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De Juan

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1101 N State St, Belvidere, IL
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm not sure how this place can tout that they have "authentic" Mexican food. I ordered vegetarian enchiladas and they came filled with INSTANT mashed potatoes, topped with what appeared to be a ketchup-y sauce. The guacamole was also well below subpar...I'm not even sure if real avocados were used in the making. I couldn't even eat my meal, which... More 

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Thank Kelsey T
Belvidere, Illinois
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We went here for several years until several things happened. The food is tasty and the service is good, but the bathrooms, especially the men's bathroom became filthier every visit. They have a good enough business that they could afford to take care of this issue. We also started noticing that it was getting pretty pricey. We were charged more... More 

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Thank Jill V
Belvidere, Illinois
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

They have the best food ever. We go in there so much that they always know what i order. Very friendly with great service!

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Thank Shirley S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I have been going there for years and have never been disappointed. Nice variety on the menu, and great margaritas. Nothing fancy, but a great value on authentic dishes.

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Thank Steve B
Belvidere, Illinois
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119 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

It was our first visit and they did not disappoint. Not a spot for a romantic dinner, but if you want good food at a fair price this is the place. They have a bar although we did not partake that evening.

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Thank Laurel F
Rockford, Illinois
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

Very good authentic Mexican food and awesome Margarita's!! Juan the owner, just passed away, so new customers won't know is sweet personality! however, his son and wife are still keeping the wonderful establishment going!! Both with same sweet outgoing personality!

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Thank KeriSoVery
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

prices are reasonable, the food is authentic and very good. We get carry-out a lot and are always happy.

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Thank cannondale2002
Belvidere, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2014

I have lived two doors down form De Juan for 10 years. I love their food. The owner is super nice. The prices are reasonable, too. Great place to eat

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Thank nuriel34
Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014

De Juan is outstanding! My family had been going here, regularly, for years. Small, and family owned. Everyone is very friendly. Prices are very reasonable, service is great, food and drinks are amazing! Juan often comes by and makes sure everyone is happy. Great place!

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Thank WendyNC
Belvidere, Illinois
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48 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

It's a quaint little place and the food is spur good but you don't get very much bang for your buck. Me and hubby went and ordered burrito and a chicken dinner and had pop and it was 50.00 and my husband was still hungry after eating cause the portions are small. The people are super nice though and they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 N State St, Belvidere, IL
  • 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?