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Mexican Cafe

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67 Victoria Street West, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
11:30 - 22:30
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri 11:30 - 03:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was recommended to us by a tour guide on the intercity bus tour. They offer a $10 lunch menu with a reasonable amount of choice. This was very welcomed in Auckland where we found everything to be very expensive compared to other locations on the north island! Despite the reasonable pricing you are given a complimentary small bowl of... More 

Thank Tanya F
Wellington, New Zealand
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been here s few times. The food is cheap and tasty. This time we had 4 adults and a child. Total bill came to $200 including drinks. Food is cheap but drinks are standard The only issue is the service has gone backwards and it's really busy. You feel rushed and the staff can be rude. It also appears... More 

Thank Legna00
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had such a good meal here. Awesome vibe, staff were awesome, very quick service and the cocktails were pretty damn awesome. Would com back to NZ just for this.

Thank Jane B
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for dinner, the scallop fajita was amazing, really reasonably priced and the staff were terrific

Thank Mark R
Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a good meal and friendly environment i wouldnt recommend this place. We got there , there was no one in the reception area to greet us, just one of the staff sitting down entertained on her phone, after a bit we got offered a table, it was a nice location just across from the skytower... More 

Thank Green_CHI55
Dallas, Texas
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to dinner with my boyfriend the other night. I had a house margarita and the enchiladas and both were fantastic. I especially loved the atmosphere of the restaurant, it was casual but a great date night spot. We sat on the outside patio and it was just perfect. Great service and great staff as well.

Thank ameliabsmith
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited this resturant for several years when visiting Auckland. It used to be a cafe with a reputation for great mexican food at a great price. Found the food bland and the prices no longer as competitive as they used to be. Charged extra for a spoonful of sour cream. I wont be returning to it.

Thank mahoe24
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Average food - nothing that stood out. Quite generic and have had much better, more authentic at other restaurants. Worst part was that this was a surprise birthday for a friend. There were 11 of us. Once we realised how pathetically small the jugs of Magaritas and Sangria were (450ml for $24! and most of it was ice) we switched... More 

Thank RobnPuff
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is yummy although quite generic and has that 'chain' feeling to the menu. What really concerns me is what happened tonight. I was so shocked when I was sitting outside on the veranda and there was quite a chilly breeze. I asked one of the waitresses if should could please turn the heater on that was next to... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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1,408 reviews
461 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 396 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is located up a flight of stairs. They serve lunch specials up until 4 PM. I had the $10 taco salad which was good. My husband had the burrito - which he said had a kick to it. We ate outside and could see the jumpers come down from the tower.

Thank Diane K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 03:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 Victoria Street West, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: 373-2311

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