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409 S State St, Belvidere, IL 61008-3706
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09:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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Algonquin, Illinois
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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was excellent. Shrimp tacos, steak tacos, guacamole, pico de gallo, and salsas, along with chipotle sauce was delicious! The prices were reasonable, and the service was friendly. YUM!

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Thank Lor1616
Carol Stream, Illinois
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stopped in on a Saturday afternoon with a friend after a car show and happy I did. I ordered a Steak Tostada and a tamale. For lunch this was filling! Authentic and awesome good. Huge Tostada and delicious! Friendly service.

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Thank jimmybudweiser
Villa General Belgrano, Argentina
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Authentic Mexican food! The burrito supreme, especially with chorizo, is my all time favorite meal. Abundant and delicious food at a very reasonable price.

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Thank donna p
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

The food is fantastic, the staff friendly. I highly recommend the combo plate and steak tacos. The pico and Guacamole are great. Everything is hand made.

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Thank Len L
Rockford, Illinois
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

we appreciate a good Mexican food restaurant that doesn't charge for sour cream :) we have never been disappointed with anything we've eaten here, great steak

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Thank Stefanie B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

The best mexican food in the area. Served fast and hot with tons of flavor, they keep the chips and salsa coming and bring sour cream without being asked.

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1 Thank Joshua C
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Everything is amazing here the dinner and the breakfast food is pretty awesome! We really enjoy the food here and the atmosphere. It is family friendly and the staff is really nice and very mindful to make sure you have a great experience.

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Thank Leonard B
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Nice people and the food is always good ,Also if you dine in you get there wonderful Peco and chips !

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Thank Melissa S
Bangalore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

Great tacos and dinners. Daily specials. Love their chorizo, al pastor and horchata. Very reasonable prices.

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Thank Lon H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

This dinner was so good I am writting this tableside we had the tacos( mucho Bueno) and their chili relleno...and their flan was firm, sweetened just perfect the best flan I've ate in the area..and after living in south Florida I have had the privilege of some great flans. The staff is friendly the price is reasonable..already anticipating our next... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 409 S State St, Belvidere, IL 61008-3706
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Belvidere

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?