Find Authentic Mexican Food Near Me in Skokie, IL

When you're looking for made-from-scratch authentic Mexican food, desserts, and drinks, look no further than Uncle Julio's in Skokie, IL. From our Famous Fajitas to Tex Mex favorites, each dish is created with fresh, authentic ingredients. Dine-in, carry out, or order delivery and see how we do Tex-Mex differently.

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Meet Your New Favorite Mexican Food Place in Skokie

Searching for the best Mexican food near me in Skokie, IL? At Skokie Uncle Julio's, we're confident that only passion has the power to turn a great dining experience into one you'll never forget. That's why when you join us at Skokie Uncle Julio's, every last nibble and sip is bursting with mind-blowing flavor. Our commitment to serving the best Mexican food in Skokie shines through in every step of our process, from sourcing every ingredient to providing our guests with a wonderful experience.

Uncle Julio's process begins by developing innovative yet authentic recipes that fuse authentic ingredients with unexpected flavors. Details count, and therefore each of our dishes calls for only the highest quality.

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

We only use easy to pronounce, fresh ingredients and high-quality authentic tequilas to create our craft margaritas in Skokie. You'll enjoy every bite of our house-made tamales, tortillas, salsas, desserts, and flavor-rich sauces which are all made fresh in-house daily at your local Skokie Uncle Julio's.

Experience Quality Service and Fine Mexican Food in Skokie, IL

Our passion for detail extends well beyond our menu offerings. Though we're known for made-from-scratch Mexican food, Skokie families, friends, and colleagues visit Uncle Julio's to take part in not just good Mexican food in Skokie, but also friendly service and an enjoyable atmosphere. Every Uncle Julio's location has been carefully planned to incorporate open kitchens and polished rustic-modern decor inspired by Mexican art and architecture.

Want to dine and drink in an open air setting in Skokie, IL? Take in the perfect combination of fresh air and fresh ingredients when you dine-in on one of our beautiful patios.

Start Off with Fresh Mexican Appetizers in Skokie, IL

The ultimate Uncle Julio's experience begins with delectable, shareable appetizers. Exchange laughs between bites of our made in-house guacamole or spicy but sweet bacon-wrapped honey habanero shrimp. Our delicious quesadillas in Skokie include fresh tortillas stuffed with melt-in-your-mouth Monterey Jack cheese, grilled vegetables, seasoned and sauteed pulled chicken, or mesquite grilled chicken or beef.

Our made-to-order guacamole in Skokie allows your table to create a customizable combination of jalapenos, tomatoes, onions, cilantro, and Hass avocados, then served in a traditional Molcajete. Need something everyone will dig into? An order of rich Queso Blanco flavored with jalapenos and New Mexican hatch chiles is a sure favorite.

Stop By Uncle Julio's in Skokie for Lunch or Dinner

Be careful not to fill up apps and chips — save 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 boast only the best hand-trimmed cuts of grain-fed meat and colorful hand-chopped vegetables. Uncle Julios' Tex-Mex classics are elevated but familiar favorites — like baked enchiladas and soft or crispy tacos — and savory traditional Mexican dishes like 21-day aged house-marinated Carne Asada and our Fresca Shrimp Salad.

Not to mention — Uncle Julio's is also a kid-friendly restaurant in Skokie. Our menu has small bites perfectly suited for your kiddos. From kid-sized chicken fajitas to Kidsadillas to chicken fingers, there's a meal on our menu for even your choosiest eater.

Celebrate with Authentic Mexican Desserts and Margaritas in Skokie, IL

No Uncle Julio's celebration is complete without our famous desserts and drinks! Chill out with one of Uncle Julio's signature margaritas. If you want something frozen, on the rocks, fruity, or spicy, you're sure to select a tasty craft margarita that suits your tastes. Each refreshing sip of our famous Sangria Swirl margarita will transport you to paradise. And, don't forget to check out our monthly margarita specials featuring freshly muddled seasonal fruit, Lunazul tequila, and St. Germain.

Get your sugar fix and create lasting memories with our famous, one-of-a-kind dessert — the Chocolate Pinata! Our Chocolate Pinata is fun for all and features a suspended dark chocolate pinata filled with cinnamon-sugar mini churros and fresh fruit. Plus, it's accompanied by house-made whipped cream and chocolate sauce for dipping. Cracking open a Chocolate Pinata is the best finale for all kinds of celebrations. Want something on the traditional side? Enjoy our made-in-house traditional Mexican desserts sopapillas tossed in cinnamon sugar or churros and house-made chocolate sauce.

Looking for To-Go Mexican Food Near Me in Skokie, IL?

We make it easy to have the Uncle Julio's Tex-Mex restaurant experience in your own Skokie home! Place an order for your favorite dishes via our website, call us, or simply drive up to order Mexican takeout in Skokie, IL. Our quick and simple visual menu and online ordering system makes it easy to carryout freshly prepared authentic Mexican food in Skokie, IL. Many Uncle Julio's locations also offer Mexican food delivery.

Ordering for the whole family? Satisfy your crew of 4-6's appetite with two pounds of our crisp homemade tortilla chips! Create your very own nachos with our fresh 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 of our group entrees comes with your choice of queso or guacamole and fresh chips and salsa. Dig into 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 twelve sugar and cinnamon churros for that extra something sweet!

Locations Nearby

Uncle Julio's Old Orchard
4999 Old Orchard Center
Skokie, IL 60077
Get Directions (224) 601-6100
Hours:
Sun-Thu:
11:00 am to 10:00 pm
Fri-Sat:
11:00 am to 11:00 pm
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