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Muntstraat 6, 6301 BW, 6301 BW Valkenburg, The Netherlands
043-6015921
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Ranked #20 of 86 Restaurants in Valkenburg
Hours:
Sun 3:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

My wife and I decided to try this restaurant after visiting the Christmas markets in the city. When we set down we were told they were too busy to offer a normal menu and the only choice was the buffet. It was a "take it or leave it" option. We took it since the city was very crowded and we... More 

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

As Texans living in Europe, we struggle to find a taste of home. During our visit to the Kerststad Valkenburg, we happened across El Castillo, and we were glad we did. Was it world-class Mexican food? Of course not. There wasn't a Mexican to be found anywhere near the place, but the chefs had been schooled by those hailing from... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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115 reviews 115 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

I've eaten at several Mexican restaurants through out Europe. This has got to be the best Mexican food I've eaten in Europe. The staff was extremely friendly and hospitable. It was very clean inside and decorated perfectly. The menu was not very big but it has something for everybody's taste buds. You won't have a problem finding something to eat.... More 

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Cecile D, Manager at El Castillo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review about our restaurant!! We hope to see you back soon! Have a great day and greetings from Valkenburg! More 

Berg
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Drawn to this restaurant because of its colourful decoration and Middle-/South-American flair, I didn't expect any real vegan foods at all, some fried vegetables at best. But at the door I spied a small sticker that ID'd "El Castillo" as vegetarian-friendly, so my interest was piqued. The staff was really helpful and often contacted the kitchen to make sure that... More 

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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78 reviews 78 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I really like the atmosphere of this place! The quality of the food is not superior but I love spending time in this restaurant! Its just super cosy and sometimes they have mariachi which makes it even more authentic. My Mexican and American friends do not like the food that much...For me it is quite ok since i dont have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Delicious, big meals! Polite stuff! Big iguanas to see). Nice interior and big ara playing and showing off!

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Portsmouth England
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Fantastic restaurant very hospitable, really nicely decorated and the Chili soup was worth going there for on it own, wow what a punch and a jalapeno with every mouthful brilliant and I need to look into making this at home. All the food was piping hot & cooked to perfection, the spare ribs, steak & pork just melted in your... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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69 reviews 69 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

I hate saying something like 'best in Europe', but his may possibly be the best Mexican food in Europe, as it is the best that I have had! I travel a lot, and always jump at an opportunity to taste good mexican food. The service was very good, the wait staff spoke excellent English, as well as Spanish, and the... More 

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Mons, Belgium
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Venue Looked good for a party. However the staffs' attention to guests wasn't. Took for ever to get our first round of drinks (had our 1st serve of food by the time it came). Food was ok, but not exceptional. To top it off was told that "this is your last bottle" (bare in mind the bottle was for 5... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We chose this restaurant because its design, the vivid colours were inviting. Inside it look really authentic Mexican. However, the food was disappointing, it did not really have any taste. They run a buffet for 25 euros but we skipped that as we just wanted something to nibble on. So we opted to share a plate for 2. There were... More 

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Additional Information about El Castillo

Address: Muntstraat 6, 6301 BW, 6301 BW Valkenburg, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 043-6015921
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Limburg Province  >  Valkenburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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