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“Cr#p service, Great food”
Review of Cafe Mexicho

Cafe Mexicho
Ranked #844 of 1,309 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Reviewed March 18, 2014

We love the food and atmosphere here. HOWEVER we have been turned away twice now even after we made reservastions; each time we were told "we don't serve tables of only two". We used to be regulars, ordered a three course meal and tipped well. So if you are looking for great food but aweful service. Cafe Mexicho is for you. If not try Mama Mexicana on arts on main. Their food is good (not mind blowing), and so is the service.

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Thank cbowring
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Reviewed January 31, 2014 via mobile

The food was ok, but avoid this place on a Friday night. We waited more than 90 minutes for our tacos. Nice look, but poorly run.

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Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

We visited Cafe Mexicho during the quiet jo'burg summer. The restaurant is located in trendy Melville which is awesome. As soon as you arrive you know you are in for a fun evening.

The ambience is great complete with colourful lighting, swinging saloon doors and Mexican music.

Margaritas and pina coladas are mixing in machines and Corona os served ice cold. They also have a nice selection of cold tequila.

Starters taste authentic with a variety of Mexican treats from jalapeño poppers to nachos dripping with sauce.

Mains were amazing. My tacos with beef were incredible and the burritos were packed with everything you would have expected from Mexico.

Service was slow and I would suggest you only give your order to one server and insist they write it down. Things got forgotten and not all our order came out correctly.

Also pay attention to the bill. We were nesrly charged for rice never received anf the slso add on am auto gratuity.

Price was reasonable enough. Bill came to approx R450 for 3 with shared starter.

Thank Jenantonic
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Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

Me and the wife were staying in joburg for the night and wanted something different

It was a great meal in a resturant with a good vibe.

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Thank Mongocuee
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

I've been a couple of times with friends and always had a great time. The food is good, the atmosphere and vibe better. Very fun place to eat with dozens of types of tequila to try.

Thank Dan A
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