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Readers' Choice: Name Plainfield's Best Mexican Restaurant

Whether it's all about the salsa or the amazing margaritas, what's your go-to spot for Mexican food in Plainfield?

Patch is relaunching our Readers' Choice program, and we want to hear from you: When it comes to Mexican food, who stands out from the crowd in Plainfield?

Whether you go for authentic south-of-the-border cuisine, Tex-Mex or the fast food variety, what's your favorite spot for Mexican food? We're asking our readers — and your friends, family, coworkers and neighbors — to tell us what Plainfield restaurant does it best.

We’ll keep accepting votes through Aug. 17, and the winner will be determined solely based on poll votes.

Below is a poll featuring nominations submitted by readers (the nomination period ended July 9). Click to vote in our poll to choose your favorite.

Remember, ONLY poll votes will count toward determining the winner.

diana August 02, 2012 at 11:07 PM
I still have yet to find a real "authentic" Mexican restaurant that uses chihuahua cheese, makes their own refried beans, chips, mole, flan, etc, and that is reasonable cost. Oh, one that also has that Mom and Pop home atmosphere like one I used to know in Wood Dale called El Niagara. They were they best until they retired 8 years ago.
Brooke Simpson August 09, 2012 at 12:40 PM
Front street
Deborah Moore August 16, 2012 at 05:03 PM
La Adelita.. very yummy salsa..
Vicki Pawlowski Dallmann August 17, 2012 at 06:09 PM
The closest to get authentic Mexican is a little family-owned place called Taco Mex on Essington just south of Caton Farm. All of the contestants above indeed do have good food, but I'll echo that they're not authentic.
diana August 17, 2012 at 10:59 PM
If Taco Mex is the one by Dairy Queen, then yes I totally agree! They have the authentic mole like my mom and dad's restaurant. Besides that one, La Mex is the best one. Both are in Joliet. Got to go to the heart of it. ;)

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