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Oct 28, 2009 02:03 PM

Mexican, not Topo/Fronterra

Hi there

Will be in Chicago Saturday night with my wife, and was wondering about a great mexican alternative to the obvious. Looking to eat a little later (>9pm). We can drive, but hopefully not too far from Mag Mile.

Thanks for the suggestions.

the skunk

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  1. By "obvious" I assume you mean Frontera/Topo. Close to Mag Mile would be Salpicon and it is excellent. Farther would be Mixteco Grill, Fonda del Mar and Sol de Mexico - if you want to be close to downtown though, Salpicon is a great choice. In addition to great food, they offer an amazing tequila menu.

    Fonda Del Mar
    3749 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60647

    1252 N. Wells St., Chicago, IL 60610

    Mixteco Grill
    1601 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60613