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Little Mexico Cantina & tequila Bar

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31 Wellesley St, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-366 7001
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon 16:00 - 22:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Top food, nice staff and good mexican food. Had nachos, very big portion. Could not eat it all, too much. Margaritas and mojitos were lovely.

Thank suzanne k
Brisbane, Australia
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185 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice food and a good setting watching the world go by. I've eaten here before on my last trip to Auckland so had to go there again. I love the food.

Thank George G
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Love this place, been visiting for years now. José is lovely and so are the waitresses. Delicious food and decent prices. Intimate atmosphere but can also cater for small groups.

Thank Rachel A
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

One of the best meals we had during our trip to New Zealand. Friendly, efficient service and very tasty, piping hot food. We would certainly visit Little Mexico again.

Thank LuluSomerset
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The food is pretty good and the wait staff are pleasant enough but the mops in the rather forlorn unisex toilet and the sad toilet seat give away that this place is just a bit under par. The beer and wine list is very short. Only offering mexican beer is also a bit of shortcoming in NZ. With hot competition... More 

Thank Yamahadude
Vienna, Austria
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Foodquality and ambiente perfect. Very friendly stuf. Little pricey but in auckland everything seems to be so.

Thank bommel_rules_world
Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Came here for dinner; had nachos and a burrito. Taste was good, service was friendly and great. I would recommend.

1 Thank Anthony W
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Were huge fans of Mexican & Tex Mex & California Mexican. This was a little different. It was NZ Mexican, lots of flavor & spices. Dinner portions were big but no rice & beans came with the meal. We ended up ordering beans & rice . Beans were good. But the rice not so much. We did order the nachos... More 

1 Thank Kim Z
Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

The best Mexican food I've had in a long long time. I had Enfrioladas that were stunningly good. Just the right size and so yummy. I can't wait to return.

1 Thank jandrkiwi
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I thought this was expensive and overrated for chicken enchiladas. The 'mole' sauce seemed more of a tomato sauce than a chile sauce. Won't be visiting on my return to Auckland.

Thank Randy S
Jose A, Owner at Little Mexico Cantina & tequila Bar, responded to this review

hi Randy thanks for your honest review but im not sure if you have tried mole here at littlemexico cause we do not offer mole how ever i appreciate your review More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Wellesley St, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-366 7001

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?