Enjoy Fresh, Flavorful Mexican Food in Palatine

A hand holding a taco above a plate of tacos.

Whether you’re looking for spice, tang, or sweetness, Mexican cuisine has it all. When the mood strikes for some tender carnitas or an amazing fish taco, Clayson residents don’t have to travel far. These local Mexican restaurants in Palatine are all located less than 15 minutes away from our Palatine apartments

Tacos Guanajuato 

Head to Tacos Guanajuato for a modern take on authentic Mexican street food. This restaurant is the second project for Jovanny and Margarita, two Mexican chefs who are passionate about preparing every single element from scratch. That means handmade corn tortillas and amazingly fresh salsas. Standouts on the menu include the barbecued beef tacos, with flavorful meat that was slow-cooked in a spice rub for more than 10 hours. You can order curbside pickup or delivery from Tacos Guanajuato using the Yelp App. 

El Rey Del Pollo Asado 

This casual spot is known for authentic flavors, generous portions, and flavorful roasted chicken. El Rey Del Pollo Asado is the ultimate destination for Mexican comfort food, including tortas, tacos, burritos, and more. Regulars also love the perfectly seasoned carne asada, which comes served with plenty of Mexican rice, beans, and salsa. You can order takeout from El Rey del Pollo by calling the restaurant. 

Taco Shop 

This popular Mexican spot truly has something for everyone, including vegetarians and customers on a gluten-free diet. Taco Shop is a family-owned business that focuses on having the freshest ingredients possible, including locally sourced prime meat. The menu has an amazing variety of taco flavors to try out, including pork marinated with roasted pineapple, beer-battered fish, grilled portobello mushroom, and vegetarian sausage. You can order online for either curbside pickup or delivery from Taco Shop.

From Mexican restaurants in Palatine to authentic Korean barbecue, there’s so much great food to enjoy in the greater Palatine area. Contact us to learn more about living at The Clayson.

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