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Cafe de Tacuba

Calle Tacuba - Delegacion Cuauhtemoc 28 | Colonia Centro Historico, Mexico City 01600, Mexico
+52 55 5518 4950
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“enchiladas” (123 reviews)
“pan dulce” (15 reviews)
“tortilla soup” (23 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Tacuba - Delegacion Cuauhtemoc 28 | Colonia Centro Historico, Mexico City 01600, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I come here every time I'm in Mexico City because the food is delicious. You can't go wrong with anything you order. Of course, the waitresses are very friendly.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ClariGC
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great food, cool atmosphere, good service, huge portions, reasonable prices. We always leave happy !

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank MLLCLA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The experience in this historical restaurant (1912) was very cool. Very busy with locals and tourists alike. Food was definitely average (Tacuba Special Enchiladas and guacamole) - nothing special, slightly bland. The baked goods looked good - popular & large sized. The price however was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Hosta_La_Vista
Reviewed 1 week ago

Big place, lots of staff, many different rooms on two levels. Mariachi band played a few songs. I ordered too much food because I did not know two tomales would be so large. By US standards the price was very good but it was more...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PMahdis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The space is historic and beautiful and the service was good, but the food was disappointing. The soup tasted like Canned Campbell's Chicken rice, and tamale had only a very small teaspoon of chicken and rice in the middle of a huge lump of masa.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cookpias
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only does it have delicious traditional mexican food, but also the place in itself is wonderful. An old colonial convent ran by nuns that has been in the business of food for centuries. The food takes long. You can definetly find something vegetarian in...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank rosantravels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did not have reservations as we wanted to play our vacation by ear. After reading good reviews, we thought we would try this spot which is where Diego Rivera nice hosted a wedding reception. Old school and very nice inside. Our wait for a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank georgerandallh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The building is historical. Delicious food is served here, plus, waiters are super kind. Best plate are ‘Enchiladas Verdes’ or Green Enchiladas.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank eseejuaan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attentive hostess, service is definately slow 30 min as they state in their menu, ask for tortillas at a soon as u can or they will come after tou fininshed your meal... skip tinga tostada (sugar and onions), the tacuba special tostada (chicken) is decent...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank danyvoid77
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

At here in the historical district, the building is decorated with so many beautiful tiles , the architecture is simple and reflective of the past...the food is excellent along with any beer to accompany your meal or tasty sangria....the food servers r dressed in typical...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mary48100
Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro
Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings
and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico
City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio
Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas
Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to
admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit
the wide variety of markets and plazas where any
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Questions & Answers
August 20, 2018|
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Response from EB-Cottage | Reviewed this property |
They played a few songs while we were having lunch.
January 26, 2017|
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Response from 986franciscoa | Reviewed this property |
I think they perform at night, the best thing to do is to call the restaurant and ask.
December 23, 2016|
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Response from dottyeh | Reviewed this property |
Probably not
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Tacuba - Delegacion Cuauhtemoc 28 | Colonia Centro Historico, Mexico City 01600, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro Historico
  • Neighborhood: Centro Historico
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5518 4950
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