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“SA version of Mexican”
Review of the mexican

the mexican
Ranked #14 of 68 Restaurants in Jeffreys Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Malibu, California
Level 6 Contributor
1,135 reviews
597 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 467 helpful votes
“SA version of Mexican”
Reviewed 21 November 2013

Not bad food, but certainly not Mexican food.
Of course, I'm from SoCal and have great Mexican food on most every other corner.
Enjoy the balcony, view of city street and have drinks instead of food.

Don't have high food expectations....Especially the hard shell tacos---the shells come out of a box! Wrong, wrong wrong.

Visited November 2013
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  • Dutch first
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English first
Los Angeles, California
Level 6 Contributor
116 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“reasonable mexican fare”
Reviewed 11 November 2013

We are a family of foodies from LA, so we have strong opinions on mexican- this place was good, with fresh chips and a good guac, but the spices and salsa options need a visit to Mexico. Otherwise, huge portions and a good vibe.

Visited September 2013
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Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Mexican magic”
Reviewed 24 October 2013

A group of friends visited the Mexican restaurant just off the main beach in Jeffreys Bay. We were amazed at the hospitality of the staff, and the fantastic atmosphere. A wide range of Mexican quisine was available, as well as more traditional South African meals. We all had a marvellous supper to relaxing house music as background.
After supper we all moved to the bar area, and this is where the real fun started. A host of locals and foreigners started pouring in as the restaurant hours passed, transforming the venue into a pub/party venue.
The owners (Warren and Michelle Dean) greeted and entertained us personally, and many a tequila followed. It was a great experience, the whole evening was spent in the Mexican and was enjoyed thoroughly by our whole group.
We can honestly recommend this venue as a safe and most hospitable venue for a great night out.
As the locals say: Better be a MexiCAN!! :)

  • Visited October 2013
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Level 6 Contributor
195 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Amazing”
Reviewed 14 October 2013

The food was really really nice. The staff were very helpful as well. I would definitely recommend the Nachos or Fajitas! Cannot wait to go back here!

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank Geoff W
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Hermanus
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Muy Bien”
Reviewed 25 September 2013

I had the mixed platter, which is a bit of a few different dishes. It was lovely! The live band which was playing was Wild Lettuce, who totally rock!! Loved the atmosphere and the service was great too. Will definitely go back.

  • Visited March 2013
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