Big Star

Top 1% of restaurants in Chicago
8 / 10

15 expert reviews

“There’s no question what you’ll get if you score a seat at Big Star: tacos. And we’re not talking about boring old Americanized tacos.”

– Frommer's

Concierge Concierge
"Big Star is a seriously upscale taqueria that does not mess around when it comes to its food."
Fodor's Fodor's
"It's cramped and noisy, and the service is often ambivalent, but most locals are willing to bear the substantial waits at Big Star because the tacos are some of the best in the city." Full review
Zagat Zagat
""Hipsters" pile into Paul Kahan's "affordable" Wicker Park Mexican for "flavorful" tacos "like you've never tasted" plus "delicious", "strong" margaritas." Full review
Gayot Gayot
"At this mock dive bar-meets-taqueria, Paul Kahan (Blackbird, Avec, The Publican) serves both stylized and pretty authentic takes on Mexican faves." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
0 Stars
"Loud music, a grungy but hip vibe, and abundant drink specials keep the lofty garage-like space filled to the rafters." Full review
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