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Momcorn

5101 Washington St Ste 2, Gurnee, IL 60031-2988
+1 224-610-0407
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“tamales” (12 reviews)
“guacamole” (10 reviews)
“burrito” (9 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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5101 Washington St Ste 2, Gurnee, IL 60031-2988
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Would definitely say this was a unique lunch spot... very friendly staff and good food.Would try again if in the area!

Thank maureen r
Kathleen R, Owner at Momcorn, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Maureen, Thanks for lunching at Momcorn and writing such a nice review. Please come back when you are next in the Gurnee area, but know you can come for breakfast, lunch or dinner, it's all great!

Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here tonight and let me tell you how a-maize-ing it was! Me and my boyfriend had the jibarito al pastor and it was delicious. The portions were huge!!! The tortilla chips came out warm and they were good along with the guacamole....More

Thank Cypriotqueen
Kathleen R, Owner at Momcorn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Thank you so much for visiting Momcorn and for writing such a nice review. We love having happy customers from near and far. You picked our most popular dishes, but everything is delicious. Yes you were talking with Sergio, one of the two owners of...More

Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Was so happy to order at this newer Mexican food in Gurnee! Had been recommended and was delicious! Tried the chicken and canita tacos which were excellent and so tasty and flavorful. Ordered a side of Rice and Beans both so delicious! Also had one...More

1  Thank 32,252
Kathleen R, Owner at Momcorn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Loved your review, thanks for taking the time to write and post. Sorry you missed the flan, it is popular and since we make it in small batches we can run out on occasion. Since you will be a regular customer, you will surely get...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Food here is great. It's sort of Mexican style and sort of Caribbean style. Not much atmosphere but this is more than made up by the prices and owners love and devotion to their food and their customers We try to visit this place at...More

Thank James C
Kathleen R, Owner at Momcorn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

James, Regular customers like you are the lifeblood of a restaurant like Momcorn. Thanks for your review and your patronage.

Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Trade the reviews , had to come here...will definitely be coming back. I had a Jibarito and it was great..grilled plantains sandwiching pork and all the extra goodies. Highly recommend it. Fresh guacamole and warm fresh chips 👌

Thank rmrafe
Kathleen R, Owner at Momcorn, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thank you so much for coming to Momcorn and for taking time to post your review. You had two of our most popular items. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Great authentic dishes, but what really sets it apart is the customer focus. You can really tell how much they care about making sure people are happy with their experience.

Thank SmithsFish
Kathleen R, Owner at Momcorn, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thank you so much for taking time to write a review for Momcorn. We appreciate your patronage and look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 18 April 2017

Easy to find in Saratoga Square, at the northeast end. Plenty of parking. The name? Well, you've heard of "popcorn." So, "momcorn" celebrates corn as a Mother Grain. Thus -- a gluten-free restaurant. We've been there a couple of times, attempting to try as many...More

Thank illinois travelere
Kathleen R, Owner at Momcorn, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Thank you for visiting Momcorn and for taking time to write your review. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Nice owner. Good, authentic food. Their goal is to satisfy the customer! Clean little restaurant centrally located

Thank marilynkathryn
Kathleen R, Owner at Momcorn, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

Marilyn, Thank you so much for taking time to write a review for Momcorn. We look forward to your next visit. Our goal is always to serve great food and to satisfy all of our customers.

Reviewed 21 February 2017

I first got the take out menu two years ago! FINALLY got there for the first time tonight - for carry outs. They have an extensive, authentic menu AND a "secret" menu of more delicious items. From the secret menu I chose the tilapia with...More

1  Thank kristysmom01
Kathleen R, Owner at Momcorn, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Kristy, Thank you so much for your detailed review of Momcorn. It is gratifying to get feedback on our service and food. We are looking forward to your next visit. Yes, our bathrooms are handicap accessible and very clean.

Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

This small restaurant serves up some of the freshest and best tasting Mexican food ever. Everything is made fresh when ordered and tastes it. The Tortilla soup is outstanding. In a very Short Time it has become one of the best restaurants in the area.

Thank tedj45
Kathleen R, Owner at Momcorn, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Ted, thank you so much for your patronage and for taking time to write this review on TripAdvisor. Small locally owned businesses like ours depend on customer reviews. We are proud to have two TripAdvisor certificates of excellence. We look forward to your next visit.

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ibresqone
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Response from Kathleen R | Property representative |
Momcorn always opens at 9:00 am Monday thru Saturday and at 10:00 am on Sunday. Sorry we missed you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 20:00
Thursday
09:00 - 20:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5101 Washington St Ste 2, Gurnee, IL 60031-2988
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Gurnee
  • Phone Number: +1 224-610-0407
  • E-mail
Description
Independent quick casual restaurant serving foods from Mexico and Latin America. Menu is clearly marked with a large variety of naturally gluten-free options. See your food prepared in the open kitchen. Try one of the house made beverages and the made to order chips and guacamole. Delivery available during lunch and dinner hours.
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