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Limmattalstrasse 215, Zurich 8049, Switzerland
+41 44 341 70 40
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17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 14:00
Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat 16:00 - 02:00
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Zurich, Switzerland
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

I was lucky yesterday to try the worse mexican food i have ever tried. Onion rings were hard to break a teeth, nachos burned from being waiting under the lamp, if that is a all possible... Fajitas again overheated from waiting to be served. Bad quality ingredients, bad cook... Nothing like mexican!

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Thank CristinaMR
Zurich, Switzerland
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

The ambiance is quite tacky but it's all in good fun. The portions are large but the quality just not that convicing. I would suggest going there on your birthday, since you will get to eat for free

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Thank nEEdLzZz
Zurich
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015

Seating outside isn't bad Food and drinks unfortunately have nothing to do with Mexican Food or with tasty food at all

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Thank Brit A
Europe
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211 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2014 via mobile

If you want a place that has a great setting with an energetic vibe and great drinks, this may be the place for you. If you want some quality Mexican food you'll be disappointed . Finding solid Mexican food in Zurich is tough to begin with so it lives up to that reality. But if you want a margarita and... More 

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Zurich
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014

It looks realy good and you feel comfortabel. Thats the only positiv thing i can tell about it! The staff is unfriendly und arrogant. Moreover they are unorganized! Its kind of funny to watch them working! The food is just standart, nothing elses. You better do your Mexfood at home. To be honest, i was very dissapointed! They could easily... More 

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Thank travelerzurich
Zurich, Switzerland
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73 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2014

We - a family of four with two little toddlers - celebrated my husband's birthday at Desperado Zürich today. First off - you're in for a treat if it's your birthday. Birthday man got his main course for free (super yummy fajitas with chicken and fresh veggies) and the restaurant even presented him with a free stunning dessert (deep fried... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2012

This restaurant is one of our favorite restaurants in Zurich. But the quality of the meat is not always the same. Another problem is, if you order all you can eat, the service can be very slow. Other than these, we enjoy our food most of the time.

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Detroit, Michigan
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2012

...and I´ve tried many of them. Went here for lunch with a friend last week (the Meilen restaurant) We sat outside, with a view of the lake. Good food -- though the service was relatively slow... The menu was good and the Mexican food was good. The margaritas were also good...

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Zurich, Switzerland
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2012

The food and atmosphere here is wonderful. We went with Mexican friends, and they totally approved of the eats - except that the tortillas were made with the wrong ingredient. Another time, I went with two friends for lunch. It really stunk that they totally shut down at 14.00 and basically gave us the bum's rush. We are closed -... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2009

Huge portions for swiss standards and good food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$23 - US$36
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 00:00
Monday
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
16:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Limmattalstrasse 215, Zurich 8049, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 341 70 40

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?