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164 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
+64 9-280 3919
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (24 reviews)
“tacos” (32 reviews)
“guacamole” (12 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
164 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Went there for a late lunch. Love it when Mexican food is authentic and they do a good job of this here. The selection of hot sauces was great and I ended up buying a pack for my son. The staff were friendly and helpful....More

Thank Travel5657
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Late afternoon shopping in Ponsonby, start getting hungry and want a snack before finishing up. Enter Mexico... Having visited their Takapuna store many times there is a comfort in knowing what you are about to order and eat. We are welcomed into the restaurant and...More

Thank WarrenJ224
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Excellent place to share and get privacy with your family, we had an amazing place inside where was perfect to talk and enjoy the food , we ordered quesadillas which were fabulous and the portion was considerable, the waitress was really kind to us, I...More

Thank Lorena S
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Truly disappointing food. The tacos came in burnt, crispy shells that were cut in half. The salsa was boring. The quesadilla was flavorless. By the way, this is not Mexican food. More like pseudo fusion Tex-Mex in an airport lounge.

Thank SanFranMan2000
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

When my friend and I were in Wellington we went out eating at Mexico and it was so good. So when we were in Auckland for my birthday we of course eat at Mexico again and it was just as good. The place has great...More

Thank Daydream736436
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We didn’t make a booking so had to wait 15 minutes for a table on Friday night, but it was well worth it. My husband has always said he doesn’t like Mexican food but this little find, has changed his mind. The tacos‘ were delicious...More

Thank Loislovestravelling
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Delicious! Went there to catch pu with some friends and as alway,s Mexico delivers. Yum as food and margaritas.

Thank laural0lli
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Came here on recommendation as I wanted to find out what the Mexican restaurants in Auckland are like. Started off with guacamole (a bit pricey at $12, there were 3 of us and there was maybe enough for 1 person), and a hibiscus/pomegranate margarita. The...More

Thank FoodieSuzieQ
Reviewed 30 March 2018

From the outside the place appears to be just another brick building with a sign. Once you are inside, the walls have character and charm, reminding me of the film,”Coco “. I asked the good-looking server (a boxer in training) to suggest something on the...More

Thank Veronica H
Reviewed 5 March 2018

A totally awesome experience! It would take a small book for me to give all the amazing details about this restaurant...awesome food, awesome prices (except the beers), awesome staff. Love the décor, the vibe, the noise and everything about this place. If you like tasty...More

Thank curlydogs4
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 164 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-280 3919
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