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Nixta Mexican Grill and Bar Review 2023: Best Mexican in Singapore?


Let's 'Taco'bout Nixta Mexican Grill and Bar! A Nixta Review

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Welcome, food aficionados and lovers of all things tasty in this Nixta Review! Ever fancied a trip to the vibrant heart of Mexico without leaving the comfort of our Little Red Dot? Say hello to Nixta Mexican Grill and Bar, the crown jewel nestled in Amoy Street, ready to spice up your culinary voyage! We’ll be sharing a load of Nixta Mexican Grill & Bar Photos, of the interior but more important Nixta Amoy food, and how to make a Nixta reservation.

Housed in this buzzing corner of Singapore, Nixta is the brainchild of Chef Travis Masiero, a man whose dedication to Mexican cuisine is akin to salsa dance – intricate, passionate, and ever so captivating. From the tantalising Tlayuda (think of it as a Mexican white pizza) that offers an explosion of flavours, to the aromatic roasted corn whispering tales of Mexico‘s vibrant culture and rich history, this place promises an unforgettable gastronomic fiesta!

My work sometimes has massive advantages and today was one of those days. An invite to lunch at Nixta by one of our close partners. I can’t thank you enough Darren and Mark for making this recommendation and sharing Nixta Singapore with me. What an absolutely cracking Mexican Restaurant it is.

Buckle up for a culinary rollercoaster that will take your taste buds on a flavour-packed joyride! Whether you’re a Mexican cuisine aficionado or a first-time explorer of this culinary landscape, by the end of this article, I assure you, Nixta Singapore will find a special place on your foodie map.

So, ready for a mouth-watering adventure? Let’s dive into the vibrant and vivacious world of Nixta Mexican Grill and Bar. Cue the Mariachi band, and let’s get this fiesta started!

Nixta Mexican Grill and Bar is a restaurant located at 116 Amoy Street in Singapore. They offer Mexican cuisine with a focus on warm service, perfect margaritas, and a reverence for Mexican culture and cooking. The restaurant showcases meats roasting over an open fire and provides a menu that reflects the vibrant flavors of Mexico.

Nixta is known for its inviting atmosphere and friendly service. It has gained popularity among locals and visitors looking for a unique dining experience in Singapore. The restaurant offers a range of dishes that include tacos, burritos, enchiladas, and other Mexican favorites, prepared with fresh ingredients and authentic flavors.

What is the Nixta Menu for 2023

For this Nixta Review we’ll now share the dishes consumed over lunch this day, from the superb Nixta Menu.

What did we eat today off the Nixta Menu?

We consumed a total of seven dishes today off the Nixta Menu, and every single one was just off-the-charts delicious. Flavour explosions, textural pops, and food candy for the eyes galore. What an incredible experience dining here was, and to prove it we’ll be sharing a heap of Nixta Mexican Grill & Bar Photos

Nixta Mexican Grill and Bar: Blue tortillas and homemade Mexican Mole.

Oh my goodness gracious me. They served this ‘on-the-house’. As soon as they said the words, Mexican Mole, it sent me spinning to that episode of Somebody Feed Phil in Oaxaca. Phil ate the Mole Madra at Pujol by Chef Enrique Olvera. The roots of the Chef and Pujol are in the high-quality ingredients and in the different techniques of Mexican cuisine.  
Nixta’s piping hot Mole dip with these scrumptious corn tortillas was just exceptional. I could not stop dipping to get that umami goodness in my mouth. I could have eaten this whole thing, but hey, friends were there to share it too. Damn!!!
nixta mexican grill and bar blue tortillas with mole

Nixta Mexican Grill and Bar Guacamole Nixta

@ $26

Haas avocadoes, grilled tomato, serrano, lime, white onion, and feta.

Oh man, this was just incredible. Yeah, it’s just nachos, right? But the guacamole is something I have never tasted before in all the Tex-Mex locales I have visited. This was seriously unique and has put this up on the pedestal as the very best I have eaten. You get flavour pops going off in your mouth from sour, sweet, savoury, and more. Exceptional!!! Must-try here.

Guacamole Nixta from Nixta Mexican Grill and Bar

Nixta Mexican Grill and Bar Bang Bang Potatoes

@ $24

Duck fat fingerlings, salsa verde, pecorino, hot sauce, raw garlic, and white sauce.

These were great, and the cheese was grate. So much cheese haha. This plopped on the table and BOOM the cheese aroma hit your nostrils. It’s a thing of beauty. The flavour combos of the about were perfect together. So this has the holy trinity of hitting us in the eyes first, then the nose, and finally the mouth. My only ‘moan’, I think the spuds could have been cooked a little longer, but is that a Mexican way to have them underdone? I don’t know… My bad.

nixta singapore Bang Bang Potatoes

Nixta Mexican Grill and Bar Quesadilla Oaxaca

@ $26

Red chorizo, crushed avocado, and fried potato.

WOOF!!! Again taking the heady heights here of some of the best Mexican versions of a food type are these. Great job Nixta, these were stunning. Because we had a veggie with us they had kindly deconstructed these, so I added back in that AMAZING red chorizo, avocado, and some of their black Habanero hot sauce.

Heavenly is all I can use as a word. Heavenly. My Jude Jude will go mad for these when we visit as a family, which won’t be too long in the future believe me. WOOF!!!

nixta mexican grill & bar quesadillas with chorizo

Nixta Mexican Grill and Bar Duck Barbacoa Taco

@ $17 each

Slow-roasted duck in hoja santa leaf, onion, tomatillo salsa, lime, and cilantro.

Quite punchy at $17 each, BUT!!! Off-the-bat this is some of the most incredible Mexican fare I have ever eaten. Stunning to look at when they pop the plate on the table. Squeeze some of the lime and dig in. You can’t help but start making those stupid noises we make when we like a taste. ALL FIVE OF US did this in unison, so powerful was the effect of this dish. Ignore the $17 and get a plate of these, you will not be disappointed. WOW!!!

nixta sg duck tortillas

Nixta Mexican Grill and Bar Tlayuda de la Casa

@ $29

Roasted corn, epazote, queso fresco, and herb oil.

Nixta surely is the gift that keeps giving. Our server was incredible this day for making recommendation after recommendation that was simply the best Mexican cuisine I have tried. She is a legend in my eyes and will be a cause of my return with my family.

She also recommended this dish, and boy did she get it right again. This is coined a Mexican pizza. It’s got the lot, and it is vegetarian people. It has the looks, the aroma, the taste, and the textures. My Jude Jude would eat this whole thing (me too). It really is just one of the very best pizza-style dishes ever to cross these hairy lips.

nixta singapore Tlayuda de la Casa

Nixta Signature Spit & Herb-Roasted Chicken

@ $40 (half portion)

Epazote, grilled garlic, and roasted jalapeño.

Up last was this bad boy. If you order the whole chicken you have to give 24-hour notice as this is cooked low and slow, just how I love to cook. Touch this chicken and it will fall apart, so very tender and juicy beyond juicy. This really was so delicious, but so very very HUGE. We could not consume this, that’s 5 adults. So Darren did tapow for his dinner this day.

I need to call out what made this Nixta Mexican Grill and Bar dish extra special for me. Read my Beer Bum Chicken Recipe. In that recipe, I put seasoned butter under the skin before roasting. These guys put a paste made from Epazote, grilled garlic, and roasted jalapeño under the skin. Can you see the green tint to the crispy skin in the photo?  This will be up there in the heavens as the holiest on high chicken skin-eating ‘moments’. I might ask for a plate of seasoned Nixta Mexican Grill and Bar chicken skin next time… it’s divine.

nixta mexican grill and bar Nixta Signature Spit & Herb-Roasted Chicken.

What does Nixta Mexican Grill and Bar have to say about itself?

Nixta Mexican Grill and Bar is the culmination of Chef Travis Masiero’s intense reverence and respect for Mexican culture and cooking. Our philosophy is not rooted in authenticity but in the pleasure of intention and deliciousness that defines Mexican cooking. We are especially proud to be nixtamalizing and grinding non-GMO corn from small Mexican farm holds. This is the cornerstone of our experience. A wood-fired rotisserie anchors the open kitchen and provides the soul to many of our dishes while our Molcajete Bar is a link to the ancient traditions of Mexico’s past.

"People Also Asked" about Nixta Mexican Grill and Bar:

Q: What type of cuisine do Nixta Mexican Grill & Bar serve?

A: Nixta Mexican Grill & Bar serves authentic Mexican cuisine, offering a diverse menu with dishes such as tacos, burritos, and enchiladas.

Q: Where is Nixta Mexican Grill & Bar located?

A: Nixta Mexican Grill & Bar is located at 116 Amoy Street, Singapore, 050335.

Q: How can I make a reservation at Nixta Mexican Grill & Bar?

A: To make a reservation at Nixta Mexican Grill & Bar, you can visit their website or book through SevenRooms, a reservation platform.

Q: What are the service options available at Nixta Mexican Grill & Bar?

A: Nixta Mexican Grill & Bar offers dine-in, takeaway, and delivery options for their customers.

Q: What are the popular times to visit Nixta Mexican Grill & Bar?

A: According to available data, the restaurant tends to be busier than usual on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. 

Q: Is there a Nixta Mexican Grill and Bar dress code?

A: I’d say smart casual from what I observed at the lunch I just attended. I would have felt uncomfortable in a swimsuit though. Hey, it’s a Mexican, let your hair down.

What's on the Nixta Mexican Grill and Bar booze menu...?

They have chosen one of the top-drawer Mezcal, a known favourite of a certain Mexican Ambassador who shall remain nameless.

Derived from agave plants aged between 9 and 10 years, Mezcal Dulce Infierno delivers a taste that is both smooth and enduring.

These agave plants are found flourishing in the wilderness of the Dios mountains in Durango, Mexico, where they grow naturally, without the aid of any chemical fertilisers. This eco-friendly approach allows the soil to preserve its nutrients, enabling the growth of top-quality agave. Each plant is handpicked to ensure the finest selection.

A step back in time, the agave’s hearts, also known as ‘pinas’, undergo a unique cooking process, reminiscent of ancient times. They are slowly cooked for six whole days in a traditional pre-Hispanic underground oven, using fiery volcanic stones and wood. This historic method instills the Mezcal Dulce Infierno with a taste that is truly one of a kind

Nixta Singapore: our conclusions is hopeful that you find this one of the best Nixta Mexican Grill & Bar reviews. Everyone that attended lunch today raved about the food. This really isn’t your average Tex Mex locale or traditional Mexican Restaurant Singapore. This is authentic Mexican cuisine, of the highest caliber.

We hope that the Nixta Mexican Grill & Bar Photos will help you in your choices for your dining experience at Nixta SG, because every dish we ate was truly wonderful. Most of the dishes we ate were chosen by the superb crew at Nixta. One thing to call out is that chicken, you must give 24-hour notice for that one specific dish.

Unbeatable Fun at Nixta Mexican Grill & Bar: Where Warm Service, Perfect Margaritas, and incredible Artisinal Beer Await! Of course, the friends I was dining with equally made this a cracking lunch, but…

If you are looking for a taste of Mexico in the heart of Singapore? Look no further than Nixta Mexican Grill & Bar! With its warm service, perfect margaritas, and a deep reverence for Mexican culture and cooking, Nixta is the ultimate destination for an unbeatable dining experience, it really is.

Step into a vibrant atmosphere where the tantalizing aroma of meats roasting over an open fire will transport you straight to the streets of Mexico. Indulge in the diverse Nixta menu, featuring mouthwatering tacos, sizzling burritos, and flavorful enchiladas, all crafted with the freshest ingredients and authentic Mexican flair.

Whether you choose to dine in, enjoy your meal at home with their convenient takeaway option, or tapow it for home consumption as my mate Darren did, Nixta has got you covered. The choice is yours, but the flavors will always be exceptional!

Don’t just take our word for it—join the community of satisfied customers who have raved about their experiences at Nixta Mexican Grill & Bar. With a solid 4.2 rating and 219 glowing Google reviews, you know you’re in for a treat, and hopefully, our very own Nixta Singapore Review is going to give you additional confidence in your dining choice.

Hungry for more? Follow Nixta on Instagram @nixtasg to feast your eyes on their tantalizing food photos and stay updated with their latest offerings.

Make your Nixta reservation today and secure your spot at Nixta Mexican Grill and Bar. It’s time to satisfy your cravings for authentic Mexican cuisine and experience the warm hospitality that sets Nixta apart.

Discover the magic of Mexico right here in Singapore!

How to make Nixta Mexican reservations, or a Nixta Booking?

To make a reservation at Nixta Mexican Grill and Bar, or a Nixta booking you can visit their website at or book through platforms like SevenRooms. The restaurant is open daily from 12 pm to 10:30 pm, offering dine-in, takeaway, and delivery options.

What's the address of Nixta Singapore and Nixta contact number?

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