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Taste of Mexico

Factory Road, Arusha, Tanzania
+255 719 707 217
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“pupusas” (2 reviews)
“rice” (3 reviews)
“mexican food” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Factory Road, Arusha, Tanzania
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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Came here a few times for drinks. Good for a beer and I'm informed that the cocktails (particularly margaritas) were top notch. Food wasn't bad but nothing to write home about

1  Thank Peter J
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Taste of Mexico is just what you would expect from a Mexican restaurant in Tanzania. If you’re looking for a little comfort food and something that approaches Mexican food from home - it hits the spot. The burritos are decent, but served on chapatti and...More

1  Thank AussieWanderer72
Reviewed 25 February 2018

I've eaten here several times during trips to Arusha. Staff are friendly and helpful and all speak English. Good variety of Mexican dishes on offer with large portion sizes. Great place to chill daytime and evening.

1  Thank Amy S
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

We visited here multiple times in my two months in arusha. It's easy to get to located by kilimbero in mzungo square. The food can be a little slow to come when in big groups but it's faster than other restaurants in the same area....More

1  Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Taste of Mexico in Arusha is a nice place to have affordable mexican foods but the place just doesn't have that spark of liveliness. The evening that i visited there were very few customers though the food tasted really good and the stuffs thati met...More

Thank Stanley Y
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Long service wait times. Drinks and food not worth the price. But in a mzungo area of town so pretty popular with the tourist crowd to escape the bustle of the city.

Thank Amanda R
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Came here 3 times during my stay in Arusha. Every time the food and service was very good. Great location by the big Nakumatt supermarket, with shops, bars and restaurants around.

Thank Nadine E
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Small place with friendly servers, looks like an organized and well run kitchen. Food was great, came with guacamoleand spicy hot sauce. Serving beer and wine, has tables out front, the smell of Mexican food brought me inside. Upstairs a pool table lounge area and...More

Thank CM J
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is definitely worth a visit, and is particularly useful if you want a break from the bustle of the market on a shopping trip. The food was delicious - there were four of us and we all enjoyed our meals. The service was...More

Thank LeethalLeeM
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I had the chicken soft tacos here and they were SO delicious!!! They have great seasoning, cheeses, and avocados in their food and their drinks (had a margarita and a moscow mule) were delicious as well. They also had pretty fast internet that was better...More

Thank Tracy W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Factory Road, Arusha, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Arusha Region  >  Arusha
  • Phone Number: +255 719 707 217
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