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The Mex

3 Gabriel Street, St Ives TR26 2LU, England
+44 1736 797658
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (69 reviews)
“nachos” (72 reviews)
“churros” (21 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
3 Gabriel Street, St Ives TR26 2LU, England
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41 - 50 of 720 reviews

Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant on a snowy Thursday night, when most of St Ives was closed. The Thai waitress was wonderful- friendly and a credit to the restaurant. We had the chicken salad and the quasadilla- they were fabulous, really fresh and tasty. The churros...More

Thank LondonLeslie
Reviewed 28 February 2018

One of the best Mexican restaraunts we have eaten at. Recommend the Fish Tacos and good for veggies as well.

Thank RedJock
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We visited on Friday 9 February 2018, we had booked and I am glad we did as it was full and another couple were turned away and told to come back the next night. It is very small inside and I felt a bit sorry...More

Thank burngold
Reviewed 18 February 2018

We had a nice meal here, a compact restaurant with decent Mexcian food and cheerful staff. The fish tacos were tasty and the margaritas were, too. Just what we needed on a wintery evening in February.

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Many times I had wanted to try this place so at last I did the place is quite compact and was crowded and the meal was not the best the chips where cold my other guests food was cold and stodgy and to be honest...More

1  Thank sean c
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Service was excellent. It wasn't too expensive either. There were 6 of us, as far as I know my friends enjoyed their meals. For my hubby, he didn't feel his meal was as tasty as the last time we went. To be fair I chose...More

Thank Roleonsummer
Reviewed 3 February 2018

First time visit to this little restaurant and will definitely go back as there was a really buzzy atmosphere and the staff worked hard to keep their customers happy. Tasty food and good portions. Very good and inexpensive ale from St Ives Brewery. Need to...More

Thank Fiona C
Reviewed 30 January 2018

All food in restaurants will now be judged against this. I have given out many 5* reviews and I suspect i have been over-generous. This little restaurant in St. Ives is absolutely superb and if I could rate it higher than 5* I would. My...More

1  Thank Mark B
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Wonderful evening to end the Christmas leave period.. great staff, nothings too much trouble.. foods amazing. And really nice and friendly atmosphere.. would definitely visit again...

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Our family visits St Ives more then twice every year and instead off cooking we always go to a restaurant at night. This year we decided to book ahead as from past experience places can get booked up quickly and you can find it hard...More

1  Thank BelleJaynexo
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Questions & Answers
Angusnev
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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alli-g37
18 March 2016|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
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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