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“Tacos: A love affair”
Review of Chuck Wagon

Chuck Wagon
Cuisines: American, Mexican
Description: 618) 398-0230
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Description: 618) 398-0230
Reviewed 1 September 2015

To the people who complain about this place being overpriced: don't order 9 separate things. Order a plate of something and it will be much cheaper. The tacos are out of this world. I have been eating here for over twenty years and I have never had a bad meal. The restaurant is clean and full of nice people. Service is fast.

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2  Thank Bryan W
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Reviewed 24 August 2015

The BBQ pork sammich and the "Mexican Special Plate" are two of the repeat dishes we order every visit. Same-same, and that's a good thing 'cause when you are doing it right, you just don't mess with perfection. A great dive, a true hidden treasure

1  Thank Christopher L
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Reviewed 24 June 2015

My grandfather ate here every day or at least had a cup of coffee and knew the owners very well. It is a little diner/dive type of place but I say that with a great deal of love. The nachos and other Mexican food dishes are great and they make a fantastic BBQ Pork Sandwich. As far as I know they have never had to do much advertising because everyone around knows them so well and they are always busy.

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1  Thank Daniel F
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Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

The locals have kept this place in business for over 30 years. If you eat there once you will understand why. The large enchiladas with extra cheese and super tacos are both to die for. I have to go back every 3 or 4 weeks to get my fix.

1  Thank James M
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Reviewed 6 February 2015

Based on good reviews, decided to have lunch at the Chuck Wagon while visiting Fairview Heights. Unfortunately, reality did not live up to the hype. Although they warned us the plate was hot, tragically the food was not. Barely warm and quite bland except for an occasional bite of something spicy, it was only edible because we paid more than the norm and didn't want to waste. Still could not bring myself to finish it, though. Would not recommend or return.

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Thank tlawrick
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