El Burro (Green Point)

6 Reviews
Phone Number 0214332364 Opening Hours

Monday to Saturday 12noon to 11.30pm


Menu - elburro-menu - Updated May 2018


R120 avg main meal
R120 avg main meal
Mastercard, Visa
Accepts credit cards, Child friendly, Cocktails, Dinner, Fireplace, Food, Licensed, Lunch, Parking, Serves food, Takeaways, WiFi

Critic's review

  • Ambience
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  • Food

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Enjoy beautifully plated Mexican cuisine in a relaxed setting, thoughtfully decorated with objets d’art that each has a story to tell.


Chilli renellos – El Burro’s version of chilli poppers – are a popular starter, stuffed with cashew cream or queso fresco. Otherwise try the taquitos – a flavour feast of sweet potato and soft feta wrapped in corn tortillas, fried and topped with a jalapeño and ginger sauce, and spiced with sour cream and arbol chilli.

For mains, the chorizo con patatas quesadilla is mouth-watering, with diced crispy potatoes, roast tomato salsa and melted queso fresco on corn tortillas and chimichurri salsa. The carne asada’s tender, tasty, grass-fed steak slices are topped with chipotle butter and served with crispy potato chips and a rocket salad. Order your tacos ready-made or create your own from a list of fillings.

The dessert options are churros, dark chocolate fondant, and las paletas, or Mexican ice pops.


The drinks menu features a comprehensive list of tequilas, including local ones. In addition to craft beers, wines and ciders, there are a couple of mezcals and an exciting selection of cocktails. For a soothing non-alcoholic drink on a cold night, try the Mexican-inspired hot chocolate – it’s made with 100% dark chocolate and has hints of almond and cinnamon.


The staff are warm, gracious and attentive.


The large, pink-painted interior with Mexican or Mexico-inspired objets d’art combines fun with a warm and cosy feeling. On cold winter nights, the indoor fireplace and outdoor heaters make El Burro as welcoming as it is on a rollicking summer night.

(August 2019)

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User reviews

6 Reviews
    The food is sooo good. Authentic Mexican. The service was a bit slow.
    My family loves El Burro. We are a family of meat-eaters, vegetarians and vegans and El Burro caters for us all. The service is excellent, friendly and attentive and there’s a definite buzz and vibe.
    El Burro never disappoints. All their restaurants have great ambience and friendly service and the food is always really really good. Go to place for a group for good atmosphere or to taqueria for a quick delicious bite. Start with ceviche and the build your own tacos is a great main. Love their fish tacos and esquites. Great value for money.
    Excellent!! Amazing food!
    We always have such a good time at El Burro - great food and the best frozen margarita's in town!

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