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Cafe Mexicana

Carey's Lane, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 427 6433
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (37 reviews)
“churros” (13 reviews)
“combo starter” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Carey's Lane, Cork, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 404 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

I've been here MANY times and have ALWAYS enjoyed it!! Apart from the last time... I found some plastic in my food!! I was apologized to by a waiter and as I rather lost my appetite, I didn't feel like the rest. I was promised...More

Thank Tia S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely loved this restaurant, wish I was lucky enough to live in Cork so I could come here all the time. Staff were so friendly and helpful and the food was so tasty. I had lived in Mexico for 15 years and never thought I...More

Thank stg2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a cheerful, and uncommonly sunny afternoon in January, the year of our Lord 2018, my associate and I decided to check out Cork’s only “proper” Mexican restaurant. As connoisseurs of Mexican cuisine, our hopes were as high as 50mg will get you, but those...More

4  Thank aryanazcj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I were just looking randomly for a place to eat mexican-style food and landed on that cosy restaurant by chance. As we entered, a very kind waitress welcomed us and offered a table. The environment was really warm with nice music and...More

Thank Óscar O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a native Texan, living in the UK for a year and visiting Cork. When I saw an ad for Cafe Mexicana, I headed straight there. I ordered the vegetarian fajitas, expecting a plate of grilled vegetables. Instead, it was vegetables cooked in a...More

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Okay, so, we recently visited Cafe Mexicana for an evening meal and overall we weren't too impressed. The restaurant is cozy, very cozy - but we knew this already before we went. We knew it was going to be small and a little tight, especially...More

Thank Patrick O
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

This used to be one of my friends favorite places to eat so I went here quite often. The food at the time was pretty good and I loved the sangria and the atmosphere. Went here for the first time in about 4 years the...More

Thank Roisin B
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We are going really often there. The food is amazing, affordable prices and the staff is always nice and friendly. Also, the restaurant is great, colourful and different!

Thank Jelena J
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

The food was amazing but for European type of Mexican average quality. The staff though is horrible as in this age some people tend to use their phones more. The staff were joking about me and my girlfriend sitting on our phones instead of talking...More

Thank Victor J
Reviewed 12 November 2017

I went with my friend to try this restaurant and see what Mexican food in Ireland is like . Went here since reviews not bad . The waitress was rude when tried to ask her a question. Then we order and the meat was to...More

Thank 196YellowRose
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carey's Lane, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork>  > Centre
  • Neighbourhood: Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 21 427 6433
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