From the market to the table,
this is how we eat

From Mexico City to the Yucatan Peninsula, regional flavours and techniques are united in the dishes at Méjico, creating some of the finest modern, market-to-table Mexican cuisine in Melbourne.

Events

Margarita Monday at Mejico Melbourne

Every week

What’s better than margaritas? $10 margaritas…! 

Every Monday only at your favourite Mexican in Melbourne, come in and enjoy $10 margies all day.

Please note, that we practise responsible service of alcohol at Mejico.  

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Tequila Masterclass

Our experts guide you through the history, process and flavours of Mexico. Includes 5-6 tequila tastings and 2 traditional chasers of sangrita and verdita.

  • THE BLANCO
    Our original masterclass
    $65pp
  • THE REPOSADO
    This is The Blanco + a selection of small plates and a margarita on arrival
    $95pp
  • THE GRAN AÑEJO
    Not for the faint hearted, this is The Blanco + Feed Me Menu + La Paloma drinks package - $165pp

Meet our team

Dr Sam Prince

Founder

Dr Sam Prince is an award winning humanitarian, philanthropist, entrepreneur and doctor. With a passion for Mexican cuisine, Sam founded Mejico in 2013, and promised to deliver innovative and modern Mexican fare in Australia.

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Ian Hicks

Founder and Director, Hicks Hospitality

Karen Westfield

Chief Operations Officer

A hospo-veteran, Karen moved from London 15 years ago. With a career working for Antonio Carluccio and Jamie Oliver, among others, she took over the helm at the Sam Prince Hospitality Group 5 years ago.  She is now firmly settled in Australia, with no intention of returning to the UK and her two loves of food and live music, are easily satisfied across Melbourne and Sydney.

Amanda Fuller

Group Executive Chef

Always inspired by travel, Amanda has worked in kitchens in Uluru and Tasmania before heading abroad to London for 10 years. Working alongside the Great British Menu judge Oliver Peyton, Amanda brings unique experience to the SPHG team. 

Chris Whitfield

Group General Manager

Chris moved to Australia 6 years ago from North Lincolnshire in the NE of England.  He’s been with the group for over 4 years and now works as our Group General Manager in Sydney

Andy Emans

Venue Manager

Andy started his hospitality career at a young age as part of the openings team at Melbourne’s Crown Casino before an extended ‘working holiday ‘ of nearly ten years  in the UK;  5 years in London at celebrated hospitality venues and then the North of England. Since his return to Melbourne he has worked for some of Melbourne’s biggest names; the late Vernon Chalker, Teague Ezard and most recently as the Hospitality Manager for Starward Whisky. He brings experience and an incredible passion for hospitality to our new Melbourne opening. 

Ankit Padmani

Head Chef

Ankit has worked within the Melbourne culinary scene for more than 12 years. His career started out as kitchen support in large venues such as Etihad Stadium, where he worked hard to learn the fundamentals of how to operate a kitchen. Working across the city, Ankit gradually moved up the kitchen ranks to become the head chef at Collins Quarter. Ankit, a keen bonsai grower and avid whiskey collector takes great pride in sourcing ethically and locally, something of which can be seen when dining at Indu & Mejico, Melbourne.

Kiel Hummel

Events & Reservations Manager

Kiel has a colourful career that spans across the events, hospitality, visual, and performing arts sectors. Gallery owner/ curator, costume technician, fashion runway director, function coordinator, and wedding planner are just a few hats he wears. Kiel will be presenting some of the most exciting and electric events at Méjico Melbourne, as the saying goes “watch this space..”

Gift Vouchers

Perfect for Christmas, birthdays, farewells or to say thank you.

Gift vouchers can be redeemed at any Sam Prince Hospitality Group venue including:

Group bookings

Mejico Tequila Bar and Restaurant has numerous separate areas which offer a variety of options for functions and bespoke events. From our all-weather courtyard, to our first floor Tequila Bar, spaces can be booked for private functions catering for 30to 150 guests. Contact our team for more details and assistance planning your next celebration.

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