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“Great food & lively casual atmosphere”
Review of Mexican Cafe

Mexican Cafe
Ranked #124 of 2,358 Restaurants in Auckland Central
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed January 25, 2014

An Auckland classic! This restaurant has been going for years & I guess that shows that good food, extensive drinks list, friendly service & great atmoshere are a winning combination. We were a group of five & were seated on the balcony overlooking Victoria St, almost opposite Sky City. We all had wines, a jug of Margarita, several entrees & our mains for $180.00 (or $36 ea).Well worth waiting for a table if it is busy as they do not take reservations.

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Reviewed January 24, 2014

We had generous portions of our burritos and flautas which were tasty, served very quickly and all while being able to people watch from the second floor overlooking the street. The setting is very Mexican in color scheme and decor. Loved it. Great margaritas and friendly staff. It was a bit breezy but comfy.

Thank onamauihi
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Reviewed January 24, 2014

The mexican cafe is definitely an Auckland classic.
The drinks list or more to the point tequila list is extensive.
Don't miss happy hour! All of the margaritas are really good and the caipirinhas are the best drink on the menu (in my opinion).

The atmosphere of the mexican cafe is always fun and a really good place to go with friends or have a family get together. If you're going in a group bookings are essential- it's always busy.

The food here is not the best of the best and a little too over priced for what it is (but it is always fresh).

If you've had a few drinks be careful on the stairs- they're a killer

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Reviewed January 16, 2014

If your after a big meal that wont hurt your pocket, the Mexican Cafe is the place to go. Although it is more westernised than authenic Mexican food, the food always is tasty and has the right balance of spices. I also recommend the Magaritas.

Thank Catherine d
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Reviewed January 15, 2014

This place feels like a little bit of a secret and we only really found out about it as a friend had recommended it. It looks like not much from the street, but once inside there is such a great vibe. The cocktails were delicious, very kiddy friendly with kids menu and colouring in as well as mocktails. Good value all round really.

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