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Wholly Frijoles

Mexican Restaurant$$$$
  • Josh A.
    "Best tortilla soup outside Mexico"(7 Tips)
    Jess D.
    "Mexican restaurants and even to Mexico!"(2 Tips)
    Candy N.
    "It's also BYOB here."(3 Tips)
    Elvis V.
    "I had one of the best flan and fried ice cream!!!"(2 Tips)
29 Tips and reviews
  • tortilla soup
  • Mexican food
  • mexico
  • fried ice cream
  • BYOB
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  • Jess D.
    Jess DJune 26, 2011
    I've seen no mention of their homemade salsa and tortilla chips. Best salsa I've had at any Mexican restaurant, and I've been to a lot of Mexican restaurants and even to Mexico!
  • Hope A.
    Hope ArenasJuly 29, 2010
    Tortilla soup is UNRIVALED! Absolutely THE BEST Mexican restaurant in the area! BYOB, and be ready for a wait. Not open on Sundays, but totally worth your Saturday night. You'll be back. Read more
  • Adam C.
    Adam CokeFebruary 4, 2012
    Get whatever the specials are, at least one, and also get a salad. And get some fish or meat. Man I am about to go eat the leftover Frontera burrito right now.
  • Jess D.
    Jess DJune 26, 2011
    They don't take reservations, but you can call ahead on the day of to put your name down for seating at certain times. Saves you from waiting in their very small entrance-way for an hour or more.
  • Michelle T.
    Michelle TruongSeptember 9, 2010
    They have a yummy complimentary house salad that comes standard with entrees (or your choice of soup). Both are delish but the salad is different! Try it!
  • Vanessa
    VanessaSeptember 25, 2010
    Love the tortilla soup! My favorite dishes are the flautas and the bistec borracho! You have to try them! Mango cheesecake for desert! Yum! :)
  • Emily
    EmilyAugust 24, 2011
    Worth the wait, best guac in all of Chicagoland!
  • Elvis V.
    Elvis VasquezApril 24, 2013
    I had one of the best flan and fried ice cream!!!
  • Karin O.
    Karin O'BrienOctober 20, 2011
    Tacos al pastor - best I've found in the city!!
  • Joel B.
    Joel BennettMay 2, 2010
    Great food and featured on "Check Please." Can have a long wait and doesn't take reservations.
  • Candy N.
    Candy NishimuraJune 20, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    The charcoal grilled lemon chicken is so damn good. It's also BYOB here.
  • Tracy C.
    Tracy CraneAugust 9, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The fried ice cream is fabulous! It's a must when you go there!
  • Ryan P.
    Ryan PhilbinOctober 3, 2012
    The tortilla soup is out of this world
  • John F.
    John FisherJune 1, 2012
    Mango soup is outstanding
  • Reuben L.
    Reuben LewyAugust 8, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The seafood combo, comes with soup Or salad.
  • Natalie W.
    Get this complimentary salad! It's awesome
  • Catherine H.
    Catherine HanJuly 16, 2013
    So overrated. Have given this place so many tries and its always disappointing. Save your $ and time and go to El Pueblito just across the street for authentic Mexican.
  • Auri R.
    Auri RahimzadehMarch 22, 2011
    The key lime pie is excellent!
  • Linda J.
    Linda JungJuly 3, 2014
    Two words: Tortilla soup
  • Kevin O.
    Kevin O'wingsMay 4, 2013
    Soups good so far so good.
  • Veronica S.
    Veronica SDecember 23, 2011
    The tortilla soup is amazing!
  • Leta S.
    Leta SozaJanuary 18, 2011
    If you park in the back, take the shortcut.
  • Linda J.
    Linda JungJuly 3, 2014
    It's BYOB!
  • Cheryl F.
    Cheryl F.May 20, 2010
    Get the tortilla soup. It is amazing!!!
  • Josh A.
    Josh AnisfeldNovember 28, 2010
    Best tortilla soup outside Mexico
  • Jason
    JasonOctober 16, 2010
    Frog leg appetizer looks deliciouso!
  • Shishir S.
    Shishir SSeptember 15, 2013
    Bad food! Expensive restaurant, but flavor missing from the food
  • Jillian A.
    Jillian AustraliaAugust 24, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    Say hola to Veronica
  • Michelle B.
    Mediocre food, nothing to rave about
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