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El Mexicano

Spitalgasse 26, Bern 3011, Switzerland
+41(0)31 3113220
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Ranked #278 of 374 restaurants in Bern
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- May 27, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
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30 reviews from our community

39% Recommend
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Bern, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Those are my impression of the El Mexicano. I'm no latino but i do love Mexican food. But sadly this Mexican resto cant full fill my expectation. Food is okay, not wow and furthermore staffs were bit unfriendly. Maybe was not my lucky day

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Cupertino, California
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

I ate twice at El Mexicano. The fajitas were good. Second time I order nachos and chile con carne; below average! The service was excellent. Good atmosphere.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012 via mobile

This is a very ordinary Mexican. Atmosphere inside is good, with live music on the Friday night. But the food and service are severe let-downs. Shared nacho starters were ok - although their saltiness aroused suspicions of them being emptied from a packet. Fajitas were desperately disappointing - cold tortillas, bland sides, no cheese. Very underwhelming, especially compared to the... More

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Bern, Switzerland
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012

Enchiladas verdura supposed to be with vegetables was filled with potatoes instead. Meat of very low quality. Overall a very bad culinary experience, far from what we would call decent food.

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2011

Went their for a birthday party. Restaurant has a great atmosphere with traditional live Mexican music on weekends. The singers stand in one place all night, which happened to be near our table and it was very loud which made talking very difficult. Would be nice if they move around. The menu has a very wide choice of items. The... More

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