1041 N California Ave, Chicago, IL
(773) 276-3149 serving: West Town, West Side

Sidewalk Score: 8 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Restaurants, Cheap Eats, Local Favorite, Cash, $, Date Spot, Mexican, Family Style Dining, Lunch Spot,

The Low Down


Know Before You Go: Credit cards are not accepted--it is cash only.

What to Drink: The bar offers margaritas served on the rocks, mojitos, sangria, several Mexican cervezas and more. Nonalcoholic drinks include horchata, sweetened cafe de olla and atole made from corn masa.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

Casual Humboldt Park eatery spotlights authentic flavors from the streets and marketplaces of Mexico City.
by Robyn Galbos at Citysearch

This homey little restaurant, splashed with color from vivid blue tables and chairs and muted lime-green walls, hums with sounds from the open kitchen and the lively conversation of neighborhood patrons. Antojitos (little snacks) center…
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Very Disapointing
By Orlaithk at Citysearch

We went to Maiz tonite for dinner and we're very disapointed with the food and service. First of all, we ordered the Mole enchiladas, the house spe... Read More

Awesome inexpensive food
By Martha F at Insider Pages

Almost everything served here is made of or with corn. The goat cheese sopes are excellent. Everything is made fresh and the food is served tapas s... Read More

A great new find!
By KJLEB at Citysearch

Went there on a Saturday with some friends and had a great meal. The food was definitely cheap but you do get what you pay for. I had the tacos a... Read More

good kids menu
By cterrell at Citysearch

We went for the food and wish we had had a margarita instead. I agree with the other reviewer. It tasted okay but for the money I think you shoul... Read More

Who rates these places??
By pops413 at Citysearch

Where do i begin, there was a stale water stench hinting to plumbing problems,the soda pop was flat,the food was bland,and the portions were small,... Read More