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MICHELIN Guide 2020

Sol de Mexico

  • 3018 N. Cicero Ave., Chicago, 60641, United States
  • 25 - 50 USD • Mexican
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MICHELIN Guide 2020

Sol de Mexico

  • 3018 N. Cicero Ave., Chicago, 60641, United States
  • 25 - 50 USD • Mexican
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Far more authentic than the average chips-and-salsa joint, Sol de Mexico brightens the scene and palate with a lively atmosphere (cue the mariachi music) and delectable house specialties. Walls painted in tropical pinks, blues and oranges are a cheerful canvas for Dia de los Muertos artifacts. To sample the kitchen’s skill, start with sopes surtidos “xilonen”—four molded masa cups with a variety of fillings like caramelized plantains doused in sour cream, or tender black beans topped with crumbly house-made chorizo. Then, move on to the pollo en mole manchamanteles, which translates to “tablecloth stainer. ” Rich and slightly bitter with a comforting nuttiness, the aptly named mahogany sauce begs to be sopped up with freshly made tortillas.

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  • = Bib Gourmand • Inspectors’ favourites for good value
  • ó Quite comfortable

Facilities & Services

  • T Air conditioning
  • E Establishment totally or partly reserved for non-smokers

Information

+1 773-282-4119
Opening hours
Closed: Tuesday

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