Find Authentic Mexican Food Near Lyons, IL

Uncle Julio's near Lyons is the go-to spot for fresh, authentic Mexican cuisine. From appetizers to fajitas to desserts and drinks, we use only the best ingredients to ensure you'll enjoy every bite whether you dine-in, carry out, or place an order for delivery.

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Take a Seat at Uncle Julio's Near Lyons, IL

Ready to experience the best Mexican food near Lyons, IL? At Uncle Julio's, we're confident that passion can turn a great dining experience into one you'll never forget. That's why when you dine with us near Lyons, every single nibble and sip is bursting with unparalleled flavor. Our commitment to serving the best Mexican food near Lyons shines through in every step of our process, from selecting ingredients to ensuring our guests always have an incredible experience.

Uncle Julio's process begins by designing innovative yet authentic recipes that fuse authentic flavors with the unexpected. Details matter, which is why every one of our dishes includes only the highest quality.

Our partners carefully hand-select our produce, including vibrant, flavorful peppers, vine-ripe tomatoes, and gorgeous Hass avocados. Every tender cut of our fresh seafood and farm-raised beef, pork, and chicken are trimmed and marinated by hand before being perfectly mesquite-fired.

We use only simple easy to pronounce, fresh ingredients and the finest authentic tequilas to mix in our craft margaritas near Lyons. You'll savor every single bite of our house-made salsas, tortillas, tamales, desserts, and delectable sauces that are all made daily in-house at your local Lyons-area Uncle Julio's.

Experience Quality Service and Fine Mexican Food Near Lyons, IL

Our focus on detail extends well beyond our menu offerings. Though we're famed for made-from-scratch Mexican cuisine, Lyons families, friends, and colleagues gather at Uncle Julio's to enjoy not only good Mexican food near Lyons, but also top-notch service and a welcoming atmosphere. Each Uncle Julio's location has been carefully planned to incorporate open kitchens and stylish rustic-modern decor inspired by Mexican architecture and art.

Want to drink and dine alfresco near Lyons, IL? Experience the perfect combination of fresh ingredients and fresh air when you dine on one of our gorgeous patios.

Start with Delicious Mexican Appetizers Near Lyons, IL

Your Uncle Julio's dining experience starts off with a variety of shareable appetizers. Swap stories between bites of our made-by-hand guacamole or spicy but sweet bacon-wrapped honey habanero shrimp. Our cheesy quesadillas include fresh tortillas filled with gooey melted Monterey Jack cheese, mesquite grilled chicken or beef, seasoned pulled chicken, or grilled veggies.

Uncle Julio's made-to-order guacamole has your table create a custom guacamole blend of jalapenos, tomatoes, onions, cilantro, and Hass avocados, then served in a traditional Molcajete. Are you looking for a surefire crowd-pleaser? Our Queso Blanco spiced with New Mexican hatch chiles and jalapenos is sure to impress.

Uncle Julio's is Ideal for Lunch or Dinner Near Lyons, IL

Be careful not to fill up apps and chips — save room for our famed fajitas or Tex-Mex classics! Whether you choose carnitas or filet mignon, you'll find our famous fajitas are seasoned to perfection and boast the best cuts of hand-trimmed, grain-fed meats and colorful hand-chopped vegetables. Uncle Julios' Tex-Mex classics include familiar but elevated Mexican dishes — like soft tacos, crispy tacos, or baked enchiladas — as well as refined traditional Mexican dishes like 21-day aged house-marinated Carne Asada and our Fresca Shrimp Salad.

And don't worry — Uncle Julio's is also a kid-friendly restaurant near Lyons. We have smaller bites fit for your kiddos. From kid-sized chicken fajitas to Kidsadillas to chicken fingers, we've got something on our menu for even the pickiest of eaters.

Make Every Day a Fiesta with Authentic Mexican Drinks and Dessert Near Lyons, IL

You can't have an Uncle Julio's celebration without our signature desserts and drinks! Chill out with one of Uncle Julio's signature margaritas. If you want something spicy, fruity, on the rocks, or frozen, we're confident you'll be able to select a tasty craft margarita that hits the spot. Every refreshing sip of our famous Sangria Swirl margarita will transport you to your own personal oasis. And, remember to ask about this month's margarita specials which feature freshly muddled in-season fruit, St. Germain, and Lunazul tequila.

Satisfy your sweet tooth and create lasting memories with our one-of-a-kind signature dessert — the Chocolate Pinata! Our Chocolate Pinata is a smashing good time featuring a hanging dark chocolate pinata filled with fresh seasonal fruits and toasted mini churros. Plus, it's accompanied by house-made chocolate sauce and whipped cream to plunk them into Smashing open a Chocolate Pinata is a perfect finale for any event or celebration. Desire something more traditional? Enjoy our made-from-scratch traditional Mexican desserts like churros with house-made chocolate sauce and sopapillas tossed in cinnamon sugar.

Looking for To-Go Mexican Food Near Lyons, IL?

We make it easy to have the Uncle Julio's Tex-Mex restaurant experience from the comfort of your home! Order Uncle Julio's on our website, call us, or drive up to order Mexican takeout near Lyons, IL. Our quick and simple online ordering process featuring a visual menu ensure it's easy to get delicious authentic Mexican food near Lyons, IL. Many Uncle Julio's locations also offer Mexican food delivery.

Placing an order for the whole family? Satisfy your crew of 4-6's appetite with two entire pounds of our made-in-house tortilla chips! Make your very own nachos with our delicious fresh guacamole, queso, pico de gallo, salsa, beans, sour cream, pickled and fresh jalapenos, sauteed chicken, and ground beef.

Other sharable group favorites include our Fajitas for Four, Tacos for Four, or Enchiladas for Four. Each group entree comes with your choice of guacamole or queso and fresh salsa and chips. Your meal is complemented by a side of Mexican rice and beans. And, don't forget to save room for dessert — each of our Family Meals for 4 menu items comes with a dozen sugar and cinnamon churros to provide that little something sweet!

Satisfy Your Group's Cravings with Mexican Catering Near Lyons, IL

Uncle Julio’s is the right choice when it comes to Mexican catering near Lyons, IL. If you're catering for a wedding, business conference, or you'd like to bring the fiesta home with you, we have fresh appetizers and entrees sure to impress all of your attendees. Visit us online and learn more about our Express Service and Full Service options, and email us at mailto:catering@unclejulios.com so that we can determine your specific catering needs.