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“Good, but really sweet!”
Review of El Moro

El Moro
Ranked #2 of 56 Dessert in Mexico City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $20
Cuisines: Diner, Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Neighborhood: Centro Historico
Toronto, Canada
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88 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
“Good, but really sweet!”
Reviewed March 19, 2013

Very good churros and hot chocolate, but as I'm used to having it in Spain, I ordered the Espanol. Too sweet! My throat burned. Next time I go back (and there will be a next time) I will order the one they call "amaro" - bitter - instead.

Visited January 2013
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Mexico
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“A tradition in Mexico City”
Reviewed March 17, 2013

This is a traditional place in Mexico City. Arguably the oldest churreria in town.
Pros:
1. Good price
2. Wide variety of beverages: hot chocolate, coffee, milk and shakes.
3. Good churros: not great, just average! The difference is that you dip them into you hot chocolate and mmmmmm....
4. Service 24 hours
Cons:
1. Always crowded!!! Unless you go at 2 AM but the area is a little creepy at that time
2. Slow service

Overall a good experience.

  • Visited March 2013
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Guadalajara, Mexico
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132 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Must have churros with chocolate!”
Reviewed January 24, 2013

Not located in a nice street, rude waitresses but ... must have this experience. An old-fashioned "churreria" : standard order is 4 delicious churros and a mug of the cholocate of your choice (Spanish-style, Mexican-style...). They serve other things but ... why bother? have the churros!

Visited January 2013
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Thank Enrique C
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Mexico
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great churros con chocolate”
Reviewed January 20, 2013

El Moro is a very traditional place. Perfect spot to try churros con chocolate if you are in the downtown are. Very tasty and rich hot cocoa.

Visited October 2012
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Thank aprocuna
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Chicago, Illinois
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91 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Luv luv this place”
Reviewed January 9, 2013

This place has been there for many years. Their specialties are the churros and hot chocolate. Although my friends like the churros from Coyoacan better, I personally found this place on top as the churros are freshly made and you can add on the Mexican chocolate while you wish to continue to indulge. If you are around the area it is worth the visit to get away from the city congestion and hideaway in sweetness.

  • Visited December 2012
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