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Popocatepetl The Mexican

Riviervismarkt 1, 2011 HJ Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 551 1901
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good38%
  • Average24%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible7%
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Open Now
00:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Riviervismarkt 1, 2011 HJ Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here twice while in Haarlem and enjoyed it twice. The friendly staff and well prepared food brought us back. Now let's get this straight, this is not your American type Mexican restaurant, but that's the good news. After all, you're not in America....More

Thank tricket
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with two friends, we had cocktails and a few portions of the quesadillas cebollitas, was wonderful :) would come here again!

Thank Hildegard03
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Good Mexican restaurant in the center! Food was good, tasty and spiced in the good way, nice portions, drinks were also properly made, staff really nice and friendly, normal quick service! 4 stars just cause we ordered an extra portion of tortillas that never arrived...More

Thank Franceschina Z
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Oh Popo, what have you done? This used to be such a great place, with great tasting Mexican classics, just like you'd expect, plus a few other things to explore, in a wonderfully characterful and colourful environment. It was top of my list of dependable...More

Thank Mim0012014
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I don't understand why they didn't warn us that the kid dishes ate hot and spicy Who servers hot / very spicy kids dishes... The adult main courses took forever to arrive. Bad experience, bad service - don't go if you are with children.

Thank ilan i
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We had a table outside with a great view on the cathedral. Great service. I love it when you can taste the fresh herbs and BBQ grilled meat. Homemade calamari's and chicken legs like I've never had before... And also very affordable...

Thank Alexander B
Eric B, Manager at Popocatepetl The Mexican, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

I’m glad you enjoyed our dishes Alexander! We hope to welcome you again some time! ^Stan

Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

A great place , famous restaurant chain in Holland. Good food. Many staff walking araound. A bit cold in flow of airco.

Thank Marco v
Eric B, Assistent at Popocatepetl The Mexican, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thank you for your review Marco! The airco is work in progress ;) ^Casper

Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We went there for a quick dinner with our kids. The restaurant was almost empty when we sat down. We placed the orders, starters arrived very quick and was delicious fresh made nachos. The main dish did not come for 40 minutes, we ordered just...More

Thank isil k
Eric B, Assistent at Popocatepetl The Mexican, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Dear Isil, I’m sorry to hear your visit was disappointing. Because we just opened after a renovation and because we have a new menu we are still fine-tuning with the kitchen and the service. Sadly it is not always going flawless but we are doing...More

Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We went eating dinner at Popo. The dishes were very tasty and came with a good size. The only negative notes was the way too abundant creme fraiche everywhere

Thank Mattia F
Eric B, Assistent at Popocatepetl The Mexican, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Mattia, I’m glad to hear the food was to your liking. I will pass the note about the crème fraiche to the kitchen! ^Casper

Reviewed 19 June 2017

We went there to have some cocktails and food with friends. The food was a bit disappointed regarding the price. I wouldn't come back again. I would rather go to Taco Mundo.More

Thank Robert6931
Eric B, Assistent at Popocatepetl The Mexican, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

“Dear Robert, I’m sorry to hear the food was a bit disappointing. We opened just recently after a renovation with a new menu, so we are still fine tuning portions and the pricing of our dishes. But we strive for good service and qualitative and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riviervismarkt 1, 2011 HJ Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem
  • Phone Number: +31 23 551 1901
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