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Jingles

Certificate of Excellence
$$$
American, Mexican
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34, Torwood St, Torquay TQ1 1EB, England
01803 293340
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: A popular, family-run business in the heart of Torquay, offering food from...
A popular, family-run business in the heart of Torquay, offering food from Mexico to the Med, and from the America's to the Orient - The New World On A Plate!
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Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Special occasions

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  • 157
    Excellent
  • 104
    Very good
  • 45
    Average
  • 34
    Poor
  • 22
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Something for everybody

Eventhough this venue calls itself a Mexican restaurant it has such a varied menu that everybody should be able to find something to eat. The service was friendly & quick and while the decor is a bit tacky all the info on the Statue Of Liberty was interesting (not sure how it's related to Mexico... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
Nick S
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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362 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Bristol, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Eventhough this venue calls itself a Mexican restaurant it has such a varied menu that everybody should be able to find something to eat. The service was friendly & quick and while the decor is a bit tacky all the info on the Statue Of Liberty was interesting (not sure how it's related to Mexico however?). It doesn't pretend to... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

well obviously as a mexican i was hoping good food is not bad is average in general OK as a mexican far away from home i didn't expected something exactly the same but at least something similar the food does not has the flavor of authentic tex mex it is not bad food they have alcoholic drinks from mexico and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Do not come here. Deep fried Camembert still frozen inside. Sent it back got the same. Refried beans mashed. Staff don't care either.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Went on 28/1/15 with 2 friends for a leaving meal, we arrived got greeted by very friendly staff seated to our table the choice of food is huge we decided to have starters and main the food tasted amazing. Did'nt have to wait long between courses and the portions were huge thank you for the great evening but on return... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Came here for a friends birthday, nice atmosphere and vibrant decor. We had nachos to share as a starter which were good, then after another hour wait we were presented with our, not so appealing meals. We had the enchiladas which were ok, as well as a pile of sloppy mushy beans, as well as what looked like microwaved golden... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Dined here on Saturday night, didnt book until the same afternoon so got one of the tables you would prefer not to have. Spent a lot of the evening with people squeezing by. My girlfriend had a combination plate with loads of different flavours and I ordered the mexican meatballs with pasta but it came with rice instead! We had... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

Being a Mexican lover, I was really looking forward to a meal here and have never heard anything bad about this place. Seeing as it is a Mexican restaurant I expected the guacamole to be good quality or even homemade, but instead I found it to be purée like, and was just splatted on my plate along with the salsa... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Fantastic food ( And plenty of it !) Great service, i will definately be back for more ! Service with a smile and nothing was to much trouble, FANTASTIC !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

ive been hear a few times and would like to say the 22oz cowboy steak in Cajan spice is to die for , huge portions thank you the best American/ Mexican themed restaurant in the bay Thank you jingles

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We always visit Jingles for our anniversary in early January and it never disappoints. Wide variety on the menu, something to please even the fussy husband! I usually phone ahead and pre-order Seafood Quesadillas as I really enjoy them. Portions are huge, we always share a starter and then wish we hadn't! Good service and reasonably priced. We love it!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 34, Torwood St, Torquay TQ1 1EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: 01803 293340

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 18 - 39
  • Cuisine: American, Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions

Description

A popular, family-run business in the heart of Torquay, offering food from Mexico to the Med, and from the America's to the Orient - The New World On A Plate!

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?