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“Well presented Mexican” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Mex

The Mex
Ranked #5 of 144 Restaurants in St Ives
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$24
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
London, England, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Well presented Mexican”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2014 via mobile

We visited this place last year and it was good so decided to visit again. The prices had increased quite a lot, the food was on the whole better presented but was still just as tasty. Service was fast, but they did try to give us one less course than is on the fixed menu. We pointed this out to our waitress and she checked with the chef and gave us the correct food but it was a bit odd that they don't know their menu!

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1 Thank Hannah T
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
Belper, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Worth the wait.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2014 via mobile

We discovered this place whilst on holiday last year and loved it. We decided to come back to St Ives this year, purely because we wanted to revisit. And it was worth the wait. The menu had changed since our last visit but when we mentioned we had enjoyed the meat platter last year, the chef was only too happy to make it for us again. It was beautiful, very tasty and generous portions. The waitress was very friendly and helpful. An excellent dining experience.

Visited June 2014
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1 Thank MacMary
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“The Mex”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2014

Great value for money! Very small inside. We had not booked but got a table easily for 4. Huge portions & very tasty food.

Visited April 2014
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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Best restaurant in St Ives”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2014 via mobile

Visited the Mex 2 years ago and returned on Friday night, it was just as good as we remembered. Gorgeous, plentiful, colourful food and great atmosphere even when dining early. Thanks to the highly skilled chefs and very friendly waitresses. I'm glad we saved the Mex for our last night in St Ives as it was a great end to our holiday.

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Re-visit.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

We were pleased to be able to get a Saturday night booking when we arrived in St. Ives to the Mex where we had eaten on our last visit, 2 years ago. The atmosphere, service & food were as good as we remembered, & we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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