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The Mexican

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Red Light District (De Wallen)
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36 Damstraat, 1012 JM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 421 8298
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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a Full English breakfast and we find it here, but i don't eat pork so asked for a full English but Minus the meat which there refused me. My friends asked for a veggie breakfast which there still didn't do - once my friend said we would paid the same as a full English it was... More 

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Thank Jo S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a late lunch on our way to the airport and really enjoyed. The burrito was fantastic and the service was very good!

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Thank Richard T
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Great wee place for some tasty Mexican food. Went with friends and shared nachos and tacos. Staff really friendly and helpful.

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Thank Anna H
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Visited on two occasions and was extremely well looked after on both visits. On the first visit I had the steak and rice special and it was superb value for money, my son in law had the enchiladas which were equally good , we visited again the following day and I had a 300g steak and chips which was excellent,... More 

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Thank Steve H
newry, co down
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Burnt poor quality good and rude staff. They over charged us. We asked for lunch special and they charged full price. When I challenged they were very rude and aggressive. Do not eat here food and service awful. And they purposely overcharge you. After pushing them for 5 minuted they amended the bill. But only one of the items not... More 

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Thank curly022
Buckie, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Had dinner here yesterday, i was the only customer staff were friendly turkish guys which made sense that when i tried to converse in spanish they had no idea what i was saying. I ordered nachos con todo and a carona, i was very hungry and ate it all they also have wifi which is really handy. I wasnt blown... More 

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Thank e_pattinson
England
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291 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Advised that lunch choice was first few items on menu. Food tasty, but portions small. Not sure if lunch means less, but although good value for lunch price, would be disappointing at evening price unless larger portion. House wine mediocre and white not chilled enough.

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Thank JJEnglandUK
Crieff, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Small but friendly place serving great fajitas plus all the usual mexican food. Not far off Dam Square.

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Thank Nigel F
Leicester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

I went with my cousin. We were served quickly by a pleasant member of staff and had a window seat. Only two couples in the restaurant at prime evening time. We both had enchilladas. There were plenty of chips (more than enough) which werent the nicests of chips. The enchilladas didnt really have much flavour if im honest. Dont really... More 

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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I eated english breakfast, 7,5 e drink included(juice or coffee), very nice!. The personal is very friendly

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Central American, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Damstraat, 1012 JM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Neighbourhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 421 8298

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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?

Staying in Red Light District (De Wallen)

Neighbourhood Profile
Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to view some of the city’s most picturesque canals, historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples of traditional local architecture – not to mention Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some less salubrious activities drawing the curious to this age-old part of time. Nevertheless, the Red Light District is still a very safe and incredibly fascinating area where at the turn of a corner you can be transported from the dingy glow of modern day neon red to a glorious 16th century Delft blue dreamscape.
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