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“Wow! Best Fish dish ever!”
Review of Mejico

Mejico
Ranked #94 of 6,142 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Reviewed October 19, 2013

Our visit started off badly, We made a reservation for 8pm for Friday night, and we had to wait 25 minutes and after having a few angry words with the Hostess, we were seated. The bad stopped there and went to amazing!
Started off our meal with the Guacamole and Banna Chips - they made the dip on our table fresh, we helped choose how much spice etc we wanted and it just tasted AMAZING! Followed this up with a Margareta and a Tequilla Mockingbird - were both delicious cocktales! Next course I chose the market fish and without a doubt in my mind the best fish I have ever had in a restaurant, nice crispy skin followed by a layer of gooey fattyness and then perfect flesh, season and spiced perfectly! Enjoyed it with a side of mexican cheese with cactus syrup and was sweetly heaven! Followed by a fruit hat dessert! (a little dissapointetd it wasnt an actual hat until i ate it!) fresh fruit salad with lovely icecream scoop next to it covered in coconut shavings!

Would def reccommend this to any one and everyone! Freat food great atmospher and the staff were so attentive once we were at our table and so professional yet sociable!

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Thank Martin E
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Reviewed October 17, 2013 via mobile

Buzzing atmosphere, great service and very good value

Mexican food done well. They really hit the spot
Had a few sharing apps and mains and enjoyed every morsel

Thank Phil B
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Reviewed October 15, 2013

Great buzzy fun place. Absolutely great food. Fabulous Menu with many different and varied dishes to wet your appetite. The salsa made right at your table, everything served with flair. Loved it all. A little noisy if you want to converse, but you do go there to eat. Could not fault it...a must to try!!

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Thank Jilly S
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Reviewed October 9, 2013

Four of us went for dinner and drinks after work on a Friday night. We'd not seen each other for ages, so it was a great chance to catch up. The staff were really friendly, the m&g were taking bookings for 3 or 4 hours in advance so I was very glad my friend had thought ahead and booked us a table.
We had salsa, then various tortillas, cocktails and lots of wine. The service was great in terms of being quick, friendly and knowledgeable. However, no one explained to us that we would need more than one dish each as they are very small! (As we'd clearly had several drinks each, I'd imagine that RSA training would suggest it - even aside from upselling or sensibilities)
We'd been told to make a booking and given a two hour slot - but once it was clear we would keep ordering wine and cocktails, a table was magically found for us at the front, which was great.
Overall we had a great night, but to be honest I'm not sure it's not a great night we could have had somewhere else. The atmosphere wasn't incredible, the food was nice but not outstanding, the staff were really lovely.. but so are staff at lots of places. It's somewhere I'm not that excited to rush back to.

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Thank jenjenhodgo
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Reviewed September 30, 2013

I have extraordinarily high standards for Mexican food since I hail from an area of California with more Mexican restaurants than you can shake a stick at. I usually don't seek this type of cuisine while I'm traveling. It's almost always a disappointment and I don't want to experience an "attempt" at authentic Mexican food.

Mejico comes pretty close, but not quite. I will preface this review by stating that I love good salsa and also make my own. I am picky about the combination of flavors. The average salsa consumer would probably think the ones served at Mejico are good. My dining partner hails from the Mid West but he also loves Mexican food. We agreed that the Mango Habanero Salsa was very good. The tomatillo salsa that came with our tacos was not. It looked like what green salsa but tasted about as mild as baby food. The Mango Habanero Salsa also was a bit mild. I wish there was an option to make your selection SPICY. I want my lips to have a slight tingle after consuming something with an item like an habanero pepper...The plantain chips that accompanied our starter were beyond the pale. I preferred them to corn chips as they weren't overloaded with salt or texture. They were an unbelievable for my salsa to lay it's head. I will definitely copy this food item when I return home and make my last batch of salsa for the year.

Our pulled pork tacos were delicious, but I thought pulled pork was just that--P U L L E D. These were chunks for pork that looked like they were cut off from a pig. Nothing wrong with that, but I was expecting more of a shredded meat experience. I will reiterate that the tomatillo salsa that came with it was WAY too weak. I know the Aussie's can handle it.

Overall the atmosphere was delightful. It's a little odd to be in a Mexican restaurant and not see any Mexicans but I get that's a little difficult being on a different continent. It still felt odd to see an entirely Caucasian cooking staff in the kitchen :P.

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Thank Gabi_EastBay
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