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La Cantera Musical

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Calle Tacuba 2, Zacatecas 98000, Mexico
(492) 9 22 88 28
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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88 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is great, historical, well decorated. The service was really good, and the food even better!

Thank Tony L
Vancouver, BC
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

I visited here in the company of a work colleague during a business trip. I'm so glad I took his advice and recommendation - both for the venue and the meal. Seriously, have the Mulcajete Arrachera with tacos. It is not as spicy as you might think and the hot bowl it comes in is delightful. Ask for a spoon... More 

Thank SA_in_BC
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183 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

The food was very good, well served and decently priced. The place was empty on a Sunday afternoon. But I do recommend

Thank uvamon
Gatineau, Canada
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

A small, but authentic menu. Very friendly staff. Serves a decent wine (so my wife tells me). Good value for dinner.

Thank johngcurrie
Mexico City, Mexico
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50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

We wanted to taste some local food and were recommended this place by lots of people, including the hotel manager. We went to try el Asado de Boda which is the specialty in Zacatecas. The food is very good and the attention is good also. We went after a long weekend so there were very few tourists and we had... More 

Thank C0vad0nga
Singapore, Singapore
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170 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2015

I was recommended this place by my hotel when I asked for a good Mexican place nearby the sights. It is a stone's throw from the Cathedral, and so it is convenient. The fare is very Mexican, and decidedly Zacatecas-inspired. I only saw Mexicans while I was there, so I guess it is a good sign...

Thank colin_matthew
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

After going to Cerro de bufa, we asked the taxi driver for a place of authentic Zacatecas food and he brought us to this restaurant. We met the chef right off and he was very nice.he suggested a couple of dishes and we were not disappointed. There was a singer playing a guitar playing singing beautiful songs. Back to the... More 

Thank patritch
Tempe, Arizona
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132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2015

Right across the street from the Hotel Reyna Soledad. Large restaurant in the lower level of the Mercado with simple but fine decor. Serves basic Mexican staples while Ranchero music videos playing on the TV. Good arranchera

1 Thank kareny13
Zacatecas, Mexico
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2015

the restaurant its very nice, the food is well prepared and tasty. i tried the Asado de boda its a traditional dish from the region and it is used to be served in the weddings as mail meal. its like work in a especial chile sauce but little sweet , delicious . ah but don't forget to taste the desert... More 

Thank Rossy A
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176 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2015

It is a traditional place, but very crowded, not great service, the food is just like any other fonda style restaurant in Zacatecas, probably there are many better. It is not bad. not great.


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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Tacuba 2, Zacatecas 98000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Zacatecas  >  Zacatecas
  • Phone Number: (492) 9 22 88 28

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