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Los Colorines

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Av. Emiliano Zapata 598, Cuernavaca 62170, Mexico
(777) 3 64 55 67
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Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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  • 30
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    Very good
  • 21
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good authentic food in a fun atmosphere

It's basically the same food you get at more economical places all over Mexico, but with a superior ambience. Very recomendable for any occasion - couples, family, business, tourism, or just for fun with friends. My personal favorites are café de olla and chile ancho relleno de picadillo.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Derek P
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Cuernavaca, Mexico
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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110 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Cuernavaca, Mexico
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

It's basically the same food you get at more economical places all over Mexico, but with a superior ambience. Very recomendable for any occasion - couples, family, business, tourism, or just for fun with friends. My personal favorites are café de olla and chile ancho relleno de picadillo.

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Top Contributor
141 reviews 141 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 via mobile

This is a good place for reasonably priced authentic Mexican dishes. It is similar to the original restaurant of this name in Tepotzlan. The Colorines were in season so this was good to taste, but I do think I prepare these delicious flowers better than they do here. On the other hand the chiles en nogada and stuffed chile anchos... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

If you are new to Cuernavaca or visiting and want an authentic Mexican dining experience, Los Colorines is a must! Great atmosphere, great service, and great food. The food preparation area is open so you can see the cooks preparing the food using traditional cooking methods. The salsas are great and the guacamole unique! And, when you add handmade corn... More 

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Cuernavaca, Mexico
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116 reviews 116 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

What a traditional place in the heart of Tepoztlan. Is colorful, big, great food, very nice service and, well, pretty much everything. The one but for this place would be that although food is really good it will be better if you get a table near the kitchen, since the weather is quite cold year round you do not want... More 

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Cuernavaca, Mexico
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This is an excellent, traditional Mexican restaurant which serves a good range of dishes. I like the fact that you can see right into the kitchen and so see how clean it is. I like the traditional decor, the earthenware pots and plates, the tiles. I liked the discrete live music. It is not cheap but if you are visiting... More 

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Cuernavaca, Mexico
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Los Colorines is a very reliable and delicious mexican restaurant. Whenever we have friends visiting from abroad this is a sure bet and a must-visit place. Their menu has a respectable variety and the main reason to recommend it is tha they have delicious Chiles en Nogada all year-round. This high-cuisine dish is typically served towards the ned of summer... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

My husband wanted to go there because it looked nice, typically Mexican. So I called them at about 11am to book a table for 7 people. The hostess was kind of unfriendly and told me she was not sure if at 13:30 they would have a table, but I could try maybe I will have luck. I told her: hello,... More 

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Mexico
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

As always very good food in the style of Tepoztlan. Goos local food in Cuernavaca is rare except for taquerias and markets. Los Colorines offers good local fare at reasonable prices with friendly service and pleasant surroundings. The view of the kitchen is soothing special to show foreign friends!

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Stanfordville, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Great place with really good food slightly off the Zapata Circle. Friendly staff! Only drawback is the staff does not habla Ingles. Wing it its allgood and very authentic.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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155 reviews 155 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Los colorines is a very good restaurant for a home style food fan. It is really very Mexican taste. The sauces are always excellent and you can find very hot and non hot dishes. It is very flavory and fullfilling experience if you like typical stuff. On the down side, if you are not Mexican, it might be difficult to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Emiliano Zapata 598, Cuernavaca 62170, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Morelos  >  Cuernavaca
  • Phone Number: (777) 3 64 55 67

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

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