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Cafe Mexicana

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Carey's Lane, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 427 6433
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“enchiladas” (35 reviews)
“churros” (13 reviews)
“fries” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Carey's Lane, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed today

I absolutely love the food here, especially the nachos and chimichangas. the staff are always nice and friendly. However, when I was here recently it was quite busy and the wait was longer than I had expected. Overall, really enjoyable

Thank aoifehan565
Reviewed 4 days ago

Good mexican food without being too hot. Celiac options catered for. The seating was rather a tight squeeze.

Thank JanStetka
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been in Cafe Mexicana 4-5 times in total. The restaurant is small and when is full you are not able to sit comfortably and the waiters are passing by over your head... Food is just okay, nothing special to be honest but okay....More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my family come here every year and we absolutely love it! we found this place by chance we were looking to follow a friends directions to a restaurant when we came across this beauty. there is something for everyone whether you are vegetarian...More

Thank kershawheather99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found by chance as we were looking for something else except irish stew... The staff were nice and professional. The meals were generous (except the guacamole) and delicious! Original to end our irish trip with a mexican meal but we really enjoyed it! Hasta la...More

Thank Koala P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went with some friends to have a dinner last weekend and we enjoyed it a lot. They have a big variety of food and cocktails ( mojitos😍). I had churros dessert you should try it it's delicious. Beautifully decorated and the staff is very...More

Thank smorenosan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here for the first time today. Ordered a starter and a main course. Was waiting 45mins before any service was brought to us and would have been waiting longer until we said it. The main course arrived first and then the starter arrived during...More

Thank airlinefanatic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love everything about this place . It has a really good buzz from the minute you enter . Would recommend the fajitas and guacamole definitely . They also have really cool Mexican cocktails involving chocolate tequila shots!!!? Staff are friendly I found and had a...More

Thank Sinead Clare O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time we visit Ireland this the first restaurant in Cork we book. Fantastic wine list and absolutely amazing food

Thank cherpan
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Very quaint nice and small Mexican restaurant Food is good. Portions are huge !! Really tasty stuff Service was efficient if a bit scatty at times I would go back

Thank raymond090
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carey's Lane, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork>  > Centre
  • Neighbourhood: Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 21 427 6433
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