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Popocatepetl The Mexican

Riviervismarkt 1, 2011 HJ Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 551 1901
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good38%
  • Average24%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible9%
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“taco” (2 reviews)
“chicken wings” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Riviervismarkt 1, 2011 HJ Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We went eating dinner at Popo. The dishes were very tasty and came with a good size. The only negative notes was the way too abundant creme fraiche everywhere

Thank Mattia F
Eric B, Assistent at Popocatepetl The Mexican, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Mattia, I’m glad to hear the food was to your liking. I will pass the note about the crème fraiche to the kitchen! ^Casper

Reviewed 19 June 2017

We went there to have some cocktails and food with friends. The food was a bit disappointed regarding the price. I wouldn't come back again. I would rather go to Taco Mundo.More

Thank Robert6931
Eric B, Assistent at Popocatepetl The Mexican, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

“Dear Robert, I’m sorry to hear the food was a bit disappointing. We opened just recently after a renovation with a new menu, so we are still fine tuning portions and the pricing of our dishes. But we strive for good service and qualitative and...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We order fish with rice, and the fish just perfectly cooked. The chicken wings and the fried squid so tasty. After this meal, we begin love Mexican food:)

Thank Wanderer C
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

I don't shell out 2 star reviews, least of all to restaurants with such an inviting ambience. From the outside looking in, PopoCatePetl presents as a modern, obviously recently reupholstered restaurant, with tasteful black wood flooring and a stylish, comfortable outdoor seating area. The menu...More

1  Thank Sem K
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant after avoiding it for a couple of years. It used to look very 90's inside and also the menu hadn't been updated for a very long time. Now we had a lovely surprise to find everything changed. They have nice...More

Thank Hanna J
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I am from California and used to really good Mexican food. I'm afraid this Mexican dinner in Haarlem was a lot better than anything I've had in California for a long time. The dish was very distinctive and delicious. Called Burria. The waitress was just...More

Thank Dede C
Eric B, Assistent bedrijfsleider at Popocatepetl The Mexican, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Hello Dede Thank you for this positive review. Good to hear that the Burria has fallen in taste. Looking forward to see you next time. greetings Denise

Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Went here with friends, the food was nice with generous portions, they had some imaginative drink options and service was quick.

Thank Boingaroo
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Nice selection. Good size restaurant and wait staff speaks nice english. We were there on a Tuesday and it was quite busy. Lots of locals were there and family groups as well. Would go back.

Thank wattsrd
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Always a good place to go to. Yummy food and really good cocktails. Make sure you book in advance, though. Always busy.

Thank NoraHaarlem
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Very nice atmosphere with friendy staff and good service. They can serve 45 people without a problem. The set menu was great (we could choose one from different set menus before the dinner, and each menu offered more options to choose from on the site),...More

Thank Zsóka K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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: Riviervismarkt 1, 2011 HJ Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem
  • Phone Number: +31 23 551 1901
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