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Carnitas Uruapan

Yelp Rating - 4.5 stars
539 reviews onYelp logo
(312) 226-2654
Location1725 W 18th St, Chicago, IL
CategoriesMexican

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updated: June 15, 2024
Price$
AmbienceCasual
Year Established1975
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
Nino R.
Yelp Rating - 5 stars03/02/2024
If you're a carnitas fan then this is your first stop. You need to make it your first stop. This is the standard for which you will base all of your... read review
Linda I.
Yelp Rating - 5 stars02/04/2024
This is a pick up / carry out only location! Just something to be aware of so you can plan for that. Unlike me :). I stopped in specifically just to get a... read review
Rodriguezz E.
Yelp Rating - 5 stars06/07/2024
Great customer service, great tasty food, very clean. I was visiting with my family from California and stopped here to eat it was a really nice experience read review

Business Description

Located in the vibrant and historic neighborhood of Pilsen in Chicago, Carnitas Uruapan has been dishing out authentic, mouth-watering carnitas since 1975. This specialty taqueria is dedicated exclusively to making the best carnitas, made fresh daily according to the original family recipe of the owner, "El Guero" Carbajal.

At Carnitas Uruapan, the menu is reflective of the street fare found in markets in western Mexico in the state of Michoacan. The focus on carnitas is evident in their dedication to perfecting this unique dish, which is served alongside side dishes that compliment its distinct flavor.

As a second-generation owner, the pride and dedication to the craft are evident in the quality of every dish served. The atmosphere here is casual, and while there is no seating, the small space is friendly and welcoming. Visitors can indulge in the fresh and delicious tacos made to order or try the tasty carnitas burrito.

While the wait times may sometimes be long, Carnitas Uruapan is worth every minute. The dedication to quality and tradition is reflected in the praise the restaurant has received over the years. The national recognition that "El Guero" Carbajal has received for being a master of his craft speaks volumes about the quality of food that is served here.

In conclusion, Carnitas Uruapan is a must-visit for anyone who loves authentic Mexican street fare. The dedication to the craft of carnitas and the unique flavors of the Michoacan region are evident in every dish served. And, while the wait times can sometimes be long, the food is worth every minute spent waiting.

Gift Ideas for Carnitas Uruapan

For those who are looking for a unique and delicious culinary experience, Carnitas Uruapan is the perfect place to find it. This specialty taqueria located in Pilsen, Chicago serves up authentic Mexican street fare that is sure to impress even the most discerning of palates. And, what better way to share this delicious experience than by giving a gift from Carnitas Uruapan?

For the foodie in your life, a gift card to Carnitas Uruapan is the perfect present. This gives them the freedom to explore the menu and try all the delicious dishes that have made this restaurant famous. From the fresh and flavorful tacos to the mouth-watering carnitas burrito, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

For those who love to cook, a jar of Carnitas Uruapan's famous salsa is the perfect gift. This salsa is made fresh daily and is the perfect complement to any dish. The unique blend of spices and fresh ingredients is sure to impress even the most experienced home cooks.

For the health-conscious, Carnitas Uruapan also offers a variety of salads that are both delicious and nutritious. Gift a friend or loved one with a salad bowl from Carnitas Uruapan, and they will be able to enjoy a bowl filled with fresh greens, beans, and veggies, topped with their famous carnitas.

In conclusion, a gift from Carnitas Uruapan is the perfect way to share the unique and delicious flavors of Mexican street fare with your loved ones. From gift cards to salsa jars to salad bowls, there is something for everyone to enjoy. So why not spread a little joy and give the gift of Carnitas Uruapan this holiday season?

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