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64 Thistle Street, Edinburgh EH2 1EN, Scotland
+44 131 260 9699
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
26 Mar 2015
“Changed Hands - Disappointing”
29 Sep 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
64 Thistle Street, Edinburgh EH2 1EN, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 195 reviews

Reviewed 26 March 2015

We had eaten there at least 6 or 7 times but were disappointed to find that it had changed hands and the menu had a very limited choice and was more like a Mexican style tapas.... ended up having to buy additional dishes as the...More

Thank Frances E
Reviewed 29 September 2014

If you like Mexican food ... you'll love it here! Definitely recommend the nachos and Chimichanga! Enjoy!

Thank EdinburghFan2014
Reviewed 29 July 2014

The last time I was in Edinburgh, I heard rave reviews about Tex Mex but it was always too crowded to get a table. This time, I thought I was planning ahead by booking a table using the restaurant's website a week in advance. I...More

7  Thank BalooSPE76
Reviewed 28 July 2014

We travelled to Edinburgh for the day as part of our holiday and were looking forward to a meal at Tex Mex II as we had eaten there a couple of times before. We booked online and got a confirmation email. However, when we arrived...More

5  Thank LauraF03
Reviewed 26 July 2014

This is one of our favourite places to eat in Edinburgh, the food is reliably good and we always enjoy the savoury popcorn, guacamole, and get a pitcher of frozen margaritas. However at the moment it is closed without explanation, and confusingly the online booking...More

1  Thank z0ekg
Reviewed 20 July 2014

Stumbled upon this tiny, quirky restaurant & just loved it. The staff certainly earn their money, it never stopped the hour & a half we were there. Delicious food, generous portions.

Thank NIrelandrosie
Reviewed 16 June 2014

I reserved a table & went into this place on Saturday night but didn't end up eating anything. Once we were seated I asked the waiter if there was any chance if we could get fan or something similar as it was stinking hot at...More

1  Thank David G
Reviewed 13 June 2014

I looked at Tripadvisor for a Mexican in town and liked the sound of this one only to find its the same people we used to go to years ago when it was elsewhere so a pleasant surprise. The menu has changed (obviously) but we...More

Thank Allison106
Reviewed 10 June 2014

I used to go to the original Tex Mex when it was in Hanover Street in the 80's. Sought it out when I was back in Edinburgh recently and was quite disappointed. It is certainly off the beaten track a bit - but clearly doing...More

3  Thank Drpconnor
Reviewed 8 June 2014

Tex Mex II has a garish storefront that may scare you aware before you get in. Persevere, traveller, and you'll get the best Mexican food in Edinburgh. Also worth checking out their delicious (but dangerous) frozen margaritas.

1  Thank mikemcquaid
New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
until after dark when strappy dresses come out to
play. This is the city’s central business district
with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many
of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest
clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned
Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric
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  • Address: 64 Thistle Street, Edinburgh EH2 1EN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 260 9699
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