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the mexican

19 Da Gama, Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
+27 42 293 2966
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (14 reviews)
“chimichanga” (3 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
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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 123 reviews

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
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Tasty, big portions and not expensive. The chimmingas are extremely tasty and the presentation of the food makes the whole eating experience that much nicer. It was not busy when I went. But looks like it can become quite festive when busy.

Thank Stanley L
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Good Bar/Restaurant, efficient service and friendly helpful staff. Reasonable prices if you in a party mode!

Thank Jenny B
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

The resturant i on The first floor facing da game street you enter through the a sidestreet going towards the ocean. The food was lovely everything was homemade and thats is not allways the rule, so a big thumps up for that. I had the...More

Thank Morten Kaas I
Reviewed 17 January 2017

popped in for lunch only to be the only ones there. Can't for the life of me understand why? Maybe it was the week day or early bird scenario. Service was on point and the meals will make the sun shine on any given day....More

Thank markrsa80
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We were ten people and although very busy in December the staff arranged a seating for us. The place has a nice vibe and we had a very good waiter. Nice Mexican food. Just needs an aircon!

Thank Rudolph L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
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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