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131 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-365 5330
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“tacos” (128 reviews)
“potato skins” (23 reviews)
“guac” (11 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
131 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a great wee gem in chch ,central city and service is fast and friendly. As a family we visit Mexicanos regularly. Especially good is the fried chicken, and any of the fresh soft taco dishes. Great range of margatretia too.

Thank love2eat28
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Busy place, with good tacos and delicious adult drinks. We tried 4 different types of tacos and they were all delicious. Margaritas and sangrias were refreshing. Service was quick and friendly.

Thank barsegh
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ambiance is certainly quite unique at Mexicano's. It's so dark it is hard to read the menu. Service was great - food was delivered really quickly. The performance of the menu is a little hit and miss - crispy fried potato skins and all...More

Thank NickLanigan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Mexicanos for lunch and had some tacos as well as main dishes to share. Friendly and efficient service. The tacos were good. The ceviche was great and popcorn chicken was good. Wouldn't go here if a sunny day it's quite dark inside. Kids...More

Thank CatherineTT100
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good atmosphere, nice food and great drinks. If you are in the mood for Mexican I would definitely recommend this place.

Thank Heyer-adventure
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok so I am from San Diego and never eat anything claiming to be Mexican when traveling (other than Mexico obviously) but this place was recommended by the air bnb hosts I was staying with, and I happened to stumble upon it after striking out...More

Thank SanDiegoCross
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was full so we sat in the bar. Friendly atmosphere and busy early. We had the potato skins which weren't overly crispy but were lovely with the sauce. Tacos were great, chicken had more flavour than the beef. Quick service reasonably priced.

Thank Bulrac
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love Mexican food, and always enjoy testing out the various styles and menus - there are more than tacos to be had. In this case, the menu was fantastic and the food delivered. Went with a friend, they managed to sneak us in early...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Great vibe, awesome drinks and cocktails, delicious food. Chicken skewers were something different. Will definitely be back next time im in Christchurch

Thank Kyle G
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Good location. Great food and a reasonable wine selection. The service was absolutely top notch. Good ambiance but definitely prefer the lower tables with chairs as opposed to the leaners and stools. The food was well presented and little waiting time. The pricing was acceptable...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-365 5330
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