As we finished up, he stopped by to offer dessert and a holiday gift card deal, but we passed.
Although the churros, cinnamon nachos with ice cream and fried ice cream (all $3 apiece) sounded appetizing, we were on a strict timeline and had to move on.
Antigua was a quick, good lunch, and we plan to keep it in our lunch time repertoire going forward.
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WHAT: Antigua Mexican Grill
WHERE: 1500 Carlemont Dr, Unit J, Crystal Lake
WHEN: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday
INFORMATION: Call 815-526-3078 or go to antiguamexicangrill.com/