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Arribas Mexican Restaurant

58 Notte Street, Plymouth PL1 2AG, England
+44 1752 603303
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mexican, Healthy, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
58 Notte Street, Plymouth PL1 2AG, England
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1 - 10 of 428 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Booked a table for two with my girlfriend. On arrival was told they don't have a table. Completely defeating the point of allowing people to book. They said they had a party arrive over an hour late, therefore I can only assume they felt it...More

1  Thank Don S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is reasonably small and decorated in a Mexican Taverna style giving it a great atmosphere. Our service was very good, fast and efficient, I was very impressed how quickly the food came out, I didn't time it, but it only felt like about...More

Thank WiseTreeOwl
chrisdc1, Manager at Arribas Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thankyou for taking the time to leave a review. We are very pleased that you had an enjoyable experience and that you liked the atmosphere, service and food. We look forward to welcoming you back soon, The Arribas team

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Visited as we were in holiday in Plymouth for the weekend. Visited Friday evening to take advantage of their happy hour on cocktails and the early bird menu. Cocktails were great, very friendly staff. Amazing food and big portion size. We opted for the ‘2courses...More

Thank 833shelleyk
chrisdc1, Owner at Arribas Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review. We are really glad that you had such a positive experience. The “2 course early evening menu” is a favourite as it is exactly the same size portions as the main menu but...More

Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

I went to Arribas mexican restaurant with my family children included staff were brilliant very friendly food was very nice had a variety of different foods to choose from overall a very enjoyable experience would recommend to anyone

Thank Chantelle M
chrisdc1, Owner at Arribas Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Hi there, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review. We are really glad that you had an enjoyable experience and we look forward to welcoming you again soon, Best Wishes, The Arribas team

Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Recently dined here for a family meal, the staff were great and couldn't assist you enough, the food was really tasty and the portion size was overly generous, not to forget the great deal they had on cocktails. I loved the authentic Mexican decor inside...More

Thank sophiemortimoreboss
chrisdc1, Owner at Arribas Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Hello there, Thank you for your review. Glad that you enjoyed the service and the food. We strive to give customers an enjoyable experience and we look forward to welcoming you again soon, Best Wishes, The Arribas team

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Staff on hand and helpful unfortunately food was very bland and not very enjoyable. Venue had just eat stickers slapped all over made it feel very low quality which matched the food wouldn’t recommend to anyone especially on the Barbican which has so many eating...More

Thank phillipl755
chrisdc1, Manager at Arribas Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

We are sad to hear that you were disappointed with your food but that you liked the service and I really hope that you let the staff know when you were on the premises that you were unhappy and they could have tried to resolve...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We went to Arribas hoping for a great Mexican but were unfortunately served what appeared to be reheated frozen food and were really disappointed with the food. The service was good but sadly the food really let them down and we won’t be returning.More

Thank devongirl120
chrisdc1, Manager at Arribas Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

In response to your review i would like to assure you that our food is freshly prepared and is by no means frozen and reheated. As you can see from our previous reviews customers have nothing but praise for the food we serve. Thank you...More

Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent and well portioned food. Friendly and attentive staff. Couldn't ask for more, happy Chiquitos was fully booked and I found this!More

1  Thank tomwhee16
chrisdc1, Manager at Arribas Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your experience, it is important to us as we are an independent restaurant and we try to give our customers an enjoyable and authentic dining experience. We look...More

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful food and massive portions, you will not leave feeling hungry! Friendly and attentive staff, can't wait to come back 👍🏻

Thank Stanners808
chrisdc1, Manager at Arribas Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are delighted that your daughter enjoyed her 18th birthday with us, we always try to make occasions special. We look forward to seeeing you again soon, Many thanks, The Arribas team

Reviewed 20 July 2018

It’s the first time I’ve been here, I went midweek, it is a nice place, Mexican themed decor as you would expect. The staff were friendly and helpful, the food came quickly and was reasonably priced. The food itself was enjoyable. I would recommend a...More

Thank Tony K
chrisdc1, Manager at Arribas Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your experience and we look forward to welcoming you again soon, Many thanks, The Arribas team

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Izzy B
29 July 2015|
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Response from Hilly J |
No management reply yet but it may not matter. Meat quality matters little in Mexican food.
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Crow M
24 June 2015|
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Response from Hilly J |
There are steps up from the street and I think some just inside. No sign of ramps so not good for wheelchairs or anyone who is not nimble.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$24
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Notte Street, Plymouth PL1 2AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 603303
Description
Situated in a prime location of Plymouth historic Barbican, Arribas Restaurant is unusual in the fact that we have 2 venues under one Sombrero! Arribas is the place to go for authentic Mexican cuisine - to suit all tastes! We specialise in large parties, whether it be a meal in Arribas restaurant or a buffet upstairs in the Havana bar. We can accommodate up to 90 persons comfortably. The Havana Bar (above Arribas) is the ideal venue to host your party. The perfect place for pre- and post- dinner drinks in Arribas Restaurant. Let us cater for your special occasion with a choice from our buffet menus in an ambient setting. For exclusive use, or reserved areas, please ask a member of staff for details.
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