clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

New Taco Joint Walk-Up Window Coming to Lincoln Park

Next time you're famished and thinking of hitting the fast-food drive-thru at Mickey D's, keep driving, park your car and walk up to the window at Taco Joint Urban Taqueria and Cantina.

The simply-named spot—which may confuse people when they say "let's go to the taco joint" and you're not sure which one they're talking about—is set to open in Lincoln Park mid- to late-November and is coming from Zocalo owner Edgar Castaneda.

The casual spot will focus on Mexican street fare and easy-to-eat items like tacos, flautas and more. Once Castaneda secures their liquor license, he'll open the main restaurant, where they'll offer a larger menu and full bar. So don't worry, you'll still be able to get your margaritas. This now marks another quick-take spot, like Big Star in Wicker Park and hopefully this will be a new trend in the city. Because what's better than knocking on a window and having someone hand you a taco?

·


Photo: Big Star's taco al pastor

Big Star

1531 North Damen Avenue, , IL 60622 (773) 235-4039 Visit Website

aco Joint Urban Taqueria and Cantina

1969 N. Halsted St., Chicago, IL

Sign up for the newsletter Sign up for the Eater Chicago newsletter

The freshest news from the local food world