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The Mexican

££ - £££Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
36 Damstraat, 1012 JM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 421 8298
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good43%
  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“fajitas” (30 reviews)
“rice” (16 reviews)
“salad” (14 reviews)
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Mexican, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
36 Damstraat, 1012 JM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 December 2015

On our second night in Amsterdam we visited Cau and over the road was a Mexican restaurant, we thought maybe we should try this as we'd had various different types of food through the holiday but not Mexican. We visited The Mexican on our last...More

Thank Rosie S
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Being in Amsterdam with two good friends of mine we were looking for somewhere to eat this restaurant was local to our hotel and looked good from the outside so we ventured in. We were greeted and seated upstairs it was quite busy in the...More

Thank Tasha G
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Nice mexican restaurant where I tasted nachos de tono e a full dish of fajitas, everything going with good sangria. Really tasty dishes and quick service. Service is nice and kind. Place is about 10 tables. I recommend it for a fast but pleasant meal!

1  Thank alberto1189
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Really close to Dam square. We were on a budget so we weren't expecting much but the food was lovely, the staff were friendly and the portion sizes were massive! Would definitely recommend.

Thank Courtney K
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

The meal was good and enough for one person, maybe to much. Mexican music and pretty decent design. Unfortunately the stuff speaks native Italiano, and the chefs are not Mexican at all. Wi-Fi, English menu, English speaking staff.

Thank Vali M
Reviewed 21 November 2015

The food is reasonably priced if you're on a budget, it's also good food and we couldn't fault the service one of the few places where we left a tip, you can see them cooking the food and though it may look small there are...More

Thank DanKil81
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

Myself and friends fancied a Mexican during our time in Amsterdam so found this on tripadvisor as not far from where we were staying. Based on our experience we can believe how low down it is on tripadvisor. Should be a lot higher as the...More

Thank Jonnym_7
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Reasonably priced good food. Service was good and food arrived quickly. Shared the chicken fajitas and the chicken tasted amazing. Got lots of salad and rice too. Would go again.

Thank Kirsty B
Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

We ate here with friends and were impressed with the meals we had. Our drinks came quickly & the frozen strawberry margarita was delicious. The meals were great in size & were just what we ordered. The only puzzling thing was the option of fries...More

1  Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

Great value for money food was delicious, even if it's a Mexican restaurant English breakfast was really good, and it's also a very good location smack in the center of Amsterdam, and staff were fun too :) Enjoy

Thank Rhian N
Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the
Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its
saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to
view some of the city’s most picturesque canals,
historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
of traditional local architecture – not to mention
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Damstraat, 1012 JM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Neighbourhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 421 8298
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