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Mom's Old Recipe

) #713 of 7,844 Restaurants in Chicago $$ - $$$ Mexican, Latin
5760 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60646-6216
+1 773-467-1009
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Mexican, Latin
$$ - $$$
5760 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60646-6216
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is so hard for me to find authentic Mexican it seems, thankfully Mom's Old Recipe was perfection. This is one of the best Mexican restaurants I have been to in America. Excellent service and excellent food. I also loved the ambience and the neighborhood...More

Thank HK_Bun
Reviewed 1 week ago

When my wife came home with a restaurant recommendation from a co-worker, it occurred to me that a co-worker of mine had recommended the same place—Mom’s Old Recipe Mexican Restaurant on Milwaukee in Gladstone Park. Armed with two glowing reviews and the foreknowledge that this...More

Thank DMartin216
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Authentic Mexican food in a great setting. Upon entering, we were immediately greeted and seated. What a lovely place! Cute decor in a neighborhood location. We had margaritas and their signature guacamole- YUM! There were two pages of lunch specials. We all had variations on...More

Thank CFlo1
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Outstanding Mexican food in a lovely atmosphere. The resturant does not look like a typical Mexican resturant. It looks like a lovely upscale resturant. The food is great! The taco sauce is very different. The chicken nachos & guacomole are great appetizers. The steak tacos...More

Thank 625maryannm
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I must have passed this place a hundred times and never noticed it. Once I finally found it, I haven't stopped going back. Whether it's lunch or dinner, I can always bank on getting a great meal and friendly service. As soon as you walk...More

Thank Goinawae
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

In overall was good...The problem of being a cuisine conosieur as I know Mexican food, is that one becomes demanding and expect the good to be really good at all times. Loved the service, Alfonso is a hoot!! The man explained​ the dishes with such...More

Thank LaModena
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I live in the area and was trying to find a good Mexican restaurant. I stumbled across this place and the name kind of threw me off but I was intrigued. It is a small place with a lot to offer. There are nice white...More

Thank Rachel K
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

As always moms old recipe doesn't disappoint love there fajitas and there tacos to die for i had the steak torta and that was pure goodness drinks are always delicious and on point great service great food great atmosphere you cant ask for more mmmmmmmmmmmm

Thank luna6373
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We enjoy coming to Mom's every time we visit Chicago. If anything, it's just gotten better. I'm afraid we're a bit stuck as we almost always have the chiles rellenos in an excellent red sauce beautifully presented. Be sure to ask for the "frijoles de...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing! Tried this place for a birthday dinner. Wanted something delicious but fancier than just a 'taco joint'. So glad we gave this place a try! We tried the appetizer sampler, loved the 3Huarachitos. I got the chicken fajitas, so good... juicy chicken and deliciously...More

Thank jessz1717
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
14:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5760 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60646-6216
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Northwest Side
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest Side
  • Phone Number: +1 773-467-1009
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