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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” (31 reviews)
“guacamole” (12 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
164 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 A TripAdvisor Member
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 Veronica660
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
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

After visiting a nearby hotel and experiencing really poor service we actually walked out went across the road and was greeted with an amazing smile and the service was simply exceptional and have no hesitation in recommending this place. Would definitely be back and the...More

Thank Brendan G
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Where do I start on how amazing the team at Mexico in Ponsonby are! I am blown away every time I come, and I am a regular visitor to the best restaurant in the CBD. The food is always fresh, delicious and paired with impeccable...More

Thank Katherine A
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We didn't have a booking but they squeezed us in anyway. I had the prawn salad and a San gria - both amazing. The staff were lovely too, especially the young Mexican guy

Thank lyndapia
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

This place has awesome food and in small portions which is awesome so that you can try out much of the menu. Love their white cola!

Thank Prince B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, 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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