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El Catrin

rue de Richemont 7-9, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
+41 76 770 15 54
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (37 reviews)
“guacamole” (23 reviews)
“brownie” (4 reviews)
Mexican, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
rue de Richemont 7-9, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived early (7pm) and staff were super nice and accommodating although we didn’t have a reservation. The passion fruit magarita is excellent, as well as the guacamole (one of the best I’ve tried!) and the tacos... very recommended! I would like to emphasize the...More

Thank Marta U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were customer friendly and the food just ok, it was not enough to convince me and my friends about the overall impression we had. The margaritas were not of good quality. Despite having them replaced due to the blandness in taste, it remained...More

Thank Smiling_Sightseer
elcatringeneva, Owner at El Catrin, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Smiling_Sightseer, Thank you for your feedback. Our Mexican chef and cook do their best to provide flavourful and authentic food to our customers. We were disappointed to read that you found the food to be "just ok". Was there something particular that was lacking...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After entering through the rather small welcome area, you'll be surprised by the rather large interior. The walls are decorated with modern art which make for an entertaining visit. The staff is incredibly nice and attentive, service is fast, and no additional wish seems to...More

Thank TastyT0m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here for dinner with four people, three of them living in California = experts for mexican food! We had Tacos and Guacamole, the food was outstanding, clearly among the best mexican I had outside of Mexico, drinks and service also great. 100%...More

Thank thocramer
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Glad we found this little gem while we were staying in Geneva.. started with Margaritas, which were amazing, I had the passionfruit one, then a trio of salsas and then the four tacos. All of the courses were amazing, with good flavours that could be...More

Thank Micheal G
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

really good and the people here are so so nice! the atmosphere is also really sweet and I would 100% recommend coming here

Thank Carlyy23
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

El catrin is a young, fresh place with a nice atmosphere, great tacos and a nice option for lunch too! Don’t miss the Jamaica (vegetarian with hibiscus flowers... worth daring to try), Barbacoa and Alpastor, and of course the yummy quesadilla! Try the mescal tamarind...More

Thank Irene K
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Very cute Mexican restaurant with delicious tacos and great cocktails. I especially loved the crispy avocado taco. Pavel the server is super hot

Thank jb2026
Reviewed 28 May 2018

I have been waiting for the right opportunity to come here and finally had a chance last week with my son returning from university. And this place is everything I had heard it was. Really authentic and everything we had was so tasteful! The guacamole...More

Thank petitmot
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

The place is nicely decorated, casual and refreshing. THE FOOD WAS TERRIBLE ! Very disappointed ! What a shame !

Thank Dgs3484
elcatringeneva, Owner at El Catrin, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Dear Dgs3484, How was the food terrible? What did you you not like about it? When did you come eat at the restaurant? Thanks for providing more details so we can better understand your disappointment. Many thanks for your response. All the best, Tareq Owner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue de Richemont 7-9, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 76 770 15 54
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