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€€ - €€€Mexican, Latin,
108 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60654-4508
+1 312-329-9555
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“tacos” (189 reviews)
“guacamole” (122 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
108 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60654-4508
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Most Mexican restaurants have similar menus and decors. Not this one. Well presented room with lots of tables although you are squeezed into small areas if 3 or less. Food is delicious and service is very good. The acoustics make conversation difficult. Prices are a...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here for lunch and the tacos were excellent! They are small so you may want to order a few different kinds to try. Everything we had was delicious!

Thank klbader
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a guys dinner with a friend and everything was great. Scored a table outside on a perfect June night. Mixed drinks (margarita) was outstanding. Shared all the food with my friend - green salsa, mahi mahi ceviche, and tacos, all excellent, and we capped...More

Thank mark k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were very disappointed with how we were treated by the restaurant. We had booked a private room only to find out upon our arrival that there were no private rooms but rather we would be in the basement, with just a few other tables....More

Thank Andrew N
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

We opted for Mexican cuisine for our last night in Chicago and were recommended Mercadito. When we arrived we were met by a full and lively restaurant which boded well for the evening ahead and my expectations were high. It had been raining and the...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Very lively and loud restaurant.... but really good food. Nest to go on groups so you can sample lots of dishes.

Thank joel r
Reviewed 28 April 2018

I had not had good Mexican food for over a year, and several friends recommended Mercadito. Well, it was not far from my hotel and it was a beautiful afternoon, so I took a stroll to Mercadito. The restaurant has a nice ambiance and everything,...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Despite the (mostly) rave reviews we had almost the same poor experience as “Disappointing” below. However ours was without the food as we left after being completely ignored for almost 30 mins. The service was so bad I had to pinch myself, not because I...More

1  Thank cpdwilkinson
Mercadito-Press, Public Relations Manager at Mercadito, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

We're glad you enjoyed the food but we're sorry that you weren't completely satisfied with your dining experience at Mercadito. This is definitely not the standard of service our customers have come to expect from us. Please send us an email at press@mercaditorestauran… to see...More

Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

We decided to venture out for some Mexican fare and ended up at Mercadito. Appetizers included elote and in house guacamole dip with chips, while entrees included soft shell tacos with veg and non veg fillings. Food was absolutely on point. Entrees were good. The...More

Thank Sunny G
Mercadito-Press, Public Relations Manager at Mercadito, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Hi Sunny! You rock! Thanks for the awesome review. Have a free order of our signature guacamole on us next time your in. Just text the word "mercadito" to phone number 31996 to redeem!

Reviewed 3 March 2018

My husband and I took our son to Mercadito for his 25th birthday. His sister and her boyfriend joined. We shared some chips, salsa, and two different types of very tasty guacamole for our appetizer. Chips were plentiful, and we each ordered various entrees and...More

Thank NJB19641988
Mercadito-Press, Public Relations Manager at Mercadito, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thanks for spending your son's birthday with us! We'd love to see you again. Sign up for our VIP Members Only Club and get a free $25 gift certificate on your (or his) special day next year! (+ a FREE order of GUAC for signing...More

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11 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Ernesha P | Reviewed this property |
Earlier in the day, yes. Later in the evening it has more of a clubby feel.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60654-4508
    (Kinzie between N Clark and N La Salle)
  • Public Transportation: Merchandise Mart stops Purple and Brown Line and 156 Bus LaSalle.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-329-9555
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