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Gran Cafe La Parroquia

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Gomez Farias 34, Veracruz 91700, Mexico
(229) 932-2584
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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 188
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  • 71
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  • 53
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Meh.

Service and coffee were good, but the Arroz con Leche was AH-MAZ-ING! I didi t like that I had to tap on my glass to get milk for the coffee, but that is what they are known for and its my personal hang up. Location convenient as its right off the malecon. Recommend it!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
cweems4
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Thunder Bay, Canada
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a must stop in Xalapa . Located across from park in centre town beside the cathedral. You can sit outside and watch the people coming and going. The coffee is superb and the breakfast choices sublime. Food was well presented and tasty. Service was top notch. I'd start every morning here if I was in town longer.

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Thank bwalberg
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Service and coffee were good, but the Arroz con Leche was AH-MAZ-ING! I didi t like that I had to tap on my glass to get milk for the coffee, but that is what they are known for and its my personal hang up. Location convenient as its right off the malecon. Recommend it!

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Thank cweems4
Merida
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192 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Portions were very generous; my fish spilled over the sides of my large plate and was sweet and fresh. Salads lovely and filling and their specialty coffee-milk creation is warming on a blustery day. Zero ambiance but I would return for the food. Service attentive.

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Thank kehoedds
Xalapa, Mexico
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49 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Far more a restaurant then a cafe. The colliie is very good but the food is also excellent and sometimes there is live music.

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Thank bruno123452015
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu has a variety of typical Mexican food. In Veracruz one must try the typical Veracruz Lechero coffee. Service is excellent.

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Thank A Eunice L
Nashville, Tennessee
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51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice, very crowded, but good crowd management at the door so good inside. Their specialty is some strong (local) coffee served with hot milk, artistically poor from pretty great height. Some politician was there shaking hands and I did not realize who he was. Recommended but go to the port location that is more popular then the city one.

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Thank Philippe J
Costa Mesa, California
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83 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a classic. But it is a trendy crowded place where I feel that the wait and the cost are not really justified. Some people love it so maybe you should do your own judgment.

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Thank DorisV660
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72 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This review was written in a backdrop of apprehension with the unique problems facing most places in Mexico. Tonight, we were seated and taken back to a time when you could enjoy a meal with friend for what it was worth. And in the end you have the memory of the good food, the good company and good time. At... More 

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Oaxaca, Mexico
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a staple at Veracruz. The new Parroquia at Boca Del Río y Just as good as the old one downtown, so chose either. Ask for a lechero (coffee and milk served at your table by the waiters) just to see how they are served. A bomba ( a concha, type of sweet bread) with natas (skin on boiled... More 

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Thank Tzatzil
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

a nice view to el malecon, good coffe and biscuits. The service is fine and the food is ok. I just wish there were more variety on the menu.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Gomez Farias 34, Veracruz 91700, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Veracruz  >  Veracruz
  • Phone Number: (229) 932-2584

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Tuesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?