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El Burro

81 Main Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 433 2364
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good42%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (37 reviews)
“churros” (16 reviews)
“tortillas” (20 reviews)
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. Hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
81 Main Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Those guys really know what they are doing... I don't believe their promise is only to serve delicious Mexican food ... but rather to make you live a full Mexican experience. They make you feel like if you are at the heart of Mexico. They...More

1  Thank Ghormallah A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had diner at this restaurant which we had almost missed as the entry leads to stairs taking you up to the restaurant [under it is a bar with a Mexican name, as well as another restaurant]. I had the enchilladas and my wife the...More

Thank 960maartenr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fun atmosphere. Predominantly youngish crowd keeps the place full of energy. Incredible fish tacos and great margaritas. Chicken taco had a nice kick to it and vegan quesadilla was very tasty. Friendly staff and good prices. Glad I stopped in!

Thank esseljt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with meat loving husband who loved his meal. I had the vegan artichoke quesadillas which were amazing. Fun atmoshpere

Thank Romanda G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow! What a meal - so good we went back the next day. Started off with the esquites, chilli rellenos and cerviche which were all delicious. The cerviche was so fresh and just melted in your mouth. I then had the chilorio pork tacos for...More

Thank tinytraveller1989
Reviewed May 17, 2018

Food stunning. Drinks stunning. Atmosphere stunning. Waitress a bit confused but we were a big table and moved around. Please go and experience Stunning at this venue. Loved it.

Thank wwil2016
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Interesting interior! Lovely atmosphere. The food was delicious and not overpriced. Inside is a little noisy but on the veranda it is lovely. Even the hot dishes were not overly so and the condiments are especially good. We all had a lovely time.

Thank Rene V
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

I've been a couple times... Compared to the other 'Mexican' places I've been to in Cape Town; I can confess that this has probably been my most pleasant places... The service is friendly, & courteous: they offer a select variety of dishes - which they...More

Thank Martin F
Reviewed April 30, 2018

We had lunch at El Burro with friends and found it lived up to the reviews I had read. The restaurant is upstairs with a small balcony. It wasn't busy and we got in at the last minute, perhaps evenings are full? We had various...More

Thank Bernice B
Reviewed April 28, 2018

Service excellent with friendly informative waitrons. Corona as always excellent but should be served with a wedge of lime not lemon. All the ingredients are fresh and tortillas and tacos baked on the premises. We had fish make your own as well as chicken and...More

Thank kayleighcdc
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Questions & Answers
October 10, 2015|
Response from ELBurroCT | Property representative |
Good Day Yes we have found a good balance over the years. I do hope this question is not born from a lack of service upon your visit! Please do feel free to email me on nic @ elburro.coza Kindest Regards Nic
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Main Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 433 2364
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