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Maria Bonita

#509 of 6,728 Restaurants in Berlin
Certificate of Excellence
Prenzlauer Berg
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Danziger Str. 33, 10435 Berlin, Germany
12:00 - 23:00
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Sydney, Australia
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83 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here specifically for the horchatas because it seems to be the only place in Berlin that does this rice, cinnamon beverage. We were so disappointed. So sad because we love this drink. The horchata here, though only a cheap 2,50€, was so watery and flavourless. Normally it should be rich, creamy and filling like a dessert. She served... More 

Thank AngelenePenguin
Milan, Italy
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every time I hit town I make sure to save a spot for their delicious carnitas burrito, to be washed down with a nice mexican beer, lots of pico de gallo and a margarita or two. Cheap and excellent, probably my fav Mexican restaurant in the whole of Europe!

Thank Sylvia M
Gabi S, Manager at Maria Bonita, responded to this review

Dear Sylvia, thank you so much for your great review. It makes us happy and proud :-) More 

Lisbon District, Portugal
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We were staying close to the street of Maria Bonita, and on one of the evenings we felt like going for mexican food, so we went there! We were going to eat in, but the place is so small and simple, and though it was empty, we actually decided to make it for take-out and eat comfortably at home! The... More 

Thank Claudia_Casal
Porto, Portugal
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I really love the Carne Asada Quesadilla that this place makes. I am no specialist in Mexican cuisine but really the flavour is something out of this world. I am a usual customer.

Thank Nuno A
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

For people who aren't familiar with really great Mexican food, this might do the job, but in truth, it's just way too bland. The margharitas aren't special l, either. And people serving are not the polite kind except for the guy with the glasses. Never again.

1 Thank nesliatcan
Gabi S, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Maria Bonita, responded to this review

Hello, While it is impossible to please every single costumer, I want to point out that we have many very positive reviews from happy guests that know a lot about Mexican food, such as Mexicans and lot´s of other lovers of Mexican food. Our Margarita is a house made mix with Mezcal and other yummy ingredients - a forever favorite... More 

Berlin, Germany
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

The service was very slow even though the restaurant wasn't busy (they seemed to focus on deliveries while a simple order in the restaurant took 40 minutes). The tacos were not only extremely greasy but also clearly made with very low quality meat. Very small portions for prices that are quite high for Berlin standards. Definitely not going back.

2 Thank camila_rg
Gabi S, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Maria Bonita, responded to this review

We serve 180gramms of high quality Sirloin beef as 3 tacos for a price that reflects it´s quality and lot´s of work that goes into fresh and hand made products. Most of our guests are very happy with it. Not expensive for Berlin nor for it´s quality. More 

Toronto, Canada
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for dinner Mexican eats and they did not disappoint. Great prices for delicious food. The tacos were good however a little great for the bacon but i guess that's why it tasted good. Quick service at its order and pay at the same time. In a great area to relax and eat with friends.

Thank Allison V
Gabi S, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Maria Bonita, responded to this review

Hello Allison, Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review. Hope to welcome you again soon. More 

New York City, New York
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230 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Fancy some nachos or a quesadilla or enchilada? This Mexican hole in the wall's just great. They do amazing Mexican dishes. Make sure to grab some of their spicy sauces too. If you go for a main, don't order additional nachos, it's simply too much food :)

Thank Zorro7770
Toulouse, France
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent fajitas, quesadillas, tacos and others mexican snacks, the portions are big and the price good, also the frozen margarita is a delight. Highly recommanded !

Thank David H
Gabi S, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Maria Bonita, responded to this review

Dear David. We highly appreciate your very positive review. We aim to be the best, most authentic and fun Mexican in town. More 

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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

One of the best Mexican places in Berlin. But be aware: it's an imbiss only. So in winter you literally stand inside the kitchen or in summer you share a long table with other outside. But the food is great. Especially the beef dishes are delicious.

Thank Daniel D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$9
Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Danziger Str. 33, 10435 Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Prenzlauer Berg
  • Neighbourhood: Prenzlauer Berg
Small Bistro with open kitchen. Watch the chefs pepare your orders. Founded in 2009, Maria Bonita has set the bar for Authentic Mexican food in Berlin. Since its creation, a boom in Mexican restaurants has set off, but Maria Bonita has remained the most authentic and the most critically acclaimed, with notable mentions including the New York Times, "Das Feinschmecker" gourmet magazine and National Geographic. Maria Bonita continues to serve Mexican fast food as well as housmade frozen Margaritas with Mezcal and Mexican beer.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Prenzlauer Berg

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Prenzlauer Berg
No Berlin neighbourhood has undergone a greater change than Prenzlauer Berg. The artists and non-conformists that defined the district’s intriguing subculture in the 1980s and 90s have been replaced by a young, hip crowd that frequents the many cafes. Where there were once run-down houses in the shadow of the Berlin Wall, there are now designer shops. Beautiful old homes have been modernized and renovated, and on Sundays, thousands turn the park next to remnants of the wall into a playground for street artists, musicians, and flea market shoppers. This attracts young urban families who enjoy the balance of big city life and small-town comfort. Meanwhile, trendy, young, upper-class visitors from all over the world are attracted to the local high-end shops, cafés, and sophisticated bars and restaurants. The merits of this transformation are a favorite topic of debate around the city, but it makes for some of the best people-watching Berlin has to offer.
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