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El Publico

511 Beaufort St, Highgate, Vincent, Western Australia 6003, Australia
+61 418 187 708
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“tacos” (8 reviews)
“street corn” (6 reviews)
“mexican food” (13 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
511 Beaufort St, Highgate, Vincent, Western Australia 6003, Australia
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Reviewed August 22, 2016

I was really surprised at how much we enjoyed the food, Everything we ordered was delicious and filling! We ordered a bit of everything, and couldn't finish, but it was fun trying! It was a bit too dark inside, and had to ask for a...More

Thank Mia L
Reviewed August 11, 2016

Really enjoyed the food at el Publico, the service was second to none and the staff were helpful and friendly with excellent recommendations. Good wine list. Parking can be a bit tricky, there is some available at the rear of the restaurant via Mary Street....More

Thank SQ007
Reviewed August 9, 2016

Fresh apple cocktail strong but tasty! We couldn't get enough of the corn and beef mogo mogo. Its a loud and lively joint so not the best for a romantic meal but we still loved the vibe.

1  Thank Siân L
Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Very nice and authentic mexican in a very busy street for restaurants in Perth. Staff are friendly and helpful in describing their menu. Only downside is the music is a bit loud, but this would not stop me from going back.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed July 26, 2016

The food here is amazing. If you like modern mexican/spanish food then you really can't go past ElPublico. We go here once every few months. If you don't like busy and noisy then it's not for you and infact the music is often so loud...More

1  Thank Lauren M
Reviewed July 23, 2016

So easy to choose.... just let the waiter do it for you!!!! love that you can catch up with friends and tell them to "bring us stuff" the selection and quality is terrific. I hate tequila normally however here I love the tequila and fresh...More

1  Thank Caz M
Reviewed July 12, 2016

No matter how good the food is snotty staff with attitude are going to ruin your experience. There was three groups of us sitting at different tables and also a few that came for drinks. In total 25 of us. The food was good and...More

Thank vixenE4570WU
Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

El publico serves delicious food at extremely reasonable prices. the sharing style menu offers a refreshing choice of interesting and authentic Mexican flavours. Highly recommend the cowboy beans and fish taco. Great tequila and an excellent wine list, which is a lovely surprise given that...More

Thank spoon21643
Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

El Publico is always a great place to go with a small group and share a selection of dishes. The staff are friendly and informative. Great cocktails and wine, love the complimentary sparkling water. My only negative comment/question would be, why have the windows open...More

Thank TrevTrev
Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

With a few small changes this tequilla bar/restaurant could become a very good place as the basics are very good. The location is great, the venue looks good, the staff is very pleasant, and the drinks and food are very tasty (however, I didnt like...More

Thank Enrique M
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Raj D
Do you allow dogs out the front?
November 7, 2016|
Response from Chris C | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 511 Beaufort St, Highgate, Vincent, Western Australia 6003, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Greater Perth  >  Vincent  >  Highgate
  • Phone Number: +61 418 187 708
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