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“Closest to authentic Mexican in the city with great margaritas but pathetic service!”
Review of Las Margaritas

Las Margaritas
Ranked #847 of 1,559 Restaurants in Antwerp
Price range: US$22 - US$30
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 24 November 2012

Having lived in the US for over a decade and eaten authentic Mexican there and on several trips to Mexico, I have to admit that Antwerp (and for that matter the whole of Belgium) is seriously lacking in restaurants that serve decent Mexican food. Of all the ones in Antwerp, Las Margaritas is your best bet. Most dishes I have sampled here have more than a semblance of authenticity (making discounts for black beans instead of refried, substitution of zucchini for avocado(!!) as a garnish, etc) and you will not leave disappointed.

If you are okay with the slow (and sometimes extremely frustrating) service, the above-average-noisy cantina ambiance and the fact that no CCs are accepted, you need to get here at least for their famous margaritas. That's definitely one thing that this place has going for it. Delicious, strong and you cant resist the fact that they serve 1-liter jugs if you are with a few friends!

Call for reservations if you want to be assured of a table. Seems to be extremely popular with the young/student crowd (given the democratic prices) on weekend nights.

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1  Thank golliwog17
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Reviewed 5 November 2012

I live right across this amazing restaurant which makes it very hard for me to resist not eating there once a month. The food is great, they serve margarita's by the litre if you wish and the setting is just right. I really enjoy eating here and I'm glad I live right across because that is quite the downside.. Reserving a table isn't really all that easy here. If you wanna make reservations here you better hop in earlier in the week. That is.. if it's open. They open pretty irregularly but hey! This is Mexican food, remember! :)

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Thank 8E7
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Reviewed 21 August 2012

When you actually find this place opened (do call up before going because it's pretty temperamental) you're bound to have a good food experience. The Margaritas are a must have but pretty strong as they mix silver tequila with Mezcal, or was it golden tequila? See, I even forgot... anyway we love this place although the food as well is pretty temperamental, sometimes it's silly salty, sometimes it's spot on. Anyways, together with Gringos, it's the best Mexican in town, but make sure you call and check they're open.

Thank muchasdeborah
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Reviewed 20 March 2012

Las Margaritas offers good, authentic Mexican food, as well as great Margaritas (of course, what would you expect with that name?). It's a small restaurant, with a nice atmosphere. The service is not always very good, they can be quite slow, but the food is worth the waiting.

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Thank JazzJumper
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Reviewed 5 November 2011

The food was very good,prices are not expensive.
It's not a pretty or cosy restaurant,just basic.

But when I go out for dinner the taste of food is more important than how the building is designed ;-)

The "fajitas" deserves a recommending .

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1  Thank suby555
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