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THE MEXICAN

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chandakos, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
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Heraklion, Greece
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Everything was medium. The food, the service ,the quality, the staff..They didn't even had avocado for the salads...

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Heraklion, Greece
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

Amiable room and friendly staff. But the food is unsatisfactory. Large portions but most dishes are similar. I would not say this is authentic Mexican cuisine.

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Thank 11Albatros
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

Food no fresh They don't have any knowledge of the Mexican food Nachos made with wheat flour not with corn and the manager Insisted it was original Mexican Very bad attention the manager treat you like if she would be doing a favor to you He food is not fresh its all from cans

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2015

first impression nice location nice decor. tables badly set sat on a table for 6 squashed in a corner. waitress very off hand and not professional brought hot plates to the table having not cleared away the the starter plates slow services and clearly didn't take pride in their jobs, weren't rude but off handish and could careless(thus no tip)... More 

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Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2014 via mobile

I ordered chicken fajita and light coke. My husband ordered a rice chicken dish with sangria.Service was quick. Fajita lacked salsa, sour cream and guacamole.instead it was served with what I assume to be Greek alternatives which were tasty. Portion sizes were large. Sangria was yummy. Food was sufficiently spicy to meet my whim for Mexican food. Restaurant staff were... More 

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Kigali, Rwanda
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338 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2013

"Good Mexican food found here!" <- the sign out front should say, but don't come here for good service or a good atmosphere. It's near the end of the road by the water, and the atmosphere isn't great, but it's good food and it fills your stomach quite well.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2013

First, it has moved up Chandakos street closer to the center, around 35 or so. Secondly, I was there for opening night and ordered the bean burito. Well, it was a Cuban take and not all that tasty. The wine was okay, although a small glass, but the service was very good. The waitresses are just fun, very pretty and... More 

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London
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2013

We chose chicken fajitas, it didn't come with sour cream, guacamole, salsa; it was more a Greek take on the classic Mexican dish served with cheese sauce, tomato sauce. It wasn't as hot as you would get in Britain but still good and just what we wanted. The staff were keen and cheerful. The restaurant has changed location and is... More 

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Θεσσαλονίκη, Ελλάδα
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2013

It the perfect place to taste a mexican cousine all over Greece ! The plates was delicius, the stuff was polite and full profesionalls !! I strongly recoment everybody to taste the plates !!

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Alberta
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77 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2012

We went here because after 2 weeks in Crete, we wanted something other than greek or italian (de facto cuisines here). The food is a good "Greek-Mex" hybrid, but I wouldn't say it's authentically mexican. Salsa (or what passes for it) leaves much to be desired. The fajita was flavorful and a good portion, though strangely, no sliced tomatoes accompanied... More 

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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
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: chandakos, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion

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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?