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El Farolito

Alfonso Reyes, Mexico City, Mexico
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Ranked #438 of 1,806 Restaurants in Mexico City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $15
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Definitely have the tacos here! Well worth the money! The menu is extensive and the service is excellent.

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Budapest
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94 reviews 94 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I frankly preferred al califa across the street but definitely a tasty taco. Bit overpriced since you can get really amazing street food anywhere in MC without having to worry about getting sick

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San Diego, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Great food , safe location. Excellent staff. Live music, open kitchen (you can see what's bring made)

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Suwanee, Georgia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Ok think tapas, great Mexican food and a small hint of Fogo de Chao (yes, I said that) at this little chain. We hit the one on Isaac Newton near the home (they say) of Carlos Slim with a person familiar with the city (aka, we felt very safe even walking the streets at night). You have to get the... More

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Boston, MA
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138 reviews 138 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This one did not have the "theater" aspects of El Califa across the street, but the food was fine. The servers could be a little more enthusiastic.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

Well!!! An awfull service, the food is good in taste but they bring it cold! The service is very slow! Not a good experience

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013 via mobile

Had a bistec taco at the Condesa location. The meat was tender and cooked perfectly. The location has no frills, but it's clean and comfortable.

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

I have the privilage of spending several months in Mexico City and so far my favorite casual restaurant has to be "El Farolito Polanco (Lamartine / Newton). Their Pastor is the best in town, clean establishment and cold beer. Huaraches, faroladas and "Consome pollo" (chicken soup) are favorites also. Not the cheapest tacos but definetely some of the best

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

We arrived to the location at Newton str. We ordered some food and drinks and everything was ok. When we asked the bill, the waiter put a lot of pressure on us to give a good tip. We were asked to tell him in advance how much we want to give him as a tip, before he bring our credit... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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58 reviews 58 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Functional Mexican food, tasty but nothing to write home about. Pleasant staff. Menu available in English.

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