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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” (60 reviews)
“nachos” (63 reviews)
“tortillas” (11 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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3 Gabriel Street, St Ives TR26 2LU, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We decided to try the Mex after seeing the reviews here. Luckily we booked a couple of days in advance as it's a small and cosy restaurant and a lot of people were turned away while we were there. So on to the food, we...More

Thank Bindu A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a last minute selection and the staff were excellent. The food from home cooked nachos and guacamole to the special burrito were great.

Thank Tim B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Web site advised to book. We did. And very glad we did. Food was top class. Service was prompt and friendly. I come to Cornwall at least once a year. I will definitely be coming back. Great atmosphere:)

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here on a weekend in St Ives with boyfriend as the reviews looked good and we were not disappointed! The food was absolutely incredible, as I'm a vegan and my boyfriend isn't it can be hard to find places that cater well for both...More

Thank Hi_Bea_3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had booked to come on the Tuesday which is recommended to book we arrived shown our table and looked at the menu we ordered the combo to share between us which was very nice the ribs where melt in your mouth then mains where...More

Thank john533
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here for the first time last month. Wow so glad we did. The service was amazing. The food was fabulous. We enjoyed a lovely family meal. The fish curry was fantastic and the steak fajitas were lovely. They also offer half portions for the...More

Thank kelbel1977
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place oozing with atmosphere buzzing with people. The food is utterly outstanding the best Mexican I've ever had. The food is made by the owner and his wife and you can taste that as it's made with love and it shows not...More

Thank Teresa T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately this restaurant has lost our business. Last year we thoroughly enjoyed a meal here and so this year called the restaurant weeks in advance before our holiday to book a table for a family of 6 at 7.30pm. When we arrived we were told...More

Thank Sharon R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food and attentive staff. The meatball and nachos starter was amazing. Great vegetarian options as well. Beware, big portions!

Thank KatArnold
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Extremely tasty food coupled with brisk service. Music a bit loud for such a small space tho. Reasonably priced, an easy recommend.

Thank WooferTheDog
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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!
18 March 2016|
Response from Tony P |
I hope they don't allow dogs...that would put me off 😂😂
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
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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