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Mexico Christchurch

Corner Hereford and Manchester Streets | 203 Manchester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-372 1486
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“quesadilla” (39 reviews)
“fried chicken” (29 reviews)
“churros” (18 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Corner Hereford and Manchester Streets | 203 Manchester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Easy going Mexican with a twist. The drinks are great and reasonably priced. the food is served in a general 'tapas style' and this can make for some interesting choices. We had a solid meal for less than $60NZD. The service is first class and...More

Thank 762petes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A had the chicken quesadilla. The taste was really good, although I thought a little bit pricey. However, I did not like the burnt onion cream that went with it. Quesadilla not filling me, I also had a fish taco. It was good, but the...More

Thank classicchch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great lunch for my wife's 30th birthday. Staff were friendly and the menu was good. Awesome selection of hot sauces which was great. We had the guacamole, chimichangas and quesadillas. All was tasty as. Only small fault was that the music was...More

Thank Ian R
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

The hype about Mexico fried chicken is real but be warned - it is a big portion to get through on your own since it’s so rich. I washed it down with sangria and white cola. Also had a duck taco so more rich goodness!...More

Thank Hannah_C368
Reviewed September 30, 2018

We were in Christchurch for just one night and were fortunate to stumble across this place as it has lots of vegan options as well as vegan cheese! Our waitress Miah was very helpful in highlighting and explaining items on the menu - it's sort...More

Thank 11Cab11
Reviewed September 28, 2018

We were on holiday from OZ staying close by. Stumbled across this little gem..staff were so friendly & helpful. Food (and drinks) were so good we even had dessert which was an absolutely fantastic cheese cake. We cannot compliment this restaurant highly enough !! Make...More

Thank 61nellie
Reviewed September 25, 2018

I love Mexican food so had to stop here for dinner when I was in Christchurch. After reading the menu, I was informed by the waitress that the food is more street food than restaurant food. I decided to try a couple of dishes and...More

Thank George G
Reviewed September 6, 2018

We felt the food lacked real Mexican flavour and was quite bland. I would have liked salt at the table. The wine was also average. I have definitely had better Mexican food. Decor is great and judging by the bookings this establishment is popular. But...More

Thank philippagoile
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Friday night dinner. Loved the decor and atmosphere, even the waitresses were dressed in themed clothes. The food was a bit of a surprise in that you order lots of little dishes and share them. Except the tacos which are small and just for one...More

Thank Amy L
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Atmosphere & service was great, portions were a little small so order a few different things. The quesadillas are the best!

Thank nikallison88
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner Hereford and Manchester Streets | 203 Manchester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-372 1486
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