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Inside of the peaceful oasis of Chijmes in the heart of the Singapore, El Mero Mero Cocina Mexicana offers a unique gate to the vital energy of Mexican culinary culture in all its allure and complexity. The space filled with details, from our soft ivory walls, marble tables and lush green plants to the open kitchen where chefs work together in plain sight, their precise movements drawing the eye to what guests will shortly be dining on. Passion, flavour and a spicy Mexican touch, El Mero Mero resets the paradigm on Mexican dining and hospitality and reveals its true heart.
PRICE RANGE
US$30 - US$80
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Central American
FEATURES
Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 11 February 2021

incredibly over priced place. The 'main dishes' are steeply priced and the size is of an economical entree... it's disingenuous at best and borders on a ridiculous ripoff and please do spare me any spurious explanations... this is simply unacceptable for the price the management...or owners think they can rip their clients off forMore

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 27 December 2020

Spent Christmas Eve dinner with friends in El Mero Mero. We enjoyed the food and the place. The food tasted good and the presentation was also tasteful.

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Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 13 December 2020 via mobile

In covid times we are all doing our best to adjust so this review is with that in mind. We went to dinner with friends and used the app to review and order which was fine. The food was really great and I would recommend...based on food. The service was not good- the staff was friendly enough when you could get their attention. But tables weren’t cleared until you called and had to chase up drinks etc I hope they get more staff and then would highly recommend this restaurantMore

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 8 November 2020

Drinks were terrible, there was no alcohol in both margerita and the mojito. Need to improve quality of drinks

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Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 22 October 2020

We arrived Saturday night with a Reservation for 3 at 6:30pm. We were seated indoors and, of course, it was not busy because of Covid restrictions. Service should have been excellent. However, service was atrocious. We practically had to beg for service. The waiter dropped...off menus, never returned. Had to chase him down - for every single thing we ordered. Ordered wine, waiter never brought the bottle until I went outside to bar and searched for service to have it brought inside. Ordered food and it took 30 minutes to make tacos. LOL Worse, we ordered several items and they didn't arrive at all. I had to chase the Waiter for each item. It's as if the Waiter was a drone flying around without a CPU or a controller. Absolutely mindless and he acted like he didn't care at all. The cost for a low-end bottle of house wine, tacos, and a couple of deserts (had to wait 30 minutes for them to cut a piece of cold pecan pie and put it on a plate!) was almost $300. If just the service had been bad, then I might have dismissed the cost as 'life in Singapore', but at these prices alongside absolutely terrible service I'll never return. It is a waste of both time and money. There are much better experiences to be had elsewhere in Chijmes and the vicinity.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 13 August 2020 via mobile

Nice restaurant specialising in Mexican cuisine. Enjoyed my visit - chose to sit outdoors next to the fan and was quite comfortable. The sizzling beef place was good - well cooked and tender. Lots of Mexican chilli sauce available to spice things up!! Nice selection...of cocktails but only beer available was Budweiser. I believe a reservation is necessary in the evenings. Fair dining experience but quite expensive comparatively. No complaints.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 8 August 2020

I used to love El mero Mero but today I went and was thoroughly disappointed. And it was ridiculously overpriced considering the quality of food was nothing great. The only good thing was the margaritas and nachos were not like the image they put on...the menu. Considering this restaurant was quite expensive, the quality of food didn't meet my expectations at all. Also, they have merged with senor taco and the concepts of both the restaurants aren't the same (apart from they're both Mexican) so it seems a little mismatched and I didn't enjoy my dining experience? Portion sizes are very small compared to how much we pay and the same classiness of the restaurant is no longer there. The standards of this restaurant have severely dropped and it's a shame.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 3 August 2020

We were there dot on time the Table was waiting for us. When i ordered a beer the Glass was stinking of rotten eggs i requested a change which was promptly done, thanks but you don't expect that when you go to a restaurant as...hygiene is concerned. Lastly the Food was very bad and low quality with Tortias which were oily never had that before. it was difficult to catch the attention of managers and waiters. that maybe as teh place was packed.More

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Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 29 June 2020

During the covid-19 period, staff did not bother to wear their mask properly. Some did not even wear a mask when preparing and serving food. Supervisor said we should understand that it is ‘hot and warm’ for the staff so he cannot insist. What crap...is that? Appalled by his response especially since it is the LAW in Singapore to have your mask on especially when dealing with food. Absolutely no concern for both customers and staff’s safety.More

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Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 5 March 2020 via mobile

The restaurant is very nice. Surrounded by small lights and gardens. The staff is very friendly and always aware of your needs. The food is average and the portions are not very large. The cocktails are good. It is expensive very expensive for what they...offer.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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