142 W Washington St, West Chicago, IL
142 W Washington St, West Chicago, IL

La Cocina de María
Authentic Homemade Mexican Food Since 2014

Welcome to La Cocina de Maria, a charming and intimate restaurant where you’ll experience the true essence of homemade Mexican cuisine. As a family-owned and operated restaurant, we take great pride in sharing our passion for authentic flavors and warm hospitality with each and every guest.

Our story began generations ago, with cherished family recipes passed down through time, and it is with this rich culinary heritage that we bring the vibrant tastes of Mexico to your plate.

Nestled within our small and cozy space, you’ll find a welcoming ambiance that instantly makes you feel at home.

On warm days, our beautiful patio opens its doors, offering a colorful and lively environment where you can savor your meal while immersing yourself in a relaxing conversation. It’s the perfect setting to slow down, unwind, and indulge in our mouthwatering dishes and drinks.

We are honored to have our food recognized by the prestigious Bon Appétit magazine, a testament to the quality and creativity we pour into every dish. From the moment you take your first bite, you’ll understand why our flavors have captivated taste buds and garnered acclaim.

Join us at La Cocina de Maria, where family, flavor, and a touch of fame blend seamlessly to create an unforgettable dining experience. Come and be a part of our story as we continue to celebrate the art of Mexican cuisine with love and dedication.

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