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“Good experience” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Mex

The Mex
3 Gabriel Street, St Ives TR26 2LU, England
01736 797 658
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Ranked #14 of 106 Restaurants in St Ives
Price range: $9 - $29
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Good experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Firstly portions are huge, but it's not at the expense of good taste. Really enjoyed my steak chimichangas and took one home for next day lunch. Nice bottle of white wine for £18. Good service. Definitely one to visit while in st Ives.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“great food....”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Me and my boyfriend came here for dinner and it was wonderful.
The food was so delicious and reasonably priced.
The only downside was the table plan...we were very cramped and was basically sitting on the same table as the couple next to us.
Other than that we had a great night and will defiantly be returning.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Awful food and poor service”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The nacho starter came swimming in a very brown oxo like tomato sauce and tasted dreadful. The guacamole was a very artificial green colour with a very slimy consistency. The chimichanga tasted like a Greggs steak bake and the fajitas came in the same brown oxo like sauce as the nachos. We ordered a jug of margarita which I saw a jug of clear liquid being removed from the fridge and having a few cubes of ice added. It tasted like a sweet sugary gloop with no discernible tequila flavour. The service was slow. The bill came to £75 which was very expensive for such dreadful food and service.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Excellent value and tasty food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Two courses and drinks for 4 came to £64. Good value for the quality of food which was tasty and there was plenty of it. Will definitely eat here again and would highly recommend.

Visited July 2014
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cornwall, uk
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Simply the best in town ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

My favourite place to go out and dine with family and friends. Great food, great prices. Always know what your going to get. Non fussy straight up amazing Mexican grub. Service is always fantastic and the imported Mexican beer is the icing on the cake !!!! Have some great memories from this place ;-)

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