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Desperado, Mexican Restaurant-Bar

) #609 of 1,654 Restaurants in Zurich $$ - $$$ Mexican,
Birmensdorferstrasse 129, Zurich 8003, Switzerland
01 451 60 60
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“mexican food” (4 reviews)
“decent food” (2 reviews)
“main dish” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Birmensdorferstrasse 129, Zurich 8003, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 19 June 2017

Our co-workers raved about this restaurant and we visited for lunch one day during the week. The restaurant is clean, they have a variety of choices on the menu and the service was good. They have several locations. We did not try any of the...More

Thank Suicune723
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We were a group of four on a Sunday evening and had a good time. Service was fast and friendly and the food portions were large. One of us was vegetarian but the menu had a good selection and we had no problems findings suitable...More

Thank BunnyL25
Reviewed 21 January 2017

The ambiance is nice but the food is not at all authentic. I wouldn't even call it Mexican. I ordered the enchilada suiza and have exactly no idea what I was served. It was a big blob of cheese-like stuff, of which I don't think...More

Thank enewsletters
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We were a group of six friends who visited Desperado and one of us had her birthday. The ambience is lively and best enjoyed with a group of friends. Cocktails are awesome and starters were tasty (nachos, cheese etc.). We ordered Vegetarian (enchiladas) and chicken...More

Thank Nilkanth K
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Relatively authentic food (very authentic for Switzerland), very attentive service, very good drink selection and traditional décor and music.

Thank Richard Q
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Great food, great atmosphere, very reasonable prices (for Zurich...), fast service and super nice staff (well English speaking as well). We celebrated birthday to our son, so his main dish was free, and we also got a big and super tasty desert, on the house....More

Thank Ofirro
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Service was good, staffs were polite and responsive.Food quality was decent, and shall be tried once in a while. The restaurant is spacious but it was completely occupied (atleast during our visit on Friday evening). It is better to reserve your table. We also witnessed...More

Thank SurenTrip
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

The food was cold and tasteless, the price was too high, we will not go back there again. Staff were nice.. Good location.

Thank Rania S
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Over priced low quality place where the waiters don't know that tortilla chip are nachos. Everything felt like it was reheated. Dry :( Taco Bell is 1000 times better then this place and that's being generous.

Thank Beatrise42
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Nice concept restaurant - all your heart desires out the of the mexican kitchen; burritos, enchiladas and their signature dish fajitas all you can eat. Start with a frozen Margarita!

Thank Daniel H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Birmensdorferstrasse 129, Zurich 8003, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: 01 451 60 60
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