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El Rincon de la Lechuza

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Miguel Angel de Quevedo No. 34 Col. Chimalistac, Mexico City 01050, Mexico
56615911
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1:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 1:00 pm - 2:00 am
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  • 16
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  • 5
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  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent tacos but quite pricey!

These are the first charcoal grilled tacos I have seen that compare in quality to Los Parados. The costilla was excellent as was the massive serving of pastor ... but the prices were simply a bit too elevated to give this place 4 or 5 stars. The frijoles charros were good as well.

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 25, 2015
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  • Local cuisine
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39 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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268 restaurant reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

These are the first charcoal grilled tacos I have seen that compare in quality to Los Parados. The costilla was excellent as was the massive serving of pastor ... but the prices were simply a bit too elevated to give this place 4 or 5 stars. The frijoles charros were good as well.

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Chicago, Illinois
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

If you're in the mood for a wide variety of tacos somewhere that's a cut above a corner taqueria, El Rincon is your place. It is, essentially, a neighborhood family restaurant serving home style food, and that means tacos, tacos and more tacos. The place is always bustling (we went there twice on our recent trip) with local folks. Find... More 

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Rahway, New Jersey
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103 reviews 103 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

My mother-in-law, who lives in Mexico City, recommended this place for lunch, as they have been eating at La Lechuza for years. They have a large assortment of tacos including the Mexico City special, tacos al pastor, and many other varieties such as rajas, chorizo, carnitas, etc. I started with tortilla soup which was delicious and large. I had ordered... More 

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76 reviews 76 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

LOVE LOVE LOVE the tacos at the rincon.I do not even know which one to start with. Tacos de rajas, tacos de chuleta, de pastor, cebollitas, queso de cazuela. The experience takes me back to my chidlhood.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

A classic, authentic and well-aged place for tacos near Coyoacán and San Ángel. The place is very modest, full of locals, and fast-serviced. The place to go if visiting town and craving for real Mexican fast food.

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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012 via mobile

La LECHUZA is a well cherished taco joint by locals. Delicious tacos and soups brought to you very hot (teperature). You can see the cooks grilling chorizos, arracheras and the like. Order the chorizo special and squeeze plenty of lime - delicious. You may slip on the greasy floor, but who cares? Next best thing to eating tacos from street... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

I've lived in Mexico for over thirty years, and have eaten tacos at countless restaurants and corner stands. But I just found this taquería and it takes the prize. Their tacos al pastor are unmatched, and their sauces and aguas are delectable. A real find!

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242 helpful votes 242 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

I know this place for the last 25 years and it has not changed at all. The place is simple, friendly, and the tacos are among the best in Mexico City. Portions are generous, service is fast and prices are fine.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2008

cheap and tasty traditional mexican cuisine. great sopa azteca!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2008

great tacos!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Miguel Angel de Quevedo No. 34 Col. Chimalistac, Mexico City 01050, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
  • Phone Number: 56615911

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
1:00 pm - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?