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Popocatepetl The Mexican Rotterdam

Spaansepoort 71, 3011 MN Rotterdam, The Netherlands
+31 10 412 0364
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good54%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (5 reviews)
“nice decor” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Spaansepoort 71, 3011 MN Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Rotterdam for the marathon and needed somewhere to refuel afterwards - sat outside at this restaurant next to the harbour - was lovely. Staff were fantastic and very accommodating of our lack of Dutch! We were very well looked after and really enjoyed...More

Thank Alex R
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Every aspect is at a higher level than you expect in a restaurant, the service better than usual, the food a little tastier, the ingredients somewhat fresher, the music a little nice. On top of that comes the view, the cosy little lights of this...More

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Average. Mexican friends tell me that their cuisine rarely travels well and this place proves that statement. Average food with very little spark

Thank KAF0460
Reviewed 15 November 2017

I was warned not to expect anything of Mexican food in holland and was in for a nice surprise. It's a very well appointed restaurant: very nice decor and a nice feel. My girlfriend got there early on a Saturday evening (about 5pm actually). Place...More

Thank Jeroen U
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Many restaurants claim that they serve real Mexican food. This reastaurant too. The Chief Waiter was, when we were there, a Mexican lady (evidence enough for the taste?). The food we ordered was sharp, sweet, tasty and inviting to order more (which we did not).

Thank WVER973
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

If you like Mexican food this is a good place to go. Nice decor, space inside and outside. Good variety in dishes and everything I tried was good. Have been here before and would come here again.

Thank Sylvana S
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This Mexican restaurant was very busy every night that I was in Rotterdam. I enjoyed the food and the Margaritas (both classic and frozen are available) The Quesadillas were particularly nice. I suggest you reserve a table as many people were turned away when I...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Went in here one night for dinner. Decided to get 3 small dishes between 2 of us and then order more if we wanted. Food was really flavoursome. Nachos were amazing, would definately recommend. Ended up getting 2 more dishes, not because they were small...More

Thank Lynsey D
Reviewed 6 May 2017

I walked a little while until I decided where to eat. I entered this place and I instantly liked it. The decor was really stylish and I liked the fact that the tables were not very close one to another (big plus). We ordered too...More

Thank Synthia_Jb
Eric B, Manager at Popocatepetl The Mexican Rotterdam, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thanks for the feedback! Greetings, ^Thomas

Reviewed 2 May 2017

We decided to have Mexican whilst we were strolling around Rotterdam. IT was definitely a good choice. We were approached by friendly staff and had to wait about 10-20 mins for the table to be available. Foods we ordered were very tasty, enjoyed every single...More

3  Thank Smriti S
Eric B, Manager at Popocatepetl The Mexican Rotterdam, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thanks:) Greetings, ^Thomas

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spaansepoort 71, 3011 MN Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Rotterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 10 412 0364
  • E-mail
Located on walking distance of train, tram and underground station Blaak you can find the finest Mexican Restaurant of Rotterdam. At Popocatepetl The Mexican you can eat authentic Mexican food in an contemporary atmosphere. From Mexican beers & classic Mexican cocktails to culinary Mexican food & bites. Popocatepetl The Mexican is where you need be.
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