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A Glance at Mercadito Chicago’s Mexican Street-Food Menu


The Windy City is home to the Latin-fused eateries of Mercadito Hospitality, the restaurant group behind Chicago’s most inventive and highly acclaimed restaurants.


Owned by veteran chef and M.H. managing partner Patricio Sandoval, Mercadito Chicago is an authentic southern Mexican street-food concept serving housemade guacamoles, ceviches, botanas for sharing, main plates, and a variety of gourmet tacos.


Zagat's Summary Review: "Very tasty taco creations", "unique" guacs and "excellent" margaritas fuel a "fun", "trendy" scene at this "modern" River North Mexican; it's often "crowded" and can get "crazy loud", but sidewalk seats provide a respite, and are good for prime "people-watching" too.


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The restaurant, Spanish for “little market,” is named after the Mexican produce markets Sandoval often visited in his hometown of Acapulco, Mexico, where freshness and the use of seasonal ingredients inspire a range of colourful dishes, unique textures, and bold flavors.


With locations in Miami and New York City, Mercadito will open another location this summerat Philadelphia’s 22nd St and Chesnut St, blocks from Stephen Starr’s Mexican restaurant El Rey.


If you're in the area, stop by Mercadito Chicago, located in the River North neighborhood of Chicago, for weekly specials, cooking and mixology demos, and exclusive events.


Most Ordered Items for Delivery


Tradicional, Mango, Granada, Toreado, Tocino, and Pera Guacamole.


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Corn Masa Quesadillas

Chihuahua & Oaxaca cheeses, corn, roasted poblano, zucchini, Tomatillo salsa, and crema fresca.


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Pescado Tacos

Sauteed tilapia, poblano-tomatillo-garlic mojo, and avocado.


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Alambre de Pollo

Adobo-marinated grilled chicken, sauteed peppers & onions, melted Oaxaca cheese, salsa roja, and refried pinto beans.


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Pastor Tacos

Chile ancho rubbed porked, chile de árbol salsa, and grilled pineapple.


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Shrimp, creamy tomatillo sauce, Chihuahua & Oaxaca cheeses. Served with homestyle rice and beans.


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