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Alfonso Reyes, Mexico City, Mexico
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Ranked #745 of 2,084 Restaurants in Mexico City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $15
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Delivery, Late Night

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New Brunswick, New Jersey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We loved the tacos al carbon. It was great to sit at the bar and watch the cooks work. I had the costra taco with chicken which is essentially a meat wrapped in cheese and served with flour tortillas. I would recommend. One of these is enough for lunch. I made that mistake and also ordered a chorizo taco which... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Took forever for staff to acknowledge we were at a table and bring a menu, even though there were very few other customers. The prices were way out of line in comparison to other restaurants (with much better food) in the area. Waited 30 minutes for the food service, and when it started to come they served us one by... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I'll start by admitting that the food is all right, even though I honestly believe that the best tacos in Mexico City is found just across the street at El Califa. However my friend and I had a really bad experience ar El Farolito when we were there. A man sitting at the table next to us just out of... More 

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Hermosillo, Mexico
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155 reviews 155 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This placed its more simple that El califa in front, but personally, liked better the flavor on this tacos(El califa makes the tacos on the stove,meanwhile el farolito makes it on the grill). The sauces were very spicy and delicious. The chef or cooker, gave us complimentary sopes,we were really making compliments to him and the taqueria. We went to... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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210 reviews 210 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
268 helpful votes 268 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Some of the best tacos, tortas, quesadillas, and more. Pastor is delicious. Always eat here more than once while staying in Polanco. Easy, simple, uncomplicated, affordable, and delicious. Could eat here everyday its that good. A variety to choose from. Never disappoints.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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138 reviews 138 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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26 reviews 26 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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69 reviews 69 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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162 reviews 162 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 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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Additional Information about El Farolito

Address: Alfonso Reyes, Mexico City, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 15
Cuisine: Mexican

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