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Poco Loco

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American
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place Chauderon 5, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
+41 21 329 11 11
07:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Tue 07:00 - 00:00
Wed - Thu 07:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 02:00
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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36 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Large and noisy main room where you can eat what looks likes Mexican food but does not taste like anything. The portion are large, the service is fast and friendly. It is quite expensive. Not recommended.

Thank Ratatouille357
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Having been to Mexico, I know what Mexican food tastes like. We went here with a group of friends on a Saturday night and decided to order the fajita mixture for 5. I must say; there is no better Mexican food than in Mexico, but this really was quite good! The meat was tasty and plentiful and the adding a... More 

Thank Theo D
Evionnaz, Switzerland
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45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015

When we went in the restaurant there was almost nobody. Because of that the serving was quite speed and we didn't have to wait too long too eat. With my mom we took the plate for 2 in which you have fajitas, guacamole and all kind of meat (beef, chicken, prawns) and grilled vegetables. It was delicious and there was... More 

1 Thank Ganaëlle B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

1) The server was extremely rude, unpleasant, unwelcoming, I should have left as soon as I felt the aggressive tone in his voice 2) The menu was limited, and when I asked if the kitchen could change the chorizo taco to something else (chicken, beef) since I do not order pork, the server refused, and did not even bother to... More 

Thank Salwa S
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

I tryed this restaurant on a friday at lunch with friends. We expected a large choice of mexican food, but the "plat du jour" was salmon with something... The few mexican dishes available were quite expensive. It wasn't even possible to order nachos!!! Taste of the food was ok, and portions were big. They said there's more choice at night... More 

Thank Sara V
Lausanne, Switzerland
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93 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2015

Sometimes, you just need a nice Mexican restaurant, but this one, is not. It smell weird, the food is not well presented and not tasty at all. Huge disappointment

Thank Alejandra R
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2015

The food isn't great, but it's ok and they have really good wine. Still, the prices are a bit too high for this quality. The atmosphere is great for a night out with friends. It's very popular, so it might me a good idea to make a reservation before coming.

Thank Truffes123
Lausanne, Switzerland
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71 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

The best part of the evening was the terrace overlooking part of the city and the Alps. But the food was extremely disappointing: the Pollo Mole Poblano did not seem to contain any cocoa nor was it hot as it can be in Mexico, it merely comprised slices of strange feeling chicken that looked reconstituted floating in what seemed to... More 

2 Thank Jean B
Geneva, Switzerland
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2013

Many people I know really like this place. I can't figure out why. Granted, it's a good Mexican restaurant for Lausanne (actually one of the very few Mexican restaurants in Lausanne, sadly). But food is expensive (CHF 25 for a burrito!) and not great (but it's good). The staff is friendly and they often have parties (bachelorette parties, birthdays, etc.)

1 Thank bigschtroumpf
Lausanne, Switzerland
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75 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2013

On Saturday night, it was packed with group of people who were doing birthdays and bachelorette parties. This place is great for big group of friends, but the food was average. The price is normal as this is in Switzerland, but as other reviewers say, the food was ok. I would choose somewhere else for food.

Thank Eripi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$23 - US$92
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: place Chauderon 5, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 21 329 11 11

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