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El Burro

81 Main Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 433 2364
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (46 reviews)
“churros” (15 reviews)
“tortillas” (20 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:30All hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
81 Main Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 385 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

blown away at how friendly, efficient and attentive our server was: Michelle - you were amazing! decor = hipster, Mexican, salsa, trendy realness. the fairy lights both inside and out on the balcony add a great touch. pricing = R240 for a margarita jug, R125...More

Thank brad_capetown
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After wanting to visit this restaurant for a long time, we finally made a booking (and had to confirm via SMS 3 times!) for dinner. Food was very average, almost disappointing and not worth visiting again. Taco was served as a quesadilla and the taco's...More

Thank travelchick030
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great spot in Green point if you in the mood for some mexican. Food is very good and authentic which I enjoy. We were there with a group of work colleagues and had a great time and lots of margaritas. Worked well as we ordered...More

Thank Chris N
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Good service, lovely location and the food was excellent. Portions could have been a little bigger. Looking forward to going back.

Thank Kate W
Reviewed 1 June 2017

It's definitely not like the Mexican you would get near the border in the states, but it's better than most of the other options around. Portions are a little small, but there is no denying that the food is delicious. The atmosphere is perfect and...More

Thank lgabreski
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

The food was good just some of their take on Mexican is a little different. If you order the carne asada don't expect to get what you normally think it would be. It's closer to filet mignon. The horchata is good but it's definitely a...More

Thank Jesse V
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Great unique food but small portions. The cocktails were also wonderful! We ended up going back again!

Thank Kamalineequa
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic lunch here. The staff were so lovely about my gluten intolerance - they went absolutely out of their way to make sure everything was safe for me. The food was amazing, the margaritas refreshing, and the staff heartwarming.

Thank lole_gutierrez
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Really good food at a reasonable price in a nice location. We had excellent service and delicious food although the restaurant was very busy and loud, it was a little hard to hear each other.

Thank griffyn2010
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner at El Burro. The staff were very friendly and the food was authentic and delicious. We've already made a reservation for dinner upon our return to Cape Town next week!

Thank NicolaSydney
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Questions & Answers
11 October 2015|
Response from ELBurroCT | Property representative |
Good Day Yes we have found a good balance over the years. I do hope this question is not born from a lack of service upon your visit! Please do feel free to email me on nic @ elburro.coza Kindest Regards Nic
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 13
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Main Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 433 2364
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