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The Mex

3 Gabriel Street, St Ives TR26 2LU, England
+44 1736 797658
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (62 reviews)
“nachos” (66 reviews)
“tortillas” (11 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 21:30All hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Gabriel Street, St Ives TR26 2LU, England
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Reviewed yesterday

To celebrate our wedding anniversary and our daughters last night on holiday with us we chose the Mex. We were not disappointed , whilst small the place has a really cosy feel with a nice atmosphere. The food was fantastic with decent sized portions and...More

Thank Steven Q
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The restaurant was really busy but we didn't feel rushed at all and it was a great atmosphere! There's a great selection on the menu and great veggie choices too! The food was all delicious and we weren't waiting long at all. The staff were...More

Thank Elsbeth92
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Chilli poppers was like Iceland, prawns starter was small and over cooked. Mixed meat quesadilla boasted 3 different meats but unfortunately on a blind test you could not describe which was which there was a definite overload of paprika. Fish burrito was ok but needed...More

Thank hughdeedaa
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have been here 4 times and it’s always Absolutely amazing quality food with plenty of flavour. Small place but has plenty of atmosphere here. Service was top notch thank you to all the staff who work here. Note: you need to book as very...More

Thank leeroy777
Reviewed 4 days ago

Brilliant.... lovely people and atmosphere with delicious food, do not hesitate book a table, you won't be disappointed.

Thank 2014HelenDarren
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited on the last night of our stay in St Ives after walking past one afternoon. The atmosphere in there is great because it's so small and the two girls working in there were lovely and very down the earth. The food was delicious...More

Thank hoppers_x
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent food and service but very small restaurant could do with a bit more space but waitresses were excellent

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 5 days ago

had another 2 visits last week, the food still the best Mexican eaten. large portions great friendly staff and really excellent food, will be back next year without a doubt, cant wait.

Thank ggodwin54
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We come here based on trip advisor reviews before we came away on holiday. Its a great small and friendly little place and they constantly were turning people away. Even on a very wet and blustery September night so I'm glad we did book. From...More

Thank DawnieB2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had to book a table the day before as this restaurant is so popular. Food was amazing, and the staff were lovely. Would definitely recommend the nachos, sangria and chicken, chorizo & avocado burrito!

Thank Lucy R
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Questions & Answers
13 May 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from TDFtraveller | Reviewed this property |
The mex certainly does not do take away food. No real explanation for this. There's no need for one!
19 March 2016|
Response from Tony P |
I hope they don't allow dogs...that would put me off 😂😂
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$26
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Gabriel Street, St Ives TR26 2LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 797658
  • E-mail
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