Mexican Restaurant
Authentic Mexican recipes, top ingredients

Exquisite Mexican Food

Looking for an authentic Mexican Restaurant in Cape Town? Or maybe you want to sample some of 100 different Tequilas imported from Mexico and the USA? Or possibly you want to try a refreshing Mexican Beer also known as Cerveza. Whatever your taste bud's desire you can find it here at El Cartel. We specialize in Authentic Mexican and Mexi-Cali Dishes that will you wanting more! The best place for Mexican Cuisine in Cape Town. Come by and try our Mexican Chefs family recipes handed down for many generations! Try our mouth water Chicken or Beef Tacos, Spicy Burritos, Flaming Fajitas or Enchiladas Especial! Our Nachos are oozing with delicious cheeses and fresh ingredients like tomatoes, jalapenos, homemade Guacamole and your choice of slow cooked Shredded Chicken, Beef or Spicy Ground Beef!Top it all off with one of our fresh, tangy and spicy Salsa's. Your taste buds will yell "Ole"! Our goal is to give you an authentic old town Mexican Restaurant experience that you will love and tell all your friends about!

Specials of the day

La Ensalada

LAS ENSALADAS

*CAESAR SALAD w/grilled chicken $
crispy squid $$

*TACO SHELL SALAD
GRILLED CHICKEN CAJUN $
PAN FRIED FISH YUCATAN STYLE $
GRILLED BEEF S

$

* TACOS DORADOS(deep fried)
beef,chicken,lamb or fish
served w/ lettuce,tomatoes,sour cream and cheese

*BURRITO: chicken,beef,fish or vegetable
served w/refried beans,cheese,mushrooms and onios

*ENCHILADAS VERDES(tomatillo)
or
RANCHERAS
beef,chicken or cheese

served w/sour cream,refried beans,queso fresco(chees) and onios   

$

Our restaurant


El Cartel Mexican Cantina
103 Kloof St., Gardens, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
(021) 422 2168 

Hours of Operation
Mon-Thu  10:00am - 11:00pm
Fri-Sat  10:00am - 12:00am
Sun  10:00am - 11:00pm