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El Mochejete on 3rd

227 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2782
+1 630-457-5348
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good47%
  • Average8%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
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“mole” (2 reviews)
“chorizo” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
227 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2782
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

El Mochejete is straight forward excellent Mexican cuisine. The space is nothing fancy, but the roof top patio is great if it is not too hot outside. The margaritas are well made and moderately priced. Mole is very, very good. The chips are addictive.

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Top Notch Mexican cuisine in great space. On a corner in bustling Geneva El Mochejete straddles that corner and give both a western and a southern upper patio dining experience. Plenty of nice space inside but if the weather is nice...? The food here is...More

Thank Joe D
Reviewed 17 January 2018

I always order the same thing here: guacamole, which is super fresh and always tasty and chicken enchiladas with mole, which are delicious. The mole has that hint of chocolate flavor to it, and it's rich and creamy. Pair it with a guava margarita and...More

Thank PrairiewomanfromCA
Reviewed 5 January 2018

El Molcajete is quite enjoyable for Mexican fare and certainly easier to get into than Bien Trucha. It is a place we frequent often when in the mood for Mexican. Service has always been fine, nothing you would rave about but always decent. Atmosphere is...More

Thank rmcunningham
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Really disliked this place. Thought it would be cute with the red umbrellas on the roof. Poor food, decor lacking, bathrooms dirty. Will not return.

Thank n c
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We ate here on Labor Day weekend, and the place was not too busy. We enjoyed eating out on the rooftop. It is a little tricky finding the way in. The food is pretty authentic and served on very nice china. Their chips and salsa...More

Thank Thomas_H181
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

The best things about eating here are the pleasant atmosphere of the rooftop and the pleasant wait-staff. In order to have enough guacamole for four people, we ordered the guacamole appetizer. The serving of guacamole was less than generous. Four of us ordered different entrees,...More

Thank Marcia S
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We had eaten at the location on West State St. twice and we liked it very much. This time we had a party of 16 so we went to the location on 3rd. The chips and variety of guacamole were ok. We ordered drinks. The...More

1  Thank Arcoma1
Reviewed 21 July 2017

I ate here last night along with 16 of my coworkers. When reservation was made I asked for outside seating as they have 2 very nice patio areas. Due to heat and humidity our group was set up inside and it was perfect for us...More

Thank TntMom1
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We stopped in for the first time a few weeks ago and the food was amazing. Very authentic, strong drinks, great flavors and the wait was not too long for a Friday night.

Thank Dijana I
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Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
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  • Address: 227 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2782
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +1 630-457-5348
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