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El Mexicana

Middle Level The Exchange High Road | Unit 23B, Ilford IG1 1AS, England
+44 20 8533 0438
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good27%
  • Average22%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible5%
8 Apr 2017
“Extra ordinary prixes”
2 weeks ago
“Worst food experience of my life”
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Mexican, Fast food
Middle Level The Exchange High Road | Unit 23B, Ilford IG1 1AS, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The world has not seen staff so proficient in ensuring the most horrendous food experience known to humanity. Please marvel at the catalogue of horrors on offer. To start of, the queue moved at a pace rivalled only by the time taken for the earth...More

Thank disabuser
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

For starters, any person that speaks some Spanish would know the name is wrong. Food is not as Mexican food should be. I ordered the churros and was not given the sauce. Not impressed.. Try other places.

Thank Elizabeth Z
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Well i had burrito and coke. Send around £10. Too expensive in terms of average burrito. It wasn't that good but not too bad aswell. Place was empty and music was too boring. AVERAGE Good things: Place was nice and clean. Staff is good and...More

Thank Junaid_jj1
Reviewed 27 March 2017

people are good, food was good, a bit slow but has got no competition, a bit expensive because of that......loved it

Thank garciaa132017
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Based in the lower level of Ilford indoor shopping mall ...maybe this is aimed ast the budget end of the market, but the quality of food isn't there

1  Thank Hotel I
Reviewed 16 April 2016

My kids love coming here if we spend more than a couple of hours in town. I can recommend the burritos! For the portion size and location the prices do seem a little steep, but they have no competition in Ilford re; Mexican food and...More

Thank FMB2016
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Shared nachos with a friend here on a recent trip. Also had some fried desert things similar to donuts, thoroughly enjoyed it

Thank lolalu72
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

We love this place, esp the sweet potato fries and churros. The shredded beef is a real treat, only place I've had perfect halal beef. Prices are reasonable and service always polite. One of a regular lunch haunts. :)

2  Thank Zaffareen K
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Had enjoyed great Burrito , Nachos with three toppings and potato wedges......Kids too like the all......had tried first time Mexican food and enjoyed a lot......good ambience, service is quite good....

Thank Prashant P
Reviewed 26 December 2014 via mobile

Visited with my kids. Sweet potato chips were great, wings were stale, Staff was unhelpful and don't dare ask for tap water even if you spend alot because they won't give you any. Not cheap either.

Thank Z B
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$3 - US$12
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout
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Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Middle Level The Exchange High Road | Unit 23B, Ilford IG1 1AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Ilford
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8533 0438
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For customers looking for something different in a convenient location, El Mexicana offers a variety of modern Mexican food that is tasty, satisfying and great value. Created from quality ingredients, served quickly and to the customer's exact requirements, it's a fun and exciting alternative to the food options traditionally available. From Burritos to Chili Baskets, all meals come with a choice of meat or vegetarian filling and a selection of extras including cheese, beans and salsa. There's also a range of tasty side orders, hot and cold drinks and desserts.
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