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Restaurant Week Mexican River North

Mercadito Chicago, River North’s upscale, authentic Mexican restaurant, participates in Chicago Restaurant Week 2017, with special prix-fixe sharing menus for brunch, lunch and dinner, available January 27 – February 9.

Lunch Prix-Fixe Menu - $22 - $28 with Beverage*

Mercadito’s lunch prix-fixe menu includes a choice of two types of guacamoles, two types of ceviches, three tacos and one dessert.

For the first course, guests will choose two guacamoles. Choices include:

·      Tradicional, tomatillo pico de gallo, jalapeño, garlic, key-lime and cilantro;

·      Mango, jicama, chipotle and pico de gallo

·      Granada, tomatillo pico de gallo, roasted habanero, pomegranate, mint, queso fresco and crispy shallot

Next, guests will choose two ceviches. Ceviche options include:

·      Camarón, lemon poached shrimp, pico de gallo, grapes, pumpkin seeds, lime-piquin broth

·      Mixto, shrimp, octopus, mahi-mahi, pico de gallo, cucumber, celery, avocado, garlic and michelada broth

·      Dorado, lemon marinated mahi-mahi, pico de gallo, grapefruit, green olives, carrots, oregano and citrus-chipotle broth

For the third course, guests will choose three types of tacos. Taco options include:

·      Pastor, ancho rubbed pork, chile de árbol salsa, grilled pineapple

·      Carne, rosemary marinated grilled skirt steak, celery root-poblano fundido and crispy potato

·      Estilo Baja (Add $1) mahi-mahi, chipotle mojo and mexican slaw

·      Camarón, (add $1) roasted garlic, chipotle mojo and avocado

·      Hongos, wild mushrooms, huitlacoche, onions, cilantro, crispy manchego and tomatillo salsa

·      Espada (Add $1) blackened swordfish, chile de arbol aioli, cabbage-jalapeño slaw

·      Carnitas de Puerco, braised pork, cabbage, onions, cilantro, peanut salsa and chicharrón

·      Pollo, epazote marinated grilled chicken, onion, cilantro, morita mojo, delicata squash and crispy red onion

Complete your meal with one of Mercadito’s signature postres that includes a choice of:

·      Flan de Cajeta, goat’s milk caramel custard

·      Flan de Tres Leches, three milk custard

·      Flan de Coco, coconut custard

Dinner Prix-Fixe Menu - $33 - $44 with Beverage*

The dinner prix-fixe menu includes two types of guacamole, one type of ceviche, four tacos (see above) one side and one dessert.

Side options include:

·      Elote Mexicano, Mexican-corn on the cob

·      Arroz Verde, green rice casserole, Chihuahua and Oaxaca cheese

·      Plátanos Machos, fried plantains, ginger-jalapeño sauce

·      Arroz y Frijoles: homestyle rice, black beans

·      Ensalada: mixed greens, corn, jicama, pico de gallo, queso fresco, chipotle-balsamic vinaigrette

·      Mac & Cheese, poblano, manchego cheese and corn

·      Frijoles, pintos refried pinto beans, queso fresco

Brunch Prix-Fixe Menu - $22 - $28 with Beverage*

The brunch prix-fixe menu includes two types of guacamole, two types of tacos (see above) two types of brunch favorites and one dessert, available Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Brunch favorites include:

·      Huevos Rancheros, sunny-side up eggs, soft corn tortilla, black bean hash, salsa roja, salsa verde

·      Chilaquiles, corn tortilla chip, Chihuahua and Oaxaca cheese, crema fresca, choice of creamy tomatillo sauce or chile-guajilo sauce

·      Enchiladas, shredded chicken, chile-guaillo sauce, avocado, crema fresca, red onions, Chihuahua and Oaxaca cheese

·      Pancakes, manchego cheese, strawberries, cinnamon butter and maple syrup

Mercadito’s Chicago Restaurant Week menu is designed for guests to share. Guests also have the option to order off of the regular menu. Tax and gratuity are not included. For more information, or to make a reservation, call (312) 329-9555 or visit

*Includes specialty cocktails, beer and house wine $14.50 and under

Mercadito Chicago
Authentic, Upscale Mexican Cuisine


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