Summertime Picnics in the Park Get a Mexican Twist With Salsa 17

Carryout Menu Pairs Perfectly with Outdoor Summer Concert Series

Unplugged Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m.
Sounds of Summer Fridays, 7-8:30 p.m.
Every week through Aug. 20 in downtown Arlington Heights

The summer is heating up in the northwestern suburbs with the kick off of Arlington Heights’ Sounds of Summer Concert Series. The popular annual event, which takes place in Harmony Park at Vail Avenue and Campbell Street in the heart of the downtown district, attracts Arlington Heights residents and visitors alike for Unplugged Thursdays and Sounds of Summer Fridays. The concerts go from 7-8:30 p.m. every Thursday and Friday through Aug. 20 (weather permitting). 

Located just steps from Harmony Park is Salsa 17, Arlington Heights’ top spot for freshly prepared Mexican cuisine, made-to-order margaritas and a lively, vibrant atmosphere. The restaurant provides a convenient stop to pick up tasty to-go dinners perfect for accompanying a night of live music under the stars.     

Salsa 17’s comprehensive take-out menu showcases Chef Jose Luna’s flavorful and seasonal Mexican dishes, including appetizers, salads, specials, entrees and side dishes. Give your picnic some spice with everything from Salsa 17’s famous guacamole ($7.95) and zesty shrimp ceviche ($8.95) to hearty entrees like chiles rellenos ($15.95), fajitas ($13.95-$17.95), burritos ($12.95-$15.95), enchiladas ($12.95-$14.95) and much more. (Editors’ note: Salsa 17’s full take-out menu is available.) To place a carryout order, please call Salsa 17.

Salsa 17 is the northwest suburbs’ premier Mexican restaurant, offering a taste of Mexico’s regional cuisines. Chef Jose Luna, who hails from Jalisco, Mexico, comes from three generations of chefs and continues this legacy with more than 30 years of culinary experience. His attention to detail and respect of local and seasonal ingredients shine in Salsa 17’s signature dishes, including fajitas, burritos, enchiladas and an array of moles. Made-to-order margaritas, a well-edited list of tequilas and several Mexican and American beers offer refreshment and pair perfectly with Salsa 17’s savory dishes. The atmosphere is vibrant and upbeat, with colorful Mexican movie posters, wrought iron artwork and a spacious bar area creating a comfortable neighborhood spot to gather with friends and family. Salsa 17 is open Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Friday and Saturday 11 a.m.-midnight and Sunday noon-10 p.m. 

Salsa 17
17 W. Campbell St.
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
847.590.1122
www.salsa17.com

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