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The Mexican

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24-26 Atholl Street, Perth PH1 5NP, Scotland
+44 1738 447878
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good service excellent food will definitely be back again. Seated as soon as we got in, complimentary drinks and nachos. Service was quick food delicious.

Thank Melg123
Randwick, Stroud
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Impressive atmospheric restaurant with free entrees, quick friendly service and good menu of authentic cuisine. Vegetarian options plus Mexican beer menu. Couldn't fault the food or setting. No mole which would be nice. Try the stuffed chilli peppers as a starter. Great find!

Thank apcamps
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As always the food is amazing. We had the seafood Gumbo, Chicken and Shrimp Gumbo and the Full house Fajita. Only one of us managed to finish the mains as the servings are deceivingly large. Prices are very reasonable and family friendly with a busy friendly vibe. The free Margaritas shots with the tortillas before you order is fab touch.

Thank John K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely surroundings, very tasty food, enormous portions, attentive staff. This place ticks all the boxes.

Thank Aissum
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is excellent and staff very attentive. Great atmosphere. Tried the full house fajitas - even I couldn't finish it. Prices are superb - you do not feel ripped off like many restaurants in Perth

Thank 42slarty
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found the food excellent and enjoyed the relaxed dining atmosphere. I had Chicken and shrimp Gumbo, a Cajun stew served with jambalaya style rice and corn bread muffins - very tasty and a generous portion. My girlfriend enjoyed Chicken & chorizo Quesadilla. Seemed to have plenty on the menu to suit all tastes - spicy/ mild, exotic/ traditional. A frozen... More 

Thank Andrew F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to The Mexican for dinner the other night and it was fabulous, love the fact you get an mini margaritas & tortilla chips with amazing salsa as soon as you sit down - we had the calamari and coconut prawns to start followed by fajitas and the chicken mesquite, which were both fab. Unfortunately neither of us was able... More 

Thank LA89
Perth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Group of 8. Lovely venue, plain & traditionally decorated. Fab menu. Starter share platter was delicious. Food was well proportioned & fab. Quick & very friendly service! Defo be back.

Thank nkc2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Visited here recently for a catch up with a friend! Lovely little hidden gem in the centre of Perth. We were greeted with miniature frozen cocktails which were lovely! I then had the chicken and chorizo fajitas which were delicious, the portion sizes are so generous! The fajitas came with a selection of dips and wraps etc. Excellent service from... More 

Thank taylor c
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

6 of us went on a Sunday evening for a birthday celebration...not all of us had been before, the food and service was great. Supported by some decent beer and a mojito..and that was just me! Catered seamlessly for gluten free and vegetarian. Wee downside was the temperature ....but didn't detract from our evening.

Thank Mousemum

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24-26 Atholl Street, Perth PH1 5NP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Perth
  • Phone Number: +44 1738 447878
Previous Dos Amigos owners back with new ideas and dishes in a beautiful new restaurant. Child friendly, closed on monday and tuesday.

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