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Tapadera

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Mexican, Latin, Central American, Spanish, South American
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Innere Margarethenstrasse 28, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 281 55 11
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Derby, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Came on a Tuesday evening with a colleague and enjoyed the set meal for two which has plenty of variety and the quality is good. We enjoyed the food and it seems expensive but it isn't for Basel. Service was OK and efficient but not overly friendly but that was fine for us.

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Thank Delijoe
Basel, Switzerland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 December 2015

If you don't want to get sick and have a horrible experience STAY AWAY!!!!!! The worst Mexican restaurant I have ever been to by far. Very bad atmosphere, management and food are even worst. NOT AN OPTION.

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Thank Alejandro C
Basel, Switzerland
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109 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Once you accept the fact that it is hard to get very traditional Mexican food in Switzerland and that prices are high anywhere, then this restaurant is a good option. I have been here close to a dozen times and service was always very friendly even on busy nights when we did not have a reservation. I often opt for... More 

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Thank Dindi_SE
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

Decent fajitas, however served with small soft corn taco tortillas. The beef burrito neither looked nor tasted like a burrito...it was more like a shawarma in a hard pita shell. Overally priced. Staff is kind and efficient. Unfortunately, there are not many Mexican options in Basels.

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Thank Tayllit A
Basel, Switzerland
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118 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

We walked by this Restaurant many times and were never attracted. Yesterday it rained and we decided to enter! The interior is quite simpel, still with a warm atmosphere. Service is efficient and very friendly, seems that many guests are repeaters. Food is outstanding! We had Octopus a la gallega, Sardins, guacamole, yellow tuna and coquille St. jaques and every... More 

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Thank Christine S
Paris, France
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94 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2015

There is nothing pretentious about the restaurant. we went there for a dinner and my wife loved it. We had some Guacamole tortillas, a filete tampiquena and some fajitas de tapedera.

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Thank Aladji A
Aristau
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

Average lunch in an average place. Not spanish nor mexican. Price was ok. We had buffet for CHF 22.00 per person.

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Thank Vince A
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

When there don't expect only Mexican dishes, they got a bigger repertoire to choose from. The meet is simply great and the margaritas yummy!! I highly recommend it!

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Thank Siglinde23
Basel, Switzerland
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47 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2015

Wunderbare Service Super Personal Schone Lokalitaet Super Essen You can reserve in advance but i always took the rist and there was enough place Good service, fantastic food and nice location. Just around the corner from Basel sbb

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Thank Besbotzur
San Francisco, California
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86 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2014

This restaurant was recommended by a business colleague and we had a hosted business dinner here. The restaurant is lively with music and serving up margaritas. It was a nice change of pace on a cold day in Basel. Let me preface by saying that I am an American of Mexican ancestry so I always have to temper my review... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Spanish, South American
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Innere Margarethenstrasse 28, Basel 4051, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel
  • Phone Number: +41 61 281 55 11

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