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El Burro Restaurant

81 Main Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 433 2364
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (48 reviews)
“churros” (15 reviews)
“tortillas” (20 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:30All hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
81 Main Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Probably among the best Mexican food I've ever had. Atmosphere is great and so is the straff. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone who wants to have Mexican food in Cape Town.

Thank Robin88SWE
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tacos were so good we had to go there twice. El Burro tends to fill up quite quickly so it would be wise to make reservations, however, they do take walk-ins. We had the pork chicken and steak tacos which are to die for....More

Thank Whit41
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This El Burro restaurant is really very magic. If you are fond of Mexican food, it's the place to go. Near the Waterfront, well situated. Parking available easily. Have a rush. Not too expensive, crazy atmosphere.

Thank jprozelot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved this unassuming quaint little spot. They have the best beef and tounge tacos I have tasted. Portions are slightly smaller than the regular taco, so be sure to order a few. Easy warm ambience. It's reasonably priced. Loved it!!

Thank Nolla34
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere is really nice, It's a nice option just for drinks and starters because it's not real mexican cuisine in other words the style is more tex-mex than mexican...

Thank Sergio C
Reviewed 13 August 2017

If you like Mexican food and a night out with family and friends, this is the place to be. Really authentic and very friendly staff. We love this place as it fulfilled all of our food cravings. Don't miss it

Thank nmudarres
Reviewed 9 August 2017

My wife and I had dinner here. It's tucked away upstairs between other businesses so it could be somewhat hard to spot. My burritos were a good favor as well as my wife's naked burrito.

Thank antman57
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Delicious Mexican food in Capetown! Atmosphere was great. Service could of better in regards to our server not knowing the menu well. Could not recommend what was good to eat or good margarita. She hadnt tried anything on the menu? Food was out quick and...More

Thank Boot_01
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Took some friends to El Burro this week and it was great. The menu isnt large but its ok. The food is really good though. Some craft beers on tap, a decent wine list and a large list of tequilla. They are upstairs in an...More

Thank bielies
Reviewed 20 July 2017

blown away at how friendly, efficient and attentive our server was: Michelle - you were amazing! decor = hipster, Mexican, salsa, trendy realness. the fairy lights both inside and out on the balcony add a great touch. pricing = R240 for a margarita jug, R125...More

1  Thank brad_capetown
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Questions & Answers
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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
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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