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Taste of Mexico

Off Chole Road, Slipway Road, | Just before Double Tree Hotel, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
+255 756 879 843
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good48%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“guacamole” (11 reviews)
“fajitas” (13 reviews)
“beans” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Off Chole Road, Slipway Road, | Just before Double Tree Hotel, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had flour tortillas with melted cheese and chicken and the food was so delicious. The waitress who took my order was very humble too. Great place.

Thank Tanzaniantraveller
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Has good reviews but overall was disappointed. Place is in need of a renovation and the food was not tasty. Smoothies were only thing good.

Thank dannyk94
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

They have decent Mexican food and the new remodeled interior is nice. But the service is way too slow here. I called for a take away meal and they said it would be ready in 15 minutes. I showed up after 25 minutes and I...More

Thank bobbleheader8
TasteofMexicoT, Manager at Taste of Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Hi I am so sorry about the delay , and thanks so much for your comment, which I will use to improve our delivery time. Many thanks

Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Food is OK, reasonably priced but this is not mexican food, this is tanzanian food served in a mexican way. Jug of long island ice tea will set you back $30 and it’s the worst long island ice tea I’ve had in a very long...More

1  Thank CHARLESGuildford
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

My friends and I visited this restaurant twice when we stayed in Dar. The food was really delicious! We ordered fajitas and the nachos and it was really good. I will highly recommend this place!

Thank Rikke W
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Great atmosphere and service. The best margaritas . We had a lovely meal. Good samosas and enchiladas. Great for a culinary change.

Thank Kate G
TasteofMexicoT, Owner at Taste of Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2017

Thank for reviewing us. we are working day in an out to improve the place.

Reviewed 12 September 2017

Taste of Mexico has been consistently an affordable dining option in Dar. Food is quick and tasty. The tacos are pure maize so a great gluten free option, which is different from the usual rice and beans or mishkaki and kuku in Dar. Looks like...More

Thank TZnomad
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Love this place! The food is great, especially tacos. Service is great and they have take away. My only compliant is that chips are too hard, very thick and rough on roof of mouth.

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 26 August 2017

This is not going to knock your socks off, but if you're in Dar and looking for something that's not BBQ or seafood, it's not a bad option. The margaritas are solid and the Mexican staples are decent and similar to what you might find...More

Thank 25wanderlings
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Came here for lunch as the only customer so u would except them to get the order right. When we informed them that we had ordered two Passionfruit juices and not two pineapple juices the waitress gave us a nasty look as if to blame...More

Thank simonavicii
TasteofMexicoT, Owner at Taste of Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Dear Customer, I am so sorry to hear what you have experienced at Taste of Mexico. I think the waitress had a bad day as you could see most of our reviews are spot on. I promise to make it to you next time you...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Off Chole Road, Slipway Road, | Just before Double Tree Hotel, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
  • Phone Number: +255 756 879 843
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We are a family run restaurant serving delicious Mexican food at a reasonable price. Come taste our mouthwatering burritos, freshly made tacos, and home made Corn Chips. Check out our daily specials too, fajitas, chili con carne and chicken in Mole Sauce! All dishes prepared with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Now serving cocktails!!! We cater for any type of event and we deliver around the peninsula. Karibuni!
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