a la Mexicana

Award-winning Plant-Based Taqueria serving authentic Mexican flavors featuring culinary mushrooms highlighting their magic and versatility.

El Hongo Magico Taqueria is Chicago’s First Myco-Taqueria!

We believe in the healing benefits of a plant-based diet filled with whole foods and minimizing processed alternatives.

Which is why we focus on fresh vegetables, culinary mushrooms, and handmade corn tortillas because

What We Eat Matters

Our menu features the magic and versatility of culinary mushrooms to satisfy integral aspects of the dining experience to bring you a
Plant-Based a la Mexicana experience.

We serve our menu at the XMarket Foodhall, local events, festivals, farmers markets, and group meetups!
Check out Hours & Events for our schedule.

Order Your Thanksgiving Meal Kit for Pick Up on Wednesday, November 22nd at XMarket Foodhall!

The meal kit will include dishes from every XMarket food vendor creating a unique and tantalizing Thanksgiving experience!
Buy your kit here

Exclusive Pre-Order Menu
View our exclusive Pre-Order menu with gluten-free tamales and mushroom stuffing!

Find us at the XMarket Foodhall!

Chicago’s new food destination featuring six different cuisines to choose from!

Open 7 days a week, located at
804 W. Montrose Ave. Chicago, IL 60613
Free parking in attached garage

Read the press release!

Read our food review in the Chicago Tribune:

Meatfree Mexican? 3 vegan taquerias tap into this growing genre by Nick Kindelsperger

Read the article here

WINNER of the 2023 Chicago Tribune’s Reader’s Choice Food Awards for
Most Impressive Cult Following!

A huge thank you to our fungi lovers for supporting us and helping win this award!

Read the article here

The Menu

Our all plant-based ingredients and culinary mushrooms deliver authentic Mexican flavors in America’s favorite food – TACOS!

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