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the mexican

19 Da Gama, Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
+27 42 293 2966
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (14 reviews)
“chimichanga” (4 reviews)
“steak” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
19 Da Gama, Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 111 reviews

Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

The burgers were very good and definitely try the Brownies! Awesome service and fast. Smoking area on balcony.

Thank Cara K
Reviewed 2 December 2017

We wish we could rate THE MEXICAN, Michelle and her teammates 10+ Stars. We are from San Diego, California on our second visit to South Africa and Jeffrey's Baai. We enjoyed (3) three FANTASTIC meals during our four day stay. We especially liked the el...More

Thank paddleball
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food, service is flawless and atmosphere was welcoming and vibey! I cannot fault the Mexican. If you are in Jeffreys Bay, make sure that you make a stop at this place!

Thank Brad R
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Always the same - consistent and the CHIMMY CHANGAS are great. Been there often, and the vibe gets going especially during SURF comp times

Thank Eye Witness S
Reviewed 23 October 2017

A great find in J-Bay on a cold wet miserable evening - the chilli and tequila certainly warmed us up as did the well prepared Mexican dishes that the four of shared tapas style.

Thank TonyJonesRSA
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Being from Texas our standards was really high. We wanted Mexican on Cinco De Mayo (May 5th) and found the Mexican. Great service, good food, very good drinks. We had a good time, liked the atmosphere.... we had to keep asking for more jalapenos, more...More

Thank Ben D
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Really one of the old J'bay faithful and I'm yet to be let down by them... The Cookie Monster cocktail is my main reason for visiting... but the food is awesome too

Thank eloizem2017
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Arrived late and hungry. I was looked after by friendly staff and enjoyed a beer in the Bar which had a great atmoshere.

Thank bapple2n1
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The Mexican has been a favourite for many years - delicious food and tantalising cocktails and drinks! Oh and some great house music.

Thank Werner V
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

This place has great food, we got a share platter which was full of different things. They all tasted great. Our waitress was also very accommodating and the service was awesome.

Thank Wazbot3000
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Da Gama, Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Jeffreys Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 42 293 2966
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