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Mexico

#284 of 1,812 Restaurants in Auckland
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164 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
+64 9-280 3919
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12:00 - 23:45
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Opotiki, New Zealand
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

food is very tasty, great service and well dishes explained by our waiter. Was here for a late lunch with my son and was not disappointed.

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Thank TROPICANGLER
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have eaten more Tex-Mex food than any other type of cuisine so I can confidently tell you that this is not anywhere near to what Tex-Mex should be. It seems they have taken some recipes they may have heard of and adulterated them into meals that are completely untrue to Tex-Mex cuisine and not very appetizing. This food may... More 

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Thank Agazo
Brisbane, Australia
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82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Great service, funky vibe and comfy seats. The food is delicious I got a the pork belly taco so tasty and juicy! My partner got the beef cheek special it was rich, sweet and spicy with a fresh salad perfectly balanced. We also got the fried chicken which is was great with two sauces! Try the cold pressed coffee so... More 

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Thank KataMay2014
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Met up with another couple for what we hoped would be a great evening. Sadly 2 choices were brought out over 15 minutes apart and we had to repeatedly ask for our other 2 courses and beers. The food itself was not great. Quesadillas hard and little filling. Soft taco nice but can't see how it was supposed to be... More 

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Thank Sharon M
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Mexico Ponsonby is a well appointed oasis of casual Mexican themed tapas and drinks located in the middle of the Ponsonby 'strip' Prompt friendly service is offset by an eclectic mix of contemporary electro pop in step with the local culture (George FM are just over the road) A great spot for a relaxed night out with friends over epic... More 

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Thank Vicki W
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

My partner and I met up with friends, whom choose this restaurant. The service was good, however the food and restaurant layout was poor. If you're looking for authentic Mexican food with a kick this is probably for you. However the menu does not accomodate those who don't do spice. The quesadillas we had were very oily and the burritos... More 

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Thank Amy B
Hamilton, New Zealand
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368 reviews
307 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Mexico is a chain restaurant Great service!! Nice Mexican food good beer and wine selection great place for groups

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Thank Brycee10
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Had only enough guac for 1, 30minutes later they brought it out and it was a very small portion. Purchased a carafe, again 30 minutes later it came out. (After mentioning it to staff a few times). Everything seemed to be rushed and so the service was not really there.i assume understaffing and wish someone had just given us appropriate... More 

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Thank Kas S
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

The place was heaving but our server was wonderful, talked us through the menu, was friendly & honest. Tequilas and cocktails on offer were great Food was was tasty but portions varied. Thanks Valerie for making our visit worthwhile. I hope management see this & give you a free bev 'cause you earnt it! Thanks the 3 English girls

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Thank Ojtaylor
Helsinki, Finland
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637 reviews
363 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Our visit to the restaurant Mexico was a very positive experience. Margaritas were good as were chips with salsa. Main dished were tasty. Nice friendly service, not very authentic Mexican though.

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Thank beachstone2c

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:45
Monday
12:00 - 23:45
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:45
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:45
Thursday
12:00 - 23:45
Friday
12:00 - 23:45
Saturday
12:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 164 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-280 3919

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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?