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El Mexicano

££ - £££, Mexican, Latin
Steinenvorstadt 58, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 271 13 93
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible8%
15 Aug 2018
“Great food, on the most oart”
13 Jun 2018
“Packed with guests”
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Bar, Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Steinenvorstadt 58, Basel 4051, Switzerland
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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We visited El Mexicano on a business trip and on the most part had a very good meal. A couple of us had the Beef Tacos which we both agreed were exceptional. One of my colleagues had one of the specials which was some tuna...More

Thank Jon C
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Located on a happening street in city center this place was bubbling with people. the food is nice but lacks the mexican spices. live music adds to its ambience.

Thank guptaratika
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Stopped here for a beer one evening en route to another restaurant. Everything looked pretty good so decided to return the next night for dinner. Glad we did.

Thank MtDoug
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Great drinks, amazing food! The host, Christian, was very accommodating, and the waitress Victoria was great! Best margaritas in Basel!

Thank Mitch M
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Big portions for the price, professional and attentive staff, well thought flavour combinations. Overall excellent experience.

Thank Misiek D
Reviewed 18 February 2018

I don't have high hopes for Mexican restaurants in Europe, so I had low expectations going in. My family was pleasantly surprised. The food was good (not spectacular, but good). Very tex-mex. The service was good and we enjoyed the live music. My only real...More

Thank EvilHRLady
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Last Tuesday I had the pleasure to enjoy dinner with my friends at El Mexicano. Taking advantage of the promotion that offers 50% off food dishes for women who make reservations in advance for Tuesday’s, we stared with a big mixed platter. All the starters...More

Thank Paula V
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Visited here on the evening of Wednesday 25th October 2017, the penultimate day of my trip to Basel with a friend. We were starving by the time we arrived at this restaurant, after taking a huge detour around the city centre to find a suitable...More

Thank shudawudacuda56
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We ordered burritos with Beef. We couldnt eat the meet. It was more than horrible. No excuses. We paid and left the Restaurant. Not to recommend.

Thank Familie_Schlaepfer
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The food is really tasty and the service is great! I don't know what authentic Mexican food tastes like but if it tastes like this then I'm putting Mexico on my "Countries to visit" list! My family and I had a really good time and...More

Thank kumoyo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$37
Bar, Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:30
09:00 - 00:30
09:00 - 00:30
09:00 - 00:30
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Steinenvorstadt 58, Basel 4051, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel
  • Phone Number: +41 61 271 13 93
  • E-mail
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