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24-26 Atholl Street, Perth PH1 5NP, Scotland
+44 1738 447878
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Westhill, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was my first visit to the Mexican after a friend recommended it to me and I was not disappointed, the staff were very welcoming, we had not booked but we were seated straight away. the food was excellent, I had the chicken and chorizo burrito followed by the Key lime pie which did not disappoint either. will be going... More 

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1 Thank tatmandu600
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Third time we have been here and absolutely love it ! Quality 10/10 (everything presented perfectly and cooked to perfection and portions are huge) Value 10/10 ( for everything below just over £70 inc. tip) Well worth a visit to Perth to try... Complimentary frozen tequila shot and home made nachos with Salsa dip..... Starter..... Combo starter Stuffed peppers, coconut... More 

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Crieff
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I read the reviews and decided to come along and give this place a try. My husband wasn't so keen on the idea as we had a bad meal at another (now closed) Mexican place in Perth. We ordered the fajitas one with just the steak and the other with steak and prawns. The towers delivered to the table were... More 

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1 Thank ElaineMcDCrieff
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been here about 4/5 time and every time it's been amazing, I'd go as far as saying this is probably my favourite restaurant in Perth, can't wait to go again.

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Blairgowrie
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a table for 4 booked on a sat night - restaurant was busy but service was still prompt and everyone was really welcoming and helpful. Food portions were huge and meals arrived hot and very tasty. Complimentary cocktail shots and tortilla's are a really nice touch! Will def be back and will recommend to friends

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having eaten at a few good Mexican restaurants I was somewhat disappointed with the offering from The Mexican. There are only a few vegetarian options on the menu and I ordered potato skins to start which were basically just sliced and fried potatoes covered in cheese and served with sour cream, not quite what I was expecting! The veggie enchiladas... More 

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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637 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Perth for the day and decided to stay for dinner so decided to try this restaurant after looking on Trip Advisor, my boyfriend loves Mexican food therefore he was really looking forward to eating here. We turned up and asked if there was a table available (the restaurant was empty), after a second the waitress came back... More 

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Graham R, lion tamer at The Mexican, responded to this review

We are full every Saturday as are all the good restaurants in perth, we keep a table by the door for chance customers, its not a great table but serves a purpose. you were having a bad day and lost the plot, looks like you didn't find a table anywhere :( More 

Coatbridge, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had my 19th birthday meal here. My friends were late but the staff were very helpful and patient. Great friendly service. I felt very welcomed. Easy too book. Wish it was open more than it is. A healthy big portion - definitely get more than you paid for. I would definitely recommend this for any occasion.

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Lochinver, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten here on many occasions and it never disappoints. This time we both had fajitas - one chicken and the other steak. I requested that the steak be served 'quite pink' and when it arrived sizzling on the platter it was cooked to perfection. Well done The Mexican for another fabulous meal. Back soon!

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Thank Alison N
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Had a great visit and thoroughly enjoyed our choices. All presented well and prepared to a high standard. If you like Mexican food you will not be disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24-26 Atholl Street, Perth PH1 5NP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Perth
  • Phone Number: +44 1738 447878
Description
Previous Dos Amigos owners back with new ideas and dishes in a beautiful new restaurant. Child friendly, closed on monday and tuesday.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?