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Miro's Cantina

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184 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 4BA, Scotland
+44 131 225 4376
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Caithness and Sutherland, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The service was wonderful, and the decor is quite pleasant. However, the food was disappointing. As a starter we had the nachos, and they were not bad, but they needed more of the salsa, sour cream, and guacamole. Refried beans lurked at the bottom, underneath everything else . . . very strange. Overall, we've had better nachos. The mains were... More 

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1 Thank GlenGrant52
Edinburgh
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Family visiting from far away so a fairly special occasion and in search of a regular good quality Mexican in Edinburgh as indicated by the reviews. Table not available till 9.00pm (Saturday 20 May) but we thought it would be OK. Brought a steak dish when my sister ordered chicken. She didn't complain but should have. Generally, surly service. Got... More 

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Thank Jamieham
Newport, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Love love loved this place. Was there in March with my husband who was in a wheelchair and my nephew for an early lunch. We found it difficult to find somewhere wheelchair accessible and gluten free for lunch. I stuck my head round the door of this place and what a surprise. The staff were fantastic. Two lovely Spanish girls... More 

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Thank Madmoms2
Glasgow
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a small Mexican restaurant with just a few tables so book in advance. We had the best and tastiest Mexican food we ever had. The portions are generous. We had two large plates of nachos to start which were loaded with all the usual toppings. A few of us ordered fajitas which were sizzling with the steak still... More 

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Thank Lesley18Glasgow
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Rated number 1 Mexican restaurant in Edinburgh service was poor and food was just OK would we go back no would I recommend to friends no a poor rating for trip advisor

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Thank jomccormack1966
Limerick, Ireland
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here on a Monday night last week, it is a very small restaurant and the tables are quite close together and when the door opens a breeze blows through the building. The service was a bit slow, maybe they are not geared up for the summer yet. The food was good nice flavours and good portions, I enjoyed... More 

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Thank rudithedog2016
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really disappointed with the quality of the food. Bland and tasteless. Very surprised at the glowing reviews this place has received on TripAdvisor. The food certainly looked like Mexican food but the taste was completely off the mark. Stay clear.

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2 Thank docdui
Lancashire
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74 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here the other night. We love Mexican and were so excited for the meal. The restaurant is popular and I would recommend booking; we saw a number of people turned away. Service in this place is not speedy. Staff appear very rushed, and it is really hard to get anyone's attention. When we were finally able to order... More 

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2 Thank las_lorien
Chester, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a tiny restaurant that serves first class Mexican food at reasonable prices. Inside it is a little cramped, but the ambience is really good. Hard to fault. We phoned to book in the late afternoon...walk-in may be ok, but it is busy because it is good.

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Thank Rod_Pole
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being a Fajita lover, and to be honest a petty huge fan of Mexican in general, my partner and I decided to visit Miro's Cantina last night as it was the highest rated Mexican on TripAdvisor. However, I'm sad to say that despite being hugely optimistic it definitely was not one of the better Mexican's I've been to. First of... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$35
Cuisine
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 184 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 4BA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 225 4376

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New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town, until after dark when strappy dresses come out to play. This is the city’s central business district with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric squares, and self-important statues. But it’s also a very wanderable neighbourhood, with a healthy bustle at almost any time of day and fine people-watching in places like St Andrew's Square which fills with picnickers around lunch. You’ll also find a series of cheerful basement bistros on Hanover Street, while dark Rose Street has something of the feel of an undiscovered back alley and is chock-full of characterful pubs and small independent shops.
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