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Mexicali Rose

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103 Swan St, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
+61 3 9429 5550
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

The best con queso I've ever had great spice to cheese ratio :) everything we had was divine 😍had quesadillas and empanadas mmmm yum wish I lived in Melb to go more often :) def go back if u visit Melbourne again :)

Thank Lee B
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Wanted a quick meal before an event at AAMI Park. Were running late due to traffic, so rang to let them know - not a problem. After eventually arriving 1/2 hour late we were greeted by friendly staff. I explained we needed to leave by a certain time so the waiter took our orders immediately. All the staff were friendly... More 

Thank Kim N
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I wouldn't waste my time. I have been coming to this restaurant for 22 years and tonight was the worst I have ever experienced. Food was terrible, staff were so rude. It's was a cold night and the place was freezing. Very disappointing will not be coming back and really would recommended you not bother to waste your money!!

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Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Needed a quick meal before the footy at AAMI Park. Very good service. The Red Wine Sangria was yummo. Pretty good food, too. Be careful with the sizing of the Nachos. There are regular, medium & large. Medium was absolutely gi-normous.

Thank Craig C
Albury, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The food here is amazing and the service even better!! We love eating here when we travel down to Melbourne. Always friendly, the staff are great.

Thank Angela M
Werribee, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Went with a group of friends that were visiting us from interstate. Beautiful place to eat. Great food and lovely atmosphere. The staff were lovely.

Thank b0nkers1
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Loved this place. Very authentic Cuisine but with a modern twist. Service was friendly and quick,atmosphere calm and relaxed. I am am a celiac have need to be gluten free,staff very helpful to adapt and prepare meals according tom my health requirements.We had a large group and meals came together, no one was disappointment and all really enjoyed their meals.... More 

Thank Leah S
Sydney, Australia
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

A scrumptious banquet with too much food - we had our desert to go! Great cocktails and Mexican beer. We hadn't booked but they were more than happy to shuffle and make room for us (I would recommend booking for a Saturday night to make sure). Great atmosphere and tasty food.

Thank Neil W
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

The food was ok but the service was so slow. The young guy told us 2 times what a great barman he is and that he has been in the industry for 10 years. Took our drink order and 15 minutes later we had to ask someone to get our drinks he forgot. Then he dropped a full tray of... More 

Thank XmaxXshaun
Melbourne, Australia
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352 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

This is a great place to have dinner straight after an AFL game, which is exactly what we did. Within easy walking distance of the MCG, the food was great, service good and reasonably priced. BYO wine as well, which is great.

Thank Russell F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
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Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Swan St, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9429 5550

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?