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Isla Mexican Kitchen Qatar

$$ - $$$Mexican, Latin,
The pearl Qatar | The Pearl - Qatar, Doha, Qatar
+974 4409 5285
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (29 reviews)
“churros” (22 reviews)
“guacamole” (22 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
The pearl Qatar | The Pearl - Qatar, Doha, Qatar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Is it really a Mexican restaurant? or just a tex-mex? most probably a pale copy of it. The food is just poor and lack of Mexican taste. The service is just OK. Overall a very disappointing experience and it is not cheap. My Mexican mother...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Gaetan2013
Isla Q, Manager at Isla Mexican Kitchen Qatar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Gaetan, Thank you for your feedback after your last visit to Isla. Yes indeed Isla is among the best lieus you will have good Mexican food in Qatar. We are however surprised with your description of Isla's food. Could it be that something went...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tried this restaurant several times early 2018, was amazing with great tastes. Unfortunately, they couldn’t keep the same quality. tried their Alitas and beef burrito, never seen a smaller chicken wings in my life, with difficulty I could extract a small bite of the chicken...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank nimer1975
Isla Q, Manager at Isla Mexican Kitchen Qatar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Nimer, Thank you for your feedback after your last visit to Isla Mexican Kitchen. We are sorry your last experience was not like the one before the last. Having said so, I would recommend as a guest coming a second time, it could have...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mexican food -- good Mexican food, is a rare occurrence here in Qatar. This, while sad, is none too surprising. I consider myself well-traveled and, apart from the U.S. and Mexico, the cuisine in question just doesn't seem to gain the same traction in popularity...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank MH79R
Isla Q, Manager at Isla Mexican Kitchen Qatar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear "MH79H", Thank you immensely for your feedback after your last visit to Isla Mexican Kitchen. The team completely understands your share frustration as this part of the world is completely different from where you come from. The market here is far much more competitive...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great experience every time: the dishes are full of flavour and the service is great, so we always go back for their enchiladas.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank elenaaF1331AG
Isla Q, Manager at Isla Mexican Kitchen Qatar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear "ElenaaF71331AG", Thank you for your brilliant feedback after your last visit to Isla. We appreciate your comments on food quality and service. Yes indeed, yummy yummy Enchiladas will keep you coming. Next time, try something different. I will recommend the Campesina Steak or a...More

Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

Variety in Menu, good taste, staff super friendly. While waiting nacho chips with sauce of the house. Enchiladas de pollo enfrijoladas, yummy!!More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 91alexiaa
Isla Q, Manager at Isla Mexican Kitchen Qatar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear "91alexiaa", Thanks immensely for the brilliant feedback. We appreciate your positive words on our menu, food quality and service friendliness. Next time, try the Enchiladas divorciadas, it is an absolute bang and will keep you talking about it. The team will give you another...More

Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

The Mexican cuisine is so full of flavor and variety. Had dinner & we ordered Chicken Quesadilla, Chicken Burritos and Salmon Quetzal. For dessert we ordered Churro Bowl. Besides this we had amazing Mango Chamoy, Horchata and Ginger Apricot. The food was truely delicious and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cornersof1world
Isla Q, Manager at Isla Mexican Kitchen Qatar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear "Cornersof1world", Thank you immensely for the brilliant feedback after your last visit to Isla Mexican Kitchen. We appreciate your excellent comments on the food and drinks quality , service and overal on the ambiance of the restaurant. Thank you again for recommending Isla. The...More

Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

This was my first visit to an authentic Mexican restaurant and I totally loved it. I was here with two other friends of mine and we ordered following dishes: 1. Veggies Empanadas: veggies inside the pastry were perfectly sautéd and was served with guacamole and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MinuR26
Isla Q, Manager at Isla Mexican Kitchen Qatar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear "MinuR26," Thanks indeed for this brilliant feedback after your visit to Isla Mexican Kitchen. We are indeed pleased with the time you took to describe every single dish you had - yet the descriptions simply awesome! Like you pointed out, you really have to...More

Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

We are regular of this restaurant and always leave it with (full) happy face. Now they have added kids menu so is even better for us as before was a bit challenging finding some non spicy dishes for our kid. Service is very good and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Evadelacruzlancha
Isla Q, Manager at Isla Mexican Kitchen Qatar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Evadelacruzlancha, Thank you for your feedback after you lastly visited Isla Mexican Kitchen Qatar. Yes the kids'meal is another addition on the menu - finally there are now options for all like you rightly pointed out. Thanks for the great comments on the service....More

Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Went there several times, Everything is just amazing, the menu is so varied and the food is fresh and well cooked. The place got nice vibes with all the decor and lightings. The waiters/waitresses are very attentive. Highly recommended!More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank roulae195
Isla Q, Manager at Isla Mexican Kitchen Qatar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear "Roule195", Thank you indeed for this excellent feedback after several visits to Isla. Yes indeed it is varied menu and the experienced Mexican chefs are sending out some brilliant flavored plates to make every visit positive. So you know, we will be relaunching the...More

Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

We went as a family for lunch. We enjoyed the experience sat next to the water. The food was of good quality and service was relaxed but efficient. A good spot for a chilled out lunch, only issue on this visit was the flies but...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SJK3004
Isla Q, Manager at Isla Mexican Kitchen Qatar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear "SJK3004", Thank you indeed for your feedback after your last visit to Isla Mexican Kitchen. We are glad to know you enjoyed your lunch though you had some issues with the flies. As you know, this is the season and given that you were...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
$70 - $150
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Monday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The pearl Qatar | The Pearl - Qatar, Doha, Qatar
  • Location: Middle East  >  Qatar  >  Doha
  • Phone Number: +974 4409 5285
  • E-mail
Description
Bringing a new street food experience straight from the heart of Mexican food, Isla is the latest addition to the impressive list of franchises developed by HDC in Qatar. Created by Chef Richard Sandoval, internationally recognized as the Father of Modern Mexican Cuisine, Isla elevates Mexican cooking to new heights where guests savour authentic Mexican street comfort foods, in the casual yet upbeat dining room and patio or grab a churro and an exciting beverage to enjoy as you stroll.
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