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La Catrina - CLOSED

No.398-B12 Siming South Road, Siming District | Siming Nan Lu, Down From College of Technology, Opposite 7 Days Inn Down a Few Steps, Turn Right and Walk Inside, Xiamen 361009, China
+86 182 0599 7710
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Feb 10, 2016
“Was better when opened”
Jan 18, 2016
“Great Mexican (in China[!])”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Latin, Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
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No.398-B12 Siming South Road, Siming District | Siming Nan Lu, Down From College of Technology, Opposite 7 Days Inn Down a Few Steps, Turn Right and Walk Inside, Xiamen 361009, China
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed February 10, 2016

Visited them short after they opened. It was outstanding. Now I was disapointed. Service is still great and the place itself as well. But the food went from great to average. Sorry to say. Please do your best, place is worth it to get back...More

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank Alex G
Reviewed January 18, 2016

As an American in China, Mexican food is one of the things I miss the most. And this is good Mexican food. Authentic Mexican food (hot sauce made in the owner's home town and shipped here-authentic). Better Mexican food than I could find in America....More

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank Sam F
Olga d, Owner at La Catrina, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2016

Dear customer! Thank you for your review, we appreciate your feedback. As you mentioned, we do have very special sauce from the state of Tabasco, this sauce has become famous among our customers. We are happy to know that you enjoyed dinner at our little...More

Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

we found the place even I guess it will be hard to find for most people. its really hiding in the corner, a very small place and the Real Mexican owner is one big smile, your really feel welcome and special. we arrived 3 adults...More

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank Jeppe_Krog
Olga d, Owner at La Catrina, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2015

Dear Customer! We are happy to know you enjoyed your dinner at La Catrina! we do try our best to make every customer feel welcome and we treat each and every one as our personal guest. La Catrina is small, which allows us to take...More

Reviewed November 18, 2015

We spent the weekend in Xiamen for a friend's Birthday, and wanted some authentic Mexican food for lunch on our last day. The food was delicious and the prices were fantastic. The only thing better than the food and the prices was the hospitality of...More

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank Sarah S
Olga d, Owner at La Catrina, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2015

Dear Customer! We are excited to know that you enjoyed your dining experience at La Catrina! Thank you finding time to share your opinion with other customers. As you have mentioned, we do give directions in multiple languages, we encourage our customers to give us...More

Reviewed October 5, 2015

Great food in a great location. The staff is very friendly and welcoming. I really enjoyed this place!More

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank vitoapa
Olga d, Owner at La Catrina, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2015

Dear valued customer! Thank you for your review, we appreciate your opinion and we are grateful for your kind words. We work hard to provide the best service to our customers and we are happy to know you enjoyed your dining experience with us. Hope...More

Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

I hv Been at The Restaurant with my Mexican girlfriend As a lil surprise, and she was Smiling all Time Long, The Music, The ambience, The hospitality, The Drinks... The Food. Everything delicious her Personal Mexican Short TripMore

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank DiscoverWorkTravel
Olga d, Owner at La Catrina, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2015

Dear customer, thank you for your review, we appreciate your opinion. We are excited to know that a mexican person felt like home at our little place. We try to make every customer feel comfortable with us and your smiles are the best compliment. We...More

Reviewed September 6, 2015

OK, first off, I am a native Texan, from San Antonio, which is world famous for its Tex-Mex cuisine, and, my very first job, all through high school, was at a local Mexican restaurant, so, I'm kinda particular, when it comes to Mexican food. The...More

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank TravelKirkOdyssey
Olga d, Owner at La Catrina, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2015

Dear customer! thank you for visiting La Catrina and thank you for your review, we appreciate and value your opinion. We are sorry if you were misinformed and expected Tex-Mex at our restaurant, we serve Mex-Mex, authentic Mexican cuisine served in the central part of...More

Reviewed July 30, 2015

Good home cooked style food but lately quality and taste is slipping away (maybe because the partner-cook immigrated elsewhere from China ?).More

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank Bata888
Olga d, Владелец at La Catrina, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2015

Dear valued customer, Thank you for finding time to submit your review, we appreciate your opinion. Our specialty is authentic home style Mexican cuisine, all the recipes are from home, condiments and most of the ingredients we use are imported from Mexico. La Catrina opened...More

Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

Take yourself away from the busy streets, traffic & noise of surrounding Xiamen. La Catrina sits in a vacuum. A small alley removed from reminders of the surrounding city. Sit back, relax, and enjoy sipping on a cold beer or margarita while listening to Latin...More

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank theallseeingguy
Olga d, Owner at La Catrina, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2015

Dear valued customer! Thank you for your review, we appreciate your opinion. La Catrina is located inside a tiny lane, there's no traffic there which gives our customers an apportunity to enjoy their meal in private atmosphere. Thank you for mentioning it in your review....More

Reviewed July 17, 2015

Corn tortillas, aguas frescas (Jamaica and tamarind). Gorditas. Arguably some of the most authentic Mexican I've had since living in Mexico. As others have noted this restaurant is very small so you may have to wait. Inside there are 2 2 people tables and 2...More

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank inasianow
Olga d, Owner at La Catrina, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2015

Dear Customer, thank you for your review, we value your opinion and appreciate the feedback you kindly provided. We are excited to know that you enjoyed dining with us. La Catrina is proud to say that we use only authentic recipes and imported ingredients to...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$4 - $15
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.398-B12 Siming South Road, Siming District | Siming Nan Lu, Down From College of Technology, Opposite 7 Days Inn Down a Few Steps, Turn Right and Walk Inside, Xiamen 361009, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Fujian  >  Xiamen
  • Phone Number: +86 182 0599 7710
  • E-mail
Description
La Catrina is the most authentic Mexican Restaurant in Xiamen. Using family inherited recipes, original ingredients and condiments brought from Mexico, offering an atmosphere of coziness with a folkloric hint, the chef and owner of the place will make you feel as if you're visiting a real Mexican home. We serve enchiladas and quesadillas, tostadas, stuffed jalapenos, nachos, fish fillet, flan and many more traditional dishes. Welcome to enjoy REAL Mexican food! P.S. We have vegetarian options for every dish on the menu. IMPORTANT NOTICE: Dear customers, the restaurant has been closed since march 2017. we apologise for the inconvenience.
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