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Gran Cafe La Parroquia

Gomez Farias 34, Veracruz 91700, Mexico
(229) 932-2584
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Ranked #13 of 105 Restaurants in Veracruz
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Vancouver, Canada
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67 reviews 67 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is listed in all of the guides as a must do in veracruz,! wondered who they paid to write that, in fact the food is totally not impressive, very bland and without any flair, in fact there are many nearby restaurants that serve way better food at half the price, service is impersonal with a hint of arrogance... More 

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Houston, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

It should be a "tradition" that when one is in Veracruz one should have at least one breakfast at the Gran Café La Parroquia. There exists in the establishment a tradition that is unique to this place regarding the coffee and serving thereof, but it must be experienced and not explained. Go there, have a great breakfast, and enjoy the... More 

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xalapa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Its one of the most famous things in veracruz, in mexico city a lot of people ases me if is been. There are quite a few la parroquias in veracruz and Ive noticed that some of the bad reviews seem to come from one of the two in shopping malls in boca del río. It gets five Stars Because its... More 

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Union City, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Waiters were slow and not friendly. Food is overpriced. It is a landmark for Veracruzans but it didn't deliver!

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Luanda, Angola
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

My last review stated "cocky service, over priced" and so forth.... While the service has improved, the food is above average for the pricing, although has been hard lately to have a meal served hot. While I do complain about this establishment I still frequent it as the atmosphere is OK but needed improvement remains a must.

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Puig, Spain
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is not the best restaurant I have visited but certainly it is one of the most interesting. 200 years of history deserve a visit to enjoy the traditional food and the excellent service. Do not miss this Cafe when visiting the city

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Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We had both breakfast and dinner here and we're glad we did. Try all of the egg dishes. All good. Even if you are only an occasional coffee drinker, the "lechero" is mandatory, if only for the presentation. We had turkey enchiladas for dinner. Tasty, filling and very unusual.

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Melbourne, Australia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This cafe is nothing fancy but it's very traditional which makes it special. The thing to try is the 'lechero' which is essentially just coffee with milk but it's all in the way it's served to you that makes it different. Tall glass with coffee is served to you and the waiter then pours hot milk into your glass form... More 

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

i Don't know why it is so pack with people there is nothing special with their menu but very traditional and the great location and illumination They have , cafe lechero in very good

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Oviedo, Spain
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is a very popular café due to its reputation. Try the 'lechero'. The waiters pour hot milk into your glass from a height.

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Additional Information about Gran Cafe La Parroquia

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

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