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El Mexicano

$$ - $$$Mexican, Latin,
Spitalgasse 26 | 3011 Bern, Bern 3011, Switzerland
+41 31 311 32 20
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good26%
  • Average20%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible12%
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“main course” (2 reviews)
“cheese” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Spitalgasse 26 | 3011 Bern, Bern 3011, Switzerland
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Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

I went for a treat on lunch time. The entrance is not very welcoming but once inside there is a nice veranda with a lot of daylight. I took the jalapeño as starter. The plate is pretty big but the peppers where nearly warm and...More

Thank Maria R
Reviewed February 6, 2018

We had a meeting planned and didn't know where to go to it. We just went in this Mexican restaurant by luck. We were positively surprised: the food was really good, the wine as well and the waiter was nice. I recommended it to my...More

Thank skyeve
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

Food was greasy and didn't taste fresh or nice. Service was slow and they kept getting it wrong and completely forgot our second round of drinks. And the heat in the restaurant (not the food - that was bland) was intolerable. Save yourself the bother...More

Thank Catherine D
Reviewed November 15, 2017 via mobile

Nice restaurant in the centre of Berne 10 minutes from the station. Big variety of Mexican style dishes. Very good quality. Terrace. Nice place to go.

Thank Globetrotter_AS_1966
Reviewed October 9, 2017

Cheap supermarket tortillas, nothing fresh, tastes awful. And I could live with that, but the same evening got terrible stomach ache and I'm sure it was food poisoning from the meal I ate here. Never Again!

Thank Toni A
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed or lunch here. Good service and good food. Steaks good and cooked exactly to order but I'd like some Mexican spice (cumin and paprika) on my steak. It's very expensive compared to home but that's the same with Switzerland all over.

Thank shunky
Reviewed August 20, 2017

We chose the restaurant because it was close to the cinema and of the good ratings. It was the best choice we could have made for the evening. The service was very fast and friendly which allowed us to enjoy the meal without having to...More

Thank ferdifly
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

Went with my girlfriend while on a business trip to Bern. We had seen the restaurant before, but never ventured in. The ambience is very nicely styled and there is an outside part (both covered and not) which is where we ate. It was 1PM...More

Thank Matteo R
Reviewed March 18, 2017

My group was walking around and we saw this place. We were hangry, so we decided to take the chance to eat here, since it sounds familiar for us (we are Costa Ricans). We definitively did a good choice, because the food was great, the...More

Thank William R
Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

We came specially to Bern craving for Mexican food, parked far away and walked a km before reaching El Mexicano just after 2pm where we were rejected by the staff: "We're closed, sorry." So, they close at 14:00 not at 15:00!

Thank JaffeCH
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $37
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 12:30 AM
10:00 AM - 12:30 AM
10:00 AM - 12:30 AM
10:00 AM - 12:30 AM
10:00 AM - 12:30 AM
10:00 AM - 12:30 AM
10:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spitalgasse 26 | 3011 Bern, Bern 3011, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Bern  >  Bern Mittelland District  >  Bern
  • Phone Number: +41 31 311 32 20
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