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Posted by mike on 12/02/2011
I've lived in Chicago all my life and love the Mexican food in this city. Having moved near downtown, I was excited to learn about Flaco's Tacos, a place that is supposedly similar to the authentic quick joints with a little unique nice decor flair. Unfortunately, after having given this restaurant two tries, and having tried very different items each time, I highly recommend against coming here. The torta is just too 'bready' - it doesn't have that magical fluffiness. There was almost zero steak in my sandwich, no chihuahua cheese that I can tell of, and the little shards of meat that were there were made from cartilage and fat and I couldn't even bite them - I literally threw out 75% of the meat, and I don't like to do that. The chicken taco is flavorless, and they do not have any fresh pico de gallo as far as I can tell. The tres leches dessert is satisfying enough, but for 2.95, I got a portion that wasn't even enough for one person. Overall, this place is 'affordable' but I'd be willing to pay an extra buck per item if they actually made it delicious. Like the other reviewers said, this place goes from ok, to bland, to sometimes bad, depending on what you get.
Posted by Paul on 11/18/2011
I have had an excellent experience every time I've been there- A very solid choice. Attentive staff- great food- great price. Win!