The original New Rebozo is actually a rather large and successful spot in Oak Park, but the River North location feels like a hidden gem, because the small space is below street level, and has no discernable connection to Rick Bayless. The menu is limited, with a focus on mole, and when you’re here that’s what you should order. They have seven different kinds, and all are delicious. Other than that, the margaritas are great, service is friendly, and it’s rarely crowded. It’s a solid alternative to Frontera if you’re downtown and want upscale Mexican food in a casual environment.
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