you need padding go elsewhere. Parking out back and a parking garage out back across the street . All free at the time of this writing. Generally good service, CLEAN ! The place to go for Mexican in Downtown Naperville, all Downtown attractions within 3 blocks walk.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Tom H
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