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Popocatepetl

$$ - $$$
Zuidwal
Mexican, Central American
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Buitenhof 5, The Hague, The Netherlands
+31 70 392 4607
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17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

The Mexican restaurant Popocatepetl at the "passage" in The Hague is named after a Mexican volcano. The interior is completely in-style, including very nice wall decorations that, in combination with the high ceiling and the old Renaissance Revival architecture, give a great atmosphere. There is a large choice of dishes, also available from three menus varying from €22.50 to €29.50.... More 

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Thank Ivovi
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Popo, as it's called by most local people, is a chain of Mexican restaurant in Holland. They serve authentic popular Mexican dishes but not the real deal Mexican. I was there with my family in May. Everyone chose to order one of the different 3 course menu's. I had the empandas for appetizer. It was okay. Being from the Caribbean... More 

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Thank Nathan C
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is well spotted, the courses are good and not too expensive, however the service was a bit long and not very good.

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Thank Nicotas
Exeter, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Visited, without reservation, on a friday evening and had to wait 30 mins for a table to be vacated. Bar available so not too onerous. The food was very good but portions, of some meals, really too big. The ribs were enough for 2+ so may be best to skip the starter unless rather hungry. Service very good and staff... More 

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Thank A H
Wiesbaden, Germany
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180 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We loved the patio and pretty good Mexican food in Europe. Our server was great and was helpful with my gluten free needs. Much of the menu can be made gluten free

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Thank KaitlynMiller
Istanbul, Turkey
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173 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We were looking for a restaurant to have dinner in Den Haag and we encountered this one in the entrance of the famous "Passage". Nice location, cosy atmosphere, nachos were tasty, chicken wings delicious, fajitas not bad, sangria fantastic. Good service...

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Thank chuzzlehead
Beijing, China
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

great food, great atmosphere. The waiters are really friendly. I liked the margarita which was peach flavor, i just wish there were more flavor choices. Also i didnt really like how it came in a jug, the table got quite messy. But overall we really enjoyed our dinner!

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Thank Iris22794
Lausanne, Switzerland
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22 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

nice cocktails, nice food, well served, lively atmosphere. The menu is diverse but focused so you dont spend hours choosing your plate.

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Thank kingarthur5
Aberdeen
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116 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We were served fajitas in extra fast time and they were excellent! The presentation, taste and quantity were all good and the price was acceptable. The only reason for only scoring four out of five is that both of us became very thirsty in the night, suggesting too much salt in the food. Overall, a good experience though and we... More 

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Thank Bill Y
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

This quite nice looking Mexican restaurant, with a bunch of people inside certainly seems to be a good place! But, the prices are too high! The food is far from the proper Mexican one, and the quacamole is too salty. It's not even a proper quaca. I'm disappointed. Honestly.

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Thank Sylwia P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$29 - US$37
Cuisine
Mexican, Central American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Buitenhof 5, The Hague, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  The Hague>  > Zuidwal
  • Neighbourhood: Zuidwal
  • Phone Number: +31 70 392 4607

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?