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Review of Cafe Mexicho

Cafe Mexicho
Ranked #834 of 1,302 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Reviewed March 19, 2013

Finale found great mexican food in South africa . Everthing we ordered was great , the portions were well worth the money the only down side to the whole experience was the parking on the street but thats not the resturants fault. I would highly recomend the xxl burrito..... could feed a family of 4 , as well as the steak fajitas my wifes mouth was wattering.
2 thumbs up
Our new weekend delight

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Reviewed January 25, 2013

My friend and I frequent Cafe Mexicho about once a fortnight or once a month. As one of the only Mexican places in Johannesburg, it serves a delicious frozen margherita that can also be quite murderous as you simply have to have another. The service is bouncy and on point. The chilli poppers are hot, the decor is quirky, and the coronas, ice-cold and continuous. Love this place. Keep coming back.

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Thank BrenneD
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Reviewed January 24, 2013

My age has influenced my overall rating. It was too vibey for me and a little too rustic but I can see how this appeals to young people. We were with a crowd of people for a birthday. The restaurant had given the rear end of the small room to the revelers and many stood around chatting and snacking. There were benches and longer tables for people to sit. We sat at a high table with high stools and no backs. This is where I was a little uncomfortable. The food was rather tasty and came on platters from which we snacked. I am not sure if separate individual orders an be made as the food had been preordered. It seemed fresh enough and was presented on large plates and we could eat on separate smaller plates having chosen our fare from the platter.
There was a bar that served Mexican beers and our table enjoyed what was on offer.
The acoustics are poor and so my ears were ringing at the end of the evening and I could not wait to get out. Had we sat nearer to the exit perhaps it would have been quieter. On a cold night I wonder how the saloon doors keep the people warm.
The front is quaint showing the sign for past businesses.
An experience and possibly worth doing but not sure it is worth repeating.

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Reviewed October 6, 2012

A fun, vibey and eclectic place to meet friends and share some great Mexican food. The staff are super friendly with a good sense of humour. Cafe Mexicho offers something different from the norm form the first time you step through the saloon doors.

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Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile
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