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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
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Tue - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 stars 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
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Good food, good service, very centric! An icon of Veracruz! Coffee is excellent! Make sure you order a "lechero".... Mmmm, delicious!

Thank Ma Eugenia T
Monterrey, Mexico
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Yes, it is a popular place hence you might have to wait to get seated and it's not like this is the first restaurant who gives their customers this experience, so be patient and don't nag, it is understandable to have to wait a little. The food is tasty, portions are of good size, please try something different such as... More 

Thank x_mgmg_x
Mexico City, Mexico
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59 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Great coffee. Just that. It's real hard to get a table, it's grab the table you see, no order. Just tradition for the coffee, there's better places for food. Just go try the coffee and leave

Thank perico99

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?