Green Point Mexican restaurant
Dressed in vivid pink walls, plush leather booths, ambient lampshades and Mexican art, El Burro steers away from the traditional Mexican décor into a more sophisticated Mexican experience.
Located along the Green Point strip, diners enjoy a myriad of Mexican pleasures ranging from ceviche, which is made with the fish of the day and bursts of lime, coriander, chilli and pickled red onion.
Mains include a chocolate mole, the national dish of Mexico, as well as an array of soft corn tacos filled with chilli-battered line fish and braised short rib served with a spread of fresh guacamole, smoked and fresh chilli sauce, salsa and sour cream.
Dine within the mood-enhancing interior or enjoy the balmy summer sun alfresco on the balcony.
Western Cape Mexican restaurant
Enjoy awesome Latin American street food prepared by renowned Venezualan chef Migdalia Bellorin, an attraction on his own. This original eatery has an ever-changing menu serving up food like Colombian stews, soups, Argentinian empanadas and the traditional Peruvian ceviche.
Orinoco serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Start your day with a variety of sandwiches, scrambled eggs with Mexican flavours or arepa, a popular dish in Venezuela. Lunch dishes change on a daily basis and a variety of salads, vegetables and light meals like empanadas and tacos. A range of desserts are also available.
The wine list consists of four wines. Try the perfectly balanced spicy Orinoco the very interesting Peruvian pisco sour or margarita.
On Friday evenings guests can enjoy cocktails and tapas in this laid-back, relaxed gem in Cape Town.
Cape Town Mexican restaurant
This tequila-dominated retreat caters for fiery palates using only traditional Mexican ingredients that transcend the palate on a journey through Mexico.
The menu spills authentic cuisine roughly translated and favour authentic corn tortillas and dishes best enjoyed with Tequila.
The owner occasionally delights patrons with singing and guitar as flickering candles silhouette Mexican crosses, Sombreros and rust coloured walls.
The open plan kitchen buzzes with aromas and tantalizing dishes such as nachos, coiled tortillas, tacos, tampiquena (barbecued meat with red rice, beans, guacamole) and tortillas (either handmade with corn or flour) accompanied by barbecued meat, guacamole, mozzarella, onion and coriander.
Reputed for the best margaritas in town, freshly prepared meals and endless tequila, San Julian offers an authentic Mexican welcome.
Craighall Park Mexican restaurant
Mexican food at its best - in its original form. True Tex-Mex cooking can be enjoyed at this restaurant with its clean, vibrant interior. Try one of, or all, the traditional favourites when it comes to Mexican fare - burritos, nachos, fajitas, tacos and quesadillas. Fillings include beef, chicken, vegetarian or prawn options. The usual mouthwatering sides are available, including perfectly made guacamole, pico de gallo, rice and salsa. Extra chilli can be added for the adventurous palate.
Mowbray Mexican restaurant
Experience the warmest welcome from friendly, attentive staff that instantly makes you feel like a regular at The Fat Cactus, Mowbray.
Mexican and American fare in hearty portions is the order of the day. The burgers are a must. Other options include burritos, enchiladas, nachos and quesadillas – all served with beans, salsa and sour cream on the side.
The beverages are an event by themselves, with a great selection of tequila-based drinks and the best frozen margaritas around, available by the glass or jug.
A truly friendly place with staff and regulars making new patrons feel at home and welcomed, the Fat Cactus is the place to be for great food, great people and a superb atmosphere.
Restaurants near South Africa
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and are not necessarily the actual travelling
Johannesburg Portuguese restaurant
Johannesburg(4.4 km from South Africa)
Realistic prices and classic cuisine ensure elected dishes fair well with local palates alongside entry level wines and starters great chorizo, tripe with beans, succulent chicken livers and milho frito.
Main satisfies with well rounded grills such as chicken, tender calamari, voluptuous prawns and crayfish.
Join this local haunt and discover why this classic eatery has stood the test of time.
Rosettenville Portuguese restaurant
Rosettenville(4.4 km from South Africa)
An unpretentious family-run restaurant serving superb Portuguese cuisine, A Churrasqueira boasts an exciting menu with a wide selection of choices.
An impressive wine list enhances the experience, with a brilliant selection of both South African and Portuguese wines.
The interior is simple and warm, the service excellent and the prices reasonable. All in all, a wonderful place to dine in comfort.
Kensington Portuguese restaurant
Kensington(7.3 km from South Africa)
The delicious menu brims with high quality seafood such as voluptuous Mozambican prawns and a variety of succulent steaks, poultry and traditional dishes.
The warm and inviting ambiance sets the tone for a unique Portuguese experience housed in a luxurious house in Kensington.