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El Rey de las Carnitas

Calle Portal Hidalgo 6, Quiroga 58420, Mexico
+52 454 354 0350
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good40%
  • Average0%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“carnitas” (7 reviews)
“pork” (2 reviews)
“tortillas” (2 reviews)
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Calle Portal Hidalgo 6, Quiroga 58420, Mexico
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Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

We ate here upon our arrival to Quiroga. We had doubts of the place (based on people's recommendations) but we ignored them and visited the place anyways. It was amazing from the decoration, the food, the service, everything. The owner was present so he was...More

Thank Palemon L
Reviewed March 5, 2017

4 of us ordered various dishes and all were very good including the pork this area is well known for. All were large poritions and the drinks and deserts good as well....local place with no other tourists eating at the time.

Thank tornillo2015
Reviewed February 24, 2017

In the back of the plaza. I picked this place because it the nicest with a clean bathroom. Great food. There were only two of us and I did not know you order by the kilo. Way too much for two, but we had a...More

Thank ejs92
Reviewed February 24, 2017 via mobile

I've heard about this restaurant and we went last month. The place is huge, lots of tables, inside and outside, I recommend terrace. Service is very Kindle and explain everything you don't understand. We ate the carnitas menu and discovered that is very well accompanied...More

Thank Fernando D
Reviewed March 2, 2016

Four of us bought a kilo of carnitas, so a platter of meat (you can request certain parts of the animal) is placed in the center of the table and the server just kept bringing tortillas and extras as we dug in. Nice place,inside and...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed February 2, 2016

It is located in an old building, which provides a nice atmosphere to the meal, ideal for big or small groups, all their dishes are huge, ideal for sharing.

Thank Huracio_Sep
Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

Carnitas here are awesome. The restaurant ambience is very nice, service is excellent and friendly. Very good prices also. Fried beans and gacamole are great as well. Nice sauces. In the plaza of the town of Quiroga this is by far the best place for...More

Thank RodrigoSigal
Reviewed July 29, 2014

This is the very best option if you are around in Quiroga, it is on the downtown, they know their deal, the "Carnitas" are always great with guacamole They have a comfortable chairs to sit outside Clean WC Great Service!

Thank Dreamingtita
Reviewed August 26, 2013

We sat on the little patio because there were no tables inside. That was ok, it seemed a little loud in there anyway. The food was great for sharing, nicely flavoured, properly seasoned and fun. I really liked the fish tacos. Def go there again,...More

Thank Sean F
Reviewed February 6, 2010

Quiroga in the State of Michoacan is known for it's excellent carnitas, which is pork that is slow-roasted, remaining succulent and tender. El Rey de las Carnitas is on the main plaza of this market town on the north side of Lake Patzcuaro and is...More

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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Waitstaff
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Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Portal Hidalgo 6, Quiroga 58420, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Michoacan  >  Quiroga
  • Phone Number: +52 454 354 0350
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