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Javier's Sabor Mexicano

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8 W Miner St, Arlington Heights, IL 60004-5916 (Formerly La Chicanita Mexican Restaurant)
+1 847-255-7075
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Tue 11:00 - 22:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Chicago
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90 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I always take my customer here for awesome Mexican food. The food is great and the staff is very friendly. The portions are substantial and a great value. I have had several items on the menu and have never been disappointed. This is a must if you enjoy quality Mexican food.

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Thank wheatonnitz
mt prospect
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73 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent drinks, great food and exceptional service for a 15 person group. All menu choices were promptly delivered and enjoyed without nary a complaint. The menudo, not too often offered, was second to none and large enough to enjoy for two upcoming lunches. Other guests chose salads, speciality plates, appetizers and delicious assortments of menu items that were perfectly presented... More 

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Thank fcgfcg
Chicago
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I use to live in the area and now live 45 minutes away. My husband commutes to work so many times we will meet for dinner here, he will get off the train in Arlington Heights and walk over. We have our favorite ground beef Enchiladas and taco combo. The service is usually fast and they give... More 

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Thank romanticatheart713
Arlington Heights, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Still waiting on food. Forgot about us for seating. Finally asked if we were forgotten. Said no, but others who came after us got seated. No apology. Nothing. Will never return. Too many other great Mexican restaurants to waste time on this one

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Thank Cindy B
Bangkok, Thailand
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85 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This is a great place for families with very friendly service. Margaritas on the rocks were delicious. We were all happy with our food and liked the spaciousness and the warm decor.

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Thank oesrn
Arlington Heights, IL
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64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

This is a great place, Javier does a great job with the food and atmosphere. The food has always been great, and the service is top notch, even with big groups.

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Thank AAASparky
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We have been going to/taking out from Javiers for over 10 years and it is always very good. The décor is nice and staff very friendly. Portions are large as well.

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Thank keats100
West Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I spilt the Pablano mole. The portion is huge. Tha fajitas as well as the margaritas are very good.

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Thank JDole
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Best mole anywhere, excellent food, and great atmosphere, it's like a really good restaurant in Mexico. We have been going here for over 40 years when it was the original, then the 2nd and now the third place on the site. This is really the best with charming decor and wonderful servers. They have a wall of pictures where you... More 

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Thank Julie K
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was really crowded and service was really slow. I would have forgiven that but the food was not worth the wait. It's very popular but I see no reason to go back there. If you want authentic Mexican cuisine head to Salsa 17 instead.

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Thank Sandyk216B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 W Miner St, Arlington Heights, IL 60004-5916 (Formerly La Chicanita Mexican Restaurant)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 847-255-7075

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?