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Barbacoa Santiago

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Mexican, Barbecue
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Carretera Mexico - Queretaro Km. 152.1, Queretaro, Mexico
+52 442 212 0285
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Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 78
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 15
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  • 5
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great barbacoa

Great barbacoa de borrego. Consome is great as well. Service is excellent, servers are quick and polite. They only accept cash. The street is under construction and it's hard to find a spot to park.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
Leon A
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Alvin, Texas
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Alvin, Texas
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 via mobile

Great barbacoa de borrego. Consome is great as well. Service is excellent, servers are quick and polite. They only accept cash. The street is under construction and it's hard to find a spot to park.

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1 Thank Leon A
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The barbacoa de santiago its an obligated stop when heading from mexico city to queretaro. The barbacoas flavor is amazing and they also offer a variety of other dishes, although its kind of pricy for the type of restaurant. Even the impressive amount of clients, the service is fast.

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Thank Adcast
Michigan
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

Home made tortillas and live music for breakfast! I say yes. The soup was tasty and the salsa was smokey and spice. I'd come back on my next trip.

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Thank Erick M
Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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272 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Lots of people stop here, no wonder. The barbacoa (lamb meat slowly cooked in banana leaves) is amazing. We had tacos and also the consome which is made of the juices of the cooked meat. Plus it's ideally located, 1.5 - 2 hours our of Mexico city, great for a 1st stop!

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Thank Ludo-Owen
México, México
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

If you want to discover the real Mexican traditional flavor, this place is a must!. Easy and convenient access.

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2 Thank VHUM
Zurich, Switzerland
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This is a great place to make a stop of driving and eat at a very rustic mexican high way barbacoa, the food ist really good, you find all kinds of natural juices, fruits, shakes etc. Te quesadillas were specially good, oh what a cheese with hand made at the moement tortillas!! Moctezuma revange did got me after this meal... More 

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850 reviews
339 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

My family took me here during my Birthday early last year ... This place is mega-famous among locals in and around the Central Mexico area. Barbacoa is a Saturday/Sunday morning favorite and can be found at stands along the highways and in most neighborhoods in Mexico City ... however this is very famous. You need to keep your eye out... More 

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1 Thank METRUN360
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

A must stop!!!!! Great Barbacoa, afordable and typical. It is Clean Place!!! A by-the-market experience! Improving parking lot will be a plus.

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1 Thank Descartes1
Mexico City, Mexico
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

this restaurant started small, and now its pretty big busy place. The barbacoa, the tortillas, the salas, and the 'caldo de barbacoa' are amazing!! My family and i have been eating in this highway stop for years and have never gotten sick, i do recommend you arrive early because after 10 is really busy and you will have to wait... More 

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1 Thank Nelisyr
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012 via mobile

This is a must highway stop on you way to Queretaro, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato...... The "Barbacoa" is delicious, which is why the restaurant is famous for. The quesadillas and other typical Mexican dishes were also very tasty. The place was very clean.

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1 Thank Lizette S

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Carretera Mexico - Queretaro Km. 152.1, Queretaro, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Queretaro  >  Queretaro
  • Phone Number: +52 442 212 0285

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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