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El Viejo Mexico

Store Kongensgade 61, Copenhagen 1264, Denmark
+45 33 93 00 61
Certificate of Excellence
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“fajitas” (47 reviews)
“guacamole” (25 reviews)
“pollo picante” (6 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, South American, Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
Store Kongensgade 61, Copenhagen 1264, Denmark
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: El Viejo Mexico
1. House Salad
"Tasty food, good service, nice atmosphere."
Steven O
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2. El Viejo Mexico
"Amazing food and great service and they have the BEST MOJITO!"
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3. Cosy evening
"decided to give El Viejo a try. IT WAS SO GOOD."
Davida B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We dropped in shortly after opening time on Friday as the first arrivals, no reservations but nonetheless were given a table. Gorgeous warm decor, candles and metal sculptures, classy paintings and carefully hung sombreros made for a relaxing backdrop to the meal, with the music...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CoJonesUK
Sina B, General Manager at El Viejo Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear guest, Thanks for the visit and your review. We appreciate it. Although i have trouble understand the 3 stars if you guys were satisfied with everything. :)) We do NOT use curry at all in our spices. The mexican food we serve is a...More

Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Visited while on a weeks holiday in Copenhagen, and this was one of our favourite restaurant experiences: not only was the food absolutely delicious, but the service was both welcoming and professional. We shared a set menu (Menu 1, I believe) for two people: people...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank petercranwell86
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was nice and hot. Chicken dishes tasted great and juicy. The employees were very nice, friendly and attentive. Margaritas are fine too. Located very central, 3 minutes by walk from Nyhavn.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank WeltenbummlerinM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A perfect Christmas dinner with the specials menu for family and friends. We always have a great time at the Viejo.The food is excellent with the Latin spices, the drinks and the services professional. Special thanks to Sina for such beautiful place well decorated!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MagBorge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful place with good drinks and nice pico de gallo. Our waiter had sweet Spanish accent and was very professional. Good mexi-hygge

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

The food was ok - NOT great but the margarita was tasteless and missing alcohol. We tried to say this to the waiter but we didn’t get any positive response. We would not recommend this restaurant.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Buchwald77
Sina B, General Manager at El Viejo Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, I had the pleasure of taking your order and giving you the seats. I would say you were in a very good mood and probably had some drinks before coming to us. :) Thanks for your review. Not think you are being fair....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place on tripadvisor. We just loved sitting there listening to the music, great place. Had burritos and they were good not great but the overall experience was so great. The service was great. Faboulous place.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ómar E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Now this restaurant has to be on the the list of ‘must visit’ places in Copenhagen. The food is outstanding, the ambience of the venue is very cool and the service is excellent. We booked expecting a good meal given previous reviews and got an...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Bryan T
Reviewed 6 November 2018

I did not expect to get such a good Mexican meal and drink great margaritas in once! Super cozy and nice atmosphere ... the stuff is also helpful and kind.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Leciya
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Best Mexican Food Ever! Everybody has to try it. Cozy, authentic and serviceminded staff. Great Mojitos, Chili Con Queso and Beef Burrito. Excellent dessert, Bunelos.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank senob754
Indre By (Inner City)
This is the heart of old town Copenhagen, with its
blend of charming old buildings and bold new
architecture, broad avenues and tiny streets as well
as picturesque canals and a modern harbor. The inner
city is home to the Royal Danish Theatre, which
consists of three buildings, two of which are new and
situated on the harbor front. The streets, squares and
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Response from Sina B | Property representative |
Dear Guest, We have no influence on publishing the reviews at all. I think this is very logical, otherwise we would have only published the very good ones. This issue has to be answered by trikpadvisor who are dealing with... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$26 - US$61
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:45 PM
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Store Kongensgade 61, Copenhagen 1264, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By (Inner City)
  • Neighborhood: Indre By (Inner City)
  • Phone Number: +45 33 93 00 61
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Winner of Tripadvisor's prestigious award, Certificate of Excellence, in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018. Upscale Mexican restaurant located in one of the best areas, close to Queens Palace. Announced as the best Mexican restaurant in Copenhagen by Borsen, one of the most well known newspapers in DK. High quality, nice atmosphere, professional and service minded staff have made El Viejo Mexico to one of the most famous Mexican restaurants in Copenhagen. We probably have the best selection of premium Tequilas in DK plus a nice selection of Mexican beer and wine from famous European and overseas houses. People love our Margaritas and Mojitos. Good recommendation for food will be menu 1.
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