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El Pato Barbacoa y Mixiotes

Calzada de la Estacion 112, San Miguel de Allende 37735, Mexico
+52 415 117 3774
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  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lamb” (36 reviews)
“barbacoa” (24 reviews)
“consomme” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Calzada de la Estacion 112, San Miguel de Allende 37735, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly service from our hosts who stayed open for us to provide a moth watering lunch in casual outdoor setting.

1  Thank Derfsenrab
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a spectacular lamb lunch for a group of 10. The owner spoke English and explained how the slow cooked lamb had been prepared. Lamb broth and meat was scrumptious and traditional desert wonderful. Parking was available on site. Highly recommended for a different...More

Thank Robyn O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic. Delicious. Do not miss this special treat. The proprietress welcomed us with superb English and made us feel like we were being entertained in her home.

1  Thank Michael R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mixote, consome and lamb tacoitos are extraordinary delicious. Lifesaver after a long night. Best Barbacoa place in SMA

1  Thank Felice D
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Without a doubt this is the best place we ate in San Miguel de Allende, the food was exceptionally delicious and Doña Pilar, the owner, was friendly and took the time to explain their home made cooking and the cooking process, we tried everything. We...More

1  Thank Karla G
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

The lamb. Oh my goodness the lamb. The soup with chick peas and chunks of lamb meat and fat. The barbecued lamb. The flan. All of it excellent! (The technique for cooking the lamb is 10-12 hours long) And the owners Pilar and El Pato...More

Thank Phillip P
Reviewed July 29, 2018

This was our most flavorful meal while in San Miguel. Food: Everything was delicious. Just eat whatever they set in front of you. I wouldn't say I'm a lamb fan, but this lamb was cooked so delicately and with flavor that it turned me into...More

1  Thank KaitlynReed
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

....and it is succulently amazing. Just go! It’s a simple set up under a white gazebo set up on a gravel floor in a section where you can park your car as well. Sitting on a plastic table and chair set you will be blown...More

1  Thank RocheMaree
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful and warm hosts with the best mixiote around. Simple outdoor ambience and somewhere you will want to visit early in the day.

Thank Odysseus K
Reviewed July 2, 2018

This is the perfect place to go for when you arrive or leave by bus to San Miguel de Allende. It is conveniently close to the bus station and is an amazing gastronomical experience, for an incredibly affordable price with wonderful local owners. Pilar the...More

1  Thank Alicewanderstheland
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Questions & Answers
May 20, 2017|
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Response from Jose A | Property representative |
We do have options without meat , like quesadillas and consomé which is like a soup, we do not serve beer but we'll soon. You're welcome anytime:)
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November 13, 2015|
Response from Jose A | Property representative |
Abrimos todos los Dias, menos martes! Te esperamos :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calzada de la Estacion 112, San Miguel de Allende 37735, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  San Miguel de Allende
  • Phone Number: +52 415 117 3774
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