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Mexico City Restaurant

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Published April 16th 2013
Mexican by the mural
The difficult choice between wedges and nachos is one you won't have to make at Mexico City.

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Mexico City restaurant in Elsternwick.

Their delicious wed-chos have both on the one dish, smothered in guacamole, salsa and sour cream. My friend and I have a ritual of catching up over nachos but we were so impressed by Mexico City's wed-chos, we may have to revise that routine!

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Wed-chos from Mexico City Restaurant. $15.

When I caught sight of what appeared to be a slurpee machine churning ice around, I decided that I must have a strawberry margarita. Icy cold and generously sized with the perfect texture, I'd definitely recommend the margarita.

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Strawberry margarita from Mexico City, Elsternwick.

Meanwhile, my friend ordered a chocolate milkshake which she was quite pleased with.

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Chocolate milkshake from Mexico City, Elsternwick.

[ADVERT]Minutes after we'd ordered, the waitress was back with our drinks. While it was a longer wait until we received our wed-choes, the delicious drinks definitely kept us occupied.

Alongside a selection of dishes perfect to share, Mexico City Restaurant also boasts popular dishes that you would expect of a Mexican restaurant. Pronunciation of the dishes is printed on the menu. Never again will you awkwardly order a "kwee-za-dill-ah" or "fah-gee-tah".

Service was friendly and helpful, with the waitresses coming back to our table several times to check that we were pleased with the food and if we needed more drinks.

A sign on the door boasted an outdoor courtyard, but unfortunately when we visited on a quiet Sunday evening the courtyard was closed. However, we were quite happy inside the cosy restaurant. With an almost surreal mural running the length of one wall, the decor was a strong reminder that we were in a Mexican restaurant.

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Interior of Mexico City, Elsternwick.

Mexico City Restaurant is conveniently located within the busy Elsternwick shopping strip on Glen Huntly Rd. Easy to get to, it is not even a few minutes' walk from Elsternwick Station.
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Why? For the wed-choes of course!
When: Lunch and dinner; seven days.
Phone: 9532 7688
Where: 313 Glenhuntly Road, Elsternwick, VIC.
Cost: About $15 - $20 per meal.
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