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Don Juan's Restaurante

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6730 N Northwest Hwy, Chicago, IL 60631-1320 (N Oshkosh Ave)
+1 773-775-6438
11:00 - 23:00
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All hours
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Palatine, Illinois
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

We used eat there years ago and we went to see if things were the same The food was just ok nothing at all special I would say rather bland. There was a party of six who were very very loud and disrupting the rest of the restaurant . Not onetime did any manager or the waiter go to the... More 

Thank yayalynn
Park Ridge, Illinois
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

A very interesting menu with authentic mexican and interesting other choices. Great for kids. Very family friendly!

Thank jill1600
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

Excellent upscale Mexican Restaurant. Just right portions of food, not like other restaurants that give you a weeks worth of food. Service is great, not sure who checked on us (Mgr/ owner?) but he was very friendly and made sure we were comfortable.

Thank cpdr1
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

We came here for our anniversary with a Groupon. Im glad we had the Groupon or it would not have been worth it. The portions were pretty small. My husband ordered a borrito and it was the size of an enchalada. There were 3 spoonfulls of beans and the same of rice. Not sure if they were trying to save... More 

Thank Lori H
Park Ridge, Illinois
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84 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

Been going to Don Juan's for 17 years and the food and service are both top notch and consistent. Love the fact that you can get traditional Mexican food as well as creative new dishes that they regularly introduce. The staff are attentive as well. The food is great and the prices are more than fair. One of my favorite... More 

Thank AlanH1
Morton Grove, IL
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

Always satisfied, feel good restaurant. They do everything well, from the friendly greeting, friendly feel, very good food, fair prices. Will certainly be back!

Thank rhcgill
Chicago, Illinois
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

This is a family run Mexican restaurant. They serve a complimentary mole salsa and chips. Their lunch offerings are great. They do a larger menu for dinner. Very affordable and lots of classic Mexican options.

Thank wordforeword
Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2015

Stodgy hostess. Food average. Prices above average. Not worth the aggravation. There used to be a lot of creativity before they got a name. Now, there is nothing to drive out of your way for here, plus, don't act like you're doing everyone a favor letting them in the door.

Thank Ted Z
Delray Beach
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213 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2015

My friend and I went there to get the $5 margaritas on Monday. They are very good margaritas. We sat at the bar and had the happy hour half priced appetizers. We then sat down at a table for dinner, I ordered the Mole de Polo. This was the smallest portion I have ever seen for dinner. For $17 you... More 

Thank Karen C
Chicago, Illinois
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116 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015

Have had great food every time I've been there! The owners are kickin it up a notch by adding live music to the venue, which is GREAT!! LOVE IT! Goes great with the awesome margaritas!

Thank kelley65

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6730 N Northwest Hwy, Chicago, IL 60631-1320
    (N Oshkosh Ave)
  • Public Transportation: CTA Bus: 68-Northwest Hwy. Metra Train: Union Pacific Northwest Line, Edison Park stop
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-775-6438

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