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El Faro

161 E Lake St, Bartlett, IL 60103-4143
+1 630-372-0977
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“tamales” (2 reviews)
“guacamole” (2 reviews)
“burrito” (4 reviews)
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161 E Lake St, Bartlett, IL 60103-4143
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

I am so grateful that I have such a fantastic authentic Mexican restaurant so close to my home. I first had El Faro in February of 2017 and I have been there five times since. Some might be deterred by the exterior, but trust me,...More

1  Thank Evan_Neilson
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Do yourself a favor and try El Faro in Bartlett! Not a fancy place inside or out, but the food is top notch. Please try a gordita - el pastor. So good!! Flavorful meat, hot and tasty. Tacos and tamales are great too. I have...More

Thank Andrea_P_N
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Pretty authentic Mexican Food. The Wait Staff is friendly. The prices are good too. They make a pretty mean Margarita too.

Thank William H
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Went here on a Saturday morning for breakfast before errands. I have been to this spot many times for dinner and enjoyed it very much. It is very private and cozy. The wait staff is also friendly and helpful.

Thank JennMaeD
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Went here on a Tuesday and we all ordered their Tuesday taco special. The waitress was really nice and attentive and food was good. The portions are very generous and the guacamole was outstanding!

Thank KandKAndrews
Reviewed 22 February 2016

My husband and I keep coming back. This is our favorite Mexican restaurant for food and value. Always a great meal here!

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

Best burrito joint in the area. Don't overlook the traditional menu items though. Excellent tortas and sopes. Sauces are all homemade and are delicious

Thank John G
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Our family has been going to El Faro for over a decade. The food is always good, the service is decent, and the value is great. It is the standard we use when we talk about other Mexican restaurants. the pickled vegetables are really good,...More

Thank 276elizabethl
Reviewed 15 June 2015

We typically eat here about twice a month. The standout is the salsas. They always taste a little different. This tells me that it is all homemade and are made fresh. The place is very affordable and our kids also love it. I recommend the...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 10 January 2015

Yes, the salsa is Hot.... Margarita's are great. Food is excellent. I have never had a bad meal in this restaurant. Been going there since they opened in Bartlett. Enjoy!!

Thank Lauralee251
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 E Lake St, Bartlett, IL 60103-4143
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bartlett
  • Phone Number: +1 630-372-0977
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