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El Mexicano & Grill

€€ - €€€Steakhouse, Mexican,
Sea Aquarium Beach, Bapor Kibra n/n, Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 461 1056
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“mixed fajitas” (2 reviews)
“guac” (2 reviews)
“taco” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00 Hours
Steakhouse, Mexican, Grill, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Sea Aquarium Beach, Bapor Kibra n/n, Willemstad, Curacao
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: El Mexicano & Grill
1. Perfect food & kids friendly
"menu is perfect. Quality is very good. Also the kids menu is good"
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2. Nice view & good service
"Great view; great food; friendly waiters; nice sunset;"
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3. Friendly prices & portions
"large portions, fast service and the prices are very competitive"
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1 - 10 of 209 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I love mexican food, so I decided to drop by at this restaurant. I was welcomed nicely by Kiki and Urte, who helped me throughout my dinner. The communication was good, the food was spicy and delicious, as expected and the environment is cosy, especially...More

Thank Karolina L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined at this restaurant last night and the service from Kiki was excellent. We ordered the tacos and nachos and they were very tasty! Thank you Kiki!

Thank Elazarovich
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great evening at this place! We ordered appetizers and a main which was more than enough. The food tasted great as well. Very quick and friendly service by Kiki!

Thank Stijn V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The baby back ribs was grilled to perfection and was one of the best I ever had. The restaurant's location along Mambo beach made the delicious meal even better. It has a lively atmosphere, nice crowd and friendly service. My server, Kiki, was very attentive...More

Thank mrgel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a must do for me being a fan of Mexican food, and it certainly didn’t disappoint! We shared a massive starter of nachos which nearly filled us up. I then had the mixed fajitas which were very good. My other chose to do...More

Thank Caroline R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being a Californian with access to a rich variety of excellent Mexican food, I was dubious about eating at a Mexican restaurant in the Caribbean. What a surprise to have such a great experience at El Mexicano. I have a gluten allergy, and the staff...More

Thank McWag_SF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I dined at El Grill El Mexicano this evening. I am vegetarian and my wife has celiac and has to eat gluten free. Needless to say dining out abroad can be challenging for the two of us. Our server, Kiki not only...More

1  Thank AWags18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been there about 20 times, always visit when I am on the island for work. Food is consistently good and the selection is great. Go for the meat nachos for starters to share then pretty much anything for main. Staff are all really good, helpful...More

1  Thank Ti M M
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Had an incredible quick lunch out before Quad Biking. Frank was awesome helping us out and suggesting meals off the menu. Home-made Lemonade was incredible and every dish we had tasted amazing! Huge thanks to Frank for an incredible family lunch out.

1  Thank roseannaar
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We had a really nice evening at El Mexicano with the team! The staff is very attentive, the food is great, and it’s an amazing location also for team events!

1  Thank Ricarda N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sea Aquarium Beach, Bapor Kibra n/n, Willemstad, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
  • Phone Number: +599 9 461 1056
  • E-mail
Nice restaurant located on the second level of the Mambo Beach Boulevard with a nice sea view. El Mexicano & Grill serves grilled Meats, Fish, Mexican, Burgers, Ribs, Shrimps, Fajita's and much more! El Mexicano & Grill welcomes you for a wonderful experience and their professional waiters and cooks are ready to serve you!
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