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El Burro Taqueria Restaurant

16 Kloof Neck Road, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 422 3554
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (25 reviews)
“guacamole” (8 reviews)
“churros” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
16 Kloof Neck Road, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was EXCELLENT!! Food is amazing and fresh. The flavors are truly wonderful. We have been all over SA and truly found a place we love.

Thank David D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you did read my previous experience and the reaction from owner Nic I have to 100% admit he made a good point. El Burro therefore needs another review from my side. As a visitor to sit and wait for being served while people can...More

Thank robertgA9210TW
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

impressive and authentic selection of some great tacos! will definitely be back. p.s. the churros tho... WOW!!

Thank brad_capetown
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

I don't easily use best, but this was simply outstanding , all the food was delicious and quite authentic with the best margaritas I have ever had, made how they should, with freshly pressed limes. I really liked the vibe here and will be back...More

Thank Pieterandmax
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Some other photos show the menu's offerings. Although not an expansive menu, the items we had (veggie and mushroom quesadillas, fish taco, vegan taco) were really terrific. Interesting flavor combinations. Quick friendly service, and the horchta was a fun drink to try. Bright open space,...More

Thank Aeneas1842
Reviewed 29 June 2017

The food is good, we always do take aways as this is more convenient for us. In C'town lots of restaurants have difficult times during winter. Therefore in my opinion it is very important that one hand washes the other; Clients who support your restaurant...More

Thank robertgA9210TW
Nic H, Owner at El Burro Taqueria, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Dear Robert I am sorry that our team were unable to accommodate the take away order at that specific time. We do focus on the seated guests during busier times and all our branches do cut off take aways once the kitchens get too busy....More

Reviewed 19 June 2017

It's been a thrill to discover Mexican street food. This isn't tapas, but tacos and various other dishes that you might find being sold from a small food truck along the streets of central Mexico City. They have so many tacos to choose from on...More

Thank worktotravel14
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely cheerful spot with great service. Food comes out fast. All dishes I've had have been excellent (and I've had at least half the menu), but my favourite is the steak quesadilla!

Thank JosephOu
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

A great Mexican spot, tasty dishes, lovely buy two get one free lunch time special, hearty craft beer, with a Lion's Head sitting perfectly in the high open windows.

Thank Robinho C
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Lovely decor and energy, and perfect place if you want to grab a relatively quick bite. We had the guacamole, ceviche and taco specials (one with duck, the other with spicy pork). The portions are perfectly sized to share. The margaritas are lovely and my...More

Thank Isabel C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Kloof Neck Road, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central>  > City Bowl
  • Neighbourhood: City Bowl
  • Phone Number: +27 21 422 3554
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