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Best Guacamole In Chicago

October 21, 2010 1:30 PM

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Guacamole is a traditional Mexican staple. You don’t have to go all the way to Mexico to get a great bowl of guacamole.

The restaurants below have some of the best guacamole in the city.

See our updated roundup of Chicago’s best guacamole here.

Las Palmas

1835 W North Ave
Chicago, IL

Tucked into a tiny alcove in one of Chicago’s trendiest neighborhoods, Las Palmas remains one of Bucktown’s best-kept secrets. Their chunky avocado guacamole is made fresh to order.

Los Nopales

4544 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL

Located in Chicago’s Lincoln Square, Los Nopales Authentic Mexican Restaurant is a homey storefront nestled on busy Western Avenue. It has been a favorite dining destination since it opened its doors in April of 2005. Using only freshest ingredients, Los Nopales offers a full menu of delicious Mexican recipes, popular house specialties and luscious desserts.

Frontera Grill

445 N Clark St
Chicago, IL

Frontera Grill uses beautiful ingredients, often organic and custom-grown, to bring to you the bold flavors and immediate freshness that jump off the tongue–just as it does in Mexico. Frontera’s guacamole is fresh and chunky, served with tortilla chips.

Zocalo Restaurant & Tequila Bar

358 W Ontario St # 1A
Chicago, IL

Zocalo Restaurant and Tequila bar brings the vibrant flavors of Mexico to Chicago and its River North neighbors. Zocalo’s guacamole is one of the best in the city.

El Mariachi

3906 N Broadway St
Chicago, IL

El Mariachi is known for their hot, homemade chips, and guacamole prepared tableside. Once you’ve tasted their chips, you’ll come back for more!

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  • Rick A'mato

    I never liked guacamole until I tried Bayless’. Fascinating, isnt it?

  • isaurica carmona

    im a monkey and love guacamole

  • Captain Obvious

    You might consider venturing into a Mexico part of town next time. Pretty sure they might have halfway decent guacamole too.

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