Mexican cuisine is firmly planting its feet in the Nairobi food scene and that means you can now find more than just the odd quesadilla. From the well-known tacos to the lesser-known tortas, these restaurants have menus filled with Mexican delicacies that will delight fans of the cuisine.
The Burrito Bar is a conceptual modern Mexican restaurant that recently relocated to The Alchemist Bar. Brought to you by sisters Fatuma and Faiza Hersi, Burrito Bar prides itself on bringing a modern Mexican twist to some of the meals included on their menu as many of the ingredients chosen are readily available in Kenya! Their fish tacos are a must-try along with their spicy salsas.
Location:The Alchemist Bar, Westlands
Operating hours: Tuesdays – Thursdays: 12pm – 10pm, Fridays – Saturdays: 12pm- 2am, Sundays: 12pm- 9pm
Reservations: 0706 555 555/0741969947
Latest Review: “Brilliant Mexican food.” Irene Kariuki, Google Review.
Google Rating: 3.9/5
We are fond of Fonda’s food (you know you saw that pun coming) for many reasons. The first reason is that they come served in a generous portion. The second reason is that the passion behind each meal is evident when you speak to the owner, Yash. Between the themed drinks that come in vibrant colours to the decor, everything about this restaurant makes us feel like we hopped on a plane and landed right in the heart of Mexico.
Operating hours: Tuesday – Saturday: 12noon -10pm, Sunday: 10am – 10pm
Reservations: 0706 555 555/0735 053829
Latest Review: “The Tacos are really good especially the fish and beef. Stay away from the windows if you go there during day time, there’s traffic. Overall they have great ambience and the service is excellent.” Morris Kirega, Google Review
Google Rating: 4.5/5
We can’t get enough of the wide variety of food offered in Mercado. If you thought you knew everything about Mexican food then Mercado is here to show you that there are even more dishes to discover. We recommend the tacos but don’t take our word for it. Try them out for yourself!
Operating hours: Monday – Saturday: 12noon – 10pm, Sunday: 11am – 10pm
Reservations: 0706 555 555/0700 245795
Latest Review: ‘Lovely attentive service. Thank you Ken. Thank you Eric. Thank you George. Its my second time and I will def be back. Also, glad to be able to find plant-based (read:- vegan) meal options with great prices. The ambience is gorgeous, warm and intimate. Love it!” Wambugi, Google Review.
Google Rating: 4.4/5
Sabor à Mexico
Sabor a` Mexico translated ‘taste of Mexico’ is an authentic Mexican Restaurant that offers healthy alternatives to food lovers. The menu offers a selection of authentic delicious Mexican favourites (produced from fresh local ingredients) and a selection of hot and cold beverages with a Mexican spin.
Location: Two Rivers Mall, Limuru Rd, Kitisuru
Operating hours: Monday – Sunday: 9am – 9pm
Reservations: 0706 555 555/0705 176053
Latest Review: “Staff helpful with exotic menu choices.” Patrick Sande
Google Rating: 4.3/5
They’ve got Mexican pizzas, wings, nachos and even lyonnaise potatoes that taste just as good as they sound.
You probably think you’ve had everything on their menu but I can bet you haven’t tried their soft tacos.
Java serves a lot more Mexican food than people realise! They’ve got chimichangas, burritos, quesadillas and fajitas!
Location: All Outlets
If you haven’t tried the selection of Mexican delights in Urban Eatery then you’re missing out on nachos, tacos, grilled prawns and so much more!