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La Piratita

Hegenheimerstrasse 216 | 4055 Basel, Basel 4055, Switzerland
+41 61 322 10 24
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (13 reviews)
“tortillas” (6 reviews)
“taco party” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
Hegenheimerstrasse 216 | 4055 Basel, Basel 4055, Switzerland
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Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

This is great original Mexican food!!! NOT Texmex!! You can taste many things with the taco party. Cozy restaurant, great service.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank D9043PHlauraa
lapiratita, Geschäftsführer at La Piratita, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Hola D9043PHlauraa!! Cool Name... are you a Roboter from Star Wars? ;-) Thank you very much for this great Feedback. We're happy that you recognized the difference between Mexican Food and Texmex. We hope to see you soon! We wish you a happy Christmas!! La...More

Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Me and my wife were in switzerland for our honey moon and we decide to visit Basel and Allschwil. We went to La Piratita with a low expectation about the original Mexican taste but we get paralyzed when we start eating, definitely the best place...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jorge Q
lapiratita, Geschäftsführer at La Piratita, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Hola Jorge Q! Thank you very much for the great Feedback. I think you made the best desicion ever: To bring your wife for your Honey moon to us. Love goes through the stomach :-) We hope to see you again!! Muchos saludos! La Piratita...More

Reviewed 26 March 2018

went with a group of friends. good food and with a nice atmosphere. loved to try the cactus starter and the selection of tacos was great to share! the life music was a really nice touch

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Joana F
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Came here together with a Mexican friend and had a very nice dinner. Enjoyed trying the cactus starter. Surely among the best Mexican food options in Basel. Location can be a bit tricky, outside of the city center means you have to look for it...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank MLTBCH
lapiratita, Geschäftsführer at La Piratita, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Hola MLTBCH! Muchas gracias for your great feedback. We are very happy that you enjoyed our food and our location. Yes... that we're a bit outside of the city it's a little problem. In the city today you can only survive as a little restaurant,...More

Reviewed 17 December 2017

We have been to La Piratita several times. We love their tacos and friends have really enjoyed other meals on the menu as well. We have had excellent food and service every time!

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Samantha F
lapiratita, Geschäftsführer at La Piratita, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Hola Samantha F. Thank you very much for your Feedback. We hope to see you soon. We wish you a great christmas and a happy new year! La Piratita

Reviewed 19 September 2017

We discovered this little mexican Restaurant because I was looking for masa harina to make corn Tortilla! They have a delivery and an outlet warehouse store called El Sol AG. It is tucked away in a small corner of Basel Country - Allschwil. Here you...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank sdutler1963
lapiratita, Geschäftsführer at La Piratita, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2017

Hola sdutier1963! Wow... what a feedback! :-) Thank you very much for it. It made us very happy. We are every week from wednesday to friday from 11:30am to 2pm in front of the mexicanstore "El Sol" (Lachenstrasse 10 / 4123 Allschwil). And every last...More

Reviewed 30 August 2017

Dinner at La Piratita yesterday was excellent. Great value for price and delicious food. We were a group of friends and was fun to share their Taco Party option. The mais tortillas are the best I have ever tried. I totally recommend it as the...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank marespec
lapiratita, Geschäftsführer at La Piratita, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Hola marespec! Than you very much for your great feedback. We hope to see you soon. Muchos saludos! La Piratita

Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We heard rave reviews about this place from friends, I guess that they have never tried truly wonderful Mexican food before. If you are someone who is used to authentic Mexican food from Mexico or America, please do not expect the same thing at this...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank D5921VBjessican
lapiratita, Geschäftsführer at La Piratita, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Hola Traintripper25! Thank you for your feedback. It's "sosolala" and i think, not really helpful. You don't treat the other people who like our food with respect and tha's not ok. We have a lot of Mexican Natives who know very well the Mexican food...More

Reviewed 24 May 2017

If you're comparing to a Mexican restaurant in Texas or Mexico, this one is only mediocre, but if you're comparing it to every other Mexican restaurant in Switzerland, Germany, heck, probably the rest of Europe, it's hands down the best. Cheerful helpful staff (they speak...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank evilhrlady
lapiratita, Geschäftsführer at La Piratita, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

Hola EvilHRLady! Thank you very much for your feedback. You're right... there are a lot of products we don't have accses to it. (fresh Fish, fresh mexican products, etc...). We take a lot of time to searching the possibility to make our food so authentic...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

After reading great reviews we went there with high hopes. The service was very kind and although the cooker is Mexican the food was far from everything I have already tasted in Mexico. We missed the Mexican flavors. You can tell the food is fresh...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank gabrielef310
lapiratita, Geschäftsführer at La Piratita, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Hola Gabriele F. We're sorry that you could not enjoy our food. We will discuss your feedback but it's a little bit dificult because we have a lot of (Mexican) People they say our food tastes like in Mexico. So we have to find the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 40
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Delivery, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hegenheimerstrasse 216 | 4055 Basel, Basel 4055, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel
  • Phone Number: +41 61 322 10 24
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