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La Tradicion

Calle Arciga 18 | Centro, Patzcuaro 61600, Mexico
+52 434 138 4939
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good3%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“enchiladas” (3 reviews)
“award winning” (2 reviews)
“her husband” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Calle Arciga 18 | Centro, Patzcuaro 61600, Mexico
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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

I visited La Tradición after some of my friends recommended it. The menu is really good, with traditional food from Tierra( Caliente, a region in the state of Michoacan. The decoration of the place is lovely, also with traditional art crafts from the state. If...More

Thank Lilirogz
Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

Master Chef Victoria Gonzalez Chavez preserves and enhances dishes of her Michoacan region Tierra Caliente. This is a very different type of Mexican cooking that is flavorful but not hot and spicy. The restaurant is in a 400 year old adobe building. It is rustic...More

Thank Parisjfk
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Good service.. nice ambience.. food was a little disappointing as the dishes were rather bland and, for some reason, arrived somewhat cold from the kitchen.

Thank Sandy D
Reviewed February 8, 2018

We had a great time here. The owner welcomed us in, and when my travel companion explained that I was vegetarian, the owner described the different options. I ended up having a delicious chili relleno filled with cheese. Great tortillas, nice craft beers. Our best...More

Thank geoffsjg
Reviewed November 6, 2017

This is the place that most connects to the rest of the Patz Pueblo Magico vibe. Very deep traditional dishes. You can go back to see the big ollas of the dishes described on the menu. Extremely reasonable prices. A surprisingly good craft beer from...More

Thank dkberman
Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

Mexico is a country so rich in is culinary heritage. Victoria, her husband and family run this restaurant which offers award winning recipes from old times. Victoria carefully selects each ingredient and trains young and upcoming chefs in preserving ancient recipes. Prices are very reasonable....More

Thank davidmusi
Reviewed June 6, 2017

As a culinary tour guide in Mexico, it's my job to seek out the best, most traditional regional Mexican specialties for my clients. La Tradición, owned and managed by master traditional cook Victoria González and her husband, Eloy Velázquez, never fails to delight me and...More

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Reviewed May 13, 2017

What a gem! We had dinner and breakfast at La Tradicion, and will return with every visit to Patzcuaro. The award winning chefs really know how to blend the tradional flavors of regional foods with their own sense of culinary style. I had the best...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed March 22, 2017

Excellent food and service in a very comfortable setting. This restaurant is owned by Victoria Gonzalez Chavez, who is a Maestra Cocinera Tradicional from the Tierra Caliente (coastal) region of Michoacan. If you like true Mexican food, then this is the place to go. You...More

Thank Agomz1969
Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

Managed by a multi award-winning chef, La Tradición features unique recipes from Apatzingan (la tierra caliente of southern Michoacan.) When you've had enough of traditional Mexican food, the menu here will surprise...truly unique and delicious. Quality, value and service are outstanding. Located in the centro...More

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Arciga 18 | Centro, Patzcuaro 61600, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Michoacan  >  Patzcuaro
  • Phone Number: +52 434 138 4939
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