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Bullhead Cantina

#1,628 of 8,550 Restaurants in Chicago
$, , Mexican
1143 N California Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-3403
+1 773-772-8895
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good36%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
19 Aug 2018
“Tacos, Glee and gravity.”
3 Mar 2018
“Lunch ”
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Bar, Pub, Mexican
1143 N California Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-3403
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

A really good local bar that gave us a taste of this local area of Chicago. We stayed locally mostly for the Arlington million horse race and to do the tourist things. We did downtown but ended up wanting to come back here for a...More

Thank Philmchenry
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Really awesome tacos! Pairings are unique but delicious. Recommend the grits and kale, carnitas and shrimp. Will be back. Interesting beer choices too.

Thank TrishH2
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

A cool little joint on California! First time visit (won't be the last). Excellent guacamole and tacos! Fantastic drink specials - try the smoky margarita. Friendly service.

Thank SamAdamsGhost
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Met my great nephew here for lunch as we were passing through Chicago. I was very skeptical when I walked in but he had great praise for this place when he texted me the address. My wife had two tacos she said were excellent. I...More

Thank Don B
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times and their tacos are great. Chips and salsa are amazing, if you like onion heavy salsa. Drinks are well made and worth the price.

Thank stepusin
Reviewed 14 December 2016

They serve a unique variety of tacos. All of the ones my party ordered were fantastic. Andre provided excellent service and made a mean margarita. highly recommend the chips and salsa.

Thank 33danr
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Ended up at this place on a Tuesday when they had a special. The grits and kale taco was the surprise favorite, though the tilapia was also good. Nice neighborhood bar.

Thank Carlie
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Went to Bullhead this weekend with friends who go there frequently. We had the salsa, guac and chips to start. The salsa and guac were really good. You get a good amount for the money too. Guac is tasty without being too spicy. For entrees,...More

Thank CitizenShay
Reviewed 31 March 2015

Superb, no-nonsense taco place with excellent low-price Margaritas and uncomplicated great value tacos starting at $3. The Tilapia taco was a standout bargain at $3! Great guacamole, salsa and chips. My friends Smoked Margarita was a thing of beauty. Service was friendly and unfussy. Recommended.

Thank FreshEire A
Reviewed 14 October 2014

Our daughter recently moved into the neighborhood so we dropped in not knowing what to expect. Small menu, mostly tacos, but they were made to order and delicious. Large "old fashioned" bar and lots of space. Wait staff was friendly and attentive. We will return.

Thank Ken B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Bar, Pub, Mexican
Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1143 N California Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-3403
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-772-8895
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