About Mercadito - River North
Mexican food with authentic flavors. Lobster, Shrimp, Fish, Steak, Chicken, and Pork TACOS!! Craft Cocktails that will blow your mind!!! Ample sized banquets accommodate large parties while smaller white quartzite tables and the soft wood floor and ceiling keep the atmosphere cozy. Exquisite details include rope screens separating banquettes, handmade pyramid-shaped copper lights illuminating the bar, and unique graffiti-style murals dressing the dining rooms. A massive bar area and lounge lets guests relax while taking in the stylish and upscale environment.
Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Saturday 11:00am-3:00pm & Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm;
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Tuesday: 5:00pm - 12:00am, Wednesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 1:00am, Friday: 5:00pm- 2:00am: Saturday: 5:00pm - 3:00am
Kinzie between N Clark and N La Salle
$31 to $50
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MH-Catering: website: www.mh-catering.com
Our team's knowledge is grounded in their experience as consumers and connoisseurs, and then improved through decades of restaurant and industry experience. We strive to create a remarkable and unique experience by perfectly detailing every aspect of your catering and event needs. It is important to us that every guest has an exceptional experience and is provided with extraordinary service.
Valet parking daily
Merchandise Mart stops Purple and Brown Line and 156 Bus LaSalle.
Private Party Facilities:
Plan your next birthday, office party, or event at Mercadito. For parties of seven or more we offer a range of tasting menus and open bar options to fit any budget and palate. We are happy to help you plan a memorable event that will exceed your expectations.
Private Party Contact:
Wendy Wohlfeill: 3123299555x
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
For parties of seven or more we offer a range of tasting menus and open bar options to fit any budget and palate. We are happy to help you plan your event. Contact: email@example.com
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Mercadito - River North Ratings and Reviews
The host seemed to be a bit rude....howe ...
The host seemed to be a bit rude....however the young lady that escorted us to the table was friendly. I could not understand why we had to wait 45 minutes to be seated when there were about 10-15 available tables and booths. The host had people just standing looking at empty seats. I assume the reasoning is to send people to the bar to drink and spend money during the wait. It worked lol the bartender was fantastic and the drinks were fabulous. The food was pretty good as well, at first glance the portions looked small they were actually quite filling. I plan on going back, hopefully the hostess will be in better spirits.
Pastor Tacos were underwhelming. Guac w ...
Pastor Tacos were underwhelming.
Guac was good.
Salsa serving was tiny.
Seating was so cramped tables had to be moved to seat people leaving no way to leave you seat without literally moving your table.
Staff sat people in bunches even though there was plenty of room to give people space...
Decent vibe, Good server, Good Guac
Overpriced small portions
Highlighted Pastor Tacos failed to impress.
Seating plan created cramped experience with a view of plenty of open tables unutilized.
Not a "Bad" Place. Could easily be better.
Food was really good, drink very well ma ...
Food was really good, drink very well made & actually had a good amount of alcohol in them for the price. Tables seemed to be a bit crammed together though it's like you were sitting with the person next to you. Not bad though my wife & I enjoyed our time dining out.
Food good, but service unnecessarily rus ...
Food good, but service unnecessarily rushed (we were in and out in less than 45 minutes, and they had wiped the tables down before bringing us our last drink), crushed (they sat five of us in a space for four by mismatching tables, even though there were plenty of larger tables free), and incredibly noisy.
We researched places for brunch and came ...
We researched places for brunch and came up with this place based on location and menu. We liked how the restaurant looked as far as decor and we had made a reservation although one was not needed. We were sadly disappointed with the portion size of each item we ordered. We do not eat a lot and are not "buffet" type people and still, what what was served was an amazingly small portion for the amount that was charged. The food was very good but you'd have to spend a fortune to not be hungry again within the hour.
The place is too loud to actually have a ...
The place is too loud to actually have an enjoyable dinner. This setting is more fun for just drinks and maybe some appetizers. The tables are too close to each other. I felt like I was on a date with the couple right next to me and had to yell across the table to have a conversation with my friend.
The only negative was they really rushed ...
The only negative was they really rushed us out before we finished our dinner and drinks and aggressively cleared the table to hint that they wanted it for next table. Pretty rude since we still were ordering drinks.
We enjoyed mercadito, food options were ...
We enjoyed mercadito, food options were great for sharing, service was good and nice selection of margaritas and beers. I would recommend to friends although conversation became more difficult as the evening wore on and the dining room became more crowded. Good place to go with a group, large or small.
The food was excellent and distinctive. ...
The food was excellent and distinctive. Service was very good as well. While the atmosphere is "festive" it is extraordinarily noisy and the music is overpowering. I also recommend sitting in the room by the windows as the back of the restaurant is fairly dark.
Was worried about the noise level and cr ...
Was worried about the noise level and crowd during peak hours. Inside is loud at packed - after we sat down I requested outdoor seating and the host was able to help us out. Extremely generous and accommodating of them, and the service outside was great.
We made a reservation for 8:15, arrived ...
We made a reservation for 8:15, arrived on time, checked in, and was asked to wait at the bar until our table was ready. At 8:45pm, I went back up to the host stand after watching several parties who arrived after be seated and after noticing a few open tables. I asked the host what was going on and she seated us immediately. Shortly after I received an email from Open Table asking why we missed our reservation....so, I suppose to hosts just forgot about us. But other than that, everything was great.
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