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El Pistolero

5 Reviews
Mexican
Phone Number 0791979962 Opening Hours

Tuesday to Saturday 12noon to 9pm; Sundays 11am to 3pm

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Menu

Menu - El Pistolero Menu - Updated April 2019

Details

Cost
R110 avg main meal
Food
Mexican
Corkage
R40 (except on champagne)
Cost
R110 avg main meal
Ambience
Groups, Quick meals
Payment
Mastercard, Visa
Facilities
Accepts credit cards, Beer served, Dinner, Food, Licensed, Lunch, Parking, Serves food, Smoking, Takeaways, WiFi

Location and contact

Corner Duvernoy and Chopin Streets, Constantia Park, Pretoria

Critic's review

  • Ambience
  • Service
  • Food

Slyvia Mckeown

Just past the old, but still in use, library you will find this lively corner spot.

Food
Bright pops of enticing colour come into play when you order the calamari and chorizo taco, which goes down easy with a splash of homemade pomegranate and thyme iced tea. It’s best to come along with many mouths to share with as the nacho starter portion is so big you can take the leftovers home with you. They have all the usual Mexican fare including a pulled pork burrito that’s all dressed up in coriander salsa and ready to go. But the tacos is where they shine, to the point that you can even build your own taco with their selection of proteins and drunken beans and opt in classics such as pineapple chilli glaze and cheddar cheese. But best you leave some space for the criss-cross stacks of churros for dessert.

Drinks
There may be a tight selection of wines and hard liquor choice but as one might expect they have 9 different types of tequila. All of which make their way into their bevy of tequila heavy cocktails – along with their one lonely gin cocktail friend.

Service
The food and drinks come fast enough that you feel attended but not rushed out of place. The servers are knowledgeable and eager enough to bring you another round of shots whenever needed.

Ambience
The inside is tight and cute but the space really comes alive in the warmer months when the tables that spill outside are full of spirited chatter.

Best for...
A weeknight hang with friends.

(2018)

 

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User reviews

5 Reviews
    Food was absolutely amazing! Had Quesadillas with chicken and Nachos with pulled pork. Yum! Friendly people and an extra Churro, just because ... will be back for sure!
    Loved it! Delicious food, great service and they now have their liquor licence. Well worth the visit!
    Great ambiance Better service Fantastic food
    If you haven't been to this Mexican treasure you are missing out! Proper, good quality Mexican food with well-informed waiters, good service and a feast for the senses. Watch out, those chilli poppers are hot but the churros with white chocolate dip...

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