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4 Grubb Rd, Ocean Grove, Victoria 3226, Australia
(03) 5255 1959
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Dining options: Delivery, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Very ordinary

Having re-opened as The Mex, thought we'd try it again with 5 of us for dinner. I main failed to show up, then when it was brought to their attention, it was rushed through. Never before had an enchilada the was as crispy as a taco shell. Spoke with other friends who were on a separate table, and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
NevilleL
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Geelong, Australia
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Ocean Grove, Australia
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

Have just had a lovely afternoon at this establishment, just fantastic. It was very quiet, you could actually have a decent conversation, the meal was lovely and very affordable and the Staff were very welcoming indeed. Loved the cruisy atmosphere and the fire was going, we stayed here all afternoon, felt very comfy!! Definitely worth a visit, we loved it,... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

had a chicken cashew burrito, it was tender,delicious and has an oomh(spicey). Good size burrito with quite alot of rice and a bowl of salad. We went for the early bird special (seated before 6.30 and finish before 7.30) which means we get a free entree of nachos and dips to share- quite alot !) It helps to be nibbling... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

My partner and i went to the mex when it re opened in ocean grove and it wasnt that flash. We thought we would give them another go last night! So we got mex take away! Got ribs, nachos and a burrito! All of that for $75 such a rip off worst qaulity food i have EVER had! we received... More 

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Ocean Grove, Australia
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Staff were friendly and funny. Food was delicious! Not too spicy but defiantly South of the boarder spices. We'll worth a night out.

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Ocean Grove, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I have been a very loyal mex customer for a long time now. Despite all these ordinary reviews, I still see it as my favourite mexican I've had. The beef burritos are absolutely delicious and I find the staff very attentive and friendly.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I came to write this with ideas of comments on the inefficient poorly trained floor staff (apart from one boy who seemed to be doing everything), unimaginative menu, barely passable food, long waits for everything, the fact that it should go drinks, entrees, mains and desserts not everything at once or in some cases not at all. But In all... More 

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Geelong, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We went ti the Mex today for lunch for the first time. We were the only one there. We had the 'Mexican Spicy Calamari Special' which was tasteless and not spicy at all, the Fajita Burrito which lacked taste, and Large Nachos which were cold. Horrible service and very unwelcoming considering we were the only ones there. The waitress took... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Having re-opened as The Mex, thought we'd try it again with 5 of us for dinner. I main failed to show up, then when it was brought to their attention, it was rushed through. Never before had an enchilada the was as crispy as a taco shell. Spoke with other friends who were on a separate table, and they also... More 

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dago on holidays
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

went to the Mex last night, was somewhat disappointed.The service and food were average. hot ribs on a cold plate,no frioli (bean dip) ,probably the first Mexican restaurant I have ever been to that has no frioli dip.The old Mex had chicken & cashew burrito with cashews in them,none in these. the staff were nice ,but they have been shown... More 

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Ocean Grove, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The Mex - The Kingston - The Mex The Kingston at least avoided the oily cheese overload that the Mex was known for. The Kingston's food was at least heading in the right direction. We dined here the other evening and we won't be heading back. The food is back to being the bland packet tasting Mex that it was... More 

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  • Address: 4 Grubb Rd, Ocean Grove, Victoria 3226, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Ocean Grove
  • Phone Number: (03) 5255 1959

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