Islas Marias opened in 2011, and was recently renovated in December 2015 to create space for guests to enjoy more room. Everything looks and feels brand new, at first glance you would not be able to tell that Islas Marias has been serving the Elgin area with delicious Mexican seafood for five years! This family business is run by General Manager Martin Topete. It is owned by Martinís father, and he works alongside his mother, aunt, sister and wife. Martinís closest friends even work in the kitchen. Rest assured your food will be treated with great care, just as if they were serving a family member. Islas Marias is famous for their ëCaldo Siete Maresí, a mixed seafood soup containing octopus, mussels, crab legs, scallops and more. Customers rave about the ëMolcajete Coraí, which also includes a variety of seafood and a special hot sauce which is simply delicious. The ëLangostinos a la Planchaí – giant freshwater shrimp – is another big hit. Martin explains that these three dishes are so popular, almost every table orders at least one of these items! 90% of the menu is seafood, but for the guests that get tagged along with larger parties that do not care for seafood, Islas Marias always has great chicken and steak fajita options. Islas Marias also offers a variety of speciality drinks.People come from all over for Islas Marias great Mexican seafood. This family-friendly restaurant is bound to be your next favorite seafood joint. Donít miss karaoke on Friday and Saturday nights!
938 E. Chicago St.
Elgin, IL 60120