Mexican Vegetarian Restaurant Quesadilla La Reina Del Sur Opens In Pilsen As New Bucktown Location Is Delayed

BUCKTOWN — A beloved Mexican vegetarian restaurant is opening a second location in Pilsen while owners wait for city approval to open a renovated location next door to its original Bucktown store.

Quesadilla La Reina Del Sur has operated at Western Avenue and Lyndale Street for more than a decade, serving up meat-free enchiladas, burritos and tortas.

Earlier this year, owners bought the building next door, 2237 N. Western Ave., and began renovating the ground floor to become Quesadilla’s next home.

The restaurant planned to close for only a few weeks this spring while it transitioned to the new building,

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