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“Great food but inconsistent service”
Review of The Mexican

The Mexican
Ranked #19 of 65 Restaurants in Yamba
Price range: US$8 - US$24
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: At The Mexican, we serve traditional Mexican cuisine, sourcing only the freshest local meat, seafood and produce to combine with our traditional recipes and home made sauces. We serve all the traditional dishes you expect at a Mexican restaurant, including Taco's, Nacho's, Burrito's, Enchilada's and Fajita's. However if what your looking for is supermarket style Old el Paso, or Taco bill franchise Mexican, you may be disappointed. The Mexican is GENUINE Mexican. House specialties including Spicy Wings, two amazing Yamba Prawn dishes, and arguably the best Chipotle Glazed Pork Ribs on the planet!! Our bar is locally renowned for serving the best Margaritas and cocktails in town. We also have an extensive wine list, featuring many boutique wines from Australia and Overseas. Speaking of wines... Our secret recipe Sangria is a must on a hot summers day.... Which is just about every day in Sunny Yamba. What are you waiting for??
Gunnedah, Australia
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Great food but inconsistent service”
Reviewed 25 April 2014 via mobile

This restaurant has the most delicious Mexican food. It's fresh, authentic and delicious. Try the seven layer dip, the enchiladas, chimichangas- just try it all. Unfortunately on this visit the table service let the place down a bit. But I'll still be back!

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Toowoomba, Australia
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5 restaurant reviews
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“Nice fresh Mexican”
Reviewed 20 April 2014 via mobile

Sol Cantina has great food and atmosphere. We always come here a couple of times during our stay in Yamba and it has always been great. We like the creamy chicken enchilada and the Baja Bowl. For dessert we always get the caramel icecream and the Tres Milks Cake. Their tomato salsa is particularly good. Sol Cantina reminds us of being in the states with all of its great Mexican.

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Brisbane, Australia
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104 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
“As good as being in Mexico!”
Reviewed 13 April 2014

Service and food are unbeatable. Staff were attentive but not in your face and the food is the best in town. Fresh and delicious, a winning combination. We live two hours away from Yamba, and were there for the weekend - so impressed with Sol that we are considering a drive there and back one night just to eat at Sol again.

  • Visited March 2014
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Australia
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“The best food in Yamba!”
Reviewed 2 April 2014 via mobile

We were on holidays and hubby and I went here for a night off without kids.
Had the BEST meal! The jalapeño poppers were to die for!! They are a definite must!
Hubby had fajitas and I had the baked tortilla - both delicious.

If you are a fan of creme brûlée you'll be satisfied here - they offer a baileys one. Soooo delicious!

Would go back in a heartbeat!

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Yamba, Australia
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110 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
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“a place not to miss when in Yamba”
Reviewed 16 March 2014

We're locals and this would probably be our favorite restaurant in Yamba. The food's always very well prepared with all fresh ingredients, and the service is terrific. Out of holiday season, the mid-week 'specials' are great value -- You'll most likely find us there on a Wednesday for 'Wings Wednesday" which includes a bucket of Coronas! -- and it's still the same excellent food and service.

  • Visited March 2014
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