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Chilapan

2459 W. Armitage Ave. (Campbell Ave.) Send to Phone
773-697-4597 | Menu
Named for a town in Veracruz, this Mexican BYOB with a bright façade serves seriously tasty regional cuisine.
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Open
Dinner nightly
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  • Dress code: Casual

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Chilapan Restaurant Review

: This neighborhood-y Logan Square BYOB Mexican joint serves a mean achiote and orange-infused poc chuc, silky flan and complex, mole-soused enchiladas that --- with good reason --- hold the attention of food-loving folks. Even the zippy, guajillo-sherry-dressed chayote and tomato salad is enough to garner buzz. The chill setting, no-fuss patio seating and friendly service --- not to mention the no corkage fee policy --- are enough to draw curious diners; seared camarones on a bed of cilantro pesto rice and spinach, grilled chicken served in a molcajete with arbol-tomatillo salsa and spinach-stuffed skirt steak give us reason to return (again and again). Still, the shining star is the budin Azteca, layered with Chihuahua cheese and shredded chicken. Bring your favorite bottle --- margarita and sangría mixers are on hand.

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