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The Mexico Cafe

892 E Highland Ave, San Bernardino, CA 92404-4048
+1 909-883-5356
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good28%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“machaca” (3 reviews)
“enchiladas” (6 reviews)
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892 E Highland Ave, San Bernardino, CA 92404-4048
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food lacked flavor. The salsa was bland and the so called Spicier salsa was not spicy. I had the spinach enchiladas and they were bland. It had good amount of cheese but still tasted bland. The Chile relleno lacked spice and it had the...More

Thank Brenda O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have gone here for 40 plus years, raised my kids here, now with grandkids. Spent many of luncheons, dinners and special night outs with all my family and friends. This is a great warm atmosphere, good food and margaritas. Staff are all ways friendly...More

Thank williboy331
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were only given two menus for our group of five people. When my husband went up to the waiter's station to ask for three more menus and one more set-up, no one would help him even though there were three waiters there. Finally, a...More

Thank Joan H
Reviewed May 6, 2018

We made a special trip to find the Mexico Cafe after our ambulance driver ranted about how wonderful it was. (Don't ask, everyone ended up ok.) We wanted to love the Mexico Cafe after the big buildup, but sadly we thought it was just ok....More

Thank kindtraveler2016
Reviewed April 21, 2018

My family of 6 ate here for the second time in just a few months because the food is very good. We arrived at about 6:45 pm on a Thursday night and the place was already pretty full. We gave them out name and were...More

Thank Ben C
Reviewed March 7, 2018

We meet there with a bunch of friends to have a meeting. The service was outstanding, The servers made sure we had drinks, chips and salsa all the time. Our food that we ordered came in a timely manner and was delicious. We appreciate the...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed January 23, 2018

The service deserves 5-stars because Martha was truly a great server. The bartender was also attentive and professional with my three Garage Brewing Mango hefs being served promptly and with a great attitude. The food deserves One star. I ordered Carnitas Entree and while the...More

1  Thank Trevor S
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

I used to live around the corner from this place 20 plus years ago. I remembered the Machaca used to be excellent. I was here for vacation today. I ordered a salad, which was average American style flare, nothing noteworthy. For main course I had...More

Thank Pat L
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

We had a good time here. The chips and salsa are delicious. The enchiladas, relleno, and tacos tasted great. The food overall was very good. The servers were polite, helpful, and courteous.

Thank Michael G
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

The food is delicious and service is good. They have a sunday Champaign brunch at a reasonable price

Thank Greg L
Management response:Responded September 22, 2017

Thanks for the compliments Greg! Our staff work very hard in ensuring our guests are having the best experience possible and it's great to see we are meeting those expectations. See you soon!

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December 24, 2016|
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Response from praym | Reviewed this property |
Well its like $17 or $18 and you only get one free champagne it not worth it 👎
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 892 E Highland Ave, San Bernardino, CA 92404-4048
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Bernardino
  • Phone Number: +1 909-883-5356
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