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The Mexican

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24-26 Atholl Street, Perth PH1 5NP, Scotland
+44 1738 447878
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Dundee, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Love Mexican food and we were recommended this place. On arrival the restaurant was near full and we anticipated a wait for food however the food was delivered quickly and was flavoursome and very good. Portions represented really good value for money. Service was fast and efficient. Only small criticism is staff could interact with customers more however being a... More 

Thank scotttaylor2017
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Seen a few reviews where people have complained about the service etc , Personally I thought it was Ok - we were sat next to the radiator at the window which wasn't on so it wasn't exactly welcoming but the Combo meal I had was great and the wine was fine so no complaints.Overall very satisfied and I would definitely... More 

Thank Sandy S
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

First time trying the Mexican and everyone agreed it was a great night. A good menu choice, delicious food (big portions too), nice wine and excellent service - all in a really relaxing atmosphere. Will definitely be back.

Thank Aaron G
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Weekend in Perth and went here, the food was very good, the service was very good . Very busy, you have to book.

Thank FionaSuds
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a trip back home I took my Parents here for an early Mother's Day treat, on her choosing. I was unaware of this place, but I'll certainly remember it now. We got tables straight away (it was a Thursday) and promptly taken care of with a free iced margherita and a bowl of tortilla chips for the table. For... More 

2 Thank djando77
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Very good service excellent food will definitely be back again. Seated as soon as we got in, complimentary drinks and nachos. Service was quick food delicious.

Thank Melg123
Randwick, Stroud
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Impressive atmospheric restaurant with free entrees, quick friendly service and good menu of authentic cuisine. Vegetarian options plus Mexican beer menu. Couldn't fault the food or setting. No mole which would be nice. Try the stuffed chilli peppers as a starter. Great find!

Thank apcamps
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

As always the food is amazing. We had the seafood Gumbo, Chicken and Shrimp Gumbo and the Full house Fajita. Only one of us managed to finish the mains as the servings are deceivingly large. Prices are very reasonable and family friendly with a busy friendly vibe. The free Margaritas shots with the tortillas before you order is fab touch.

Thank John K
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116 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely surroundings, very tasty food, enormous portions, attentive staff. This place ticks all the boxes.

Thank Aissum
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Food is excellent and staff very attentive. Great atmosphere. Tried the full house fajitas - even I couldn't finish it. Prices are superb - you do not feel ripped off like many restaurants in Perth

Thank 42slarty

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24-26 Atholl Street, Perth PH1 5NP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Perth
  • Phone Number: +44 1738 447878
Previous Dos Amigos owners back with new ideas and dishes in a beautiful new restaurant. Child friendly, closed on monday and tuesday.

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