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Chalco's Mexican Grill

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Lynden House 112 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 6AH, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9066 7189
11:30 - 21:00
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

For a start you always get a great portion at Chalcos. The staff are really friendly and helpful in particular the two boys that were on the counter. The service was also really quick. Overall the food is nice but for example the chilli con carne is very hit or miss. Really nice when it has been freshly made but... More 

Thank flightmode77
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

The food here has really gone downhill. Used to be very good, but now it is very dry and salty with no authentic flavour. You just get a pile of food onto your plate-def quantity over quality. This place used to be the best in Belfast when it first opened years ago, now it is mediocre at best.

Thank Love2TravelBelfast
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

I've tried burritos everywhere in the UK, dozens of places and this remains the best. The carnitas is perfect, I find other places at lots of spice to it which ruins it in my opinion (Boojum add cinnamon to theirs which makes it taste like a mince pie). Their mango salasa and the habanero cucmber pickle are amazing.

Thank James M
Gerardo J, Owner at Chalco's Mexican Grill, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words. We are extremely happy you enjoyed your Carnitas with us. Greatly appreciate your kind words. More 

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404 reviews
295 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Ringing in at £6 for a HUGE veggie salad bowl and bottle of mineral water, Chalcos was good value for money when I visited for lunch, today on Monday 1 August 2016. I like the fact that when sitting-in you get a proper plate and knife/ fork which is much more sustainable than other fast food restaurants which use plastic... More 

Thank CiaraSlevin
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88 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Great selection of Mexican dishes to choose from. Better than any other I've visited and the staff are friendly.

Thank thep0stman
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Eat here at least once a week. The mango salsa is top. The food is great and the place is never too busy.

Thank Kevin M
Belfast, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Another second for the veggie burrito. Super full of mexican rice, pinto beans, grilled peppers and onions (think fajita mix), guacamole, salsa, corn, lettuce, sour cream, etc. They have all the fixins! I do wish they would have black beans, though; that would make it perfect! Size is huge. I went in ravenous and could only finish half. Again, ravenous... More 

1 Thank MphsQueen
Belfast, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

have been here many times, good price and lovely veggie burritos. no complaints would recommend. Friendly staff too

2 Thank kate r
Lisburn, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016

The staff in this place are appalling. How do you manage to run a business with the dim moody unenthusiastic staff you have... Sort this out honestly before your run into the ground. Readily good food but poor beyond poor staff hygiene... What happened to gloves when you are serving food. Have been hearing of your staffing issues from a... More 

1 Thank kdon2014
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

1st chalcos yesterday and i am converted from boojum. It was insane! 5.50 and it defeated me, it has filled me up for days. Tried to finish it because it tasted so good cant wait to try it out again

Thank Kerrie191207

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lynden House 112 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 6AH, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9066 7189
We are a fast Casual restaurant serving Authentic Mexican Food. We are known for huge portions, great service, and good prices. We make everything in house from our salsas, rice, beans, to our succulent Carnitas. We marinate our own meats and cook everything fresh. Come check us out and try some real Mexican Food. Located on the Lisburn Road, next to Ryan's Bar.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?