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El Burro

81 Main Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 433 2364
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good42%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (35 reviews)
“churros” (16 reviews)
“chicken mole” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:30 Hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
81 Main Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 428 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Go for the DIY-tortillas, they are amazing and the ability to create your own mix of toppings is very nice. Do believe them when they say something is "hot" on the menu because the pork tortillas were in fact very spicy.

1  Thank Emma W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love Mexican food and this restaurant was not disappointing. Food was hot and delicious. Our Air BNB was nearby so this restaurant was a great stop. It is a little hard to find. It is upstairs with a sign on the street. If you...More

1  Thank Retired_teacher_56
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I've wanted to try this restaurant for a while and had an opportunity to dine there this week. I must say the food was a bit disappointing. Of the 3 items we ordered the Ceviche was the best. Pork Carnitas were not great - the...More

1  Thank nicolae982
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

I love the old building that the restaurant is in. It adds to the ambience. Food is good and portions are fair sized and the menue is vast. Pricing is average. Staff are friendly and well informed

1  Thank bielies
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We visit El Burro fairly often, it being close to home. We always have a great experience- the food really is consistently delicious, the service great and the atmosphere fun! Maybe not the best restaurant to eat at if you struggle to hear (like my...More

1  Thank Kelsey G
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Great Mexican food in the Green Point area of Cape Town. Glad we booked as it was super busy. Highly recommend one of the tequila cocktails.

Thank ljr2209
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Our friends from nearby Durbanville recommended this restaurant and it was a great choice. A last minute booking got us in and we were conveniently seated outside. It was a reasonably breezey Cape Town evening but despite being outside, we were shield by their outside...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

WOW!!!! the food here is amazing! My wife and I decided last minute to come here. We didn't make a reservation so we had to wait a little while, the hostess tried her best to get us a table quickly. All I can say is...More

Thank Shiren
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Firstly: the decor in this place is outstanding, it gives the place a great atmosphere. The build your own fish tacos were outstanding, they gave me so much food I could barely finish, I truly appreciate when you get what you pay for in terms...More

Thank jessicakO3221XV
Reviewed 23 January 2018

I enjoyed eating here last weekend. We reserved a table on the balcony, which has nice views over towards the stadium. The food was good, with portions being just the right size. The team at El Burro are very nice - friendly, attentive and helpful....More

Thank Tony M
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10 October 2015|
Response from ELBurroCT | Property representative |
Good Day Yes we have found a good balance over the years. I do hope this question is not born from a lack of service upon your visit! Please do feel free to email me on nic @ elburro.coza Kindest Regards Nic
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Main Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 433 2364
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