Three yummy Mexican restaurants. Ole Chicago!

I missed good Mexican food when we lived in Colorado. There were lots of Mexican places but only a couple really good ones. There are lots and lots of great ones here!

One of the first places we went was Azteca De Oro: 3731 North Clark Street, Lakeview Chicago, IL 60613.

We had lunch here and it was really good. I had a taco plate and Mike had a burrito. Great prices and fun decor, too.

A taco plate from Azteca De Oro, Lakeview, Chicago

A taco plate from Azteca De Oro, Lakeview, Chicago

Tasty burrito from Azteca De Oro

Tasty burrito from Azteca De Oro

Fun decor at Azteca De Oro

Fun decor at Azteca De Oro

Another Mexican place we liked a lot was El Cid 2: 2645 North Kedzie Avenue, Logan Square,  Chicago, IL 60647

Not sure if there’s an El Cid 1, but El Cid 2 was very good. Big fruity margaritas, and really tasty soft tacos. It’s right by the Logan Square Blue Line so it’s convenient, too.

Mango Margarita at El Cid 2, Logan Square Chicago

Mango Margarita at El Cid 2, Logan Square Chicago

Soft taco plate with three different tacos at El Cid 2, Chicago

Soft taco plate with three different tacos at El Cid 2, Chicago

Tarascas: 2585 N. Clark St., Lincoln Park, Chicago, 60614

This place is only a block away from our apartment but it took us forever to actually go here. They have signs all over the place touting their gigantic margaritas (45 and a half ounces). I don’t really want a gigantic margarita (usually gigantic things are merely gigantic and not very good) but one day we went in anyway out of sheer laziness combined with starvation. I had a normal sized margarita which was actually very good. We also got a huge plate of  nachos, also very good.

Nachos from Tarascas, Lincoln Park, Chicago

Nachos from Tarascas, Lincoln Park, Chicago