Find Authentic Mexican Food Near New Lenox, IL

Uncle Julio's near New Lenox 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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We're Not Your Average New Lenox-Area} Tex Mex Restaurant

Looking for the best Mexican food near New Lenox, IL? At Uncle Julio's, we believe that a true passion can transform a great dining experience into an unforgettable one. That's why when you join us at Uncle Julio's, every single taste and sip is bursting with flavor. Our commitment to serving the best Mexican food near New Lenox is at the forefront of our process, from hand-picking our ingredients to providing our guests with a wonderful experience.

Uncle Julio's process begins by creating innovative yet authentic recipes that fuse traditional flavors with the unexpected. Details count, which is why each of our dishes incorporates only fresh, high quality ingredients.

Our produce is carefully hand-selected by our partners, including gorgeous Hass avocados, vibrant, flavorful peppers, and vine-ripe tomatoes. All of our tender cuts of quality, fresh seafood and farm-raised chicken, beef, and pork are carefully hand-trimmed and marinated before they're mesquite-fired to perfection.

We use only simple easy to pronounce, fresh ingredients and the finest authentic tequilas to create our craft margaritas near New Lenox. You'll love each bite of our fresh tamales, tortillas, salsas, desserts, and flavor-rich sauces that are all made daily in-house at your local New Lenox-area Uncle Julio's.

Enjoy Stellar Service and Fine Mexican Food Near New Lenox, IL

Our attention to detail extends well beyond our menu offerings. While we're best known for creating your made-from-scratch Mexican favorites, New Lenox families, friends, and colleagues gather at Uncle Julio's to take part in not only good Mexican food near New Lenox, but also friendly service and a pleasant atmosphere. Every Uncle Julio's location is designed with polished rustic-modern decor inspired by Mexican art and architecture and open kitchens.

Want to drink and dine outdoors near New Lenox, IL? Take in the delightful combination of fresh air and fresh ingredients when you dine on one of our beautiful patios.

Start with Delicious Mexican Appetizers Near New Lenox, IL

Your Uncle Julio's dining experience begins with a variety of shareable appetizers. Exchange stories between bites of our homemade guacamole or spicy but sweet bacon-wrapped honey habanero shrimp. Our perfectly crisp and cheesy quesadillas are made with fresh tortillas stuffed with melt-in-your-mouth Monterey Jack cheese, grilled vegetables, seasoned and sauteed pulled chicken, or mesquite grilled chicken or beef.

Uncle Julio's made-to-order guacamole lets your group make a custom guacamole blend including tomatoes, onions, cilantro, jalapenos and Hass avocados, then served in a traditional Molcajete. Need something everyone will dig into? Our Queso Blanco spiced with New Mexican hatch chiles and jalapenos is a sure favorite.

Stop By Uncle Julio's Near New Lenox for Lunch or Dinner

Save room for after you snack on chips and apps — leave space for our famous fajitas or Tex-Mex classics! Whether you choose carnitas or filet mignon, you'll be craving our perfectly seasoned famous fajitas that feature only the best hand-trimmed cuts of grain-fed meat and flavorful hand-chopped vegetables. Our Tex-Mex classics are fine but familiar dishes — like baked enchiladas and soft or crispy tacos — and exquisite traditional Mexican dishes like our Fresca Shrimp Salad and 21-day aged house-marinated Carne Asada.

But don't stress — we're a kid-friendly restaurant near New Lenox, too. We've got smaller bites perfectly suited for your kiddos. From chicken fingers to Kidsadillas and kid-sized chicken fajitas, there's something on our menu for even your choosiest eater.

It's a Party with Authentic Mexican Drinks and Desserts Near New Lenox, IL

No Uncle Julio's celebration is complete without our famous desserts and drinks! Unwind with one of our signature margaritas. If you want something spicy, fruity, on the rocks, or frozen, you'll be able to find a tasty craft margarita that suits your tastes. Every perfectly chilled glass of our famous Sangria Swirl margarita will transport you to your own personal oasis. And, remember to check out our monthly margarita specials featuring fresh, muddled seasonal fruit, St. Germain, and Lunazul tequila.

Satisfy your sweet tooth and savor the moment with our famous, one-of-a-kind dessert — the Chocolate Pinata! The Chocolate Pinata features a suspended dark chocolate pinata full of cinnamon-sugar mini churros and fresh fruit. Plus, you'll also enjoy house-made whipped cream and chocolate sauce to plunk them into Cracking open a Chocolate Pinata proves to be the best finale for celebrations of all kinds. In the mood for something more traditional? Enjoy our homemade traditional Mexican desserts like churros with house-made chocolate sauce and sopapillas tossed in cinnamon sugar.

Looking for To-Go Mexican Food Near New Lenox, IL?

You can have the Uncle Julio's Tex-Mex restaurant experience from the comfort of your home! Place an order for Uncle Julio's via our website, give us a call, or drive up to order Mexican takeout near New Lenox, IL. Our quick and simple online ordering process featuring a visual menu ensure it's easy to order freshly prepared authentic Mexican food near New Lenox, IL. Many Uncle Julio's locations also offer Mexican food delivery.

Ordering for four or more? Satisfy your crew of 4-6's appetite with two entire pounds of of freshly baked homemade tortilla chips! Create your very own nachos with our fresh queso, fresh guacamole, salsa, pico de gallo, sour cream, fresh and pickled jalapenos, beans, sauteed chicken, and ground beef.

Other sharable options include our Enchiladas for Four, Tacos for Four, or Fajitas for Four. Each group entree comes with your choice of queso or guacamole and fresh chips and salsa. Your meal is complemented by fresh Mexican rice and beans on the side. Save space for dessert — all of our Family Meals for 4 entrees come with twelve fresh cinnamon-sugar coated churros to provide that little something sweet!

Bring Uncle Julio's to Your New Lenox-Area Event with Mexican Catering

Uncle Julio’s proudly offers Mexican catering near New Lenox, IL. If you're catering for a wedding, business conference, or you want to bring Uncle Julio's to you, we have savory appetizers and entrees that'll be a hit with your attendees. Visit us online to learn more about our Express Service and Full Service options, and send an email to mailto:catering@unclejulios.com so that we can discuss your specific catering needs.