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Desperado Mexican Restaurant & Bar

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Bubenbergplatz 5a, Bern 3011, Switzerland
+41 31 311 91 93
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Today
11:00 - 23:00
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Redmond, Washington
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Decent food and good staff. Absurd birthday parties, upbeat and fun. Still expensive for what it is but you get plenty to eat. Such an odd juxtaposition in Switzerland.

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Thank kathleenvoyageur
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The food is ok but not perfect. It stays open late all the days. Fajita was good. People are nice. But it is not really a choice if you are not hungry at night after a party or something.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Switzerland
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44 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Nice restaurant near the train station. The location is good, the service was nice with a quite funny waiter. We were served pretty quickly, and their Mexican beer was excellent. The music was good and not too loud and the atmosphere was very friendly. The food was very nice. It could be expensive, depending what you wanna eat.

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Thank Jonathan A
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Good Place for Dinner.They are nice.They have arranged nice table . Food was good.As per me best Mexican restaurant in the town.

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Thank sutanubarman
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Good Resturant, cafe and bar. Very nice food and open until the morning. Highly recommended for those who look for place at late time.

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Thank ALHARETHPETE
Struga, Struga, Macedonia
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44 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

The restaurant has very nice place right next to the Hauptbahnhof in Bern, the ambient is truly Mexico style, food is great. But they must work on the staff, the waitresses are unpleasant and slow. We waited like 15 minutes until someone notices us and another 15min until we pay. Not good, the restaurant has great potential.

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1 Thank Ivan A
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Many people in bern come to Desperados, but it is difficult to understand why. The food is OK but nothing special. The prices are only medium, the atmosphere is very crowded and noisy. If there were fewer customers the restaurant might try a bit harder and actually make and serve something like Mexican food.

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Thank Alan W
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

My title says it all. I went here with a friend and received great service with an English menu and the food was amazing. Literally the best Mexican food I've had.

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Thank István G
Ottawa, Canada
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678 reviews
341 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

Great chicken soup full of chunks of chicken and avocado. The salad with chicken was also tasty. Not too spicy. Good selection of drinks.

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Thank bwimpyow
Ko Samui, Thailand
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195 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

The food is very good, the restaurant is nice and colour ful, the workers helpful, nice and friendly

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$89
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bubenbergplatz 5a, Bern 3011, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Bern  >  Bern Mittelland District  >  Bern
  • Phone Number: +41 31 311 91 93

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