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Restaurant Las Tinajas

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cnr 20 de Noviembre & Abasolo, Palenque, Mexico
916345 49 70
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7:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is right next to our hotel and we've been there twice already. The Mexican cuisine they offer is very good and it's extremely cheap. What's more, I thought for the price that the portions would be small, but they're actually huge. It's definitely worth visiting if you're in Palenque.

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Thank MacDollar66
Bozeman, Montana
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

We ate at Las Tinajas twice while visiting Palenque. We were very pleased with the friendly and attentive service, large potions, and good prices.

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Thank LianneArmitage
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

They're incredible slow and the food quality is not good. I'm mexican and I can tell you I've been to many restaurants like this one and none of them are as bad as these one.

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Thank Brend I
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

We came by a mexican recommendation, we were more than 1hour waiting just for some quesadillas and a camaron cocktail, basic meals... There was non stop people coming and singing, selling things and very noisy. We were next to another couple that came also from a local recommendation. We beleice its the only one they recommend dispite the poor service.

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Thank Mireia A
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Awful service The restaurant was nearly empty and it took us half hour to get our drinks and 1 1/2 hr to get our food Poor Taste on the food But there isn't much to choose from. Chiapas is a beautiful place they should really work on the food

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Thank Jerry A
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

People are often rather nasty about Palenque town. I found it very typical of the sort of place that, as the result of hard effort and "development", has managed to pull itself out of the poverty mire, largely of course due to tourisim. There are lots of interesting little shops and the bands play in the square at weekends. Locals... More 

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

Choice in palenque town is pretty limited, so a lot of people end up here. It's nothing special, but it is fine. Just don't go alone, you couldn't possibly finish even one dish!

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1 Thank Tom M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

But very good food. Nice vibe too. Service could be much better. We liked the shrimps, the chicken, the nachos and the lemonade

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We decided to try Las Tinajas for breakfast before our trek to the ruins of Palenque and we were really more than satisfied with the service and the portions of the food. My daughter ordered a fruit salad that easily fed both her and myself. I ordered eggs and hot cakes that filled my plate to overflowing. The hot chocolate... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

food portion was huge, my chicken order included a whole bird, impossible to eat it all , each order is at least good for 2 people, service is mediocre and it takes time as they cook everything to order.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: cnr 20 de Noviembre & Abasolo, Palenque, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Chiapas  >  Palenque
  • Phone Number: 916345 49 70

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