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Address: Clifton Arcade Boyces Avenue | Boyces Avenue, Bristol BS8 4AA, England
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+44 117 973 2906
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10:00 - 18:00
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Sun 11:00 - 16:00
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Sat 10:00 - 18:00
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We are huddled away down the Clifton Arcade. We'd like to think that we...

We are huddled away down the Clifton Arcade. We'd like to think that we have an eclectic shop that sells all things Mexican, ranging from authentic Mexican food, including Gluten-free corn tortillas to jewellery, hammocks to cards and glassware. Actually, our whole food section is pretty much a gluten-free heaven and shipments come in from Mexico on a regular basis, so stock is varied and changeable, but in an interesting way, rather than leaving you bewildered. Hopefully it's a perfect place to come if you want to buy something slightly different and interesting as a gift for a friend or loved one, putting a new and exciting spin on all the identi-gift shops you can find in the area. Ah, and have a go at your Spanish while you're visiting us!

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Fantastic Mexican shop with such friendly and helpful staff

I spent ages trawling the internet for certain Mexican items for my wedding and I couldn't believe it when I realised there was an actual Mexican shop on my doorstep! The shop is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 February 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

I spent ages trawling the internet for certain Mexican items for my wedding and I couldn't believe it when I realised there was an actual Mexican shop on my doorstep! The shop is great, with a vast range of products, with more on the way. The owners were lovely, so friendly and helpful, I stopped and chatted to them for... More 

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

What a fabulous place, tucked away in The Clifton Arcade - an assault on your senses! It is a must visit for all things Mexican. Louise and Alex are so welcoming, you can easily stay much much longer than you intended. Whether you are after authentic ingredients, tequila, gifts or interior decorations, Otomi is the place.

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1 Thank susiemich
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Otomi is a treasure trove of beautiful and authentic Mexican arts and crafts. The tiles, pottery and glassware are superb and they have a fine selection of herbs, spices and imported tinned products that are essential for any budding Mexican cook. Add to that the expertise of Alex and Louise, rare tequila and mezcal, and you have a perfect little... More 

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1 Thank SimonGrn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

A lovely experience every time we come here. Little one loves looking at everything, staff are so lovely, such great products at fair prices! Xx need more chill is so will return very soon xx

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1 Thank Vicki C
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Having lived in Mexico a few years ago, I found it difficult when I came back to the UK to be able to get all my favourite ingredients to make proper Yucatan style food as well as buy pretty items and then lo and behold in my own city not less than 15 minutes walk from my house I found... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

What can I say I feel like at home every time I visit otomi nice tequila awesome mezcal and a wide range of Mexican grocery and goodies that will make your taste buds melt...highly recommended

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Came across Otomi totally by accident! Was totally blown away by all the pretty items on sale! Some really beautiful stuff! I was sorry I couldn't bring more home but hand luggage wouldn't allow! Really nice selection of hot hot spices and other imported real Mexican delights! Don't miss this shop if you love Mexico or Mexican paraphernalia!

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1 Thank Oonaghof
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2015

This Mexican shop is very well stocked with a great range of items which would be of interest to all.... Perfect for gifts and a lovely place to peruse in a spare moment. Clifton village is lucky to have this little shop as it makes a refreshing change to the other rather samey gift shops. Otomi is a fascinating insight... More 

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1 Thank AmyJord
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2014

I lived in Bristol for a year and on my first day there, walking around I found this amizing shop. I'm very thankful I did because I found all kinds of Mexican candy, salsa, food and other items that one is unable to find elsewhere. From that day on Alex (the owner) and the staff in the shop became good... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2014 via mobile

I love to cook Mexican dishes but the supermarkets do not always have all the ingredients I need. Otomi is where I go for all my dried chillis and hard to find items. The quality of the foods is great and the selection is brilliant. The staff are great and helpful and the non food items look amazing, definitely the... More 

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