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The Mexican

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24-26 Atholl Street, Perth PH1 5NP, Scotland
+44 1738 447878
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First time trying the Mexican and everyone agreed it was a great night. A good menu choice, delicious food (big portions too), nice wine and excellent service - all in a really relaxing atmosphere. Will definitely be back.

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Thank Aaron G
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Weekend in Perth and went here, the food was very good, the service was very good . Very busy, you have to book.

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Thank FionaSuds
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a trip back home I took my Parents here for an early Mother's Day treat, on her choosing. I was unaware of this place, but I'll certainly remember it now. We got tables straight away (it was a Thursday) and promptly taken care of with a free iced margherita and a bowl of tortilla chips for the table. For... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Very good service excellent food will definitely be back again. Seated as soon as we got in, complimentary drinks and nachos. Service was quick food delicious.

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Thank Melg123
Randwick, Stroud
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Impressive atmospheric restaurant with free entrees, quick friendly service and good menu of authentic cuisine. Vegetarian options plus Mexican beer menu. Couldn't fault the food or setting. No mole which would be nice. Try the stuffed chilli peppers as a starter. Great find!

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Thank apcamps
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

As always the food is amazing. We had the seafood Gumbo, Chicken and Shrimp Gumbo and the Full house Fajita. Only one of us managed to finish the mains as the servings are deceivingly large. Prices are very reasonable and family friendly with a busy friendly vibe. The free Margaritas shots with the tortillas before you order is fab touch.

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Thank John K
Edinburgh
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116 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely surroundings, very tasty food, enormous portions, attentive staff. This place ticks all the boxes.

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Thank Aissum
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Food is excellent and staff very attentive. Great atmosphere. Tried the full house fajitas - even I couldn't finish it. Prices are superb - you do not feel ripped off like many restaurants in Perth

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Thank 42slarty
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Found the food excellent and enjoyed the relaxed dining atmosphere. I had Chicken and shrimp Gumbo, a Cajun stew served with jambalaya style rice and corn bread muffins - very tasty and a generous portion. My girlfriend enjoyed Chicken & chorizo Quesadilla. Seemed to have plenty on the menu to suit all tastes - spicy/ mild, exotic/ traditional. A frozen... More 

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Thank Andrew F
Perthshire
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Went to The Mexican for dinner the other night and it was fabulous, love the fact you get an mini margaritas & tortilla chips with amazing salsa as soon as you sit down - we had the calamari and coconut prawns to start followed by fajitas and the chicken mesquite, which were both fab. Unfortunately neither of us was able... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24-26 Atholl Street, Perth PH1 5NP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Perth
  • Phone Number: +44 1738 447878
Description
Previous Dos Amigos owners back with new ideas and dishes in a beautiful new restaurant. Child friendly, closed on monday and tuesday.

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