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El Viejo Mexico

Store Kongensgade 61, Copenhagen 1264, Denmark
+45 33 93 00 61
Certificate of Excellence
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (40 reviews)
“guacamole” (21 reviews)
“pollo picante” (5 reviews)
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American, South American, Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Store Kongensgade 61, Copenhagen 1264, Denmark
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: El Viejo Mexico
1. House Salad
"Tasty food, good service, nice atmosphere."
Steven O
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2. El Viejo Mexico
"Amazing food and great service and they have the BEST MOJITO!"
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3. Cosy evening
"decided to give El Viejo a try. IT WAS SO GOOD."
Davida B
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excelent service. We had the crawfish fajitas and they were delicious. Loved the cozy atmosphere. We will definitely be coming back soon!

Thank Almendra V
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

we loved the food! had some nachos with cheese as a starter, got some salad offered by the chef, some of us had pollo picante, some enchiladas. we were all happy with our dishes, enjoyed some house wine, frozen margaritas and dos x beers (unfortunately...More

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stumbled upon this place on Sunday night. Good Margaritas followed by excellent fajitas. Lovely ambience with candles illuminating the whole restaurant. Starter salad on the house was a nice touch Recommended

Thank icookdvm
Reviewed 1 week ago

best mojito in the city plus the food is delicious. the place itself is beautiful, well decorated in a cozy environment

Thank Camila F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All too often Mexican food is served quite bland. Not here! Not very spicy but had a definite kick. Oh and I am veggie and they said they would serve any dish vegetarian for me. I had the nachos, a FREE salad and vegetarian enchiladas...More

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

trip advisor doesn't allow for an updated review only to delete your original and repost, which I am doing in reply to the ridiculous response the restaurant submitted on mine (picture attached). The restaurant responded that 1) I didn't say I was allergic to cheese...More

Thank murrayhill529
Sina B, Owner at El Viejo Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

And remember to look for all the other reviews as well. The percentage of bad reviews are 2-3% and so it is with every business. I guess we can not satisfy everybody. We did serve salad on the house. We charged for the water only...More

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Tasty food but the main courses are rather small. Recommend their tortilla chips as a starter/snack. In the summer the facade is opened up towards the street which can be somewhat noisy.

Thank steen_fj
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Visited while on a weeks holiday in Copenhagen, and this was one of our favourite restaurant experiences: not only was the food absolutely delicious, but the service was both welcoming and professional. We shared a set menu (Menu 1, I believe) for two people: people...More

Thank petercranwell86
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We went for dinner this weekend , the atmosphere was great and authentic. They have nice cocktails to start the evening with, I would recommend the mojito. Our food was very tasty, we both had menu 2, and I definitely suggest trying it!! The service...More

Thank Kati C
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We're regulars at El Viejo Mexico, and keep coming back for the classic dishes, with home made authenticity and great taste ...and the cocktails don't hurt either :-) Mexican restaurants in Copenhagen all too often tend to have that corny plastic décor and fast-food greasy...More

Indre By (Inner City)
This is the heart of old town Copenhagen, with its
blend of charming old buildings and bold new
architecture, broad avenues and tiny streets as well
as picturesque canals and a modern harbor. The inner
city is home to the Royal Danish Theatre, which
consists of three buildings, two of which are new and
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Response from Sina B | Property representative |
Dear Guest, We have no influence on publishing the reviews at all. I think this is very logical, otherwise we would have only published the very good ones. This issue has to be answered by trikpadvisor who are dealing with... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$26 - US$62
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:30
16:30 - 23:45
12:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Store Kongensgade 61, Copenhagen 1264, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By (Inner City)
  • Neighbourhood: Indre By (Inner City)
  • Phone Number: +45 33 93 00 61
  • E-mail
Winner of Tripadvisor's prestigious award, Certificate of Excellence, in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018. Upscale Mexican restaurant located in one of the best areas, close to Queens Palace. Announced as the best Mexican restaurant in Copenhagen by Borsen, one of the most well known newspapers in DK. High quality, nice atmosphere, professional and service minded staff have made El Viejo Mexico to one of the most famous Mexican restaurants in Copenhagen. We probably have the best selection of premium Tequilas in DK plus a nice selection of Mexican beer and wine from famous European and overseas houses. People love our Margaritas and Mojitos. Good recommendation for food will be menu 1.
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