Some of the best restaurants in Chicago serve Mexican fare, ranging from amazing tacos folded in handmade tortillas to plates of grilled meat and seafood flavored with rich mole. You’ll find bare-bones counter service storefronts in the Mexican-American enclaves of Pilsen and Little Village and upscale restaurants run by chefs with Michelin Stars in River North. These restaurants are as varied as Mexican fare itself, presenting both fusion cuisine and traditional dishes from multiple regions often paired with drink menus that provide a tour of agave spirits served straight or blended into margaritas and palomas. Whatever you’re craving, the best Mexican restaurants in Chicago are sure to leave you full and satisfied.
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