Sol de Mexico
MICHELIN Guide 2017
3018 N. Cicero Ave., Chicago 60641
From $25 to $49


Far more authentic than the average chips-and-salsa joint, Sol de Mexico brightens the scene and palate with a lively atmosphere (cue the mariachi music!) and delectable house specialties. Walls painted in tropical pinks, blues, and oranges are a cheerful canvas for Dia de los Muertos artifacts. To sample the kitchen's skill, start with sopes surtidos "xilonen"-four molded masa cups with a variety of fillings like caramelized plantains doused in sour cream or tender black beans topped with crumbly house-made chorizo. Then, move on to the pollo en mole manchamanteles, which translates to "tablecloth stainer." Rich and slightly bitter with a comforting nuttiness, the aptly named mahogany sauce begs to be sopped up with freshly made tortillas.

MICHELIN guide inspectors

Bib Gourmand: good quality, good value cooking: ≤ £28 / 40 € (IRE)
‘Bibs’ are awarded for simple yet skilful cooking for under £28 or €40.
Good standard.

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  • Wheelchair accessible

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