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Pueblito Viejo

#2,737 of 8,045 Restaurants in Chicago
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Latin, ,
5429 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-2222
+1 773-784-9135
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good5%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
6 days ago
18 Mar 2018
“First night dinner”
Latin, Colombian, Bar, Spanish, Pub, South American
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
5429 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-2222
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First time at this restaurant and also first time eating Colombian food and I must say it was delicious. There was a group of 10 that went on Mother's day. Yes there was a wait but the food smelled so good we didn't mind. We...More

Thank 265ARodriguez
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Asked our Uber driver about a great local place and this is where he took us. The food was amazing! The service was great! The atmosphere and decorations were so very festive.

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Awesome food!!! Well worth the 2hr dive we did to eat here. Off the street parking is limited. It is across the street from the police department.

Thank Carrie H
Jeffrey E, Owner at Pueblito Viejo, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2017

Hi Carrie! Wow, two hour trip! Thank you so much for coming in and thank you for your kind words. We're so happy to see it was worth it :) Please let us know when you'd like to return!

Reviewed 1 February 2017

In our trip to Chicago we couldn't pass a good Latin food, this restaurant was great, delicious fruit juice, and the bandeja paisa, the picada and the fish were to die for. I will recommend this place 110% the server Jorge was friendly, funny and...More

Thank maxim01974
Jeffrey E, Owner at Pueblito Viejo, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2017

Hi Maxim, thank you so much for this awesome review! We're so happy you got to experience Chicago and chose our little spot for the latin food part of your trip! :) If you're ever back in town, please let us know and we'll make...More

Reviewed 17 September 2016

My wife and I went to have dinner on a Friday night to this very nice Colombian restaurant. The Menu has very typical Colombian dishes like empanadas, fruit juices from Colombia, picadas, very nice "bandeja paisa", and multitude alcoholic drinks. The food was very good...More

Thank Ramon N
Jeffrey E, Manager at Pueblito Viejo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2016

Hello RamoN! Thank you for this wonderful, detailed review. We're thrilled you enjoyed Pueblito Viejo. We hope you took part in the dancing! :) Please let us know the next time you'd like to visit so we can make it extra special! :)

Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Waiters A plus! Edgar and David are winners! Manager was great and smelled good, as well. Decor, kind of scary yet interesting. Very dim lights, but made the ambiance nice. Good was great for our first experience, especially the sweet plaintains and hot wings, along...More

Thank Tasha T
Jeffrey E, Owner at Pueblito Viejo, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2016

Hi Tasha! Thanks for your awesome review. I'm glad you enjoyed your food and first experience at Pueblito Viejo. We pride ourselves on the quality of our product and work hard to satisfy out customers. Expect some fun new changes coming soon, please let us...More

Reviewed 26 October 2014 via mobile

Came with a group of friends here for a birthday gathering, it is a nice place , food is good , servers were nice, good music, nice place for group of friends to gather and enjoy.More

1  Thank gigibella13
Jeffrey E, Owner at Pueblito Viejo, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2016

Hello Gigi, thanks for your kind and detailed review of Pueblito. We pride ourselves on the quality of our product and experiences we provide. Please let us know where our shortcomings are so we can reach that 4/5 star review. If you'd kindly email me...More

Reviewed 1 December 2012

Pueblito Viejo could be a much better restaurant if it was not for a few things... On the plus side, the food is good, and our waiter was very nice. On the other hand, the restaurant does not offer any glasses of water (first I...More

Thank Jeanmarc3
Jeffrey E, Owner at Pueblito Viejo, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2016

Hi Jean Marc! Thank you for your detailed review. You literally hit all the points why we released our then management team from their contract. I'm excited to share with you that we've removed the water, coffee and BYOB policy they had implemented without ownership...More

Reviewed 9 January 2012

We have the editor of one of the largest Hispanic Publications as a guest at our table. When he showed up he was wearing a baseball cap and was asked to take it off. He politely indicated that all the men in the next table...More

3  Thank Tato2128
Jeffrey E, Owner at Pueblito Viejo, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2016

Hi Tato, thank you for taking the time to review your experience at Pueblito Viejo. I apologize for your experience with our then management team, which we've since removed. I apologize it's taken this long to get back to you and to learn of these...More

Reviewed 2 July 2011

I wish I could give this place ZERO stars. Bad food; bad atmosphere; discriminatory. I ordered a dish that sounded very good on the menu, but when it arrived everything was deep fried and hard including the rib portion which had bone in it. Even...More

Thank foodcritic60645
Jeffrey E, Owner at Pueblito Viejo, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2016

Hi Foodcritic60645, thank you for taking the time to review Pueblito Viejo. I apologize your experience was so bad, we've since removed the management team that then had control of the restaurant and mismanaged it terribly. We pride ourselves on providing a wonderful product and...More

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Maria S
19 January 2017|
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Response from Jeffrey E | Property representative |
Hello Maria! Thank you for your question. Our DJ kicks off at 9pm and we employ a valet company for your convenience. We look forward to seeing you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 26
Latin, Colombian, Bar, Spanish, Pub, South American
After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5429 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-2222
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lincoln Square
  • Neighbourhood: Lincoln Square
  • Phone Number: +1 773-784-9135
We're a Colombian restaurant and bar, offering traditional Colombian fare with a full bar menu, DJ and dancing. We specialize in providing our guests with a memorable experience they're sure to enjoy. Please be aware, our restaurant can get rather loud on weekends due to our popular DJs and live musical guests. We offer a comedy show and two musical guests each weekend night. We pride ourselves on offering this entertainment to our patrons for free. It's part of our charm.
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