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Mundial Cocina Mestiza

1640 W. 18th St. (Ashland Ave.) Send to Phone
312-491-9908 | Menu
This innovative Pan-Latin storefront offers a welcome, often surprising, change in Pilsen.

Lunch & Dinner Tues.-Sun., Brunch Sat.-Sun.

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Mundial Cocina Mestiza, Chicago, IL

Mundial Cocina Mestiza Restaurant Review

: Oaxaca-born Hector Marcial (a KDK restaurants vet) presides in the kitchen of this ambitious BYO in Pilsen. He has crafted visually appealing --- and frequently memorable --- plates like chicken in a Jamaican-style curry and vibrant, grilled shrimp with fresh romeritos, shallots, asparagus, roasted red peppers and bacon-Swiss chard fried rice. From Mexican-style paella, cowboy steak with macaroni strudel or pan-seared char with lump crab-potato mash and pepper escabeche, there’s plenty to contemplate (and enough to excite). The setting walks the line between being approachable and fine, though the vibe is always come-as-you-are.
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