Brown & Red Line Mexican Restaurants

A friend of mine is planning a group dinner and she asked for ideas for inexpensive Mexican near the Brown or Red Lines. As sometimes happens when people ask me for direct recommendations I couldn’t think of a single one. (Ask me my favorite pizza place in Chicago. Go ahead. I promise I’ll stutter and hem and haw until you suggest one.) So, I asked for some help from Twitterland and had these immediate responses. Thanks guys! 


Itsmejess  Also there La Cocina near the Lake street EL hub (brown line, pink line, red line) that is cheap and sooooo good 🙂

EricEatherly  La Fonda in Edgewater is AMAZING Mexican-Cuban-Columbian food, and inexpensive. 5350 N. Broadway, just north of Berwyn stop

julierubes  Cafe El Tapatio on corner of Ashland and Roscoe

MsCareerGirl Or Adobo Grill. 1610 N Wells. Amazing guac made at your table live! Can walk from the Clark redline stop

Itsmejess Zocalo on W. Ontario..not too expensive if you order and share platters.

MsCareerGirl  Uncle Julio’s near the redline stop at Clyborn/North. Not nec cheap tho!

amyguth  Garcia’s near Western brown line station in the square.


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