Nuevo Leon Restaurant

Nuevo Leon Restaurant

1515 W 18th St, Chicago, IL
(312) 421-1517 serving: Pilsen, Pilsen (Lower West Side), West Side
open:Call for hours

Sidewalk Score: 10 out of 10

The Low Down


Where to Sit: Ask for a table in the back, which is brighter, more festive and smoke-free.

Know Before You Go: Bring cash--Nuevo Leon doesn't take credit cards.

What to Drink: The restaurant doesn't have a liquor license, but you may bring beer or wine. There's no corkage fee, and your server will provide lime wedges and a bucket of ice.

Parking: Can't find street parking? Don't sweat it. There's a free lot at the corner of Laflin and 18th Street.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

by at Gayot

We like the individually topped nachos at this pleasant, family-oriented taqueria, which draws multiculti crowds noon and night. And holy mole is the mole sauce here terrific; it's one of the tastiest, especially for the price. Get it on…
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Never Again!
By MariaSolanes at Citysearch

I am always amazed that Nuevo Leon has such a strong following. As a lifelong Mexican Food aficionado, IMHO the food at NL is not just bad, it is h... Read More

By Gracchus at Citysearch

Bland food. Read More

Good Mexican food
By Joe M at Insider Pages

Great food, great service, great prices. The enchilada in mole sauce was the best enchilada I have ever eaten. Read More

Real Authentic Mexican Food
By Simpleman008 at Citysearch

Great food, great staff, what else can anybody ask for? Their carne asada is delicious, served the with their homemade flour tortillas that no othe... Read More

stressful-not worth the trip
By lucky131 at Citysearch

I'm Mexican, from LA, and from my first visit (I had the Carne Asada plate, 6 nachos, Carne Asada Burrito) I can recommend this place for pick-up o... Read More