Best Mexican Restaurants in Bournemouth: Where to Go for a Food Fiesta in 2017

DATE: 08 Feb 2017 | BY
Mexican cuisine at Chimichanga Bournemouth Mexican cuisine is a firm favourite in Bournemouth

The TablePouncer blogging team takes a look at the top Mexican restaurants in Bournemouth.

If you’re in the need for some nachos, or going crazy for some chilli, then keep on reading to find out Table Pouncer’s favourite Mexican restaurants in Bournemouth. Mexican cooking is some of the most vibrant in the world. Fajitas, tacos, enchiladas and nachos are some of the most popular Mexican dishes cropping up on British menus. Mexican food is very fun and ‘hands on’, which results in restaurants with a fantastic, lively atmosphere.

If you love your food with a bit of a kick, why not also check out our guide to Bournemouth's best Indian restaurants?


Coriander is a great Mexican restaurant that can be found in the heart of Bournemouth. It serves good, honest, Mexican cuisine. All of the traditional favourites appear on the restaurant’s well thought out menu, which even includes Quorn options for vegetarians. Food portions are fantastic, and overall, dishes are very well priced. As you would expect, the atmosphere inside the restaurant is very upbeat and friendly, which suits the food perfectly. One to check out, for sure.

Coriander, 22 Richmond Hill, Bournemouth, BH2 6EJ

Mexican street food at Ojo Rojo Tasty Mexican street food at Ojo Rojo

Ojo Rojo

Ojo Rojo is set over two floors, its relaxed and rustic design featuring plenty of natural wood and great work from local artists. Its menu is inspired by Mexican street food, so you'll find everything from tasty tacos to burritos, steaks and more. Try their spicy Huevos Rancheros for breakfast at the weekend, and indulge in their extensive list of tequilas and mezcals: there's an unbelievable amount of choice!

Ojo Rojo, 106 Commercial Road, The Triangle, Bournemouth, BH2 5LR


If burritos are your thing and you can’t get to Mexico and back in your lunch hour, then try the next best thing: Mexigo in Bournemouth. All the meat is marinated for 48 hours to ensure authentic flavours and all chilli sauces are made daily. At Mexigo you can tailor your meal to your tastes; whether you like it loaded with homemade guacamole or hot and spicy. This Mexican restaurant is committed to serving delicious authentic food using locally sourced ingredients so your meal is fresh and delicious.

Mexigo, 16 Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth, BH8 8AX

Authentic Mexican cuisine at Chimichanga Authentic Mexican cuisine at Chimichanga


Chimichanga is a Mexican restaurant that needs little introduction, but for those of you who don’t know: it’s one of the most popular Mexican restaurant chains in the UK. The Bournemouth branch of Chimichanga is in a great location, close to the beach and pier. All of the Mexican favourites are on the menu, as well as a good selection of burgers, salads and meat dishes. Perfect for a casual meal, or as a start to a night out.

Chimichanga, 61 Westover Rd, Bournemouth BH1 2BZ


At SALSAHUT in Poole, it's all about fast food with a different: burritos, tacos and salsa all made to order with speedy service and plenty of spice! Offering dishes both to eat in and takeaway, the dining area is tiny - but the food is certainly big on flavour! Choose from chicken, pork, lamb, chilli or a veggie option, all made into a burrito, a taco, or a tasty bowl packed with coriander lime rice, beans, cheese, salsa, sour cream and lettuce. Just be prepared for plenty of chilli heat!

SALSAHUT, 1 Albert Road, Poole, BH12 2BT

Tags: Families With Children, Good For Groups, Date Night, International, Alfresco Dining, Casual Dining, Live Music, Mexican, £ - £20-£30, ££ - £30-£40, South American

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