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2122 W Algonquin Rd, Lake in the Hills, IL 60156-1370
+1 847-458-4777
11:00 - 09:00
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Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 09:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Chicago IL
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The wife and I wanted to go some where for a quick meal, so we tried it out, our oldest daughter said the food was good and the meal was inexpensive, so we tried it. She was correct, good authentic food at a cheap price

Thank markpcramer
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We eat here a lot. Mostly takeout. They are always on point. I always have the carne asada. It's amazing. My husband order different every time. He always loves it. The tacos are great. Their chips and salsa are fantastic.

Thank Jbelle6
Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Real authentic mexican food. Burrito Suizo is my favorite. Skirt steak dishes are also very good. Never had a bad meal here. Great prices. Friendly staff.

Thank Sharyn M
Algonquin, Illinois
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Excellent Burritos or other Mexican style foods... you won't walk away hungry and will probably have enough left over for 2 meals!!!

Thank Tim368
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58 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We visit this restaurant often, carry out and dine in. Every time is consistently good, fresh and tasty. Excellent value, authentic Mexican dishes and the best burrito in the area. Service is fast and friendly. You won't be disappointed

Thank Nicole C
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

The service and food was good. I had the tacos and husband had the burrito. Plenty of food for the price and very fresh. It was a good place to go for lunch if you Have time to sit down or take out.

Thank Kwas16
Algonquin, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Love the food here Never been disappointed in anything I have ordered here! Staff is 1st rate! Prices are always Great and portions are HUGE! Love the left overs!

Thank RickyTellsItLikeitIs
Lake in the Hills, IL
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81 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Have been coming here for a long time. The chicken quesadillas, tacos and seafood soup are the best! Table service can be a bit spotty but always friendly. To go orders always quick. Enjoy!!

Thank kek
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88 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

The food and service is always good. Very authentic Mexican in a "no Frills" atmosphere. The waitress/owner is terrific and helped my daughter with her Spanish project. This is our "go to" place when having our Mexican craving.

1 Thank Steve F
Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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89 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

The place is a bit run down looking. The front counter has some serious wear, and the napkin dispenser that stood vigil looked like it had been through a war. (It did not win) All that aside, we are here for the food so let us get to that. I ordered the steak burrito and a coke (albeit without the... More 

Thank Avrin2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2122 W Algonquin Rd, Lake in the Hills, IL 60156-1370
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake in the Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 847-458-4777

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