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Chowdown Showdown: Who Makes the Best Mexican Food?

Nominate your favorite restaurant here!

Chowdown Showdown is back, and this time with a focus on Mexican food.

Fajitas, tacos, burritos, quesadillas? We’re on a mission to determine which Buffalo Grove restaurant is best when it comes to Mexican cuisine. 

Nominate the restaurant that you think serves the best Mexican food by posting a comment in the box below. Nominations will also be accepted via our Facebook and Twitter accounts.

The three most popular submissions received by 5 p.m. Tuesday will be posted as a poll Wednesday morning. The restaurant that receives the most votes in the poll will be named the Chowdown Showdown Mexican Food Champion.

Want to explain what makes a particular dish so great? Tell us in the comments section or write a review on the restaurant's listing, which you can find under the "Places" tab.

If you are really pulling for a certain restaurant, be sure to share the columns on your personal Facebook page and Twitter feed to get your favorite spot more visibility.

Patch readers, please tell us, who makes the BEST Mexican food in Buffalo Grove?

Ann Soutter January 09, 2012 at 12:09 PM
Grande Jakes
Scott Spector January 09, 2012 at 03:51 PM
Las Palmas
BG MOM 715 January 09, 2012 at 04:20 PM
Mi Mexico!!
Gary Zeal January 09, 2012 at 04:23 PM
Grande Jakes
Hillary Wenk January 09, 2012 at 04:58 PM
Mi Mexico!!!
Jenn Hurwitz January 09, 2012 at 05:12 PM
Grande Jake's
Jeanne January 09, 2012 at 06:21 PM
Grande Jake's!
Bekah Ramirez Goldstein January 09, 2012 at 09:58 PM
MY kitchen.. but since I am not a restaurant, i pick Mi Mexico - it is the closest to how my grandmother used to cook
Ernest J. Schweit January 09, 2012 at 10:09 PM
Grande Jake's....the mole is great!
Abigail January 09, 2012 at 10:24 PM
Tacos el Norte. The one in Buffalo Grove is now located across from Lowe's in Libertyville. They have the best chicken flautas, enchiladas, and tacos--great place to go for a nice meal. Grande Jake's is a close second, but my vote is still for Tacos el Norte.
mike feldman January 10, 2012 at 09:56 PM
Las Palmas is our favorite
Vikki Esses Kochevar January 10, 2012 at 10:04 PM
Grande Jakes. Love everything there, especially the steak fajitas.
Ann Soutter January 10, 2012 at 10:28 PM
But, if "one in Buffalo Grove is now located across from Lowe's in Libertyville", then it's not in BG anymore...
chris wright January 11, 2012 at 03:48 PM
Grande Jakes - no doubt. Always good fresh food and I love how involved they are in the community with supporting the schools and BG Days. Great food, good people!:)
nicole griffin January 12, 2012 at 07:29 PM
Las Palmas- great fresh food, authentic , great staff and management! Weekends there are so much fun

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