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El Moro

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Centro Historico
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Eje Central Lazaro Cardenas 42, Mexico City, Mexico
55 12 08 96
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great taste and amazing slice of Cdmx history! I am a cacao liver and their 'especial' chocolate And churro saws a great start of a day.

Thank imageseer63
New Britain, Connecticut
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Half of Mexico City was inside or waiting by the door for good reason: the fantastic churros. Inexpensive and good.

Thank Stephen B
Porto Alegre, RS
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326 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

This is the place for you to experience and try REAL Mexican Churros, for a incredible cheap price. They serve just the regular churros with sugar or cinnamon, three topping, really good. They also have some sandwiches and milkshakes, but really you will come here for the churros. CHEAP! Really cheap.

Thank PrettoMauricio
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

First what a cool experience in a place with history the hot chocolate is to die for the churro on the other hand was just OK

Thank Docald
Ottawa, Canada
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Great local place to have churros and hot chocolate. Fun to watch then pipe them out in the front space with a window onto the street. Open 24 hrs.

Thank Brownsjo
Claremont, California
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

This place a great Mexican landmark! I am very serious about my churros but this place is just top notch. I visited this place 4 out of 6 nights. My Spanish friends will claim that their Spanish Churros are better but you can go wrong with this historic landmark.

Thank George S
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Holy churros! This place was great! Some of the best hot chocolate we've ever had. It has a definite Cafe du Monde vibe....and we're big fans of New Orleans' oldest coffee spot! Pretty basic menu....but why add to perfection?! Just walk in, grab a table, and prepare to engage in a serious sugar overload! It's right outside a metro station,... More 

Thank Journeying_Joyfully
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

So delicious and dangerously close to where we are staying! Only $4 a churro takeaway! Will definitely be going back to try the hot chocolate as well!!

Thank Denille G
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

If you are around stop for some churros and chocolate... or do the same as me... stop for chocolate and a torta de pierna con mole! I love the place just because! is a traditional place with several years serving the same high quality products!

Thank Allan A
Arlington, Texas
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141 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

This place has churros and chocolate. Not much else. The service is great, the chocolate is good, and the churros are excellent. We had 2 orders of churros, French chocolate and chocolate especial and 3 soft drinks. Bill was about $12.

Thank 5111

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $20
Mexican, Cafe
Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eje Central Lazaro Cardenas 42, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro Historico
  • Neighborhood: Centro Historico
  • Phone Number: 55 12 08 96

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Staying in Centro Historico

Neighborhood Profile
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 vintage item, handicrafts and jewelry characteristic of each state in Mexico can be found on Sundays. Admire majestic views of the city from the Monumento a la Revolución and Torre Latinoamericana, and round out the experience with restaurants of all cuisines nearby.