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311 W. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60654
(312) 643-3200

Named the Best Mexican fare, sober or not, by The Local Tourist. Our authentic, contemporary Mexican culture is complete with signature margaritas, late night snacks and 90+ tequilas. Our digital jukebox plays the best of the 80s and 90s, so get your groove on! Everyone’s got a little Mexican in them; it’s time to release yours!

¡AY CHIWOWA!, from Rockit Ranch Productions partners Billy Dec, Brad Young and Arturo Gomez, is Rockit Ranch’s sixth venue in 10 years. ¡AY CHIWOWA! is an energetic, neighborhood tequila and taco tavern, offering over 90 different tequilas, kegged craft cocktails, innovative takes on classic Mexican street fare, a jukebox, photobooth, DJs playing 80’s and 90’s hits and a non-stop fiesta serving food and drinks until 4 a.m. (5 a.m. on Saturdays!). Reservations, walk-ins and private party inquiries are welcome. ¡AY CHIWOWA! is located at 311 W. Chicago Avenue and is open Tuesday and Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 12 a.m.; Thursday and Friday from 5 p.m. to 4 a.m.; Saturday from 5 p.m. to 5 a.m. Closed Sunday and Monday. For more information, call 312-643-3200 or visit

“After-work spot for rubbing elbows with the gallery and design-district folks.” – Urban Daddy

“Vivacious and happening is the scene at ¡AY CHIWOWA! –Concierge Unlimited

“Inventive food and a killer nightlife scene” – Sun Times SPLASH


At Baconfest Chicago 2014:

Photo by Anne Petersen.

Puerquito Guacamole