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4387 Venture Dr, Peru, IL 61354-1014
+1 815-220-1638
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (13 reviews)
“tamales” (9 reviews)
“rice” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
4387 Venture Dr, Peru, IL 61354-1014
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just as the title says! Also, excellent cheese sauce and my 4 year old liked the food too! Within walking and short-driving distance of several hotels.

Thank NVicci
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I eat here regularly, even though there are other good choices in the area when I am travelling in the area. The food is always good, there are many special or typical choices for mexican cusine, and the price is reasonable. Service it rapid and...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just average, the margaritas are weak and the food is just OK. Good attentive service is a strong point, but this restaurant certainly does not deserve the TR 4+ rating it has.

Thank mnbob2012
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is authentic, tasty, and plentiful. All ingredients appear fresh and they are cooked splendidly. The margaritas are not short on tequila either. Pricing is very reasonable and service is good. This is a great place to eat Mexican food.

Thank SeenEnough2Know
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We knew the food was going to be good when we walked up and saw how packed it was. There was a line to get in but well worth the wait. Tacos were delicious and Margaritas were the best!

Thank pbtaab
Reviewed 25 December 2017

The drinks are cold and the margarita's are perfect so says my wife. I always get a couple of soft and a couple of hard taco's with beans and rice. My wife and kids favorite is the chicken nachos as a meal because the serving...More

Thank ted u
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

We found Jalapenos to be delightful. The decor is typical Mexican, the house was full but they managed to find us a booth. The food was excellent and very reasonable. A dish with scallops and shrimp was 13 dollars! Had a very nice experience there...More

Thank James K
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We were in the mood for Mexican, so stopped at Jalapeños on our road trip cross country. It was a Friday night and the place was hopping with a line almost out the door, but we were seated within 6 minutes. We expected service to...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Once you’ve tasted the homemade Mexican salsa there’s no going going anywhere else. it has a super flavor and just enough kick to make you want more. I fill up on the chips and dip before my meal arrives. The drinks are Delicious and many...More

Thank Julie M C
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

My grandson and I stopped in for a quick lunch after doing some shopping at Peru Mall. We ordered light and did not get a full meal because we were not that hungry. We had a chicken taco salad and an order of super nachos....More

Thank EdLoves2Travel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
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: 4387 Venture Dr, Peru, IL 61354-1014
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peru
  • Phone Number: +1 815-220-1638
Authentic Mexican restaurant. Family friendly. Freshly made ingredients.
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