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Passeio Maritimo de Alges, Edificio La Siesta, Lisbon 1400-039, Portugal
+351 213 011 522
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Santo Tirso, Portugal
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Booked for 20:30 arrived at 20:15. After being ignored for 10 minutes someone finally took us to our table. Service is really, really but really slow... At 21:30 finally food came... barely eatable... Asked for chicken fajitas but never saw any like those in any mexican restaurant and better than that is the fact that they only bring two baby... More 

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Thank Ivo G
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

We ordered nachos and chili, both with terrible presentation. Looks like dog's food. Over priced,never come back again.

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Thank AndreiaOtto
Bangkok, Thailand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

The only good thing about this restaurant is the river view. I love Tex-Mex or Mexican food. I am pretty forgiving but I could not believe the sloppiness of the restaurant. The basic guacamole was a disaster. It tasted like mayonnaise or cream... GUACAMOLE!! We were a family of 4, No alcohol and spent 84 EUROS for a simple lunch.... More 

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Thank JulianaCM
Lisbon, Portugal
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

As some one from the Midwest I have a deep love for Tex Mex and Latin American cuisine. The décor and setting is wonderful. Clean with vibrant colors and the required sombreros on the wall. The restaurant is located on a beach with outdoor space that allows for the kids to run around while the parents dine. I would recommend... More 

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Thank rcrichards01
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

We went for lunch with my boyfriend. I had ceviche for starter. It consisted 90% of tomatoes and the rest was COOKED fish..!!! For main they served me microwaved chicken with tons of melted cheese on top. It was overlooked and discussing. The service was not that bad, the view and location are great .. Shame for the poor quality... More 

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1 Thank Antoaneta A
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

Very poor food quality for a thematic Mexican restaurant! Eternity waiting time for a reserved table, industrial food,...massive of people, not cosy at all! The only positive fact, good location!

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Thank Paulo S
Sintra, Portugal
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93 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

This is a must try at lunch. They offer special lunch menus and a free marguerita at Monday :) The atmosphere is quiet nice and cozy. I advise to arrive earlier at lunch time (before 1 p.m.) or you will have to wait.

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Thank RuiakaBugie
Lisbon, Portugal
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101 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

First time in a mexican restaurant and I had a good experience. We (2) ate at the promenade during lunch hour, we arrived early and had reservation, I recommend to make a reservation because the restaurant was full when we were leaving. We ate the veggie and chicken Tacos, some Nachos, some Margaritas and coffee, paid around 58 euros. The... More 

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Thank Antonio S
Lisbon, Portugal
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Great view, good service, good food! By going at lunch time it was possible within the group on my table to choose the different menus (some menus with starters and the other menus with deserts and share it) and so the ratio price/quality is really good and better enjoy the outside view near the river. When choosing the lunch menus... More 

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Thank Ana S
Lisbon, Portugal
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42 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I continue to come to this place only because of the Margaritas, and the most amazing view of the river!!! The service is the worst in town, and the quality/cost of the food is not good at all!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $27
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Passeio Maritimo de Alges, Edificio La Siesta, Lisbon 1400-039, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: +351 213 011 522

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