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the mexican

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19 Da Gama, Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were warmly greeted when we stopped by for drinks and snacks. We went back later in the holiday for dinner. The food was brilliant. We went in the week I think the bar and restaurant would be very lively at the weekends.

Thank Posey2ps
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Last night had diner at this nice restaurant located in the heart of Jeffreys Bay. The food was really nice. The drinks where as well. The staff was extremely nice and welcoming. We absolutely would go there again!

Thank Floor24
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

The bartenders were helpful when deciding which drink to choose. The cocktails were amazing. The other people there were also friendly. The lighting added to the relaxed, fun atmosphere.

Thank Matthew J
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We always syop by for lunch, dinner or even take-out when in the area. Our favourite - the 52 Bombers jalapeño poppers. They are always a spicy treat! The fajitas and other Mexican inspired food is usually also good. Service has always been friendly and pleasant. The restaurant has been newly repainted and a few much-needed decor updates made since... More 

Thank Maggie A
Cape Town, South Africa
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

A lovely local hangout with friendly staff, spicy Mexican food and great tunes. Even my mother enjoyed it which is rather rare 😅

Thank 34jades
Gunnedah, Australia
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78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I've been to The Mexican a few times. Good food with good service. Worth trying. Right in the heart of Jeffreys Bay

Thank thebridge18
Pretoria, South Africa
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I, together with our daughter visited The Mexican for lunch. What probably earned the most points for me was the friendly host, who offered to make a milkshake just for baby. It didnt strike me as a family place but they were really kind and helpful. My Pina Colada was delicious & the starter nachos was way... More 

Thank linniedell85
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Genuinely friendly wait staff, our waitress Zuki was fantastic, witty and very enjoyable. The crumbed mushrooms were delicious, perhaps the best I have ever had. They have a wonderful chap looking after the cars, he takes his job very seriously which also puts your mind at ease (You might be lucky enough to catch him dancing, he really is fantastic)... More 

Thank Ashleigh Kristi J
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Good food, friendly prompt service. Reasonable choice of wine and beers. Worth a visit, I would/will certainly go back.

Thank einhorrido
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Massive menu offering all the normal favourites. Tacos and nachos are good and are defiantly not small portions at all. The cocktails and shots are interesting with some interesting shot names!! Friendly service. Relaxed and informal

Thank Chris M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Da Gama, Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Jeffreys Bay
  • Phone Number: 0422932966

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