• El Xangarrito, Popular Mexican Restaurant In Lincoln Square, Is Closing

    by Alex V Hernandez / Block Club Chicago / September 14, 2023

    Husband-and-wife owners Rogelio and Erika Benitez made the surprise announcement that the restaurant will close at the end of the month, but hinted at a “big project in the future."

    LINCOLN SQUARE — The couple behind a popular Mexican restaurant in Lincoln Square are closing the business at the end of the month.

    Husband-and-wife owners Rogelio and Erika Benitez opened El Xangarrito, 4811 N. Rockwell St., in November 2020.

    The couple announced Sept. 5 on social media they are closing the business for good Sept. 30, and they hinted at a new venture underway.

    “We know this notice might be shocking to many, if not all of you, but we know it’s the right decision for us as a family for now. We have a big project for the future, and we hope you can be there to join us,” the couple said in the announcement. Read more HERE



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