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Popocatepetl The Mexican

Riviervismarkt 1, 2011 HJ Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 551 1901
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Overview
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good37%
  • Average25%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (2 reviews)
“margaritas” (4 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
Riviervismarkt 1, 2011 HJ Haarlem, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 69 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great place , famous restaurant chain in Holland. Good food. Many staff walking araound. A bit cold in flow of airco.

Thank Marco v
Eric B, Assistent at Popocatepetl The Mexican, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Marco! The airco is work in progress ;) ^Casper

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for a quick dinner with our kids. The restaurant was almost empty when we sat down. We placed the orders, starters arrived very quick and was delicious fresh made nachos. The main dish did not come for 40 minutes, we ordered just...More

Thank isil k
Eric B, Assistent at Popocatepetl The Mexican, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Isil, I’m sorry to hear your visit was disappointing. Because we just opened after a renovation and because we have a new menu we are still fine-tuning with the kitchen and the service. Sadly it is not always going flawless but we are doing...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went eating dinner at Popo. The dishes were very tasty and came with a good size. The only negative notes was the way too abundant creme fraiche everywhere

Thank Mattia F
Eric B, Assistent at Popocatepetl The Mexican, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Mattia, I’m glad to hear the food was to your liking. I will pass the note about the crème fraiche to the kitchen! ^Casper

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went there to have some cocktails and food with friends. The food was a bit disappointed regarding the price. I wouldn't come back again. I would rather go to Taco Mundo.More

Thank Robert6931
Eric B, Assistent at Popocatepetl The Mexican, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

“Dear Robert, I’m sorry to hear the food was a bit disappointing. We opened just recently after a renovation with a new menu, so we are still fine tuning portions and the pricing of our dishes. But we strive for good service and qualitative and...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We order fish with rice, and the fish just perfectly cooked. The chicken wings and the fried squid so tasty. After this meal, we begin love Mexican food:)

Thank Wanderer C
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

I don't shell out 2 star reviews, least of all to restaurants with such an inviting ambience. From the outside looking in, PopoCatePetl presents as a modern, obviously recently reupholstered restaurant, with tasteful black wood flooring and a stylish, comfortable outdoor seating area. The menu...More

1  Thank Sem K
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant after avoiding it for a couple of years. It used to look very 90's inside and also the menu hadn't been updated for a very long time. Now we had a lovely surprise to find everything changed. They have nice...More

Thank Hanna J
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I am from California and used to really good Mexican food. I'm afraid this Mexican dinner in Haarlem was a lot better than anything I've had in California for a long time. The dish was very distinctive and delicious. Called Burria. The waitress was just...More

Thank Dede C
Eric B, Assistent bedrijfsleider at Popocatepetl The Mexican, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Hello Dede Thank you for this positive review. Good to hear that the Burria has fallen in taste. Looking forward to see you next time. greetings Denise

Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Went here with friends, the food was nice with generous portions, they had some imaginative drink options and service was quick.

Thank Boingaroo
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Nice selection. Good size restaurant and wait staff speaks nice english. We were there on a Tuesday and it was quite busy. Lots of locals were there and family groups as well. Would go back.

Thank wattsrd
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 22:00
Monday
00:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
00:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
00:00 - 22:00
Thursday
00:00 - 22:00
Friday
00:00 - 22:00
Saturday
00:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riviervismarkt 1, 2011 HJ Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem
  • Phone Number: +31 23 551 1901
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