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Gran Cafe La Parroquia

Gomez Farias 34, Veracruz 91700, Mexico
(229) 932-2584
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Ranked #8 of 99 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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English first
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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Mashhad, Khorasan, Iran
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

You can find the best Lechero (Mexican traditional coffee drink) in town in this cafe. It's great how the high skilled waiters pour the milk into the coffee cup from half a meter high without splashing even one droplet. The atmosphere is very nice and the big hall is most of the time full of people. Sometimes, if lucky, you... More

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boise, id
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

when you're out and about in Veracruz, this is a fun place to have the famous coffee drink with milk (lechero). As an American who likes lattes, after being in areas of Mexico like Veracruz or Puebla without a lot of European or American style cafe's, this was a welcome sight. Apparently this place has been in existence for close... More

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Villach, Austria
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Although very famous and recommended, I found the food and coffee terrible and service not very good either. Try Bar Estribo in hotel Diligencias instead.

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Silver City, New Mexico, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Don't be confused - there are two Cafe La Parroquia places on the same block of the Malecon. ONLY go to the one not affiliated with Tin Tin Tin. The original La Parroquia is fantastic. Great food, great service - excellence abounds! Avoid the chain franchise which is not nearly as good.

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Irapuato, Mexico
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

I loved the food, you don´t have to miss "Café con Leche" which is the traditional Cafe Latte made at la Parroquia. There are typical dishes you want to try (Enchiladas Verdes, Enchiladas Rojas, Tortilla la parroquia), Sweet bakery is also delicious. The fiesta atmosphere is great during the nigh time. People dancing and playing typical Mexican songs. Probably the... More

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Kissee Mills, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

We loved the breakfasts there: lechero con la plata del fruta. The waiters were friendly and courteous, and efficient. The Gran Cafe is Veracruz' best when it comes to desayuno!

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Queretaro, Mexico
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

This is supposed to be a historic restaurant, but we discovered that the original site no longer exists. It was fine on a hot afternoon, but not at all historic.

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League City, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

However, the food is horrible at all their locations. It's bland and so very tasteless, go for the coffee and bread. They can't go wrong there.

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