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Gran Cafe La Parroquia

$$ - $$$
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Avenida Valentin Gomez Farias 34, Veracruz 91700, Mexico
(229) 932-2584
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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San Diego, California
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a traditional stop in Veracruz make sure you try the Cafe Lechero is their version of a latte and it is also the reason why so many people come here to enjoy the coffee as well as the show while pouring it

Thank PedroOrso
Mexico City, Mexico
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

definitely the coffee is great, food is average but Veracruz eggs ill recommend, I agree is overrated, but it is a historic place from Veracruz that you must visit, is not expensive and also service is different, I believe the management must do something different with the waiters organization, first you do not wait to be sited, which for me... More 

Thank adrianponce
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

The food is tasty, portions are of excelent size. It's real hard to get a table. The milk coffee is the best of this Café. It is a trendy crowded place where I feel that the wait are not really justified.

Thank amanda n
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Place is famous all over mexico and i think it is overvalued, Food quality is average and not expensive. It is located close to the malecon, area is so crowded a lot os people selling things in the street.

Thank Alberto L
Miami, Florida
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

What a disappointment! I went 3 times, just to be sure it was not my mood or the day of the week. The place is always crowded (which is expected since it is recommended by everyone and their neighbors). Service is extremely slow, the food is mediocre, and the traditional "lechera" is the worst cafe con leche I have tried... More 

Thank leofalcon
Queretaro, Mexico
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Avoid peak hours, ask for a "lechero" and once they serve the "cofee concentrate" hit your glass with a spoon... Then a guy will come and fill your glass with very hot milk, also order a "huevos tirados" (scrambled eggs with black beans) and a "bomba" for dessert. Locals have been doing this for more than 100 years...

Thank JUF571
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

I visited here once about 10 years ago, but this trip the resturant captivated me! In fact we are here 5 times in 2 days! There coffee (Lechero) is delicious and an event. They serve you a strong espresso then you sing your mug with a spoon and "milk guy" comes and pours you hot milk over your coffee. In... More 

Thank Jennifermartinez
Fremont, California
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

I had two memorable meals here with my colleagues. The service was fast and attentive. The huge coffee machine in the center of the room is magnificent.

Thank JamilyaU
Guanajuato, Mexico
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

This café is really famous in Mexico with high quality coffee from Veracruz. I had a "lechero" (latte) with some good and cheap torta. The place seems always packed with nice ambience with a beautiful and historical deco. Liked it.

Thank BaG8
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

We visit after a long day touristing around, coffe and food is tasty and cheap, it is a traditional and famous place around.

Thank Heidi M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Cafe
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Valentin Gomez Farias 34, Veracruz 91700, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Veracruz  >  Veracruz
  • Phone Number: (229) 932-2584

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