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Mexico Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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1247 N School St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-2014
+1 808-845-9059
10:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sun 10:00 - 22:00
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Sydney, Canada
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71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If all you had was a Margarita and the complimentary corn chips and salsa you might think you're in for a delicious meal. Sadly you'd be disappointed. The portions are quite generous but the food is fairly bland and disappointing. Not the worst Mexican food I've ever had but definitely not great

Thank arkie_traveller
Honolulu, Hawaii
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38 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Their food and drink are exceptional. So much so,it is difficult to get parking. They have the best salsa in town and they may make their own chips. I've seen big piles of them in the kitchen.

Thank RTC411
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I'm not an expert on Mexican food, but I totally enjoyed my outing to Mexico Restaurant. The service was good, and the portions were huge! The food was good, and the atmosphere is so great. I love how they decorated the place. I would definitely recommend this place!

Thank gwenHawaii
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We really loved this place the food was delicious and we were really amazed by the massive servings. Plus the service was really nice and friendly. We really enjoyed our meal our advice go with an empty stomach as you will enjoy yourself so much more!!!!

Thank Nicole K
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152 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Considering what the area looks like, We were pleasantly surprised of the flavor. it's our first 30 minutes on the ground in Honolulu… We were hungry and the number one spot on Trippet visor was across the street. It is a Hawaiian restaurant, with about a 25 minute wait. We were way way too hungry to wait. And we all... More 

Thank TTchristian
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112 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick meal early in the day. Place was empty. Staff was great! Gabriel was attentive and quick with the water refills. Chips were okay, salsa was too much like tomato soup for my liking. My fajita burrito was very good. Rice and beans were excellent. Atmosphere was typical Mexican restaurant and very nice and clean. It... More 

Thank Mane0
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Great Mexican food is hard to find in Honolulu. This family owned restaurant provides good food. I prefer Tex Mex over CA or NM styles. The menu is diverse. But, it does not offer fajita type meats for nachos, quesadillas, etc. I have not tried the lobster or crab enchiladas because the meat is previously frozen. There are lots of... More 

Thank Rod B
Honolulu, Hawaii
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52 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Best Mexican in town, and the one at Ward is more convenient the food seems better at the School St. locaiton.

Thank Grant K
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Overall pretty standard Mexican food. The salsa was good but the chips were kind of stale. Atmosphere was good, but the live music can be very loud depending on where you sit.

Thank Cody S
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

At first glance, the area in which you find the restaurant is located may make you feel like you went the wrong way, but once you find this little slice of heaven you will soon realize you made the right choice. The Gods was exactly what I remember of my favorite foods from the Great mainland Mexican restaurants and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1247 N School St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-2014
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-845-9059

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