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El Viejo Mexico

Store Kongensgade 61, Copenhagen 1264, Denmark
+45 33 93 00 61
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“fajitas” (40 reviews)
“guacamole” (18 reviews)
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American, South American, Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Store Kongensgade 61, Copenhagen 1264, Denmark
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every single time when I go to Copenhagen I eat at El Viejo Mexico. The food is excellent, the service is perfect and the atmosphere is amazing. A very big thumbs up!

1  Thank Clara B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife, our kids, and I had dinner here after seeing mixed (but mostly positive) reviews on TA. One reviewer warned/complained of the slow service and I must completely agree. Our family was the ONLY table seated in the restaurant and it just took them...More

1  Thank Tom B
Sina B, General Manager at El Viejo Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Tom, Thanks for your review. I am surprised about your information. Been the only one table in the restaurant and getting the food so late, according to you. We have checked the order and from the minute you guys got served your drinks til...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017

The meal was delicious, the portion was just enough for a culinary experience. It is a must go if you visit Copenhagen

Thank Botond H
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We've been to many restaurants around the world and we've been really disappointed for the long wait and the quality of the food.More

1  Thank Valeria P
Sina B, General Manager at El Viejo Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

I am really sorry for the experience you had recently. I do not know which day you visited the restaurant, but we have been pretty busy the whole last week. Your Chicken Fajitas order is part of a menu we are having on our board...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017

We got a recommendation regarding this restaurant, and it was actually even better that anticipated. Very nice atmosphere and friendly service. The food was excellent. We had one of the menus (menu 1), which included three courses with everything you can ask for. Nice assortment...More

2  Thank dolphin67
Sina B, General Manager at El Viejo Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Dear Guest, We appreciate your business and time effort of doing the review. It is very important for us. See you hopefully back on your next visit in Copenhagen.

Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We were expecting some original and creative Mexican cooking. What we got was a very child restaurant with dishes swamped in coriander. Even the guacamole was drowning in coriander. Not very tasty or cozy.More

Thank Andreas Reipur M
Sina B, General Manager at El Viejo Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Hi Andreas, Thanks for you visit and your review. I am afraid to say that Coriander/Cilantro, is one of the basics in Mexican cusine, and as you mentioned we have it all over, almost. Also in the guacamole. You will rarely find a dish without...More

Reviewed 13 April 2017

The food is tasty and delicious, the cocktails are good, the wines as well. The atmosphere is nice. The service is very good and friendly. One of the best places in Cph.

Thank S G
Sina B, Manager at El Viejo Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Appreciate your time and business!

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Being from California I enjoy Mexican good. Too bad that I didn't find any in Copenhagen. The crew we're friendly and the food was tasty. Just don't expect authenticity.More

Thank Mike D
Sina B, General Manager at El Viejo Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Dear guest Thanks for your review. As we have mentioned in our website, the food is Mexican with a twist of Danish taste. We have had lots of Americans, visiting our restaurants, both from California and Texas, and they all recommend us and mention as...More

Reviewed 2 April 2017

I really enjoy coming here. The staff makes you feel so very welcome. We bring visitors from our company here and I live in walking distance so I stop by for takeaway here.

Thank Vicki S
Sina B, General Manager at El Viejo Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Appreciate your Business and thanks for the nice review.

Reviewed 30 March 2017

This is a busy restaurant and Id recommend reserving a table in advance Food wasnt cheap or bug portion sizes. The food was really tasty though and the atmosphere was great Well worth going here to try. Food presented in fancy way

1  Thank picassotriggerfish
Sina B, General Manager at El Viejo Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Dear Guest, We sincerely appreciate your business and review. Were pleased that you were satisfied with the service and food. Hope to see you back again.

Indre By (Inner City)
This is the heart of old town Copenhagen, with its
blend of charming old buildings and bold new
architecture, broad avenues and tiny streets as well
as picturesque canals and a modern harbor. The inner
city is home to the Royal Danish Theatre, which
consists of three buildings, two of which are new and
situated on the harbor front. The streets, squares and
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1 March 2016|
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Response from Sina B | Property representative |
Dear Guest, We have no influence on publishing the reviews at all. I think this is very logical, otherwise we would have only published the very good ones. This issue has to be answered by trikpadvisor who are dealing with... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Digital Payments
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
16:30 - 12:00
16:30 - 12:00
13:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Store Kongensgade 61, Copenhagen 1264, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By (Inner City)
  • Neighbourhood: Indre By (Inner City)
  • Phone Number: +45 33 93 00 61
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Winner of Tripadvisor's prestigious award, Certificate of Excellence, in 2014, 2015 & 2016.! Upscale Mexican restaurant located in one of the best areas, close to Queens Palace. Announced as the best Mexican restaurant in Copenhagen by Borsen, one of the most well known newspapers in DK. High quality, nice atmosphere, professional and service minded staff have made El Viejo Mexico to one of the most famous Mexican restaurants in Copenhagen. We probably have the best selection of premium Tequilas in DK plus a nice selection of Mexican beer and wine from famous European and overseas houses. People love our Margaritas and Mojitos. Good recommendation for food will be menu 1.
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