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Lazaro Cardenas 7, Cuernavaca 62320, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Being a Mexican I can tell if you are a foreign you have to try this and if you are a Mexican and you don't like it consider changing your nationality. About the restaurant, very quick service, cheap and outstanding quality (especially the "salsas"). Don't expect

Thank Luis A
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A variety of tacos with delicious salsas and all the toppings - lime, onions, cilantro, pineapple bits, radish slices. Great for lunch or late night snack.

Thank maguey
Detroit, Michigan
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Some of the best tacos you'll have is in this unassuming place. While the Al Pastor is definitely their mainstay, tacos de arrechera (marinated beef) takes the prize for me. It is over twice the price, but the tacos are so cheap, you're still only paying a couple of bucks U.S. Go ahead...spend those 2 dollars and splurge!

1 Thank Chad-Candy
Toronto, Canada
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54 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We were strolling around the north end of Cuernavaca and came across this place. We had done our TripAdvisor research, but still just stumbled onto it. Though it was mid-afternoon, we sat down for a few al pastor tacos. Delicious and just 75 cents. Went back with fellow tourists. Had the La Gringa taco, which is a mound of al... More 

Thank David G
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Al pastor is a dish developed in Central Mexico, likely as a result of the adoption of the shawarma spit-grilled meat brought by Lebanese immigrants to Mexico.Being derived from shawarma, it is also similar to the Turkish doner kebab and the Greek gyros. Whereas shawarma is usually lamb-based, gyros and tacos al pastor in Mexico are made from pork. Pork... More 

1 Thank betour11
mt sterling ky
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

visited on 2 trips this year. April 22 and 24th. The tacos are the best I have ever had. The service is friendly and quick. Been traveling to Cuernavaca since 1984 and just found this jewel. Thanks to friends who live in Cuernavaca. You may have to wait a minute or two for a table but it is well worth... More 

1 Thank randycMtSterlingKy
Cuernavaca, Mexico
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

La Gringa is my favorite late night restaurant after an evening of entertaining my visiting clients. It is the perfect ending to the evening. While it is often crowded at 2 or 3 a.m., the sound level is perfect for carrying on conversations with table mates. The food is fresh but fast, large servings and we always leave full and... More 

1 Thank NomadicAdventurist
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

I ate at La Gringa during a language immersion trip in April. My friend and I tried 5 different kinds of tacos and liked all of them. The different salsas are another great way to personalize your taco. I'll go back if I make it back to Cuernavaca. Don't let it's informal appearance fool you. It was safe and they... More 

Thank mbmomKansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012

I just love this place. Have been going here for years now since it is right around my mother's house and the food is always great. Try the typical tacos al pastor and have some frijoles charros. Parking is tough, though.

1 Thank fryman04
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2011

My family and I visit this taco place around twice a month and have done so for around 7 years. They always get it right!

Thank Reedmx

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican, Latin, Fast Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
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Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lazaro Cardenas 7, Cuernavaca 62320, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Morelos  >  Cuernavaca

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