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El Puente

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112 E Main St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-1928
+1 630-377-8884
11:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic food and great margaritas! I love the mole sauce, unending chips with 2 fabulous salsas and the Tacos El Pastor are so yummy! We eat here regularly!

Thank Michelle P
Saint Charles, Illinois
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I have been a customer for years before they came to St. Charles as they started in West Chicago. Always good authentic Mexican food at a fair price.

Thank Craig B
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Visited the restaurant before a show at The Arcada Theater. It's location is ideal, right across the street from the s theater. The food was good and offered at a fair price. Our server was knowledgeable and hard working. We will definitely dine there again.

Thank Jerry O
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The food here is fantastic! Love, love, love the shredded chicken burritos! Starting dinner or lunch off with their amazing warm chips and salsa - awesome! Strawberry margaritas are really good!

Thank Jennifer L
Saint Charles, Illinois
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Excellent Mexican restaurant with great menu selection and nice friendly service. Can get busy on weekends so think about getting there a bit early. Get the taste buds rocking!

Thank Kevin M
Carol Stream
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We haven't been here for quite awhile however... We were not disappointed. This is a quaint Mexican restaurant located on main street in st charles il across the street from the famous Arcada theater. The service was attentive...and exceptional. The food did not disappoint either . We shared the shrimp Ceviche as an appetizer and I had a steak burrito... More 

Thank Ronald H
Bonita Springs, Florida
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221 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Living in the area, I keep forgetting how good the food is. It's one of the best Mexican Restaurants in Chicagoland. Went there for dinner, had the chicken enchiladas and the pork in green sauce, both excellent. Margaritas was perfect and the Nega Modelo was cold. I thought I was in Puerto Vallarta.

A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Visited for a concert at Arcada Theatre. Perfect location across the street from the Arcada. Food was good. Salsa was pretty spicy but good. Margaritas were strong but good.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Joliet, Illinois
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

I have been to multiple shows @ Arcada theater directly across the Street from El Puente. El Puente pre show drinks, appetizer & dinner is now always part of my plans. The food, drinks, & service are amazing. I definitely recommend this restaurant it's a must try when in St. Charles

Thank Raquel M
Saint Charles, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 June 2016

a little higher than most places, but have had several good meals there. Order premium drinks the others are well.

Thank epate76

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 E Main St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-1928
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Saint Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 630-377-8884

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