• “No need for the chains anymore.”

    - Titus Ruscitti, Thrillist
  • "The perfect place for a relaxing meal."

    - Van Mac, Fab Food Chicago
  • "Salsa, salsa, salsa!"

    - Mallory Korol, Chicago Food Magazine
  • "I seriously crave it all the time!"

    - Soo Park, Fab Food Chicago

Carne Asada

Marinated skirt steak.

Barbacoa

Braised beef, chimichurri sauce.

Suadero

Roasted Mexican style brisket

Al Pastor

Three chile marinated pork.

Carnitas

Shredded pork shoulder with a hint of orange & fresh herbs.

Chorizo

Mexican sausage mixed with potatoes & carrots.

Pierna en Adobo

Pork leg cooked in Adobo sauce.

Chicharron Prensado

Meaty pork skin cooked in guajillo sauce & spices.

Tinga

Shredded chicken cooked with chipotle, tomatoes & grilled onions.

Pescado

Fried tilapia topped with a Jalapeño cabbage slaw & chipotle aioli.

Veggie

Fresh herbs, corn,carrots,roasted green & red peppers & onions.

Handmade tortillas · made fresh to order food · BYOB

We use 100% soybean oil. All pork products are cooked on a separate grill.

Chicago’s Best

Elliott from Chicago’s Best visits El Carrito for their “Best Mexican” feature of our Torta Chilanga.

Location

6019 N. Lincoln Ave,
Chicago, IL 60659
872.208.3260

El Carrito is BYOB

Hours

Mon – Thur 11am – 9pm
Fri – Sat 11am – 10pm
Sun 11am – 9pm