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El Viejo Mexico

Store Kongensgade 61, Copenhagen 1264, Denmark
+45 33 93 00 61
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“fajitas” (42 reviews)
“guacamole” (20 reviews)
“pollo picante” (4 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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1. House Salad
"This is a lovely restaurant that serves terrific Mexican food."
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"The staff were friendly and efficient. The atmosphere is lovely"
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3. Cosy evening
"was the spot. Greeted by friendly professional and dedicated Staff"
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Reviewed 28 January 2011

The restaurant employees are not customer service oriented at all. It has a slow service and slow kitchen without mentioning that THE OWNER IS VERY RUDE to his customers (yes, the one with the pony tail). Even though the food was ok, I would not...More

4  Thank AnalisaCPH
Sina B, Manager at El Viejo Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2015

Thanks for your review. According to our reservation procedure, you will receive a penalty of kr. 250,- per person ig you do not show up and seriously we do not take it so strictly. BUT when you reserve a table for 12 people and you...More

Reviewed 19 January 2011

We really enjoyed our meal here - the nachos and burritos were delicious (although not spicy enough, but we like really spicy food) and so beautifully presented. The service was great and the restaurant had a lovely atmosphere complete with guitar player in the corner!...More

Thank tuerkise
Reviewed 15 November 2010

We went to this little mexican place just to get a snack on friday. We were so thrilled about their nachos, salsa and guacamole so we decided to get back on saturday for a full menu! And it was well wort it! Fantastic!

Thank GoranSoderberg
Reviewed 23 September 2010

We were wandering around one evening looking for dinner and stumbled across El Viejo. This has to the best Mexican food that we've had in a long time. Tasty, well prepared, well presented, excellent Margaritas, ... Just hard to believe we found this in Copenhagen....More

Thank elzevir
Reviewed 18 June 2010

We enjoyed our nachos and guacamole but the salsa could have been thicker and the pitchers of margaritas were sorely lacking the punch. The waitress kept on dropping plates in and around us but the owner(?) with the pony tail was jolly and presented us...More

Thank abhy
Reviewed 28 August 2009

Nice, romantic, cosy mexican restaurant in the heart of Copenhagen. The best mexican food I've ever had. Crowded, good atmosphere, nice and polite waitresses and very serviceminded. Worth your visit. I have been to many mexican restaurants in different places in the world and this...More

Thank foodlove0309
Reviewed 16 May 2009

The atmosphere seemed nice, but the service is horrible. The waiter with the ponytail is rude, the food manager cant accept her food is not good, and they never check on you if you need something. I always had to get up to place another...More

5  Thank Nacho_A
Sina B, Manager at El Viejo Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2015

Dear Sir, We are deeply sorry for the bad experience you had at our place but please let me explain. We do serve water, purified water, which is connected to a very expensive machine which is purifying the water and ice cubes and we do...More

Reviewed 25 March 2009

Mexican food, ok quality.

Thank STLHerning
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$ 2 - US$ 10
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
Winner of Tripadvisor's prestigious award, Certificate of Excellence, in 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017.! 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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