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“yum”

Los Pilones Cantina Mexico
Ranked #433 of 3,855 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 5 - USD 20
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Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
Description: Los Pilones was founded by three Mexican brothers who settled in Amsterdam in 2001. Their concept was to bring the REAL taste of traditional Mexican to Holland, using the best imported Mexican ingredients such as their own brand of salsas, chillis and tequila. No burritos or hard shell tacos can be found on the menu, just simple, authentic Mex-Mex cuisine. After 10 successful years in Amsterdam, the two Los Pilones' restaurants have developed into bright and bustling local hot-spots, attracting tourists and visitors from all over the world.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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124 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“yum”
Reviewed 22 March 2012

Very nice if you like Mexican style food and drinks

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New York City, New York
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Great fresh margaritas and good mexican food”
Reviewed 20 March 2012

We visited after reading reviews here on TripAdvisor and were still pleasantly surprised. The menu was pretty small, but the tacos and enchiladas were good and the margaritas were great - no gross over-sweetened mix, just fresh lime juice. The ambiance was nice and cozy but also festive - it would be a good date place or a fun place to go with a group of friends. Will definitely return.

  • Visited March 2012
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Houston, Texas
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177 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Pretty good Mexican and excellent drinks”
Reviewed 11 March 2012

The food was good, but not outstanding. I wanted something different for my last night, and found this place after a quick search on the internet. I had the beef tacos alhambra. They were good but the black beans were very bland. The homemade lemonade was very, very good, and they had a nice selection of Tequila. The service was top notch.

Visited March 2012
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Belgium
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134 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“Good Mexican food”
Reviewed 26 February 2012

Found tis restaurant from web search and found it to be very close to Leidsplein. It has very traditional ambiance inside and serves very good food.

Both times I visited, I found people waiting for their turn to be served ( I had to wait once). Again, to me, this is an indication of being very good and popular restaurant.

  • Visited February 2012
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Amsterdam, Netherlands
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“The only good Mexican restaurant in Amsterdam”
Reviewed 25 February 2012

Don't fall for Rose's Cantina, THis is much better

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