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El Viejo Mexico

Store Kongensgade 61, Copenhagen 1264, Denmark
+45 33 93 00 61
Certificate of Excellence
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“fajitas” (40 reviews)
“guacamole” (21 reviews)
“pollo picante” (5 reviews)
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American, South American, Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
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Store Kongensgade 61, Copenhagen 1264, Denmark
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: El Viejo Mexico
1. House Salad
"Tasty food, good service, nice atmosphere."
Steven O
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2. El Viejo Mexico
"Amazing food and great service and they have the BEST MOJITO!"
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3. Cosy evening
"decided to give El Viejo a try. IT WAS SO GOOD."
Davida B
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Reviewed 14 April 2014

Definitely one of the best (affordable) restaurants in Copenhagen. The food is delicious. I suggest to start with those margaritas they have. I got a delicious enchiladas (Menu 2) and I suggest to try their well made guacamole. A good remark is the selection of...More

Thank Javier C
Sina B, Manager at El Viejo Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2014

Dear Guest, Thanks for choosing us under your visit in Copenhagen and thanks for taking the effort of doing the review. We really appreciate it. We hope that you guys had a good time at our restaurant and are pleased that everything were in a...More

Reviewed 22 March 2014

We have been in Europe for 2 years and we have been craving Cali-Mex, Tex-Mex or Mex-Mex food... We have lived in California, Texas and my wife is Mexican. So we went all to El Viejo Mexico super excited about the possibilities. The food was...More

1  Thank Foodieandchef
Sina B, Manager at El Viejo Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2014

Dear guest, I am terribly sorry that you have found our food not so original. I can assure you that we have lots of satisfied guests and we do serve the mexican food with a danish twist. We have lots of americans, living in Copenhagen...More

Reviewed 27 February 2014

The food here was pretty good, surprisingly so for what looks like a somewhat basic set of Mexican offerings (enchiladas, burritos, and fajitas). It's also one of the few places in Copenhagen where you can get a pretty decent margarita. The downside is that you'll...More

Thank morl8tr
Sina B, Manager at El Viejo Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2014

Dear Guest, Thanks for reviewing El Viejo Mexico. We really appreciate it. Since I am not sure which menu you guys have ordered, I can not tell exactly what went wrong, but from our experiences, I assume you ordered menu 1, which is pretty much,...More

Reviewed 18 February 2014 via mobile

Went here with my wife as she had bought some 3-course discount deal online. The atmosphere was cosy with dim light and candles, even though some of the interior was a bit cheesy. The food was edible, but for the prices charged (even the discounted...More

Thank Ktingleff
Sina B, Manager at El Viejo Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2014

Dear Sir, Thanks for your review. We would have been more happier if you would have been satisfied with everything but .... I can inform you that what ever you eat is being made from scratch and I am surprized that you mention a microwaved...More

Reviewed 16 January 2014

We visited El Viejo Mexico a saturday night, because it was ranked as the top mexican restaurant in Copenhagen. It was a good experience for us. We both had the chicken fajitas, with beer and a mojito. The latter was a disappointment - we had...More

Thank Minogapo
Sina B, Manager at El Viejo Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2014

Dear Guest, Thanks for the review. We do appreciate your time and effort. I will make sure that the toilet facilities will be better and are pleased that everything else, the food and drinks, were good. Once again thanks for visiting El Viejo Mexico.

Reviewed 12 January 2014

Nice cozy Mexican restaurant in the heart of Copenhagen. My wife and I stopped by chance, the restaurant that we hope to visit, was closed. We take chicken soup for the first and, as a main dish, fajita with shrimp and fajita with meat. Everything...More

Thank Tor89
Sina B, Manager at El Viejo Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2014

Dear Guests, We do appreciate your business, time and effort! We are pleased that you enjoyed your meal and time at El Viejo Mexico. Hope to see you back again on your next visit in Copenhagen!

Reviewed 10 January 2014

We went to this restaurant just after New years eve and it was practically full, a good sign to start with. We really liked the ambience and authenticity of the interior and were all very happy with out meals. They were really authentic Mexican without...More

Thank Louise S
Sina B, Manager at El Viejo Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2014

Dear guests, Thanks for the review and your visit. We really appreciate it. Hope to see you back again.

Reviewed 2 January 2014

Went there with a group of 6. The lady of the house was very friendly and the Mojito's she made were of the very best I ever tasted. I even asked wheter she'd put something special in it, but she didn't. The Mojito's were made...More

1  Thank davidcM7115HW
Sina B, Manager at El Viejo Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2014

Dear Guests, Thanks for your visit and time and effort for writing the review. We do appreciate your review and hope to see you back soon.

Reviewed 7 December 2013

Great food; service and ambience. Tried this restaurant after reading reviews on trip advisor. Great recommendation. We will definitely be back, especially for the bottle of NZ Sauvignon Blanc- Vavasour.

Thank Janet B
Sina B, Manager at El Viejo Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2013

Dear Janet, Thanks for visiting El Viejo Mexico and thanks for the complements. Hope you guys enjoyed your time. We really appreciate your effort and will hopefully see you guys before Christmas.

Reviewed 27 November 2013

Were on a short visit on Copenhagen where we searched on Tripadvisor and found this wonderful place. The food was fantastic, the best mexican food I had in Scandinavia and the service were proffesional. Good drinks and beer selections. Seems to be very popular since...More

Thank Mats S
Sina B, Manager at El Viejo Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2013

Dear Guest, We do appreciate your comments and are pleased that you guys enjoyed your visit and time at El Viejo Mexico. Hope to see you back on your next visit to Copenhagen.

Indre By (Inner City)
This is the heart of old town Copenhagen, with its
blend of charming old buildings and bold new
architecture, broad avenues and tiny streets as well
as picturesque canals and a modern harbor. The inner
city is home to the Royal Danish Theatre, which
consists of three buildings, two of which are new and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 27 - US$ 63
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:45 PM
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Store Kongensgade 61, Copenhagen 1264, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By (Inner City)
  • Neighbourhood: Indre By (Inner City)
  • Phone Number: +45 33 93 00 61
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Winner of Tripadvisor's prestigious award, Certificate of Excellence, in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018. Upscale Mexican restaurant located in one of the best areas, close to Queens Palace. Announced as the best Mexican restaurant in Copenhagen by Borsen, one of the most well known newspapers in DK. High quality, nice atmosphere, professional and service minded staff have made El Viejo Mexico to one of the most famous Mexican restaurants in Copenhagen. We probably have the best selection of premium Tequilas in DK plus a nice selection of Mexican beer and wine from famous European and overseas houses. People love our Margaritas and Mojitos. Good recommendation for food will be menu 1.
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