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A local cantina where authentic recipes are free to mingle with delisiosos fresh ingredients. Absolutely sensasionales margaritas, incredible tequilas and the most apetitosos tacos in the universe will send you completely loco. Kick back and celebrate with your amigos and hombres in our autentica Mexican cantina. Nuestra casa es su casa. Our home is your home.
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Mexican, Bar, Pub
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 16 January 2021 via mobile

Food was delicious and cocktails were beautiful. I had a lovely night and do recommend this place. The restaurant’s environment and music are great. Very friendly staff, by the way. The host woman was really friendly and customer service oriented.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 4 November 2020

I visited el loco to celebrate my 50th birthday. The food was amazing, decor bright, cheery & colourful & the staff were extremely friendly. A big shout out to Paul for my lovely complimentary margarita. It was really thoughtful of him. I’ll definitely go again

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 29 September 2020 via mobile

Nice place to hang out with friends! Good food and good drinks. Be ready though, this place is pricy! The waitress is a bit rude as well, or maybe just not her day! so totally understand. I’d still come back I just need to give...my wallet a break lolMore

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 15 February 2020

The mexican is mostly authentic here. The seating arrangements are inside tables or al fresco. The ambience is good as there is a stream of Latin/mexican music and the walls are decorated with traditional mexican paintings. The portions are relatively small but that may be...because if you have eaten the same dishes at a similar tradtional restaurant in Mexico or USA, there the portions are rather large in comparison with these, especially for the price.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed 13 December 2019

This place is very relaxed and friendly. They always have good beers on tap and usually feature an interesting beer of the week. Food is very hearty and delicious. The loaded nachos with pulled pork were great.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 3 December 2019 via mobile

Only place around Surry hills Foveaux street to pick up some food after 10 pm. A good Mexican restaurant offering great drinks, cocktails & selection of food. If you need a late dinner around this area, this is the only kitchen which is open.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 24 November 2019 via mobile

Had burger and fries and some tacos. The tacos were tasty and had nice flavours especially the fish taco. The burger was sloppy and lacked flavour and the fries were very salty.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 12 November 2019

Not only was this food dry it wasn't even Mexican! My colleagues and I felt that the beef resembled that of stir-fry old Thai beef. The quesadillas tasted like tandoori - not to mention the POOR SERVICE STANDARDS. Each time we tried to get the...attention of the waitresses we were either ignored entirely or dealt with 20 minutes later (our food was gone at this point) Overall - great for drink, but for service, food and vibes - I've had better dining experiences at Town Hall Maccas. Btw - so so so so overly priced! We want to small bar today ( an Australian restaurant?!) who do weekly specials and we paid $10 for the best tacos ever. Do yourself a favour and give this place a miss.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 9 November 2019 via mobile

Visited today for a quick lunch. Ordered a salad with cabbage avo fennel and tacos. $18.50 for salad and 3 tacos for $20. Drinks both non alcohol were $5.50 or more each. Food was okay. Tasty. The salad lacked enough fennel and had minimal avo....Lots of cabbage. We had fish chicken and tofu tacos.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 8 November 2019

One of us is a celiac (not just 'gluten free by choice'!) the kitchen team were very accommodating outlining what was gluten free. Head chef particularly knowledgeable of our needs. They even have a separate deep fryer so our daughter could tuck into the yummo...chips which are often deep fried with food containing gluten... Staff are relaxed & friendly but still professional. We took our dog as we live close by & sat outside...nice!More

Date of visit: November 2019
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