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10212 Lincoln Trl, Fairview Heights, IL 62208-1828
+1 618-398-0230
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Waterloo, Illinois
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Get the Tacos and Enchiladas. The small enchiladas are corn and large are flour tortilla mothered with cheese, sauce and beef inside. I like the small Enchiladas a little more. Eat the Taco's first or the bottom might split open as thy are juicy and the shells are thin but great. You ill go back.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Great tacos and enchiladas at a reasonable price. Been going here for 40 years. Beans and rice are also good especially if you eat them while they are still hot.

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1 Thank illinoistraveler24
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I ordered a hamburger to go and I'm not even sure it was meat they put on the bun. The consistency of the patty was gross. It was barely cooked - no red but not what I consider how a hamburger looks after it has been fried. It totally smelled up my car and not in a good way. Total... More 

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Thank Jacquelyn M
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Best cherry coke in town! Good tacos at reasonable price. Husband like to get the hamburger. Get the fries

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Thank Mary D
Belleville, Illinois
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is a family run restaurant that serves modestly priced Mexican and American food. Nothing fancy but the food is good and it's a good place to take the kids.

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Thank reb3333
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This place has always been a favorite. When I was a little girl and this was my hometown, this was my favorite place to eat. Now 30+ years later when I come back to visit family this is a restaurant we don't miss on the trip. The food is excellent and so very reasonably priced. From the tacos, to the... More 

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Thank McDaniels062213
Fairview Heights, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

The physical appearance of the place is not inviting--I don't think they have ever updated the decor since they opened. The kitchen doesn't look inviting but the food that comes out of it is excellent. There are booths and some tables for dining in and also you can carry food out. It is surprisingly good and the employees are very... More 

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Thank betteschmitt
Fairview Heights, Illinois
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Great tacos. Everything else is pretty decent too. Good economical place that's been around forever.

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1 Thank snlmiles
Almo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Thinking we might have found a local gem, in regards to good food. But, left thinking it was a dive. Not over priced, but not worth a second stop when in Fairview.

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Thank PRister
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

I grew up on Chuck Wagon and still come back to town every once in a while and will eat here two days in a row just to satisfy my need for it! It is some of the best Mexican/American food I've ever had. I typically get the Super Tacos, which are deep fried and delicious! Not the healthiest, but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10212 Lincoln Trl, Fairview Heights, IL 62208-1828
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Fairview Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 618-398-0230
Description
618) 398-0230

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