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El Tizoncito

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Tamaulipas Numero. 122 | Colonia Condesa, Mexico City 06140, Mexico
+52 55 5286 2117
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Wed 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thu 1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 1:00 pm - 4:00 am
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280 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Brought by a local who said this is THE place to get tacos al pastor. Enjoyed a few tacos while chilling on the outside bar. Typical small pastor tacos that you can knock down one after the other. Excellent salsas - loved the habanero one.

Thank Brichford
Mexico City, Mexico
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112 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are many Tizoncitos in Mexico city but they all keep the same standard. The tacos are just as they have to be with their "Salsas". You have to try them or if you are local you can enjoy them frequently.

Thank Sanntiago F
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255 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are a couple of these restaurants. They have reputation for best pasteur tacos. They were awesome. A must.

Thank faaradar
Austin, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fly to Mexico City for the Suns/Spurs game then met up with friends at El Tizoncito must eat , great food in a great neighborhood.

Thank SacB2014
Napa Valley
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017

So good that I went two days in a row. No frills, basic-but they deliver on the food!! I had the pollo pastor and the flavors were wonderful. Service is efficient but not warm and fuzzy-but that's ok-the food is amazing.

Thank takeajourney
Mexico City
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

They claim to have invented tacos al pastor. I don't know about that, bit they are darn good - and if you have a seat near the taquero you can see the show as he carves off meat, flicks pineapple off the top of the spit and flings a spoonful of salsa onto the taco in his hand. If you're... More 

Thank wenaroo
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

One of the best Tacos al pastor options for a late night dinner. And besides the taco I love the pinto beans paste with chipotle that comes with the salsas, it's great!

Thank Ubish A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

Good food and excellent wait staff who were very personable. Food was pretty good and tastes best with a clear beer.

Thank Guadalupe F
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Stopped here for lunch and found everything we order to be very small...the tacos to be child size. The flavours are good but it is obvious that being in a tourist area the prices are high for small portions of food. Plus, you cannot sit and enjoy the experience as you are hassled every few minutes by street venders which... More 

Thank VancouverWomble
Mexico City, Mexico
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174 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2016

Everybody who has lived in Mexico for some time has been to this place. Best known Tacos "al pastor" in Mexico City, even at 4 am.

Thank Huracan1955

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Mexican, Latin, Fast Food, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 2:00 am
1:00 pm - 4:00 am
1:00 pm - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tamaulipas Numero. 122 | Colonia Condesa, Mexico City 06140, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Condesa
  • Neighborhood: Condesa
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5286 2117

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

Staying in Condesa

Neighborhood Profile
Easy to explore either on bike or foot, Condesa offers a great variety of activities and places to visit while admiring its neo-colonial architecture. Diverse restaurants vary from regional to global along its streets, while local bars even let you craft your own beer. The urban yet relaxing vibe let visitors cycle or stroll on the Amsterdam Circuit.
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