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    El Primo Mexican Restaurant

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    Location and hours

    457 N Scott St, Joliet, IL
    Every Day
    07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    ¢ • Mexican • Latin American • New Mexican • Local Eats

    457 N Scott St, Joliet, IL • More info


    • Appetizers

      • Guacamole Dip

        $7.25
      • Quesadillas El Primo

        Corn or Flour tortillas. Chicken, Steak, or Al Pastor with lettuce, tomato, sour cream, and guacamole on the side.
        $5.95
      • Nacho Supreme

        Topped with Steak, cheese, guacamole, tomatoes, sour cream, and jalapeños.
        $6.50
      • Papas con Queso y Steak

        Cheese fries with Steak.
        $4.50
      • Quesadilla de Flor de Calabaza

        Quesadilla made with Squash Blossom.
        $5.50
      • Queso Fundido con Chorizo

        Melted cheese with Mexican Sausage, onion, cilantro, tomato, and fresh jalapeños. Served with corn or flour tortillas.
        $6.95
      • Botana El Primo

        Carne Asada con camarones al mojo de ajo, cebolla, jalapeños toreados, aguacate, y jitomate. Steak with shrimp cooked in a garlic butter sauce, onions, grilled jalapeños, avocado, and tomatoes.
        $17.95
    • Breakfast

      • Huevos Revueltos o Estrellados

        3 scrambled eggs or over easy. Served with rice and beans and your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
        $6.95
      • Huevos Rancheros

        3 eggs cooked over easy topped with ranchero sauce. Served with rice and beans and your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
        $6.95
      • Chilaquiles

        Tortilla chips cooked in a red or green sauce topped with cheese and served with 2 eggs. Served with rice and beans.
        $7.95
      • Huevos a La Mexicana

        3 scrambled eggs with tomato, onions, and fresh jalapeños. Served with rice and beans and your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
        $6.95
      • Huevos con Nopalitos.

        3 scrambled eggs with cactus, tomato, onion, and cilantro. Served with rice and beans and your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
        $6.95
      • Desayuno El Gordo

        3 huevos rancheros con carne asada. 3 eggs with ranchero sauce served with skirt steak. Served with rice and beans and your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
        $10.95
      • Huevos con Chorizo, Jamón, Tocino, o Salchicha

        3 scrambled eggs with your choice of Mexican Sausage, Ham, Bacon, or Hot Dog. Served with rice and beans and your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
        $6.95
      • Machaca con Huevo

        Scrambled eggs with shredded beef. Served with rice and beans and your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
        $6.95
      • Desayuno El Primo

        3 huevos con carne asada y papas redondas. Skirt steak with 3 eggs and potatoes served with rice and beans and your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
        $10.95
      • El Primo Breakfast Burrito

        3 scrambled eggs with Mexican Sausage, beans, tomato, and cheese. Served with rice and beans.
        $7.95
      • Mexican Omelet

        3 scrambled eggs and meat of your choice: Ham, Bacon Mexican Sausage, Steak, or Al Pastor. Served with rice and beans and your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
        $7.95
      • Chilaquiles with Skirt Steak

        Tortilla chips cooked in a red or green sauce topped with cheese and skirt steak and served with 2 eggs and rice and beans.
        $10.95
    • Fajitas

      • Steak Fajitas

        Served with rice and beans, sour cream and guacamole on the side and your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
        $12.95
      • Chicken Fajitas

        Served with rice and beans, sour cream and guacamole on the side and your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
        $12.95
      • Shrimp Fajitas

        Served with rice and beans, sour cream and guacamole on the side, and your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
        $14.50
      • Combo

        Steak, shrimp, and chicken fajitas served with rice and beans, sour cream and guacamole on the side and your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
        $14.50
    • Tacos Al Vapor

      • Sesos, Maciza, y Cabeza

        $2.25
      • Lengua

        $2.50
      • 1/2 Orden de Maciza, Cabeza, Asada, y Al Pastor

        Comes with all vegetables, salsa, & tortillas on the side.
        $12.00
      • Orden de Maciza, Cabeza, Asada, y Al Pastor

        $16.00
      • 1/2 Orden de Lengua y Tripa

        $14.00
      • Orden de Lengua y Tripa

        $18.00
      • Tacos Especial El Gordo

        Mixed carnitas cooked with jalapeños, tomatoes, onions, and cilantro.
        $2.25
      • Tacos de Asada, Al Pastor, Chicharron Rojo o Verde, y Chorizo

        $2.25
      • Tacos de Tripa

        $2.50
      • Tacos Charros

        $2.95
    • Seafood

      • Filete Relleno de Tilapia

        $14.50
      • Siete Mares

        Seafood soup.
        $14.95
      • Caldo de Pescado o Camarón

        Fish or Shrimp soup.
        $11.50
      • Camarones a La Diabla

        Shrimp prepared in a red spicy sauce
        $12.95
      • Filete de Tilapia al Mojo de Ajo o a La Diabla

        Tilapia in garlic butter or in a red spicy sauce.
        $12.95
      • Coctel de Camarón

        Shrimp cocktail.
        $12.95
      • Tostada de Ceviche

        $3.50
      • Camarones Empanizados

        Prawns served with rice and fries.
        $12.95
      • Camarones al Mojo de Ajo

        Butterfly shrimp cooked in a garlic butter sauce
        $12.95
      • Camarones Rancheros

        Sautéed shrimp cooked in a ranchero sauce.
        $12.95
      • Huachinango Entero al Mojo de Ajo, a La Diabla, o Veracruzana

        Whole red snapper in garlic butter sauce, red spicy sauce, or sautéed vegetables.
        $19.95
      • Mojarra Entera al Mojo de Ajo, a La Diabla, o Veracruzana

        Whole white fish in garlic butter sauce, red spicy sauce, or sautéed vegetables.
        $14.95
    • Dinner Combos

      • El Primo

        Carne asada, cheese quesadilla, and a al pastor taco served with rice and beans and sour cream and guacamole on the side.
        $11.95
      • El Gordo

        Carne asada, taco de al pastor, and a green cheese enchilada served with rice and beans and sour cream and guacamole on the side.
        $11.95
      • La Favorita

        Chile relleno, chicken quesadilla, and a steak taco served with rice and beans and sour cream and guacamole on the side.
        $11.95
    • La Dona

      • Torta

        Mexican style sandwich prepared with your choice of meat: milanesa, ham, steak, al pastor, lengua, cabeza, maciza, or pork with beans, lettuce, cheese tomato, sour cream, and avocado.
        $5.50
      • Torta Dinner

        Mexican style sandwich prepared with your choice of meat: milanesa, ham, steak, al pastor, lengua, cabeza, o maciza with beans, lettuce, cheese tomato, sour cream, and avocado. Comes with rice and beans.
        $8.50
      • Tostada de Lomo

        Pork tostada with beans, cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream and avocado.
        Sold out
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        $2.95
      • Tostada de Tinga

        Tostadas topped with chicken, cooked onion, and chipotle sauce.
        $2.95
      • Pambazos

        A bolillo bun dipped in a red sauce stuffed with potatoes, mexican sausage, lettuce, cheese, and sour cream.
        $5.50
      • Sopes

        Your choice of steak, al pastor, carnitas, lengua, boronas, chicharron rojo o verde, nopales, and rajas con queso.
        $2.50
      • Gorditas

        Your choice of steak, al pastor, carnitas, lengua, boronas, chicharron rojo o verde, nopales, and rajas con queso.
        $3.25
      • Huaraches

        Your choice of steak, al pastor, carnitas, lengua, boronas, chicharron rojo o verde, nopales, and rajas con queso.
        $4.50
    • Dinner Specials

      • Taco Dinner

        Your choice of meat topped can be topped with lettuce, tomato, sour cream, and cheese or cilantro and onion served with rice and beans
        $9.50
      • Quesadilla Dinner

        Your choice of meat served with sour cream and guacamole on the side and rice and beans.
        $9.50
      • Quesadilla Sincronizada

        Made with ham, mexican sausage, avocado, and jalapeños.
        $9.50
      • Chiles Rellenos (2)

        Poblano peppers stuffed with cheese in a red sauce. Served with rice and beans.
        $11.50
      • Flautas

        Chicken or shredded beef topped with lettuce, tomato, sour cream, cheese, and guacamole. Served with rice and beans.
        $8.95
      • Veggie Combo

        Cheese enchilada, chile relleno, and a bean tostada. Served with rice and beans.
        $9.25
      • Vegetarian Quesadilla

        Large flour tortilla with cheese, beans, sautéed green peppers, mushrooms, and onions. Served with rice and beans.
        $8.50
    • Burgers

      • El Primo Burger

        Ham, avocado, grilled onions, and cheese
        $6.95
      • Mushroom Burger

        Topped with sautéed mushrooms, american cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, and pickles
        $6.50
      • Cheeseburger

        cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, and pickles.
        $6.50
      • Hamburger

        comes with lettuce, tomato, onions, pickles.
        $6.25
    • House Specials

      • Tampiquena

        Skirt steak with two cheese enchiladas, sour cream and guacamole on the side. Served with rice and beans and your choice of corn and flour tortillas.
        $14.50
      • Carne Asada

        Skirt steak with guacamole and sour cream on the side. Served with rice and beans and your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
        $14.95
      • Bistec con Rajas y Queso

        Steak with sliced poblano peppers, tomato, onions, and melted cheese. Served with rice and beans and your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
        $12.50
      • Bistec Ranchero

        Skillet steak topped with tomatoes, green peppers, onions, and melted cheese. Served with rice and beans and your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
        $12.50
      • Carne a La Diabla

        Strips of steak cooked in a red spicy sauce. Served with rice and beans and your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
        $12.50
      • Bistec a La Mexicana

        Strips of steak cooked with tomatoes, onions, and fresh jalapeños. Served with rice and beans and your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
        $12.50
      • Bistec Encebollado

        Skirt steak with sautéed onions, Served with rice and beans and your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
        $12.50
      • Carnitas a La Mexicana

        Pork carnitas cooked with onion, tomato, and fresh jalapeños, Served with rice and beans and your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
        $12.50
      • Carne Charra

        Skirt steak or chicken breast topped with beans and red tomatillo sauce with a cheese quesadilla, sour cream, nopales, and guacamole on the side. Served with rice and beans and your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
        $13.95
      • Lengua a La Mexicana Roja o Verde

        Beef tongue cooked with onion, tomato, and fresh jalapeños in a red or green sauce. Served with rice and beans and your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
        $13.50
      • Guisado de Puerco en Salsa Verde

        Pork cooked in green sauce. Served with rice and beans and your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
        $11.95
      • Bistec con Camarones

        Steak with shrimp cooked in a ranchero sauce. Served with rice and beans and your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
        $12.50
    • Burritos

      • Steak Diablo Burrito

        Filled with beans, lettuce, cheese, and tender cuts of steak in a spicy diablo sauce. Topped with more diablo sauce and cheese.
        $9.50
      • El Primo Burrito

        Filled with your choice of steak, al pastor, chicken, or beef and beans and melted cheese.
        $9.50
      • Swiss Burrito

        Filled with your choice of steak, chicken, beef or al pastor with beans and melted cheese.
        $9.50
      • Chile Verde Burrito

        Filled with pork simmered in green sauce, with beans, lettuce, and cheese. Topped with Chile verde sauce and cheese.
        $9.50
    • Enchiladas

      • Enchiladas Supreme

        Enchiladas topped with green sauce and avocado with your choice of chicken, steak, beef, or cheese.
        $9.50
      • Enchiladas Rojas o Verdes

        Chicken, steak, beef, or cheese enchiladas with red or green sauce.
        $9.50
      • Enchiladas Suizas

        3 enchiladas in a green sauce topped with cheese, sour cream, and grilled onions with your choice of chicken, steak, beef, or cheese.
        $9.50
      • Shrimp Enchiladas

        3 shrimp enchiladas in a green sauce topped with cheese and avocado.
        $9.95
    • Chimichangas

      • Diablo Chimi

        Steak in a red spicy tomatillo sauce stuffed with beans, cheese, and tomatoes, deep fried and topped with cheese and sauce.
        $9.50
      • El Primo Chimi

        Steak and al pastor meat with beans, cheese, and tomatoes, deep fried and topped with red sauce and cheese.
        $9.50
      • Chimichanga

        Chicken, steak, beef, or al pastor topped with cheese and red sauce.
        $9.50
    • Soup

      • Carne en su Jugo

        Strips of steak cooked in a juice with vegetables
        $9.95
      • Caldo de pollo

        chicken soup
        $9.95
      • Caldo de res

        beef stew
        $10.95
      • consome de res

        beef broth
        $5.95
    • Kids Menu

      • Cheese Quesadilla

        Served with rice.
        $5.25
      • Kids Tacos

        Served with rice. Your choice of meat.
        $5.25
      • Salchipulpo

        Served with fries.
        $5.25
      • Chicken Tenders

        Served with fries.
        $5.25
      • Cheeseburger

        Served with fries.
        $5.25
      • Steak Burrito

        Served with rice.
        $5.25
      • Cheese Enchilada

        Served in a red or green sauce and rice.
        $5.25
    • Sides

      • Rice

        $2.25
      • Beans

        $2.25
      • Pico de Gallo

        $2.25
      • Guacamole

        $2.95
      • Avocado Slices

        $1.95
      • Tortillas

        $1.99
      • Sour Cream

        $0.75
      • Cheese Sauce

        $1.50
      • Grilled Onions

        $1.99
      • Grilled Jalapeños

        $1.99
    • Dessert

      • Choco Flan

        Two layered, combines flan on top and chocolate cake on the bottom smothered with caramel.
        Sold out
         • 
        $3.50
      • Gelatina

        Sold out
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        $3.50
      • Flan

        Sold out
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        $3.50
    • Drinks

      • Horchata (16 oz)

        Rice water.
        $2.25
      • Horchata (32 oz)

        Rice water.
        $3.50
      • Jamaica (16 oz)

        $2.25
      • Jamaica (32 oz)

        $3.50
      • Agua Fresca de Tamarindo (16 oz)

        $2.25
      • Agua Fresca de Tamarindo (32 oz)

        $3.50
      • Lemonade (16 oz)

        $2.25
      • Lemonade (32 oz)

        $3.50
      • Cafe

        Coffee
        $2.25
      • Leche

        Milk
        $1.95
      • Leche con Chocolate

        Chocolate Milk
        $2.25
      • Licuado de Platano

        Banana Shake
        $3.75
      • Licuado de Fresa

        Strawberry Shake
        $3.75
      • Soda de Lata

        Can pop.
        $1.25
      • Coca de Botella

        Bottle Coke
        $2.25
      • Jarritos, Sidral Mundet

        $1.95
      • Iced Tea

        $2.00