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Barbacoa Santiago

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Carretera Mexico - Queretaro Km. 152.1, Queretaro, Mexico
+52 442 212 0285
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Windsor, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Consome and tacos de masisa superb !! Highly recommended. Reasonable price. Small fee for parking. Very family friendly.

Thank Mark A
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

If you are taking the road from Mexico City to Queretaro, you have to stop in Barbacoa Santiago, close to San Juan del Rio. Like they mention in the restaurant, "no tenemos sucursales", meaning this is the original and only one! I usually order a Consomé and Tacos de Masisa. They are just delicious! Just add all the sauces and... More 

Thank henrique100
Alvin, Texas
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 via mobile

Great barbacoa de borrego. Consome is great as well. Service is excellent, servers are quick and polite. They only accept cash. The street is under construction and it's hard to find a spot to park.

1 Thank Leon A
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The barbacoa de santiago its an obligated stop when heading from mexico city to queretaro. The barbacoas flavor is amazing and they also offer a variety of other dishes, although its kind of pricy for the type of restaurant. Even the impressive amount of clients, the service is fast.

Thank Adcast
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

Home made tortillas and live music for breakfast! I say yes. The soup was tasty and the salsa was smokey and spice. I'd come back on my next trip.

Thank Erick M
Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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360 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Lots of people stop here, no wonder. The barbacoa (lamb meat slowly cooked in banana leaves) is amazing. We had tacos and also the consome which is made of the juices of the cooked meat. Plus it's ideally located, 1.5 - 2 hours our of Mexico city, great for a 1st stop!

Thank Ludo-Owen
México, México
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

If you want to discover the real Mexican traditional flavor, this place is a must!. Easy and convenient access.

2 Thank VHUM
Zurich, Switzerland
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This is a great place to make a stop of driving and eat at a very rustic mexican high way barbacoa, the food ist really good, you find all kinds of natural juices, fruits, shakes etc. Te quesadillas were specially good, oh what a cheese with hand made at the moement tortillas!! Moctezuma revange did got me after this meal... More 

1 Thank brendis77
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978 reviews
383 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

My family took me here during my Birthday early last year ... This place is mega-famous among locals in and around the Central Mexico area. Barbacoa is a Saturday/Sunday morning favorite and can be found at stands along the highways and in most neighborhoods in Mexico City ... however this is very famous. You need to keep your eye out... More 

1 Thank METRUN360
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

A must stop!!!!! Great Barbacoa, afordable and typical. It is Clean Place!!! A by-the-market experience! Improving parking lot will be a plus.

1 Thank Descartes1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican, Latin
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Mexico - Queretaro Km. 152.1, Queretaro, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Queretaro  >  Queretaro
  • Phone Number: +52 442 212 0285

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?