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Pakal Taco Bar

56/58 St. James's Street, Brighton BN2 1QG, England
+44 7817 129298
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“tacos” (24 reviews)
“margarita's” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
56/58 St. James's Street, Brighton BN2 1QG, England
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Reviewed 30 November 2018

Round the corner from where we were staying. Only wanted a light meal so this was perfect. Staff very nice and even went round to a neighbouring restaurant to get a bottle of water. (not sure why they don't keep fizzy water but no harm...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank allischarming
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely casual meal here as a group of friends, the meal deals they do are a great option ie Gringas or Paquete Pakal. All beautifully authentic and fresh! The staff member was so friendly, warm and genuinely cared about our experience! Highly...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JoseNoeway
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Absolutely maxing food. Very authentic and the cocktails are great too. Would recommend and would definitely visit again.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jess_connolly
Reviewed 7 October 2018

As a Mexican myself I am so happy to found real authentic Mexican tacos, there are so delicious and the staff is really friendly and I had been lots of times now because I really love the place. Sometimes they have live music which is...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank thalia_bu
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Came across this place by accident but what a gem! Fresh and tasty. Excellent all the way around! Definitely worth checking out.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 195bjv
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Perfect food, brilliant service. We ordered nearly every taco on the menu and they were all excellent. Do yourself a favour and ditch Wahaca for some good mexican food, and make sure you leave room for the homemade ice cream! We'll definitely be heading back...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Alex G
Reviewed 15 September 2018

The majority of Mexican food I've eaten the the UK (and elsewhere) is pretty bland. But this pop up restaurant has Interesting menu and really great, fresh tasting and flavourful tacos. I'd recommend the home made ice cream as well. The service was friendly and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank danco28
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Nothing about this place isn't great. Been a couple of times now, and going again on Friday. Brighton has a few great Mexican options, and this is the best amongst them. The menu is fairly limited, and the items they limit it to they do...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Mo_5i
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing food, friendly staff, great music, incredible margaritas!! The passion fruit ice cream is pretty good too!! Say no more. 😍

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Chris H
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Been to this place a couple of times and simply love it. Tastiest tacos in town: fresh, perfect seasoning...it’s truly authentic Mexican food. The service is also very attentive, nice and friendly. I’m just giving you 4 stars because the offering is a bit limited...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Questions & Answers
14 October 2018|
Response from HastingsSandy | Reviewed this property |
They have a veggie and vegan option. The menu is small otherwise call them
14 October 2018|
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Response from Nephtalí G | Reviewed this property |
The menu is not big, but the vegetarian and vegan options are great! And as the comment above said, all sides are vegan
16 August 2018|
Response from Pakal T | Property representative |
You didn’t read wrong, that’s the price for a 15 cm Taco with a generous serving of you favourite filling , and actually is bigger than others in other restaurants, unfortunately we can give a chipper price because the cost... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56/58 St. James's Street, Brighton BN2 1QG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 7817 129298
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Truly authentic Mexican cuisine in the heart of Brighton and Hove.
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