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5 Oriente 206, Puebla, Mexico
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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235 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

What a find for a healthy lunchtime meal and amazing value for money. 89Mxn for the buffet, which had over 10 hot choices, lots of salads, a soup, an array of desserts, and juice. We returned the following lunchtime and enjoyed it a second time around.

Thank yorkspuds
Melbourne, Australia
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130 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

After eating what feels like only meat and tortillas for weeks, this place is a welcome change. The lunchtime buffet is great value at 84 pesos. Good selection of salads, soup, a range of cooked dishes, desserts as well as bread rolls and juice of the day. The restaurant is also housed in atmospheric courtyard building. Staff are friendly and... More 

Thank Konrad M
Clearwater, Canada
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92 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

La Zanahoria is a good choice for vegetarians or if you want to take a break from meat. I was in town attending the Spanish Institute of Puebla and I think I ate there a little too often. I usually chose the buffet because the salad bar is quite good and the fruit/dessert bar is good as well. The entres... More 

Thank samcan8
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351 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 433 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Are you a vegan or vegetarian and desperate of all the meat dishes served in restaurants alla over Mexico? Well, this is your place! And you don't have to speak Spanish to order or ask what the food is made of, because it's a buffet, so you can see yourself what you eat. And there are not only salads, but... More 

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San Francisco, California
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75 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I was so delighted to find this place. I got to try chile en nogada and a mole that I knew didn't have any chicken stock. Mole was particularly good and filling. Very good prices and suprisingly (shockingly?) crowded with locals on the weekends - but plenty of seating. Conveniently near the Zocolo. I'm not sure if there is a... More 

Thank CatM211
Brooklyn, NY
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

As a non-meat-eater, I appreciate having choices like this, and an opportunity to try "typical" dishes with meat substitutes. I had a large pina torta here--ham and cheese and pineapple on a big roll. It was fine, obviously not as good as the original would have tasted; the french fries were greasy but pretty good. There are many juice options,... More 

Thank JKabo
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53 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Excellent vegetarian restaurant. They have a buffet, a menu of the day, and an ala carte bar for small orders or orders to go. Food is excellent.

Thank rtpaynetx
San Francisco, California
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Excellent food -- easy to see why locals and visitors love this place. The buffet is wonderful, with new variations on traditional Mexican or international food adapted to Puebla. The individual plates are also quite exceptional. It's gourmet vegetarian -- great for vegetarians and meat-eaters taking a break.

Thank Jon_94117
Tucson, Arizona
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I like the buffet, which is generous and varied. But for die-hard vegetarians (which 8 am not) it is a bit disappointing. The attached shop, however, has good breads and organics

Thank crotalusatrox
Mexico City, Mexico
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

went to puebla for a weekend. visited this place three times. quite good food and very good prices mostly. staff wasn't super helpful but it is a rather large place so it is understandable. nice location, near to the main square. would definitely go back next time i am in puebla!

Thank berglind_erna

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, Vegetarian, Vegan
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Oriente 206, Puebla, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Puebla  >  Puebla
  • Phone Number: 012222324813

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