TRY THIS: Guzman Y Gomez


Address: 86 Beaumont Street, Hamilton.

Open: Sunday to Thursday, 11am to 10pm, Friday and Saturday, 11am to midnight.

Phone: 91910907.


JUST about any time of day or night, Hamilton’s Guzman Y Gomez (or GYG, as fans know it) is bustling with diners tucking into fresh, tasty Mexican fare.

Whether you dine in on the sleek wood tables, perch at a bar stool overlooking the busy ‘‘eat street’’ or pop in for a speedy takeaway, GYG offers a range of burritos, tacos, quesadillas and more.

First you choose your ‘‘style’’ of food (burritos, tacos etc), then choose your 

filling and add any sides. 

There are gluten-free and vegetarian options, and a kids’ menu.

Popular dishes: Spicy chicken guerrero burrito – grilled chicken in GYG’s guerrero marinade with pico de gallo and tomatillo salsa, rice, vegetarian black beans and cheddar cheese, rolled in a flour tortilla $10.90; GYG’S beef guerrero nachos – slow-roasted beef in GYG’s guerrero marinade served with corn chips, melted cheddar cheese, vegetarian black beans, pico de gallo salsa and guacamole $11.50; steak chipotle burrito bowl with brown rice – grilled steak in GYG’s spicy chipotle marinade with brown rice, pico de gallo and tomatillo salsa, vegetarian black beans and cheddar cheese, served in a bowl (gluten-free) $11.90.

Style: Burritos and bowls –  regular burritos and bowls $10.90, add guacamole $2, add brown rice $1, add whole-wheat tortilla 50c; soft or hard shell tacos – soft corn tortilla or hard shell (with cheddar cheese),   two for $8.50, three for $10.90, add guacamole $2; quesadillas grilled –  two for $8.50, three for $10.90, add guacamole $2.

Filling: Chicken guerrero; spicy chicken guerrero; steak chipotle (spicy); beef guerrero (mild); pork chipotle (spicy); veggie (guacamole included).

Drinks: Mexican beers, Jarritos (Mexican soft drinks), frozen classic margaritas, and soft drinks.

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