Experience Mexico at Mago Grill & Cantina
A celebration of Mexico’s heritage, Mago Grill & Cantina is the creation of award-winning Chefs Juan Luis Gonzalez (former head chef of Fuego Mexican Grill & Margarita Bar in Arlington Heights) and Ric Munoz. Its original Mexican and Latin menu is comprised of authentic favorites of freshly smashed tableside guacamole, seafood ceviches, savory salsas, fresh salads, and main dishes of steak, chicken, pork and seafood including the chef’s own Grandma Paula’s family recipes. Mago Grill’s menu also offers the classics: suiza-style Burritos, Enchiladas, and Fajita’s including a Mago-style creation served in a hot molcajete. When it comes to Tacos, Chef Juan Luis has developed a host of flavorful recipes to pick from – all promising to excite the taste buds.
For lunch, the chef presents a simpler menu of traditional Mexican favorites along with his taco renditions, a selection of lunch-friendly Grandma Paula’s dishes including Chilaquiles, fresh salads, and small plate picks. Several Tortas including a Jibarito sandwich and a cuban-style burger, all served with homemade chips, complete the menu.
Delectable desserts offered include Chocolate Molten cake, Tres Leches cake, Mexican churros and a flight of fried ice cream, to name a few.
The Cantina shakes up refreshing margaritas and cocktails including masterfully muddled mojitos made with gin, rum or tequila and sangria in refreshing blends of mango, For tequila lovers, the chef shares his collection of over two hundred 100% premium blue agave tequilas poured in a shot glass for sipping or freshly shaken in a host of margaritas. The menu is topped off with Mexican mezcals, cervezas and wines, along with non-alcoholic suaves. This Cantina promises to quench your thirst.
Besides its authentic collection of Mexican dishes, Mago Grill’s atmosphere is warm and inviting with a modern twist giving way to relaxing, yet refined gatherings with family, friends and business associates alike.