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Miro's Cantina

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Neighbourhood:
New Town
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184 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 4BA, Scotland
+44 131 225 4376
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Authentic freshly cooked Mexican food. Not too expensive. Great menu with good vegetarian options too. Always full so book as it's very small. Excellent frozen margerittas.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, great drinks brilliant prices and the size of it adds to the character. Seafood paella was amazing and the service was excellent.

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2 Thank jac1988
United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This places looks a little unapproachable from the outside but give it a go. We had a delicious meal here. Could not believe the portion of nachos for 2 - it was enormous! The menu has plenty of variety and also some good vegetarian options. It was nice to try something different which you won't find on a standard menu... More 

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2 Thank KeelBilled
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I went here for an evening out, it's quite small inside but absolutely perfect. We are both huge Mexican food fans and we were not disappointed; hands down the best Mexican food I've had in Edinburgh. Wine is expensive so I'd highly recommend getting a jug of frozen margaritas which cost about the same amount (we had... More 

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dundee scotland
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended by a friend and advised to book, which we did. During our visit approximately 10-12 people were turned away as not booked and this was a Thursday night in February. Very small and compact inside and not much privacy as you are so near to table next to you and hear all conversations! Ordered Nachos (corn chips on a... More 

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Manchester
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here on a recommendation from a local friend and we weren't disappointed. The food and service were absolutely amazing. The only problem was that they had lost our booking but as were in earlier (6.30pm) there were tables free. I'd suggested booking and then confirming the booking before arriving but it's defiantly worth it!!

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little restaurant, which when we arrived at 2pm, was full, which on a week day, I think is always a good sign! The staff were very friendly and the food hearty and very reasonably priced about £10 upwards for a main £5 for a margarita, 5 or 6 different latin lagers, tasty Mexican grub which was exactly as described... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was quaint and had a nice atmosphere but smelt a little strange. The nachos were ok but nothing special. The enchiladas were really nice. It was ok for lunch but I wouldn't want to go for an evening meal. My partner also saw a man sat on the work top in the kitchen which put us off a... More 

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Carluke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for lunch on a Saturday afternoon. Restaurants is small and cosy feeling and it was lucky we booked as it was always busy. The food was faultless and the cocktails perfect. The price was also very reasonable for food and drinks. We were also given special treatment with tequila including a worm for the birthday girl. I had no... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in here while walking around looking for something to eat and glad I did. Very simple Lunch ordered and delivered quickly very tasty and good service. Would defiantly recommend and revisit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$35
Cuisine
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 184 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 4BA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 225 4376

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New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town, until after dark when strappy dresses come out to play. This is the city’s central business district with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric squares, and self-important statues. But it’s also a very wanderable neighbourhood, with a healthy bustle at almost any time of day and fine people-watching in places like St Andrew's Square which fills with picnickers around lunch. You’ll also find a series of cheerful basement bistros on Hanover Street, while dark Rose Street has something of the feel of an undiscovered back alley and is chock-full of characterful pubs and small independent shops.
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