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MEX 'EM Up Grill

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Robinsons Tacloban | Marasbaras, Tacloban, Leyte Province 6500, Philippines
+63 53 323 5837
10:00 - 20:00
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Sun 08:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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Vienna, Austria
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We went evening of the Chinese New Year. We were seated near the noisy drums of the Chinese new year celebration, so it was kind of hard to hear. I might no be able to blame everything on the waiter, but blaming me as well? I was asking much about the menu whether the shrimp is peeled, and if the... More 

Thank Rai-Amnon
Makati, Philippines
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119 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This is the only breakfast place you can go to if you are staying in Go Hotels. Nothing special about the food or the coffee. The place can be hot as well as the airconditioning is not turned on yet. We could have liked to try their mexican food offerings but since we have have been eating breakfast here we... More 

Thank jaysantos_dot_ph
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Go for some mexican food and a great place for conversations in a group. Accessible through public transport and has great service.

Thank Hazel Joy T
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I wasn't impressed with the food . The prices where cheap enough but there really wasn't much of a menu. The staff is very friendly. I found it impossible to get a good western breakfast staying around this area.

Thank Merlin G
Basrah, Iraq
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Located on the outside if Robinson's Mall in Masbaras, Tacloban, this friendly place serves good sized portions at a very reasonable price. Great outdoor and indoor seating and opens earlier than the Mall itself. Good for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Try the Fajitas, yummy with a cold San Miguel beer.

Thank Richard J
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We stayed in Go Hotels. Naturally we had to ate inside Robinsons Place. However we decided to look for a restaurant that's peculiar only in Tacloban and we spotted Mex 'Em Up. No regrets! Staff were friendly, the place clean. The food was tasty, the servings big enough for sharing and their food presentation made me ate more than I... More 

Thank Eva C
Fairfield, California
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92 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We had breakfast at the Mex em up Grill this past weekend. The breakfast was tasty and delicious. We ordered the Pinoy breakfast with Tocino. Good service, clean restaurant located at the Robinson's Mall. If you stay at the Go Hotel, it's literally a 15 second walk to the restaurant. It opens at 7:00am. I will definitely return to this... More 

Thank Greg A
Canberra, Australia
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 27 May 2016

Good breakfast for only 160php, friendly staff. Nice to sit outside with a breeze and watch the ppl go by etc. Convenient location. Better than the horrible noise inside Robinsons. Menu OK, some variety. Sells beer all day :) Downside, need more staff (even the security guard was having to help out), and tell Gerry's cafe nxt door to turn... More 

Thank pmathews2
Tacloban, Philippines
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 13 November 2015

If you're tired of the usual fastfood or food chain selections in Tacloban City, try mex 'em up. They offer American, Mexican, and Asian dishes. Don't expect that much on the food quality as the flavors have been a bit localized, anyway it's cheap. Try their Quezadilla and their fruit shakes for lunch while in Robinson's or Savemore Tacloban. Waiting... More 

Thank Daniel Carlos T
Tacloban, Philippines
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 October 2015

I always like their carbonara and chicken buffalo. The place is clean (SM Savemore Tacloban), however, their branch in Robinson Mall is quite narrow. Crew members are courteous but some girls should put a smile on their faces. Sayang ang ganda nila :-)

Thank Mercator2015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Philippine, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Robinsons Tacloban | Marasbaras, Tacloban, Leyte Province 6500, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Leyte Island  >  Leyte Province  >  Tacloban
  • Phone Number: +63 53 323 5837

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