Carnitas Uruapan Restaurant Chicago

NMS Restaurant

Carnitas Uruapan Restaurant – Authentic Mexican Flavors Since 1975

Rating: 4.6 ⭐ (2.5T)

Location: 1725 W 18th St, Chicago, IL 60608, United States
Phone: +1 312-226-2654

Overview: Welcome to Carnitas Uruapan, where the essence of Mexican cuisine comes alive! Our family-owned restaurant, established in 1975, invites you to savor the rich flavors of Michoacán, Mexico. Step into a culinary haven that celebrates tradition and authenticity.

Menu Highlights: Indulge in our signature dish, the slow-cooked and incredibly flavorful carnitas, a delicacy that has won hearts in Mexican markets. Complement your experience with homemade guacamole, crispy chips, and regional specialties like corundas (regional tamales) and more.

Service Options:

  • No reservations required
  • Dine-in and take-out available


  • Closed Mondays
  • Opens at 10 am (Tue-Sun)

Order Online: Experience the taste of Carnitas Uruapan at your convenience. Order online through:

  • Grubhub
  • DoorDash
  • TryCaviar
  • Uber Eats
  • Toast Tab
  • Seamless
  • Postmates

Customer Reviews: Join the chorus of satisfied patrons who have given us a 4.6-star rating based on 2,544 reviews. Here’s what some of our customers are saying:

  • Cinthia Aguilera: “It’s a small place, and service is a bit slow yet worth the wait.”
  • Marc-Louis Paprzyca: “I’d recommend the red (chipotle) sauce to give the pork a little smokey flavor.”
  • Mace de la Fuente: “Super friendly staff, makes you feel like home.”

About Us: We are distinctly and unapologetically Mexican. From the moment you step into our restaurants, the smells, sounds, and sights transport you to the heart of Mexico. Carnitas Uruapan is not just a restaurant; it’s a journey through the authentic flavors of Michoacán.

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At Carnitas Uruapan, we don’t just serve food; we serve a piece of Mexico’s culinary soul. Come, experience the best carnitas in Chicago since 1975.

Carnitas Uruapan Restaurant Chicago

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