Family-owned Ponce Restaurant has been in Hermosa for over 23 years. Their steak jibarito stacks layer upon layer of skirt steak and delivers the tastiness you’d expect from a jibarito, though the cheese is an additional cost. But you should also have carne frita - it’s juicy and makes for a quick snack (or an entire meal paired with one of their 12+ appetizers and sides). That said, there’s just something about weekend specials. They feel, well, special. On Saturdays and Sundays, the neighborhood mainstay offers deals including verdura con bacalao encebollado, which is cod cooked with vegetables and onions, and mondongo

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7 Great Jibaritos In Chicago

If you're looking for a great jibarito, head to one of these seven spots.