Alvarez Mexican Restaurant was founded by Francisco Alvarez and his brother. The first Alvarez restaurant opened in 1987 but this particular location in Loves Park, Illinois opened in 1996. Francisco Alvarez has been in the Chicago Area since he was 14. He used to be a busboy and waiter at other restaurants and eventually made his way up to owning his own business.One of the most popular dishes at Alvarez is the Boogie Burrito. This dish has been popular since the first restaurant opened in 1987. Also quite popular is the Coco Loco Salad. This is a unique salad that can only be found at Alvarez Restaurant. In this salad they use New York Strip Steak so many customers are drawn to that. Also, all of the dishes there are made fresh and are homemade and give the restaurant a homey feeling.Regarding drinks, the Killer Margarita is very popular and is most frequently ordered. Their extensive bar provides for a large variety of beverage options. Additionally, Alvarez does many catering events and is always looking to expand its business. Alvarez Restaurant has a family friendly feel to it and is a great place to dine no matter the occasion.
205 E. Riverside
Loves Park, IL 61111