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The Mexican

) #829 of 3,267 Restaurants in Amsterdam $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
36 Damstraat, 1012 JM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 421 8298
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good44%
  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“fajitas” (28 reviews)
“rice” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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36 Damstraat, 1012 JM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Towards the end of our week in Amsterdam, we were craving some Mexican food. WOW! The decor made us smile, the food was of ample supply, and the taste was delicious! Actually, we wished that we had found it sooner so that we could return...More

Thank Snowbank79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the chicken fajitas and loved it..large portion and great taste.nice selection of cocktails and wines with pitchers at a reasonable price.

Thank Raki340
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in this place a bit randomly but we enjoyed the food a lot! The staff is helpfull and kind Fajitas for 2 are huge so if you are small eaters maybe take one to share.

Thank Joyce R
Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

It's very close to the dam square. We ordered veg nachos n enchiladas, which were both very cheesy and non authentic. The price, seeing the place was steep.

Thank V3AS
Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

With as many wonderful restaurants in Amsterdam, you can pass this one buy. The staff is very polite and friendly. I had the steak, and I tell you what, one of the worst steaks of my life. Also ordered the tomato and cheese soup. All...More

Thank Christopher H
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

Here me and my wife spend 47 euros for 2 plates of mix grill. The breast was fine and beef but the lamb was chewy and didn't eat it while the portion was small. I preferred rice but didn't eat it as it was dry....More

Thank josbutt
Reviewed April 30, 2017

You have the choice of Mexian or general food. Good English breakfast. Very small Can watch them cooking.

Thank Amanda V
Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

This is a good and cheap Mexican restaurant very close to Dam square. Some dishes are not the best (Guacamole) but Fajitas are very good.

Thank Nicolaborella
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

Very good food...However the host was not up to the mark. Took a while before the drinks found our table and the waiter was pretty much clueless about the delay. Not a traditional Mexican place but worth a try in the damstraat area.

Thank kunal s
Reviewed April 4, 2017

Came here March/April 2017 and have to say, missing it already! Loved the nachos, and the fajitas were well cooked and well presented. The staff were lovely and very considerate, ensuring everything was to our taste. My favourite place in Dam so far :-)

Thank Vicky W
Nearby
Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the
Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its
saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to
view some of the city’s most picturesque canals,
historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
of traditional local architecture – not to mention
Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist
temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some
...More
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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Damstraat, 1012 JM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Neighborhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 421 8298
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