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“Check the price before you order!”
Review of Taste of Mexico

Taste of Mexico
Ranked #35 of 324 Restaurants in Dar es Salaam
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $15
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Delivery
Description: We are a family run restaurant serving delicious Mexican food at a reasonable price. Come taste our mouthwatering burritos, freshly made tacos, and home made Corn Chips. Check out our daily specials too, fajitas, chili con carne and chicken in Mole Sauce! All dishes prepared with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Now serving cocktails!!! We cater for any type of event and we deliver around the peninsula. Karibuni!
Reviewed December 11, 2012

I visited this place once to try it out. At first glance, it is a great lunch spot - the food is good (small portions but ideal for a snack) and the prices are very reasonable.

However herein lies the problem with Taste of Mexico. The prices are not so reasonable after all - they have some serious accounting issues and it is the customers who are expected to make up their shortfall.

After a good snack, from totting up the menu as we waited for the bill, it came to Tsh 16,000 in total. Just as we were commenting on how good the food has been, the waiter told us we could not pay him but must go inside. On doing so, the final bill was handed over - much inflated - (one serving of dulce de leche @ Tsh 10,000!) by the lady from the kitchen. When questioning this I was told that some of the items were twice the price indicated on the menu and I should cover the cost of this mistake. Apparently the menu has been mis-printed, they do not want to deface them by altering them by hand, and it is the customers who ought to make up the difference. As if this was not enough, as an afterthought she then decided to add insult to injury and to revise her already revised bill a second time, slapping a 50% increase on our soft drinks as well.

The business practices at Taste of Mexico are a shame as the food was actually not bad at all, and I would have otherwise returned. My advice would be to avoid at all costs and spend your money somewhere a little more honest. If you do decide to try it, perhaps paying up-front would be a better idea.

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Reviewed October 30, 2012 via mobile

Good oft quick chicken burrito, they don't have cheese burritos, don't expect a kitchen in the back. All prefab and heated in the microwave. Taste is good and "fresh". Value for money if you want a quick bite.

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Reviewed October 27, 2012

This is a new quick lunch/takeway spot we really enjoyed. They serve great burritos and empanadas and have a selection of guacamole, tortillas, corn tortillas, meats etc to take away. I especially liked the corn tortillas as a gluten free option, which is difficult to find in Dar away from the traditional food. The seating is limited so it can be a bit crowded. The price was reasonable for the quality of the food although there are some teething issues as it seems things are not always available (had lovely dulce de leche once, but couldn't find it for weeks, now its back!)

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Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile
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