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El Correo

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Correo 23, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Tuesday
Closed
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: This is a restaurant which serves few gringos who seem to love places...
This is a restaurant which serves few gringos who seem to love places which are tailored for serving the expat population. El Correo has excellent food and wonderful service. it's a brief walk from the Jardin and when we were there we went to El Correo 3 times. Gets 4.5 stars in my book. It deserves to be reviewed on TripAdvisor.
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  • 10
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Mexican

Loved the guacamole and the fajitas were amazing.... cooked with pineapple.I had the chicken enchiladas served with green salsa. We had too much food and had to take a doggy bag home with us. After dinner, we enjoyed a nice tequila that was served with a tomato-based granita (sort of spicy bloody... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
tuckercal34
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Atlanta GA
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Barcelona, Spain
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I have such fond memories of the correo, I eat here every time as I am a huge fan of chilaquiles and this is one of their specialities. But this time they just fell flat. There was too much cheese, the sauce didn't taste like much (someone brought over more I didn't ask for it, which made me think they... More 

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Atlanta GA
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Loved the guacamole and the fajitas were amazing.... cooked with pineapple.I had the chicken enchiladas served with green salsa. We had too much food and had to take a doggy bag home with us. After dinner, we enjoyed a nice tequila that was served with a tomato-based granita (sort of spicy bloody mary-ish). Service was very good.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My husband and I stopped in for a quick breakfast, and would have liked more time to linger over our delicious meal. The Eggs El Correo, which the menu says is a house specialty, were especially good- cooked in a casserole with cheese, chorizo, and more. Migas were also solid. Nice atmosphere catching a breeze through the open windows. Our... More 

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Garland, Texas
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66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This little gem only has about 10 tables and I have seen it full. The guacamole is a sublime treat - the prettiest display for guacamole I've ever seen. The margaritas are a hit as well. There were 6 of us at our table with varied menu items and we all very much enjoyed our meals. The chile rellenos were... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Just off the Plaza, El Correo is one of the more authentic Mexican restaurants in town. The food is well prepared, very flavorful and most people dining while we were there were Mexican. The waitstaff is OK but not well organized (a minor criticism). We have eaten breakfast, lunch and dinner here and find the breakfast to be the best,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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52 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My headline says it all. The food is Mexican, plentiful but really not great. We shared two dishes which were not very good and had a glass of wine that was worse. There are lots of restaurants try somewhere else

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Mexico City, Mexico
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This place has lots of options to offer. Don´t you dare missing their chilaquiles (breakfast). Their home made jams are delicious. By far the best option for breakfast lovers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

A small cozy restaurant that serves good breakfast, specially chilaquiles with fried egg and chicharron en salsa verde. Get there early to get a table.

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Santa Monica, CA
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26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Basically a Tex Mex style place. We ate twice. Tacos were good the first night. The lunch the next day featured a great BLT, put together perfectly.

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Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

One of the things I love about this restaurant and they will fix your food any way you want it. Or at least, that has been my experience. They are very flexible. The service is fast. The quality is good. One of my favorites. Consistently Good and excellent location.

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Additional Information about El Correo

Address: Correo 23, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  San Miguel de Allende
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Correo 23, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  San Miguel de Allende

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

This is a restaurant which serves few gringos who seem to love places which are tailored for serving the expat population. El Correo has excellent food and wonderful service. it's a brief walk from the Jardin and when we were there we went to El Correo 3 times. Gets 4.5 stars in my book. It deserves to be reviewed on TripAdvisor.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?