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El Tajin

41 Market Street, Montrose DD10 8NB, Scotland
+44 1674 678467
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“tacos” (11 reviews)
“guacamole” (8 reviews)
“goat” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
41 Market Street, Montrose DD10 8NB, Scotland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Fabulous local gem!
"Overall a very enjoyable meal with the goat tacos as a real highlight"
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2. Absolutely Incredible
" the guacamole and refried beans which were out of this world"
Shelley H
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3. Locally sourced and delicious!
"Warm and friendly service from a warm and friendly family"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

When we seen that El Tajin had launched their new Christmas menu, we just had to book again. I booked a table of 5 as a group of my friends were getting together for pre-Xmas catch up. As soon as we entered the basement restaurant,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank realf00d_lover
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Fabulous family run restaurant offering fresh authentic food using seasonal local produce. Food all cooked to order. The welcome and service is outstanding and I can't recommend El Tajin enough. We were there with friends for my birthday and had an amazing time. We shared...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank allyj22
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have visited EL TAJIN a few times. I have always left satisfied with the food offered. I am Mexican so I know what REAL mexican food should taste like. I find Martha’s food very authentic and traditional of the South East of Mexico. When...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Veronica S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We booked as a table of 12 for a pre -Christmas meal. As we were a large table we were asked to place our order prior to arrival. I struggled with the Christmas menu, I didn’t fancy many of the main course options but opted...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JHill486
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Terrific unexpected find in Angus. Not Texmex but real Mexican cooking by a real Mexican chef. Food was delicious, freshly cooked and staff were efficient and attentive. Deserves a visit. Chill, sit back and enjoy.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RamsayStirling
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic, authentic Mexican food, friendly, comfortable surroundings, attentive staff. Perfect place for a festive celebration, highly recommended.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank raycL6836KN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am impressed to find the real Mexican cuisine between the castles and the beautiful landscapes from Schottland. Life without Mexican food is not life at all and here in Montrose I find a piece of heaven. In spite the Scottish weather is always sunny...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank anaidsantri
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good original mexicansk food. Love it both food and atmosphere Nice staff and original chief from Mexico

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank morheg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have to say lived up to it's high recommendation, excellent choice of succulent cuisine delivered and served up by the most personal and attentive staff, the cosy ambience of the place added to our lovely dining experience, great to have this special restaurant so near...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank raywillmoth288
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A real taste of Mexico. Fresh and delicious food served in a relaxing and friendly atmosphere. The cocktails are to die for. A hidden gem in the back streets of Montrose.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Jennythetwin
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10 September 2018|
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Response from B5500CNann | Reviewed this property |
They cook to order and I'm sure they'd be very accommodating of any adaptations your kids might need. Many of the dishes are tapas size, so you could always order less to suit kids.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$57
Drinks, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Market Street, Montrose DD10 8NB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Angus  >  Montrose
  • Phone Number: +44 1674 678467
  • E-mail
Welcome to El Tajin, we are a family run restaurant that prides itself in bringing authentic traditional Mexican flavours to Scotland. At El Tajin you will find a diverse offering of artisanal dishes made with the upmost care and passion as we strive to provide you with high quality locally sourced produce and ingredients imported from Mexico. Provecho!! Authentic Taste of Mexico for something a bit different. Enjoy a delicious and authentic mexican meal at this family run restaurant in Montrose. From 17 January, El Tajin will have a new menu featuring Arbroath Smokies and other local produce with a Mexican twist as well as Arbikie vodka and Gin Bothy Mexican cocktails!
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