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the mexican

19 Da Gama, Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
+27 42 293 2966
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“chimichanga” (4 reviews)
“steak” (4 reviews)
“mexican food” (16 reviews)
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19 Da Gama, Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food has such an awesome flavour! The vibe is incredible! Such a good view of the bay too! Very friendly staff and good service. Definitely our favourite spot in JBay!

Thank KHC2011
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Very nice food and drinks... Friendly personal and plenty to choose from. Always a pleasure to eat at The Mexican

Thank Jan V
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere. Great cocktails. Quality of starter on point. Really enjoyed it. Pay them a visit.

Thank Christian H
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

The burgers were very good and definitely try the Brownies! Awesome service and fast. Smoking area on balcony.

Thank Cara K
Reviewed 2 December 2017

We wish we could rate THE MEXICAN, Michelle and her teammates 10+ Stars. We are from San Diego, California on our second visit to South Africa and Jeffrey's Baai. We enjoyed (3) three FANTASTIC meals during our four day stay. We especially liked the el...More

Thank paddleball
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food, service is flawless and atmosphere was welcoming and vibey! I cannot fault the Mexican. If you are in Jeffreys Bay, make sure that you make a stop at this place!

Thank Brad R
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Always the same - consistent and the CHIMMY CHANGAS are great. Been there often, and the vibe gets going especially during SURF comp times

Thank Eye Witness S
Reviewed 23 October 2017

A great find in J-Bay on a cold wet miserable evening - the chilli and tequila certainly warmed us up as did the well prepared Mexican dishes that the four of shared tapas style.

Thank TonyJonesRSA
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Being from Texas our standards was really high. We wanted Mexican on Cinco De Mayo (May 5th) and found the Mexican. Great service, good food, very good drinks. We had a good time, liked the atmosphere.... we had to keep asking for more jalapenos, more...More

Thank Ben D
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Really one of the old J'bay faithful and I'm yet to be let down by them... The Cookie Monster cocktail is my main reason for visiting... but the food is awesome too

Thank eloizem2017
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Da Gama, Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Jeffreys Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 42 293 2966
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