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The Mex

3 Gabriel Street, St Ives TR26 2LU, England
+44 1736 797658
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burrito” (70 reviews)
“nachos” (74 reviews)
“churros” (22 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 21:30 Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
3 Gabriel Street, St Ives TR26 2LU, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We ate here as a family this week and the stuff were very friendly and helpful. There were some interesting items on the menu and the service was quick. The food itself was a little indifferent and inauthentic. There was far too much sauce on...More

1  Thank kate s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't think the margaritas had any alcohol in it. The food felt frozen and microwaved, the waitress said that the fish was fresh....freshly opened out of fricking jar more like. The burritos were drowned in cream/cheese concoction although somehow the chicken was dry and...More

1  Thank Laddo00
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice little Restaurant with fantastic mexican food. We had the starter combo, fajitas, burrito and fish curry. Everything was perfect. The staff was nice and professional.

1  Thank Jan S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A visit to The.Mex has never disappointed and once again the Food was of the very highest quality, the service faultless and it is exceptional value for money. We can not recommend this restaurant highly enough, be warned though Booking is essential to avoid missing...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is probably the best Mexican meal I’ve ever had! So lucky to be able to get a table on our first night in St Ives! Staff were so friendly and polite! The food was unbelievable... would highly recommend the fish curry and crispy chicken...More

Thank heidiweir
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to take our last meal of our holidays here & so glad we did. Turned up without booking & we were gladly squeezed in. Staff were polite & friendly. food was served promptly & looked & tasted amazing. this place is Must if you...More

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found a discount voucher in our holiday flat so decided to give this restaurant a try. We hadn't booked but they fitted us in and served us very quickly but without the sense that we were being rushed. We had main courses and desert...More

Thank mrsmagpie2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went down for a family treat Lovely place.food was good.friendly staff.good friendly place to eat.would recommend booking in advance

Thank Tina N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is definitely somewhere to visit if you’re in St Ives. We didn’t expect to find authentic Mexican food here and we make a point now of visiting if we’re in St Ives. A good range of food including specials and vegetarian and generous portions....More

Thank Bindu A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here with my girlfriend during a long weekend staying in St Ives. While on the trip, we visited a number of restaurants in the town and this was by far my favourite. I had the grande burrito and I could not fault it,...More

Thank Silvar1237
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28 June 2018|
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Response from Msfitangelah | Reviewed this property |
I'm vegetarian and had a great meal. I can't remember the full menu but the chef was there to chat with and offer you a variety of options to suit you. I would call them as they were very helpful. I hope that helps a little.
12 May 2016|
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Response from TDFtraveller | Reviewed this property |
The mex certainly does not do take away food. No real explanation for this. There's no need for one!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Gabriel Street, St Ives TR26 2LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 797658
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