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Best Polish-Mexican-American $1.50 taco 

Loncars Liquors

3201 E. 92nd
773-734-3933

On Wednesday nights this 100-year-old family-run South Chicago dive bar throws a deadpan middle-American taco night for a largely Hispanic crowd. The crispy shells are fried to order and filled with mild ground beef, iceberg lettuce, and creamy fresh cheese. A douse of the house salsa is the only hint of Mexico you'll taste—anything more authentic would ruin the nostalgia. —Kristina Meyer

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