MEJICO
Sydney, New South Wales

Mejico offers an upmarket dining experience with its elegant fit out and designer menu. Bringing the authentic and bold flavours of Mexico to the streets of Sydney, diners can expect dishes that are crafted with the market-to-table philosophy making them fresh with seasonal produce. Whether it’s the table-side made guacamole, tacos, or mouth-watering Mexican margaritas and tequilas, the dishes at Mejico are seasonal and fresh.

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General info

Address:

105 Pitt Street
Sydney CBD NSW 2000

Suburb:

Sydney CBD

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Cuisine:

Mexican

Price Range:

$$$$ ~ $$$$

License:

Fully Licensed (no BYO)

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Just when you thought good-ol' Sydney town couldn't take another taco… hola, Mejico! Swinging open its doors, right next to Jamie's Italian on Pitt Street, Mejico has set itself apart from its fellow quesadilla-loving counterparts in various arenas. Firstly, the name. It's not pronounced Mexico, it's "meh-he-co" – the way you say it in North America. I'm usually not one for silly restaurant names but just saying "meh-he-co" gets me all excited. I almost want to break into a Mexican hat dance and twirl my brightly coloured skirt. Almost.

Secondly, the fitout. You may want to leave your feathered headdress at home because Mejico is no ordinary cantina. Owner Dr Sam Prince, of Zambrero Fresh Mex Grill, has spent over $4 million on a design that features fluro pink stools, leather lounges, an open bar and bold hand-painted striped walls. This vibrant aesthetic, together with a team of staff that strut around in fluro pink-and-white striped t-shirts mean that energy levels at Mejico are high. Thirdly, Mejico does not serve Mexican street food. Chef Daniel Schai (imported from Singapore) has created an upmarket menu with dishes such as Achiote chicken and 24 hour smoked pork belly tacos. But the key component in all dishes is freshness. And this isn't the standard claim-to-fresh-produce statement. It's; "You want guac to start?". Smack, bang – the wait staff mash it up right in front of you. "Need a corn fix?" Out comes the grill. Plantain chips are made by hand and the tostadas are baked in-house.

Lastly, there's more than margaritas on the drinks list. In fact, Mejico has the longest tequila list in Sydney. If you don't want to eat, guests can perch themselves at the open bar and enjoy a cocktail or two. Restaurants love to make a claim but most are just that; statements that aren't followed though. At Mejico, they practise what they preach.
Anna Lisle

Specials & Events

Tequila and Margarita Masterclasses @ Mejico
Dates Thu 27 Jul to Sat 30 Jun 18
Location Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Category Wine / Beer Events and Tastings
Description Get a group of fun colleagues or best buddies together for Mejico Tequila and Margarita Masterclasses! TEQUILA MASTERCLASSES: THE BLANCO ...
Margarita Mondays @ Mejico Pitt Street
Dates Thu 27 Jul to Mon 25 Dec
Location Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Category Happy hour
Description Have you heard about Margarita Mondays at Mejico? $10 Margaritas. All day. There's no catch. Is this not the ...
$45 Chef's Lunch Feast @ INDU Restaurant
Dates Tue 03 Oct to Tue 31 Oct
Location Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Category General
Description This October, get out of the office for lunch and enjoy INDU's 45 minute, $45 feast. The Angel Place residents are offering a $45 Chef's ...

Functions

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Mejico Functions and Events
Whatever it is you’re celebrating, Mejico is the place to do it. Hens Nights to Birthdays and Corporate Events, you’re guaranteed to impress your guests at Méjico.

From Mexico City to the Yucatan Peninsula, regional flavours and techniques of Mexico are united in the dishes at Me´jico, creating some of the finest modern, market-to-table Mexican cuisine in Australia. Market-to-table is the grounding philosophy inspiring our food.

From groups of 10 - 100, we've got you covered.

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eadndel - 23/11/2013
Great atmosphere and food but go when it is not too busy. Loved the the kingfish ceviche and freshly baked tostadas. Groovy wallpaper too!
Rod - 10/11/2013
Great atmosphere, bar snacks are great, but service is appalling. We made a booking for 4 people, when we arrived at 7pm for our 7.30pm table we were told there would be a 1.5 our wait. At 10pm we finally decided to leave and go to another restaurant. Very disappointing.
Walk In - 14/02/2013
Although this funky space isn't yet open, I was lucky enough to be walking past the other night and wandered in for a speak peak. If the warm welcome, the funky features, the fresh produce on display or the incredible selection of tequilas is anything to go by, Mejico is going to be a real addition to city dining options in Sydney! Great space guys, fantastic fit out and thanks for the good old fashioned, down to earth hospitality! Loved!