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“Surprisingly good Mexican food.” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of La Margarita Mexican

La Margarita Mexican
Ranked #1,717 of 3,722 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Price range: $16 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
Description: A little background about us....La Margarita, Mexican Cafe Restaurant, by the regulars just called "the Mexicans!" Has been a landmark restaurant for more than thirty years. Full of Mexican warmth, buzzing with a crazy Latin atmosphere, it really is hard to believe you are in the centre of Amsterdam, yet here , you can let your imagination go wild and enjoy many specialties from the Yucatan region of Mexico. Various delicious dishes like Fajita's, Taco, Burrito's, Tournedos Ranchero and Marinated Ninos Eros adorn our menu. Naturally we also serve Mexican beers, Margaritas and other cosmopolitan cocktails to enjoy with these dishes. You can end your dinner with a tasty dessert or, for the true enthusiast, a strong Mexican coffee with Kahlua, Tequila and Cream! But, La Margarita is more than just a restaurant, it's so flexible! Atmospheric enough to provide a perfect cosy dinner for two yet supple enough to cater for weddings, other receptions and groups of 10 or more at a table. A maximum of 98 people can be catered for "a la carte" if you wish, or, you can choose from a selected menu to suit your needs. We also offer a varied monthly menu from just 25,00 Per Person. For people requiring a gluten-free diet, we always have at least ten dishes on the menu that are gluten free. If you fancy a dish on the menu, which is not gluten free, our chef will gladly adjust the ingredients for you. To find us - Our address is Langebrugsteeg 6, between Rokin and Nes.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Surprisingly good Mexican food.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2013 via mobile

Food blew out my previous expectations of Mexican food. I ordered the margarita faghita which arrived on a warm plate that gave the deliciously crispy on the outside and soft on the inside faghita warmth during the entire meal. Chicken was well seasoned and veggies were crisp. Not your typical Mexican slop on a plate.
Service was attentive and food delvered in a timely fashion.
Looking for Mexican food in Amsterdam. This place can't be beat.

  • Visited May 2013
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Hidden gem, family like atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2013 via mobile

Came here with Mexican friends who often come here. Obviously that is quite the recommendation!
And we were NOT disappointed! We came back the day after. Same familiar feel. Same sweet staff.
I will not miss out on this upon my next visit to Amsterdam!

  • Visited April 2013
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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“Very tasty food.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2013

Excellent choice of vegetarian food as well as a good selection of meat dishes. The very friendly owners made us feel most welcome.

Visited April 2013
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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“great mexican”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2013

down a backstreet left hand side of street "rokin" just before main bend in road, hidden by big crane, doing undergoround work.
pleasant restaurant, friendly service and great food, for a reasonable price, considering this is amsterdam.

Visited March 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A Great Night Out”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2013

We visit La Margarita every time we are in Amsterdam. The atmosphere is great, the drinks are amazing and the food is excellent. We are always warmly welcomed by the owners and the staff. Victor makes the best Mojitos ever (according to my wife). They have introduced a 3 course set menu with various choices. This represents really good value for money. Tell them if it's your birthday, you won't be disappointed!

  • Visited February 2013
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