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“If you like churros then go here” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of El Moro

El Moro
Ranked #1 of 53 Dessert in Mexico City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Centro Historico
Minnesota
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604 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 692 helpful votes
“If you like churros then go here”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2012

El Moro is walkable from the downtown area of Mexico City but quite a few blocks to the west from the area around the Zocalo. We went there early one evening and it was about half full. I had cafe y churros and my wife had the churros with hot chocolate. Her chocolate was great. The coffee was so-so. But the churros were terrific. The place has an old feel to it, not that there is anything wrong with it. It just looks old and traditional. The churros were very affordable but the drinks were pricey. It was also fun to stand just outside and watch them make the churros although the stairs to the metro were also close by and that made it rather crowded on what is a very busy shopping street. I know there are other places for churros in Mexico City but this is the best known.

  • Visited October 2012
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Mexico City, Mexico
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“Excelente Churros y Chocolate Caliente”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2012

This is a classic place in the center of Mexico City where you can sit down and enjoy the most incredible Churros. While there are many places in Mexico City to get Churros El Moro is an iconic location that has survived for nearly a hundred years at this location.

There is waitress service so you don't have to stand in line and wait to place your order, as long as there is a table just sit and the waitress will take your order. The last time we went we ate our Churros y Chocolate there and then placed an order for 20 to go…

This is a must try no matter where you are from.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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“Well deserving of its reputation”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2012 via mobile

Excellent churros and maybe the most famous place in central Mexico City. It is definitely not to be missed.

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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“wortthed to visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2012

churros and chocolate ambiance and decoration is unique, be prepare for unconfort site is very busy as all succeful food places

Visited June 2012
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Mexico City, Mexico
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34 reviews
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“the best churros in Mexico”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2012

Great and traditional Churros!! the best in Mexico City. You can order the traditional ones or the filled ones and a great cup of hot, hot dark and tasty chocolate!!!!

Visited September 2012
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