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Desperado, Mexican Restaurant-Bar

Birmensdorferstrasse 129, Zurich CH-8003, Switzerland
01 451 60 60
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Ranked #524 of 1,352 Restaurants in Zurich
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Zürich
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

How should I start? Well, that's one of my friends and my favorite restaurant in Zurich! We go there once a week and have a good time. The food is sooo nice I always take the vegetarian meals which are all very good. But be aware that the portions are large - I usually take a box for taking the... More

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Waltham Cross, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Managed to get a table before the big rush... Food was ordered and delivered quite quickly, all had empty plates so must be ok, both grandchildren enjoyed the BBQ spare ribs... But had to get some nachos and spicy wings as a take out for later back at the hotel...!!!

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

This was one of the few places that was opened past 8:00 on a weekday so that was a plus. However, we had spent the entire day hiking and were extremely hungry when walked in. Unlike Mexican Restaurants in the US, the chips were NOT free (I think 7 CHF per bowl) and the water was not free either (6.50... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

was there in the evening, food and service was great, menu in german and english... margherita is a must there :-)

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Zurich, Switzerland
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442 reviews 442 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
243 helpful votes 243 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Located about two blocks from Wiedikon Bahnhof. I arrived just after the restaurant opened for lunch. The restaurant was generally orderly and desgined very colorfully. I ordered a beer and the chicken enchiladas. The waiter inquired if I wanted my dish on the spicier side, which I replied yes. My dish comes out on a platter with a side of... More

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
147 reviews 147 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

I'm from Texas and went there this week with a co-worker and was not disappointed. It's very hard to get the right ingredients outside the US, but these guys do a very good job. I had a Chicken Quesedilla and my co-worker had the Mexican salad, both were served promptly, very well done. I would recommend spicing the Mexican Rice... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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94 reviews 94 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Excellent food quality and superb service. We took table outdoors and we paid 90 Euros for 2 starters, 4 main courses with drinks for 4 people.

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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259 reviews 259 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

I don't know why people tell me this place is good. Our food was completely inedible. The rice was dry and hard like little rocks. The ground beef in the Burrito Azteca was also dry and hard. The flour tortillas were dry and crisp on the edges, as if they had been nuked too long in the microwave. The chicken... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2008

love this restaurant!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2008

Nice Location & good Food for Birthday-Partys...

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Additional Information about Desperado, Mexican Restaurant-Bar

Address: Birmensdorferstrasse 129, Zurich CH-8003, Switzerland
Phone Number: 01 451 60 60
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
Cuisine: Mexican

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