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Cafe Mexicho

78 4th Avenue, Near the corner of 7th Street and 4th Avenue | Melville, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 74 775 9758
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (8 reviews)
“refried beans” (3 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
78 4th Avenue, Near the corner of 7th Street and 4th Avenue | Melville, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Shocking service, poor food and all in all one of the worst restaurants we have ever had in a long while. Definitely won't be back and recommend that anyone looking for Mexican food look elsewhere, this place doesn't cut it.

Thank AlanB640
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

So my wife and I are regulars in Melville , becsuse of the charity shops ( so when I say we , I mean I get dragged by her to look for books at them charity shops). We passed Cafe Mehico so many times ,...More

Thank Kuvenashen N
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We walked in with the expectation of the usual Mexican warmth on a rainy day. The place neends serious maintenance doneeven an upgrade. Fridge was almost empty with no real choice of drinks and leaking on the counter while you trying to get a drink....More

Thank Fred N
Reviewed 29 March 2017

To be honest, we are regulars here. Good food, good service and the owner occasionally interacts. I hate to have to put this on social media, but now that the manager has started to ignore my messages - they have blocked me into a corner....More

Thank charushkan
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Great Atmosphere decor is stunning, makes you feel you are actually in Mexico. Staff wonderful, the Starters were actually too much. We never got to the Main meal as the Starter portions are for Huge eaters. Value for Money

Thank HenryArundel
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I have been frequenting Melville for many years. Café Mexicho is a gem. This is the only place where I eat the poppers, which is absolutely delicious. On a previous time I had the Nachos which you can get in mild or hot, which is...More

Thank Johanna N
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Cool place to hang out with friends but disappointing main courses. The beef con Cani was disappointing it lacked Flavour and was extremely salty. It lacked the traditional con cani flavors.. the service was bad our waitress did not bring all our orders I had...More

Thank Thembi S
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Waiters are rude, vegetarian options are awful and you will probably get your phone stolen on the way to your car. However if you manage to get the tequila shots flowing you will have an okay time

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I still prefer coming here for Mexican food. I like the layout of the place and the feel makes me feel like I'm away and in a foreign place. The food is great and the servings come in large portions.. and the food is really...More

Thank Candice8686
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Me and my friends were frequent customers during our time in melville. We usually went for drinks but were suprised at how great the mexican food was. A very young and hip vibe and great for drinks with large groups.

Thank _jrnajarian
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 4th Avenue, Near the corner of 7th Street and 4th Avenue | Melville, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 74 775 9758
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