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Review of Boho Mexica

Boho Mexica
Ranked #14,621 of 23,993 Restaurants in London
Price range: $21 - $35
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Spitalfields
Transit: Liverpool Tube Station, Old St Tube Station, Shoreditch High Street Overground
Description: Mexican Tapas restaurant located in City of London
Reviewed July 10, 2013

Very good, authentic Mexican restaurant in a buzzy area. Near Spitalfields, Shoreditch - in fact it's about a minute from the Shoreditch High Street Overground train station. The food was very tasty and there was a good range of traditional and not so traditional cocktails. The cocktails could be a bit pricey, most were in the 8-9 pound range. Smallish place with a central bar and tables around it. Good service - all in all happy with the evening. Would go here again.

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Thank DakotaTyler
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Reviewed July 7, 2013

Sadly came to this table on a very busy friday in London, perhaps I should have been concerned as it appeared less busy than other venues. Our group of 3 ordered cocktails and food including a seafood dish advertised as including 3 tortillas, a chicken dish and pork dish. Cocktails were unpleasant, one to the point of being undrinkable. The food was big on flavours, unfortunately those flavours were only chilli and coriander. The 3 tortillas were the size of a small drinks coaster and when I asked for more of these I was given another 3 coasters and charged 1.50. A healthy service charge was applied to our small group at the end of the meal which was a grand total of 120 pounds. My only positive were that the waiting staff were pleasant and attentive.

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1  Thank shaun3001
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Reviewed June 28, 2013

I have been to many mexican restaurants and bars across London and it´s sometimes difficult to find authentic mexican food. Normaly we, customers have to enjoy Tex Mex or reinterpreted mexican food. In my opinion, and after knowing the country more than just as a tourist, Boho Mexica offers traditional mexican food that you can find in different areas of the country. Our food was really like in Mexico, although flavours are strong and not everybody can stand the chilli...The tacos were delicious, they made some changes in the menu recently, with more vegi options (tortitas hongos) , the drinks amazing, and the staff quite friendly. Too noisy and busy for me on the WE. However I recommend it as a cool place to eat, drink, listen good music in East London. Ah, everything is fresh and home made!

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1  Thank emily w
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Reviewed June 26, 2013

We had been in the area and had been over at The Commercial Tavern :-) fab:-) and spotted this restaurant a cross the road. We had eaten a variety of food over the previous few days while staying in London and my partner fancied Mexican food.
We ordered our food. Had our starters and before we had even finished them our main courses were brought out. We couldn't believe this as it was not late and the restaurant was not empty. We asked for the main courses to be taken back so we could allow a gap between courses which was done. The waitress came over and told us we could just let her know when we were ready to have our main course. We were just getting over our discomfort about this when another guy brought the main courses back out.
Could not believe this and as we suspected the God had just been kept hot somewhere so was a bit dry. If we had wanted fast food we would have gone to a fast food outlet. When we had finished the waitress came back over to ask if we wanted dessert or another drink as she was taking last orders' This made us suspect that the reason for the swiftness of the food arriving was that they wanted to finish and close.
When you go out for a meal unless you are in your lunch hour it is lovely to savour the food and atmosphere and to take your time over the whole evening out. This was all missing from this experience so any 'scoring' of the food cannot be given because the overall experience was so negative.

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Thank volvic10
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Reviewed June 23, 2013 via mobile

We decided to go here to try a new place and the so-called "best real Mexican food in London" rather than the usual choice of Wahaca. It was a mistake. The food is bland and the only thing in the way of flavour is chillies and coriander. I've been to Mexico twice, this is not "authentic" food. Presentation is a joke.The service is bad too: waitress was a bit rude and not knowledgeable. It took ages to get the drinks order and she got it wrong. They forgot one of the starters and served the wrong main course to my friend who then had to wait for 15 mins without her food. To top it all off, the food is expensive. 8 pounds for a starter and 15 for mains. My recommendation is just go to Wahaca!

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2  Thank MarioPizza
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