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Popocatepetl The Mexican Rotterdam

Spaansepoort 71, 3011 MN Rotterdam, The Netherlands
+31 10 412 0364
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Overview
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good53%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (5 reviews)
“nice decor” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Value
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LOCATION
Spaansepoort 71, 3011 MN Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 51 reviews

Reviewed May 30, 2018

When I go to popocatepetl I always look forward to have a large plate with mexican food. But they changed their menu into a shared dining concept. So my favorite nacho salad was gone unfortunately. The food was still very nice and tastefull, I have...More

1  Thank Susandb08
Eric B, Manager at Popocatepetl The Mexican Rotterdam, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2018

Hi Susan, Great and honest review, Thank you! See you next time. Ciao ^Sjoerd

Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

A nice variety on the menucard. Well prepared. Nicely decorated on your plate. Tasty and no oversized portions .I started with Nachos wiith tomatoes, followed with a burrito chicken. One word: ‘good’. Recommended.

Thank Rien M
Eric B, Manager at Popocatepetl The Mexican Rotterdam, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2018

Great review. Thanks!

Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

The food was great as well as the service. We were able to sit on the terrace by the water which was very cosy. Plus, the enchiladas are gluten-free and the staff was able to cope well with questions on allergens. Very satisfied. Will definitely...More

1  Thank Elina91
Eric B, Manager at Popocatepetl The Mexican Rotterdam, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2018

Thank you! Please come again. Ciao ^Sjoerd

Reviewed April 10, 2018

We visited Rotterdam for the marathon and needed somewhere to refuel afterwards - sat outside at this restaurant next to the harbour - was lovely. Staff were fantastic and very accommodating of our lack of Dutch! We were very well looked after and really enjoyed...More

Thank Alex R
Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

Every aspect is at a higher level than you expect in a restaurant, the service better than usual, the food a little tastier, the ingredients somewhat fresher, the music a little nice. On top of that comes the view, the cosy little lights of this...More

Thank Tim D
Reviewed December 8, 2017

Average. Mexican friends tell me that their cuisine rarely travels well and this place proves that statement. Average food with very little spark

Thank KAF0460
Reviewed November 15, 2017

I was warned not to expect anything of Mexican food in holland and was in for a nice surprise. It's a very well appointed restaurant: very nice decor and a nice feel. My girlfriend got there early on a Saturday evening (about 5pm actually). Place...More

Thank Jeroen U
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Many restaurants claim that they serve real Mexican food. This reastaurant too. The Chief Waiter was, when we were there, a Mexican lady (evidence enough for the taste?). The food we ordered was sharp, sweet, tasty and inviting to order more (which we did not).

Thank WVER973
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

If you like Mexican food this is a good place to go. Nice decor, space inside and outside. Good variety in dishes and everything I tried was good. Have been here before and would come here again.

Thank Sylvana S
Reviewed June 30, 2017

This Mexican restaurant was very busy every night that I was in Rotterdam. I enjoyed the food and the Margaritas (both classic and frozen are available) The Quesadillas were particularly nice. I suggest you reserve a table as many people were turned away when I...More

Thank Susan W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
12:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
12:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spaansepoort 71, 3011 MN Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Rotterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 10 412 0364
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Description
Located on walking distance of train, tram and underground station Blaak you can find the finest Mexican Restaurant of Rotterdam. At Popocatepetl The Mexican you can eat authentic Mexican food in an contemporary atmosphere. From Mexican beers & classic Mexican cocktails to culinary Mexican food & bites. Popocatepetl The Mexican is where you need be.
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