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Maria Bonita

#415 of 6,623 Restaurants in Berlin
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Danziger Str. 33, 10435 Berlin, Germany
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12:00 - 23:00
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Porto, Portugal
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I really love the Carne Asada Quesadilla that this place makes. I am no specialist in Mexican cuisine but really the flavour is something out of this world. I am a usual customer.

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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

For people who aren't familiar with really great Mexican food, this might do the job, but in truth, it's just way too bland. The margharitas aren't special l, either. And people serving are not the polite kind except for the guy with the glasses. Never again.

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1 Thank nesliatcan
Gabi S, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Maria Bonita, responded to this review

Hello, While it is impossible to please every single costumer, I want to point out that we have many very positive reviews from happy guests that know a lot about Mexican food, such as Mexicans and lot´s of other lovers of Mexican food. Our Margarita is a house made mix with Mezcal and other yummy ingredients - a forever favorite... More 

Berlin, Germany
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

The service was very slow even though the restaurant wasn't busy (they seemed to focus on deliveries while a simple order in the restaurant took 40 minutes). The tacos were not only extremely greasy but also clearly made with very low quality meat. Very small portions for prices that are quite high for Berlin standards. Definitely not going back.

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2 Thank camila_rg
Gabi S, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Maria Bonita, responded to this review

We serve 180gramms of high quality Sirloin beef as 3 tacos for a price that reflects it´s quality and lot´s of work that goes into fresh and hand made products. Most of our guests are very happy with it. Not expensive for Berlin nor for it´s quality. More 

Toronto, Canada
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for dinner Mexican eats and they did not disappoint. Great prices for delicious food. The tacos were good however a little great for the bacon but i guess that's why it tasted good. Quick service at its order and pay at the same time. In a great area to relax and eat with friends.

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Thank Allison V
Gabi S, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Maria Bonita, responded to this review

Hello Allison, Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review. Hope to welcome you again soon. More 

New York City, New York
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230 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Fancy some nachos or a quesadilla or enchilada? This Mexican hole in the wall's just great. They do amazing Mexican dishes. Make sure to grab some of their spicy sauces too. If you go for a main, don't order additional nachos, it's simply too much food :)

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Toulouse, France
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent fajitas, quesadillas, tacos and others mexican snacks, the portions are big and the price good, also the frozen margarita is a delight. Highly recommanded !

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Thank David H
Gabi S, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Maria Bonita, responded to this review

Dear David. We highly appreciate your very positive review. We aim to be the best, most authentic and fun Mexican in town. More 

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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

One of the best Mexican places in Berlin. But be aware: it's an imbiss only. So in winter you literally stand inside the kitchen or in summer you share a long table with other outside. But the food is great. Especially the beef dishes are delicious.

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Thank Daniel D
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Wow, it almost felt like I was back in Mexico. Take the tacos carnitas! Really nice taste, price quality is OK, would certainly recommend eating here.

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Cologne, Germany
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17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Regarding the food: just great! You can choose between tacos, burritos or quesadillas with different types of meat. The tortilla chips are also really great with guacamole. Staff: super nice and helpful if you can't decide what you'd like. Locale: not the nicest looking place, and it's not really that big. I personally took it to go and wouldn't mind... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Great place to have mexican food. The food is very good. The service is good as well (and fast). I have been here more than ten times... great!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$9
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Danziger Str. 33, 10435 Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Prenzlauer Berg
  • Neighbourhood: Prenzlauer Berg
Description
Small Bistro with open kitchen. Watch the chefs pepare your orders. Founded in 2009, Maria Bonita has set the bar for Authentic Mexican food in Berlin. Since its creation, a boom in Mexican restaurants has set off, but Maria Bonita has remained the most authentic and the most critically acclaimed, with notable mentions including the New York Times, "Das Feinschmecker" gourmet magazine and National Geographic. Maria Bonita continues to serve Mexican fast food as well as housmade frozen Margaritas with Mezcal and Mexican beer.

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Prenzlauer Berg
No Berlin neighbourhood has undergone a greater change than Prenzlauer Berg. The artists and non-conformists that defined the district’s intriguing subculture in the 1980s and 90s have been replaced by a young, hip crowd that frequents the many cafes. Where there were once run-down houses in the shadow of the Berlin Wall, there are now designer shops. Beautiful old homes have been modernized and renovated, and on Sundays, thousands turn the park next to remnants of the wall into a playground for street artists, musicians, and flea market shoppers. This attracts young urban families who enjoy the balance of big city life and small-town comfort. Meanwhile, trendy, young, upper-class visitors from all over the world are attracted to the local high-end shops, cafés, and sophisticated bars and restaurants. The merits of this transformation are a favorite topic of debate around the city, but it makes for some of the best people-watching Berlin has to offer.
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