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Los Colorines

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Av. Emiliano Zapata 598, Cuernavaca 62170, Mexico
(777) 3 64 55 67
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Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Mexico after several years (I spent summers here in my youth), and made a day trip to Cuernavaca, where we ate lunch at Los Colorines. What a welcome delight for my taste buds, at each and every item that was brought to the table! The guacamole was freshly made with perfectly ripe avocados, the salsa made with the... More 

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Cuernavaca
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80 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Frankly, I like the Colorines in Tepoztlan better than the one in Cuernavaca. The setting is lovely, very Mexican and all the dishes are classic Mexican recipes.

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Thank maguey
Yangon
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

This restaurant is a great place for a reasonably priced and well prepared meal of traditional mexican food. The service was extremely pleasant.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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480 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

A friend and I stopped for lunch and had a great time. The guacamole is served in the shell of the avocado. The chili relleno was excellent. The service was prompt and the prices were good, as well.

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Mexico df
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72 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016 via mobile

Very very mexican great taste, typical dishes, portions are generous, wifi, parking, clean. I have to say this again my Mexican friends found the food like been in their grandmama house, yes that good. Prices are around 15 USD per person in breakfast. The scene absolutely authentic. Solid 9.5

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Mexico
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77 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Los Colorines Cuernavaca is probably an offspring of a restaurant of the same name in Tepoztlan, but while the latter is decaying (mainly in service) the one in Cuernavaca has systematically improved quality, service and style without any crazy price jumps. It is now n a city of few good restaurants probably the best in quality-price ratio! Great huauzontles, sopa... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

The food was really good once we finally managed to find a staff member that speaks English (not considering it a negative). The street though was extremely noisy which slightly ruins the experience. There was no view compared to their competition such as le ciel which has an amazing viee.

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Thank Ahmed H
California
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

The place is very typical, the atmosphere is pleasant, the decorations very festive, you can actually see the "Cazuelas" with the hot food while passing by towards your table. They have an open kitchen concept so you can see most of the food and how they prepared it. I visited with my mother and cousins a couple of weeks ago,... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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74 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

This is a nice, reliable middle class restaurant popular among the locals. The decor is charming rustic Mexican, the menu is typical Mexican food (central plateau region), the place is clean and the service is good. Often there is some kind of live music, small groups or trios playing for tips. The place gets pretty busy in mid-afternoon. In Mexico... More 

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Cancun, Mexico
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94 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant and its original venue in Tepoztlán have to be among my favorite Mexican restaurants ever. Sooooo good every single time, the large hand-made tortillas and hot sauce are to die for as well as the year-long Chiles en Nogada, which are usually only available Sept-Oct. everything I have tried there is delicious, please try the Lima bean (haba)... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Emiliano Zapata 598, Cuernavaca 62170, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Morelos  >  Cuernavaca
  • Phone Number: (777) 3 64 55 67

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