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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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“churros” (22 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 5 June 2018

Gosh I have never tasted such delicious fajitas! This place feels like a super humble, homely place and the food is simply delicious. Really tasty fajitas washed down with Deperados. Couldn’t be better. You need to get there ...now! Book to avoid disappointment as they...More

Thank Simon E
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Such a lovely time here, the restaurant is cosy with a great buzzy atmosphere. Portion size is great and good value for money. My partner had seafood fajitas which he said were cooked to perfection. The only thing id point out is that both my...More

Thank Cnh1273
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Delicious!, booked at the shop next door in the afternoon (great shop-Colenso-got everything) Good job we did, it was busy and it's only small. Good service and friendly people, not an extensive menu but good choices and vegetarian meals as well. We didn't have starters...More

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Visited with fussy teenagers who love fajitas at home and we were not disappointed. My fish tacos were delicious! Small and cosy, excellent staff. Definitely need to book in advance in high season, we visiited during half term and booking a few days in advance,...More

Thank Bex2016
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

A small friendly place. The food was nicely spiced which was a bonus. However we were tightly packed in with other customers almost sat in your lap. Not ideal.  A little more thought so noones personal space taken up and this would be top notch...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

My partner and I had tried to get at table at this restaurant all week. Luckily we managed to get a table for this evening and were not disappointed. We had Fajita King Prawns and Mex Meatballs to start. For mains we both went for...More

Reviewed 31 May 2018

Really fresh, well prepared and very tasty food. The staff were warm and welcoming and the service was excellent. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Really nice ambience, tasty food, very good service. I had the vegetarian enchiladas and churros for desert.

Thank waxcharade
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

If your in the mood for a spicey hit then this place hits the spot- the fajitas especially the seafood one was absolutely delicious - recommended- one warning book in advance

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Been here 4 times in 5 years and it’s never disappointed with every meal having plenty of flavour. Staff are very friendly. A good choice of drinks. Meals are big so if you want a pudding ask for a half portion unless your a big...More

Thank leeroy777
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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, Child-friendly, Kids
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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