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Xni Pec

3755 Grand Blvd. (Prairie Ave.) Send to Phone
708-290-0082 | Menu
Family-run spot in the west 'burbs with Yucatan cuisine and a cult following.
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Cuisine
Open
Late Lunch Sat.-Sun., Dinner Tues.-Sun.
Features
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Full bar
  • No Credit Cards

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Xni Pec Restaurant Review

: Xni Pec (“shnee peck"), the Yucatan restaurant that previously lured foodies to Cicero, has relocated to west suburban Brookfield, and it’s a boon for the dining depraved downtown. It’s a family operation, and the love shines through in regards to the food and sincere service. You won’t find Mayan cuisine like this elsewhere in Chicago, which makes it all the more appealing. Sure, we didn’t love everything: the empanadas, while flavorful, were greasy, and the mole had a bitter edge. But the zingy salsa is first-rate, as is the achiote-infused cochinita topped with pickled red onions. Moist tilapia sautéed in coconut sauce should not be missed either. As for finales, the very sweet rice pudding is comforting (but definitely should be shared). An affordable wine list and a handful of house cocktails, including sangría, ensure a complete experience.

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