If you’ve lived in Chicago for any stretch of time, you’ve probably been to El Mariachi in Lakeview. The large back patio is a popular spot for group get-togethers, specifically the ones that involve day drinking. While the OK Mexican food here isn’t going to win any awards (the menu has standards like breakfast burritos and tequila french toast), nothing costs over $10.99. So, honestly, you really can’t afford to not come here.
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Cruz Blanca Cervecería & Taqueria
Cruz Blanca is a combination of a casual taco spot and a brewpub that's good for an easy meal and hanging out.
Restaurant Veneno de Nayarit
A Mexican seafood celebration. Prawns so good you’ll be begging for more.
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5 Rabanitos is a casual BYOB restaurant in Pilsen serving seriously great Mexican food.
Publican Quality Meats (PQM)
PQM is an excellent little cafe. We only wish it stayed open later.
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