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Chiquito - Thanet

Westwood Cross Retail Park, Thanet, CT12 5GR +44 1843606076

((((* Tex Mex
  • Chiquito - Thanet - Kent
  • Chiquito - Thanet - Kent
  •  - Kent
  •  - Kent
  •  - Kent
  • Chiquito - Thanet - Kent
  •  - Kent
  •  - Kent
Average
Main course: £12
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 09:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 09:00 - 22:30

Great time food excellent great service food brought very quickly even though it was extremely busy

Laurie 29 July 2017
from Canterbury

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Close to Kent International Airport, Chiquito Thanet can be found within the Westwood Cross Retail Park. Serving authentic Mexican food in a vibrant and lively atmosphere, the restaurant is close to the centre of Ramsgate.

Packed with authentic dishes from both sides of the border, the Chiquito menu captures the essence of all things Tex-Mex. Spanning from mild to wild, a range of crowd-pleasing offerings includes the likes of sizzling fajitas, juicy cheese burgers, bursting burritos and tender, fall-off-the-bone ribs.

Chiquito also offers a popular brunch menu, lighter bites for lunch, sweet-tooth favourite desserts, plus a gluten-free menu. At the bar, delicious thirst-quenching options are served alongside famed margaritas, and other classic cocktails.

With a range of options for the entire family, Thanet Chiquito is a 5-minute drive from Minster Rail Station in Ramsgate.

Chiquito - Thanet

Westwood Cross Retail Park, Thanet, CT12 5GR

Contact +44 1843579320
Reservations +44 1843606076
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Customer reviews for Chiquito - Thanet

4.2 ((((* (based on 41 reviews)
95% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (35)
  • child friendly (16)
  • lunch (16)
  • large parties (15)
  • trendy (15)
  • value (15)
  • entertainment (6)
  • romantic (5)
  • breakfast (4)
  • private dining (3)
  • al fresco (2)
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  • business (1)
  • luxury (1)
  • ((((* 9 May 2018 by Emma from Canterbury

    Fantastic service & great food

  • (**** 19 March 2018 by Darren from Westwood cross

    Very expensive for what we got meat was very tough and chewy

  • ((((* 29 January 2018 by Lorna from Ramsgate

    Food was good but a long wait for drinks to arrive. Waitress was apologetic. It was a very busy evening.

  • (((** 21 December 2017 by Kim from Thanet

    Food all ok but thought too expensive for what you got , and the drinks over the top

  • ((((* 27 November 2017 by Sue from The Hague

    We eat here once a year, when we visit Westwood Cross for our annual Christmas shopping trip. We enjoy the food and atmosphere at Chiquito and the fact that there are a lot of vegetarian options. We enjoyed our meal this year and our server was great - attentive, chatty etc. The only complaint is that our seats were in a really cold location, it felt like we were sitting directly in the path of the air conditioning. Other diners seemed fine, but we needed to wear scarves. After the main course, we mentioned it and we were told that the heating was being put on, however, I am guessing it takes time to warm up as by the time we left it was still cold. We were seated near the kitchen and I can imagine it must get really hot there for the chefs and the servers, but it really was uncomfortably cold. Other than that, all was great. We look forward to returning next year, but will be checking our seating location carefully.

  • (((** 7 November 2017 by Ian from Folkestone

    Good value with 50% voucher otherwise too expensive for what we received.

  • (**** 4 August 2017 by Emily from Westwood Cross Thanet

    We always go back to Chiquitos, as it's where we had our first date, however I wish it wasn't. The food isn't bad, however some dishes I feel we could make better if we'd made them at home. But the food isn't the problem, it is the service. I understand they were busy on the night of our visit, however being 'Orange Wednesdays' and right next to a cinema, you'd expect this every week and therefore it's obvious they need more staff. We had not only got our starters before our drinks, we'd even FINISHED our starters before we got our drinks. NOT ideal at a Mexican restaurant serving spicy food! The waitress didn't check on us once, we had to grab other waitresses flying by anytime we needed anything. I also pointed out that my sweet potato chips weren't cooked all the way through, so we got them for half price. Which is a gesture, but seeing as I couldn't eat them, I still shouldn't of paid for them. This is the second visit we have had within the last few months that has been disappointing. I can only hope they sort things out, as we used to love this restaurant.

  • ((((( 29 July 2017 by Laurie from Canterbury

    Great time food excellent great service food brought very quickly even though it was extremely busy

  • ((((( 19 June 2017 by Jemma from Margate

    Very good, service was fast and efficient despite the restaurant being very busy and the food was good.

  • ((((* 18 June 2017 by Rob from Westwood

    Second time uses, very happy.

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