Revolucion Mexican Steakhouse

Viva la Revolución

Tonight: Steak and Tequila in Lakeview East

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This warm weather’s just so darn nice.

Weird, but nice.

So you should honor it with something special. Something summery. A fresh margarita, perhaps.

Nope. Still not nice enough.

Okay then, this: fancy margaritas made with reserve tequila and rare Grand Marnier. Also: an 18-ounce bone-in rib eye.

Sounds good to us.

Conveniently, here’s a place with both: Revolución Mexican Steakhouse, a rustic hideaway of juicy steaks and fine tequila, opening today in Lakeview East.

You’ve always sort of wondered what a Chicago meatery would look like if it were in Guadalajara. This is sort of your answer. There’s a cascading waterfall behind the bar, a twinkling star-scape painted on the ceiling and an antique rifle behind the hostess stand (so don’t get any funny ideas).

They have your chophouse requirements: New York strips, filets, pork chops, lamb chops. Here, though, they’ll be crusted with south-of-the-border flavors: cotija-gorgonzola, sauced with a chipotle béarnaise or a jalapeño/red wine reduction.

You could make it a breezy evening near the front bar, or sneak to the back room for some privacy. But this is a steakhouse. Bring friends. Live a little. Load up on sides for the table (roasted corn, poblano rice, grilled cactus) and then hoist that high-end margarita—called the millionaire margarita—in the air.

It’s the only way to celebrate eating cactus.

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Revolucion Mexican Steakhouse
3443 N Broadway
(at W Stratford Pl)
Chicago, IL 60657
773-697-9314
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