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La Mez Agave Lounge

108 West Kinzie Street
Chicago, IL 60654

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(312) 329-9555


  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
  • Wednesday: 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
  • Thursday: 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
  • Friday: 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
  • Saturday: 4:00 pm - 3:00 am

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Cuisine: Bars, Mexican Restaurants

View more restaurants at exit 51a on I-94.

4.8 of 5.0 from 142 reviews

price range:$26 to $50


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  • Ricardo NExcellent cocktails while you wait 👌🏼

    55555 by Ricardo N

  • Ricardo NTry the corn quesadillas and seafood taquiza

    55555 by Ricardo N

  • Matt NThe red snapper is delicious, highly recommended.

    55555 by Matt N

  • Jodi BFood is excellent as was our server, Allie. Very lively, loud party atmosphere for twenty something crowd.

    55555 by Jodi B

  • Jessica PlacenciaMahi mahi tacos are incredible. If you like mezcal try los hermanos cocktail.

    55555 by Jessica Placencia

  • Jeff B.Caesar salad with steak was great!

    55555 by Jeff B.

  • Lukas JPretty delicious tacos 👌

    55555 by Lukas J

  • Kenny MOver-priced, over-rated but good tacos.

    33333 by Kenny M

  • Jeff CulpepperExcellent. The chips and guacamole were spicey and tasty. Taco were quite good also. Very trendy inside.

    55555 by Jeff Culpepper

  • Natalie DThe tacos are delicious. Got the fish taco and beef brisket one. Both good choices. Wasn't a fan of the drinks but that's personal preference.

    55555 by Natalie D

  • Amy SAmazing food! We had the Pastor and the Pollo tacos, and a margarita.

    55555 by Amy S

  • Damon MGreat margarita. Not too sweet and with a splash of Grand Mariner

    55555 by Damon M

  • Alex N.Good cocktails and ceviche though it was all a bit over priced. Packed and loud upstairs on a Saturday night with a long wait, but downstairs is quiet and had more open tables.

    55555 by Alex N.

  • Esthefany SalazarDeeeeeeelish!!!!! Their Margaritas are amazing! The food 💯‼️definitely a must if in Chicago! The place itself is very pretty and the staff is super friendly!

    55555 by Esthefany Salazar

  • Sayumi The guacamole was great :)

    55555 by Sayumi

  • Vivian RamirezThis place hits everything perfectly: delicious and varied cocktail menu, elevated Mexican in a lovely well designed space, amazing service, pricing is great as well for this level awesomeness.

    55555 by Vivian Ramirez

  • Cynthia ASteak tacos are great! Their drinks are amazing!

    55555 by Cynthia A

  • Bob D.Amazing margaritas. Not overrated in the slightest.

    55555 by Bob D.

  • Yuan JCamarron tacos are great!!

    55555 by Yuan J

  • Michael OThe drinks and the carnitas. Came back 2x in 2 days.

    33333 by Michael O

  • Mohammad Reza ACarne taco & pollo

    55555 by Mohammad Reza A

  • MaxBTIT! No reservation? Go to the small basement lounge, same menu on first-come first-served basis.

    55555 by Max

  • EaterThe Margarita Tradicional at this River North Mexican hotspot is served up with Hornitos blanco, Grand Marnier, lime, and agave nectar with the option of adding fruit or adding smoke.

    55555 by Eater

  • Jon W.Tacos are amazing

    55555 by Jon W.

  • Adam Bthe Mahi Mahi taquitos are excellent.

    55555 by Adam B

  • Paul RHella good tacos. Ask for a habanero margarita. Drink. Repeat.

    55555 by Paul R

  • Gianna N.All Different types of salsa! The chipotle one was delicious

    55555 by Gianna N.

  • Randy Smoked pork belly tacos, guac, crispy brussel sprouts

    55555 by Randy

  • Leland BrewsterNo doubt priced and portioned for River North but the tacos and guacamole are delicious and worth a trip.

    55555 by Leland Brewster

  • Déborah EReally good tacos and amazing guacamole, the place is really nice too

    55555 by Déborah E

  • Nazmi PStaff friendly... Excellent taste.. Rapido service... Try anything you want... You wont regret..

    55555 by Nazmi P

  • Kate Y.Try the guac sampler.

    55555 by Kate Y.

  • Reserve AGuests can choose from four different types — mahi mahi with chile de arbol, shrimp and pickled jalapeño, lobster with grapes or a seafood medley in passion fruit-serrano broth.

    55555 by Reserve A

  • Andrew F.Good but expensive

    33333 by Andrew F.

  • Matt N.Go Chicken tacos or go home! Best ever.

    55555 by Matt N.

  • Reserve AThere’s a great mango guacamole with jicama and chipotle.

    55555 by Reserve A

  • Jessica T.Just love love love this Mexican restaurant. Terrific cocktails! Margaritas

    55555 by Jessica T.

  • Jessica T.Just love love love this Mexican restaurant. Terrific cocktails!

    55555 by Jessica T.

  • Travista C.Share the food.

    33333 by Travista C.

  • Kevin M.The tapas style restaurant has great food and drink menus, but the service, the ambiance and the energy are the must experience elements!

    55555 by Kevin M.

  • Jeremy C.Go downstairs to Double A lounge and ask the bartender to make you a Mezcal old fashioned. Get there at 6p to grab one of the few stools or tables. And u can order tacos too - I like the Pastor.

    55555 by Jeremy C.

  • Jose Antonio E.Best Margarita in Chicago. Period!

    55555 by Jose Antonio E.

  • Luz Mariel NThe cocktails are great and the tacos are delicious, as good as in México

    55555 by Luz Mariel N

  • Dulce NTacos are delicious- especially the shrimp tacos. Love the choice of cocktails.

    55555 by Dulce N

  • Emily O.Tacos, guacamole and margaritas!

    55555 by Emily O.

  • Sofia P.Great drinks in the hidden bar downstairs. The White Walker is good if you enjoy the smokiness of mezcal.

    55555 by Sofia P.

  • Bitches Who B.The bitches say: A! Killer Mexican for the foodie in me, spunky atmosphere, great service, good brunch package deal.

    55555 by Bitches Who B.

  • michelle jimenezLove their fish tacos! Good for dates and lunch. To avoid crowds go during the week.

    55555 by michelle jimenez


    55555 by Kenney C.

  • sheela t.Pescado tacos, frijoles and rojo salsa

    55555 by sheela t.

  • sheela t.Baja tacos

    55555 by sheela t.

  • Marisol GAuthentic Mexican Cuisine!! Deli!!!

    55555 by Marisol G

  • Maria Jose DHay micheladas bien hechas con chile habanero... Mega win

    55555 by Maria Jose D

  • Subhro MGreat guacamole combinations. Tacos were great - loved the garlic shrimp and fish ones. Don't forget to get a side of the corn and beans. Margaritas were great as well

    55555 by Subhro M

  • Olga GonzalezVery nice.

    55555 by Olga Gonzalez

  • Alpcan ROne word summary; Perfection!

    55555 by Alpcan R

  • Kholoud MHorrible food and don't think about bringing your friend on his/her birthday there ..

    22222 by Kholoud M

  • Allison K.Tacos are amazing!! Love the cucumber one and smoky Pablo!!

    55555 by Allison K.

  • Paula Kuninamazing drinks, upscale mexican food, discounts with the I am industry card

    55555 by Paula Kunin

  • Cary BlackGreat drink menu, several salsa and guacamole selections.

    55555 by Cary Black

  • Jeffrey Z.Great food, crazily flavorful. Try the Mahi Mahi tacos, and start with the guacamole. Arrive early, it gets loud (and the crowd gets obnoxious) later at night.

    55555 by Jeffrey Z.

  • Nathaniel MeyersGreat Tacos and Cocktails

    55555 by Nathaniel Meyers

  • Mohammed Hassan-AliLobster and chicken tacos are ridiculously good. Great music too. Well come back again.

    55555 by Mohammed Hassan-Ali

  • Eric C.Shrimp tacos and margaritas are fine by me.

    55555 by Eric C.

  • Steph K.Try the mango guacamole

    55555 by Steph K.

  • Annie JAmazing and creative cocktails! Food is delicious! Something for everyone

    55555 by Annie J

  • Pocket SunThe small tacos were nice. Overall a good selection of menu items, good cocktails, very crowded seating.

    55555 by Pocket Sun

  • Brittanypollo tacos and plantains!

    55555 by Brittany

  • Brian D.All great, but skip the Michelada. Holy clamato!

    55555 by Brian D.

  • Joseph BlewittThe food is great and the classic and unique cocktails are both worth your time and money.

    55555 by Joseph Blewitt

  • Shawn O.Went here for cocktails, the place was completely empty servers standing around, they would not seat us if we were not going to eat. Good job turning away business when there is none.

    22222 by Shawn O.

  • Man_Used👽👾👽Big room for meeting your friend.

    55555 by Man_Used👽👾👽

  • jaime g.Fun, loud and good food

    55555 by jaime g.

  • Rich L.Excellent salsa selections, you can't go wrong with any of them so you might as well get the trio! The queso fundido with chorizo is phenomenal

    55555 by Rich L.

  • Chefs FeedChef Ryan Poli eats here on his nights off. He loves the Camarón tacos.

    55555 by Chefs Feed

  • Renay KMake reservations

    55555 by Renay K

  • Helen MLoooong wait but worth it! Guacamole was awesome and so were pollo tacos. "Fire" drink was yummmmmy!

    55555 by Helen M

  • Peter AMercadito was awesome! There wasn't a thing we didn't love about the food and service. We were there on a Saturday and it was incredibly loud, not something I would normally comment on.

    55555 by Peter A

  • Matt N.The tortas are really really good. Wow

    55555 by Matt N.

  • Andrew V.Get some elotes

    55555 by Andrew V.

  • KarinAmazing everything!!!!!

    55555 by Karin

  • Nastas I.Taco Tuesdays from 5-7 or after 9 pm :)

    55555 by Nastas I.

  • Erika N.Amazing spicy guac and tacos to die for! Yum!

    55555 by Erika N.

  • Angela L.One of the best margaritas in the city, awesome guacamole, Shrimp enchiladas, roasted chicken, and Caramel flan. A must try if you love mexican!

    55555 by Angela L.

  • Kate L.Battered rock shrimp is spicy, but it's so delicious!

    55555 by Kate L.

  • Patrick S.Lots of women in here that require heavy medication. I'd recommend eating alone and getting out alive before one of them tries to ruin your evening or persuade you to buy them a drink.

    33333 by Patrick S.

  • Jessica L.Auntie ox cocktail = amazing

    55555 by Jessica L.

  • Simply S.I love the pineapple margarita. The food is delicious too.

    55555 by Simply S.

  • Sara S.Make sure to try la yana! Best drink in the city!

    55555 by Sara S.

  • Eric M.Have Paul, Brenda or Danny make you a margarita upstairs. Then head down to Double A to visit Scott & Jay for some tasty libations.

    55555 by Eric M.

  • Exclusive ResortsTry the cucumber margaritas!

    55555 by Exclusive Resorts

  • Nauman N.A bit pricy for the fare served, though good people watching and wanna be socialites hang out

    55555 by Nauman N.

  • Priya V.The margaritas and mini tacos are amazing!

    55555 by Priya V.

  • Lorraine S.Margarita. Mango guacamole & the Camaron tacos! Mmmmm. One of the best Mexican dinners I've ever had!

    55555 by Lorraine S.

  • OkimakCan't go wrong with the tacos. I got the steak tacos and was not disappointed! ;o)

    55555 by Okimak

  • Allison S.the mahi mahi tacos are the best! also the pepino cocktail!

    55555 by Allison S.

  • Seve BTWO WORDS: chipotle salsa. One of the most flavorful I've ever had.

    55555 by Seve B

  • Chris B.Tacos and amazing mixolog worthy cocktails including The Little Market with pico piquin

    55555 by Chris B.

  • Vince L.Great non-alcoholic drink selection!

    55555 by Vince L.

  • Jeffrey D.Scallop ceviche tequila chicken tacos mango guac

    55555 by Jeffrey D.

  • carlos felipe o.Our New spring menu is coming at the beginning of May!

    55555 by carlos felipe o.

  • Jennifer H.The margarita with smoke is my favorite! (very woody flavor!)

    55555 by Jennifer H.

  • CeceMelinda AThe duck mole tacos are my favorite!!!! Try them and a mango margarita!

    55555 by CeceMelinda A

  • Stephanie B.Awesome soundtrack. If this place had a dancefloor, I would never leave.

    55555 by Stephanie B.

  • Nikki K.Try the carnes (steak) tacos, brussel sprouts and guacamole trio!

    55555 by Nikki K.

  • KT C.Excellent Brunch! Pancakes w/ Manchego Cheese, Strawberries, Cinnamon Butter, & Maple Syrup and Caldo de Camaron are excellent. Amazing Bloody Mary, too! And Brenda (bartender) is excellent!

    55555 by KT C.

  • Bill L.Great Lunch at Mercadito - Try the Estilo Baja Tacos.

    55555 by Bill L.

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    33333 by OneMobileWebsite U

  • Nicki W.Amazing margaritas...seriously!! Try the duck tacos, they're to die for! Their guacamole is also very flavorful. Great atmosphere!

    55555 by Nicki W.

  • Colin C.The battered mahi mahi tacos are insanely good!

    55555 by Colin C.

  • @MisterHirschMust try cocktail ----> b.n.g.t.m. (Big nose goes to mexico) with Herradura Blanco & reposado, dark rum, guava, orgeat, and a touch of fire ... No really, FIRE. :)

    55555 by @MisterHirsch

  • Shellie S.Just ok. Really loud and vibrant. Not the place if your looking for an authentic Mexican meal.

    55555 by Shellie S.

  • Arin MEat the whole menu

    55555 by Arin M

  • AskMenYou can’t go wrong with Mercadito; both the food & drinks are amazing, particularly any of the tacos – if you can get a table.

    55555 by AskMen

  • Michael KAll you can eat tacos after 11pm. The Camaron and Mole are excellent. Chile de Arbol will sneak up on you in the Pastor. YUM!

    55555 by Michael K

  • Mitch B.Try the auntie ox! Green Tea infused Vodka! Nice & refreshing.

    55555 by Mitch B.

  • soypanGet the "hongos" tacos. They've got huitlacoche in them, aka corn smut. A Mexican delicacy. Trust me...good stuff.

    55555 by soypan

  • Michelle G.Great Deserts too!!

    55555 by Michelle G.

  • Blake A.Great scene. Perfect for after work drinks.

    55555 by Blake A.

  • Crain's Chicago BusinessHot tortas are the heartiest plates on the menu, served on crisp slabs of pressed telera, with a side of black bean puree, this time with napa cabbage, avocado and Oaxaca cheese.

    55555 by Crain's Chicago Business

  • Jarrod P.If you do not get the Queso Fundido with Chorizo, you're OUT OF YOUR MIND!

    55555 by Jarrod P.

  • Verne P.The pollo tacos are to die for!

    55555 by Verne P.

  • candyce Aloved this place - check it out for sure. Cool atmosphere and awesome food. I had the chile releno yum :)

    55555 by candyce A

  • Marco M.torrejas de bolillo dessert (creme anglaise soaked mexican bread, vanilla ice cream, cajeta sauce - like french toast with ice cream on top!), Camaron Ceviche and the Toreado Guacamole are must gets.

    55555 by Marco M.

  • Jennifer H.Mole guac is unreal! And the mahi (baja) tacos are fantastic!!

    55555 by Jennifer H.

  • Angie G.Order the mango guac & camaron tacos. Be a badass and try not to gulp down a glass of water immediately after.

    55555 by Angie G.

  • Aubrey L.Weekend brunch/lunch has a new hangover cure special, three items from the menu and an alcoholic drink is $18/person, but everyone at the table has to participate.

    55555 by Aubrey L.

  • Jessica N.The tilapia tacos are amazing! Definitely need to try them.

    55555 by Jessica N.

  • Leyla A.Try the beer cocktails or the Michelada

    55555 by Leyla A.

  • Paula LTheir 'pepino el pyu' drink is to die for! Food in general AMAZING, and it is served tapas style to share. Gotta try it!

    55555 by Paula L

  • Andrew V.Ask for a "spicy margarita". I did that, and I'm not sure what they gave me, but it was awesome!

    33333 by Andrew V.

  • Alec TCeviche and fish tacos are the way to go. The Micheladas... not so much.

    55555 by Alec T

  • Michael KSuper sneaky speakeasy downstairs

    55555 by Michael K

  • Agathathe pepino el pyu cocktail is awesome! really refreshing.

    55555 by Agatha

  • Nora K.Ask your server to reco if u aren't sure what to get and try out all the great ceviches!

    55555 by Nora K.

  • EstrellaThe pastor and the camaron tacos are must haves!! Heaven!

    55555 by Estrella

  • Lesley S.Every single ceviche is great!

    55555 by Lesley S.

  • Michael C.Try the Camaron tacos. It's shrimp, roasted garlic, chipotle mayo, avocado and it's amazing!

    55555 by Michael C.

  • Stephanie D.Ask for Lorena. Order the Tres Leches Flan - no matter how stuffed you are.

    55555 by Stephanie D.

  • Lindsay R.Their Mahi Mahi Tacos are absolutely to die for

    55555 by Lindsay R.

  • Jilliann MIf you are sitting down to eat, ask for Lorena - she is adorable and awesome

    55555 by Jilliann M

  • Brian E.Get a Daisy Lightning cocktail at Double A below Mercadito.

    33333 by Brian E.

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