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El Mexico de Frida

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$$ - $$$
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Privada Valentin Gama 646, San Luis Potosi 78270, Mexico
+52 444 811 4603
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun 1:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Mon - Sat 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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541 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I liked so much this restaurant, that I returned the next day again! The exterior of the restaurant has the face of Frida Kahlo colored by a mosaic that is simply beautiful. Since you enter the restaurant you get an excellent attention from all personnel, they greet you with a Mexican entre. Their “tamarindo” beverages are exquisite, as well as... More 

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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a Fridalicious experience! A monomaniacal restaurateur gave the world a virtual Fridaland. He's lucky he hooked up with an amazing chef or he would have just come off as obsessed. Shame on me for failing to take note of the menu item I had. It was an arrachera set on a pineapple and surrounded by banana chips swimming in... More 

Thank Jason C
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is really colorful and with a strong Mexican decor. As it's name suggests, there are photos of Frida Kalo. The food is good. I love the Ventilla pepper. A red pepper filled with cheese and a sauce made with condensed milk. Sounds weird, but tastes great! They also have nice margaritas

Thank Pilar P
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent restaurant always crowded, make reservations ahead of time, huge menu with Mexican food, decoration is different and colorful, they have a small place for kids to draw.

Thank Veronica M
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came with family. Hostess lied to us saying our table would be ready in 15 minutes even having reserved. Waited for over an hour. Manager lied to my face saying we haven't checked in and that our reservation info was bogus. Will not return and do not recomend. What a way to ruin a family's afternoon. Incompetent is very shorthanded... More 

1 Thank Carlos M
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is amazing. The food really gives you the whole mexican vibe. Moreover, there is a big variety of drinks with very reasonable prices. I would suggest everyone visiting San Luis to drop by this place.

Thank Mike A
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

This place has such a strong Mexican identity. Each wall is decorated differently. I felt like I am in a museum. The food was tasty. The place is always packed, so it takes time to serve the food, but it worth to wait. In meanwhile take photos of the walls!

Thank Madina M
San Luis Potosi, Mexico
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

Service is good, I've been there 3 times and everytime has been great. Chile Ventilla dish is a very cool recipe. You can go only for drinking or for a entire meal and dinner. Decoration is great.. maybe too much for some people, but is Frida's style. Price is average but taste is great. Only one oportunity area: the dish... More 

Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

I love this place, great and authentic food, nice drinks and beautifully decorated. It's also very reasonably priced.

Thank Silvana C
San Luis Potosi, Mexico
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

This is still one of my favorite spots in San Luis Potosí, food is delicious, very Mexican and the decor is worthy of a visit if you bring any friends from abroad. Service improved from the last time I was there (August) as food was served faster and our server was always on the lookout for any needs. Went there... More 

Thank Javier P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $12
Mexican, Latin, Soups
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 6:30 pm
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Privada Valentin Gama 646, San Luis Potosi 78270, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  San Luis Potosi  >  San Luis Potosi
  • Phone Number: +52 444 811 4603

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