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Touche Hombre

$$ - $$$
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Chinatown
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Cnr Londsdale Street & Tattersalls Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 0811
Today
00:00 - 02:00
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 00:00 - 02:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate here with a group of 8 friends.Amazing set menu. Great atmosphere. Fast and friendly service, catered to vegetarians in the group as well.

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Thank Elizabeth S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic Mexican restaurant that cannot be missed. Whether you like Tequila, Mexican food or the mexican vibe you will get everything here. with a very casual mexican menu and style of service mixed with creative mexican inspired cocktails it was a great experience. Considering they serve food really late is the "icing on the cake", I could eaily spend... More 

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Thank RSTW86
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined at Touche Hombre tonight. Great atmosphere (including nice retro music from the '80's) and very reasonable prices. The food was full of zingy, Mexican flavours (fresh, smoky and zesty, accentuated by a range of sauces on the table - chipotle, jabonero and jalapeño). We are fans of flavorsome, freshly prepared food and will be back. We sat at... More 

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Thank John M
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I accidentally came across this restaurant when I got us lost looking for something else...lucky. We both enjoy Mexican and both big eaters. The menu had plenty to choose from and the corn cob is to die for, so was the agave chicken. We ate far too much and enjoyed the service and atmosphere so much, we... More 

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Thank 808louiseg
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner and although it was quite busy we managed to find a perch at the bar. Ordered a range of dishes and was very pleased with all of them. Fresh and innovative take on some Mexican favorites.

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Thank Erin M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed this place - we sat down for dinner at about 7:30 and they were super busy. It's not difficult to see why! Everything we had was great, but the lamb ribs were a winner. Not sure if this is really authentic Mexican food, as nothing was very spicy, but it was all delicious. can't wait to go back... More 

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Thank Alexandra S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Hombre is an awesome little taco joint centrally located downtown Melbourne, Australia. The food is great and the service is fantastic. Try the el secreto!

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Thank mrchristiangrey
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

When visiting Melbourne with a friend we ate at Touche Hombre and it was amazing! The food was amazing and atmosphere perfect for what we wanted. We will definitely be back.

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Thank kaz1945
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Nice venue with super friendly staff. We opted for the sharing plates which were well presented and full of zing especially the Oaxacan Zucchini Flower. Thanks for the vote if you found this review helpful.

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Thank nilintentum_reliquit
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Visiting from adelaide for cup carnival and stumbled on this little beauty. Had a margareta to start and wow thats how you make margaretas. Then wine and shared some dips. Was a lovely way to spend the night. Should have had a main but we over did the dips. Hahahh always the way. Fresh homemede food served in a delightful... 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$9 - US$38
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
00:00 - 02:00
Saturday
00:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Londsdale Street & Tattersalls Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 0811
Description
Touché Hombre. Mexicano foods. Baja, you say it like ha-ha. Tequila is more than shots. Walls are for painting on. '80s time machine, 90's flashbacks. Fatty Lamb is fat. Tacos tacos tacos. The corn, man, the corn. Mezcal, hell! Street Fighter II 4eva. Big eats need big beats. Fortunes aren't just told Zoltar, they're made. Streets are for art and streets are for food. Functions aka eat and drink in a group. Big or small. Sit down. Stand up. Canapés. Dinner-time. Brithday partys. Hen's/Bucks Night. Lunchy-lunch. Corporate-style. Real goodtimes. Come to drink, come to eat, do both. Touché Hombre. Mexican Restaurant. Melbourne CBD. Lonsdale Street. Tequila. Taco's. We got it all!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Chinatown
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving up age-old recipes. The lighting may be unromantic, the patrons loud, and the service no-nonsense, but the food is sensational.
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