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El Tizoncito

Ciudad Juarez Chihuahua, Mexico City, Mexico
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Ranked #445 of 1,746 restaurants in Mexico City
Price range: $10 - $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
New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Ate at the new Tizoncito behind the Hilton Reforma. Was our first night in the city. All the food was rotten and, to varying degrees , completely inedible. When I attempted to return my very bad smelling alambre de Costilla, the waiter questioned our sincerity . I believe that the problem here is lack of ability of employees to preserve... More

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Miami
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108 reviews 108 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

This place had delicious tacos! It is a small restaurant with small food portions at a great price! Will definitely come back on my next trip to Mexico.

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Cancun, Mexico
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

This shop actually invented. Class of tacos in the 1960's. They are now a franchise but you can and should visit the original shop in Av Tamaulipas at Condesa neighborhood. Tacos al pastor is a Mexican version of Gyros. The best way to eat them is to stand right next to the guy preparing the tacos. The preparation and serving... More

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NYC
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This corner taqueria claims to have invented Al Pastor. Not sure if it’s true, but the tacos were delicious. We ordered them four, five at a time, the taquero patiently waiting for the rotating spit of meat to slightly sear on the outside before deftly slicing the pork, and then tossing chunks of pineapple onto each taco with a flick... More

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Managua
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Tacos al pastor - the great DF institute. This is really all this place does (and they do it well) - so if you are looking for tacos al pastor or some incarnation of "al pastor" then you need to visit. Perfect for a pre or post bar bite.

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Montreal
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91 reviews 91 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

What do you do after 6hrs flight arriving at 2am in the morning? Go to El Tizoncito in La Condesa for some "tacos al pastor"! These must be one of the best tacos al pastor I've tasted (along with "El Charco del Las Ranas" in insurgents sur), they are juicy and tasty (I'm already salivating)... Order your tacos al pastor... More

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Vancouver
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47 reviews 47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Nice place to stop for a snack or meal in Condesa. The al pastor was very good, but not noticeably better than a couple of cheaper and more casual places we tried in Roma. However, El Tizoncito has a nice patio and free chips to go along with a tower of salsas, chopped onion & chile, and spicy bean dip.... More

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

I usually don't go to the same resturant twice when I'm traveling because I like to try as many places as I can. But I was staying just a block from here and on a rainy evening, eating at El Tizoncoto for a second time seemed like the best option. On my first trip, I had the tacos el pastor,... More

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Miami, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

If you are hanging around La Condesa in Mexico City you can´t leave without stopping by El Tizoncito and trying the best tacos al pastor in the world made by the great Pedro. It´s in Tamaulipas street in the corner with Campeche, la Condesa, Mexico DF. My personal menu: 5 Tacos al pastor completos! On top of the tacos ask... More

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Mexico City
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107 reviews 107 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Works like a brat son, you may love tacos but the behavior is terrible. This is not Mexican food but if you feel like sharing with a crowd of noisy, trendy middle-class youngsters (or young-feeling oldies) go ahead. The taste and the price are ridiculous but you could feel comfortable.

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