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“Best Mexican outside Mexico.”
Review of The Mex

The Mex
Ranked #9 of 154 Restaurants in St Ives
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$26
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 26 May 2014

Visited this restaurant and was blown away by the tasty food served up. Opted for the set menu and was blown away with how tasty the nachos were, following that came a mixed platter of goodies before the main course. The chicken Fajitas were amazing and portion sizes plentiful which left us struggling to eat desert. If you want amazing Mexican food at great value then look up this little gem, can't believe I had to travel all the way to St. Ives to find Mexican food this good. Hope the chefs enjoyed the beers we bought them as they were well deserved.

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1  Thank Paul M
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Reviewed 26 May 2014

I recently dined in The Mex a night after quite a disappointing meal in another St Ives restaurant. The contrast in the two experiences was significant. We were welcomed in to the Mex by a lovely lady who worked hard all evening to provide good service for all her customers. Having read about the generous portion sizes, we decided to skip the starters and order mains. This turned out to be a good call! The burrito was enormous and pretty spicy too - a good pick if you like it HOT! I chose the chimichangas, quite mild but really full of flavour and complemented with a tasty salad and 2 dips.

If you are looking for a laid-back atmosphere, really good value for money and want to come away feeling like you have had a lovely experience, then try this restaurant. You will not be disappointed!

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2  Thank Reachforthesky
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Reviewed 26 May 2014

A little gem of a restaurant , BBQ ribs just fell off the bone , fish taco,s crunchy and soft, the mex burger huge and packed full of flavour and the service great, recommend this to everyone.

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1  Thank PeteFinny
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Reviewed 22 May 2014

My fiancé & I were staying nearby in Hayle so decided to pop here for a meal on a Monday evening. Portion sizes were plentiful and the food was very tasty :-) I'd recommend the seafood fajitas!

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Thank Steph H
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Reviewed 10 May 2014

I must admit from the outside I wasn't sure I wanted to try it. However, appearances can be deceptive. This is a great little restaurant. Excellent choice of dishes and truly delicious food. The service and atmosphere were great too.

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1  Thank wilkins_family29
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