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San Julian Taco & Tequila

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3 Rose Street | Greenpoint, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 419 4233
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being Mexican and living away from home is always a pleasure to find a little piece of home and such amazing people in Cape Town....My favourite restaurant!

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Thank CPT I
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Authentic Mexican Restaurant with great food in a warm unpretentious setting! Can definitely recommend it!

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Thank Tevia Z
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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91 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

What a great place - unpretentious, warm vibe. No frills or fuss. Menu is short but filled with all the delicious mexican flavors and combinations you can expect from a truly mexican restaurant. The margaritas are to die for! Do yourself a favour and order the jug to share - you wouldn't regret it! Unless not until the morning! :)... More 

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Thank travelchick030
Johannesburg, South Africa
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I really loved this place. The main course was great, the tequila was outstanding and the desert was to die for. Only issues I had was 1) Half the tequila on the menu was out of stock. 2) The place was cooking hot and they closed the windows. But that been said I strongly recommend this place.

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Thank fangoras
Johannesburg, South Africa
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141 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Casual place tastefully decorated. Smallish venue with an open kitchen. This family run business makes the real deal unfortunately portions are small. I would love to see the addition of a platter here. Definitely worth a visit.

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Thank DazzaB777
Philippines
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

LOVE IT! Very flavorful and good value for money! The tacos are amazing and the churros divine! You definitely have to try this place when in Cape Town! 👌🏽

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Thank jlovestodive
Cape Town, South Africa
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Wow I'm very impressed...food was full of flavour and excellently prepared...service was decent and vibe was great.. . Will Def be back!

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Thank Michelle S
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

The restaurant is located in a relatively quiet part of Green Point. Our waitron could have given us a little more attention. The owner was friendly and helpful, and he stepped in to assist when necessary. The food was great, delicious authentic Mexican food. Slightly more generous portions would have been perfect.

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Thank WeLove2Travel_ZS
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

BEST Margaritas in the Mother City! If you are looking for a local secret... this is one of the best Mexican restaurants in Cape Town!

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Thank Bryony J
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6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Very good food,excellent service,good vibe about the place,small so not too noisy.Better to book as very popular. Food spiced but plenty of flavour and fresh tasting. Good time was had by all the family and friends.

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Thank graeme b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Rose Street | Greenpoint, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 419 4233

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