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Mom's Old Recipe

) #843 of 7,715 Restaurants in Chicago €€ - €€€, Mexican, Latin
5760 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60646-6216
+1 773-467-1009
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“frijoles” (3 reviews)
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Opens in 27 min
All hours
Mexican, Latin
€€ - €€€
5760 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60646-6216
Neighbourhood: Northwest Side
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

In overall was good...The problem of being a cuisine conosieur as I know Mexican food, is that one becomes demanding and expect the good to be really good at all times. Loved the service, Alfonso is a hoot!! The man explained​ the dishes with such...More

Thank LaModena
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I live in the area and was trying to find a good Mexican restaurant. I stumbled across this place and the name kind of threw me off but I was intrigued. It is a small place with a lot to offer. There are nice white...More

Thank Rachel K
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

As always moms old recipe doesn't disappoint love there fajitas and there tacos to die for i had the steak torta and that was pure goodness drinks are always delicious and on point great service great food great atmosphere you cant ask for more mmmmmmmmmmmm

Thank luna6373
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We enjoy coming to Mom's every time we visit Chicago. If anything, it's just gotten better. I'm afraid we're a bit stuck as we almost always have the chiles rellenos in an excellent red sauce beautifully presented. Be sure to ask for the "frijoles de...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing! Tried this place for a birthday dinner. Wanted something delicious but fancier than just a 'taco joint'. So glad we gave this place a try! We tried the appetizer sampler, loved the 3Huarachitos. I got the chicken fajitas, so good... juicy chicken and deliciously...More

Thank jessz1717
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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

The food was excellent. My husband and I both had the enchiladas verdes; his with steak and mine with chicken. They also came with a side of pinto beans that was unexpectedly delightful. I also cannot speak high enough of the service there. Everyone was...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2016

This was our third visit and each one has been a great experience. Between my husband and me we have tried four different entrees and each has been delightful. On the other hand, a friend we were with the last two times is so in...More

Thank Mary Kay S
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Eduardo is great! Avion tequila is my favorite and it wasn't listed on the menu but they had it. Eduardo got me a marg w Avion. Food and service is always great here.

Thank StefanieU28
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We always try to eat here when visiting Chicago. It has excellent Mexican fare in a friendly and arty environment. The margaritas were very tasty. It is cheaper to buy them by the glass rather than pitcher. We had the excellent chiles rellenos, which came...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Inconspicuous place on Milwaukee Ave far North. I gotta tell you, the food is really good and fresh, the place is clean. Has a full bar and great margaritas and mojitos. Try the Carne asada. Charcoal grilled, served with these really good kind of hash...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
14:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5760 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60646-6216
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Northwest Side
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest Side
  • Phone Number: +1 773-467-1009
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