5x Mexican restaurants in Nijmegen

Mexico is the country of chili peppers, corn, tacos, and tortillas. Does that get you excited? Then you’re in luck, because there are no less than five restaurants in Nijmegen where you can eat real Mexican cuisine. We’ve listed the real hotspots for you.

1. Popocatépetl

Popocatépetl is a restaurant in the heart of Nijmegen is named after the active volcano on the second highest mountain of Mexico for a reason: their food is bursting with flavour! Enjoy delicious Mexican dishes and cocktails at Popocatépetl. Go for a tasty burrito or enchilada for example, or build your own Popo bowl!

2. Don Pablo

Don Pablo is completely decorated in South American style. Let yourself be surprised by the colourful paintings, swinging salsa music, and delicious food. Don Pablo specialises in Mexican cuisine, but apart from Mexican delicacies, you’ll also find Argentine grill dishes, tapas, and exotic cocktails.

3. Bodega Zarzuela

In the middle of the lively heart of Nijmegen East, you’ll find the Spanish-Mexican Bodega Zarzuela. This cosy restaurant is home to an intimate, friendly atmosphere, which – together with the extensive choice of dishes and the good price-quality ratio – make Bodega Zarzuela a popular hotspot in Nijmegen.

4. MiBarrio

Are you looking for a mix of flavours? MiBarrio’s cuisine offers a range from street food to dinner. The chef describes the menu as Spanish-Mediterranean with an Asian twist. Whether you feel like eating meat, fish or vegetarian dishes, at MiBarrio every dish is a party. You don’t want to miss that, do you?

5. La Cubanita

It isn’t quite Mexican food, but at La Cubanita you can find all your favourite tapas dishes on one menu! Enjoy unlimited tapas with a Cuban touch seven days a week – or order something from their extensive cocktail menu!

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