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Mexican on Long

158 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 426 0770
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
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“burrito” (5 reviews)
“fish tacos” (3 reviews)
“chilli” (2 reviews)
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
158 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

We ordered food for delivery from here, and it was "meh." The burrito and enchiladas were OK, but nothing special. One big problem was that there was no salsa / pico de gallo / sauce of any sort in or with any of our food...More

Thank Doug K
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We had dinner here with our seven year old daughter. At first we were hesitant as we have been disappointed by bad Mexican meals in other cities. But we were very surprised by how good this place was! It has a great setting - well...More

Thank philo04
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We wanted to try something different & ended up here - what an excellent choice! The decor is exceptional, an eclectic mix of modern & retro art - from the exposed bricks in the walls, the light fittings, the photos, art works & murals to...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I love the food at this place, I told them it was the best ribs I had ever tasted. Was on vacation with a friend. we certainly enjoyed a couple of Margaritas before we were engulfed in the long street vibe.

Thank Faith Z
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Cool atmosphere, friendly and profesional staff. Girlfriend and i felt very special, well looked after and the food was delicious...we recommend the chicken quesadillas :)

Thank stuartg231
Peter v, Owner at Mexican on Long, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Thank you very much for your feedback! Saludos

Reviewed 18 May 2017

Love the food, this is my new favorite restaurant. Service was friendly and also hot..... Just like the food haha

Thank Lexi L
Peter v, Owner at Mexican on Long, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you very much for your feedback and we hope to see you again soon! Saludos!

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Went there for quick cocktails and shot of tequila . On long street , good vibe . Bill came to R135 , two cocktails and two shots of tequila . Service ok

Thank RParbhoo
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Was looking forward to Taco Tuesday for a while and Mexican on Long is always on our restaurant visits when coming to Cape Town. My wife had a beef burrito and she loved it. I had the seafood taco, but what a let down from...More

Thank swazijumbo
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We stumbled on the restaurant by chance and went in with no idea what to expect. Our meals were fantastic - my husband had the Chili Con Carne and I had a Beef black bean rice. Both were delicious (be prepared for spicy - not...More

Thank Janine_K_Riley
Peter v, Owner at Mexican on Long, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

Thank you for the feedback and be sure to join us a little later next time for a fiesta!

Reviewed 3 January 2017

After all the SA food my friend and I needed something different and Mexican was recommended to us - it was great! Pretty standard mexican fare but I loved the chili! Sit on the balcony overlooking the hustle of Long Street and the cute architecture...More

Thank Jenna M
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 426 0770
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