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“Great Hearty Delicious Food”
Review of La Casa de Tono

La Casa de Tono
Ranked #16 of 4,743 Restaurants in Mexico City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $10
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: Reforma / Zona Rosa
Description: Their food is the best, their service is excellent, and the price is right! Excellent pozole, quesadillas, sopes and flautas.
Reviewed August 25, 2013

Best pozole. Everything is fresh and tasty. you can have a soup, a michelada (a beer with lime and a salted rim) and walk out under $8 USD

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Reviewed August 19, 2013

Just as the reviews say, La Casa de Tonio has the best pozole in town! Order one of everything on the menu if you're on a USD budget and a michelada but make sure you leave room for dessert!

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Reviewed August 18, 2013

Pozole was amazing, and for a very good price. It was wonderfully tasty without being too spicy (sauces are on the side to add to your heart's content, if you like it hot). Service was good too. Two can eat for about $10-12 USD. Will definitely go again to try the flautas!

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Reviewed July 26, 2013

Besides having great food at very low prices, it is a good place to meet locals and know more from Mexican culture. I recommend the Pozole Vegetariano and Sope de Hongos. To drink, Agua de Arroz

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Reviewed July 17, 2013

I'm glad I found this place, just down the street from my business meeting. Arriving a little early for the lunch hour we were seated immediately and not a moment too soon. Before we finished our meal, the place was packed. Always a good sign.

The menu is simple and is printed on the table tops. The waiter hands you a ticket and a pen and leaves while you take your time perusing the choices and jotting down your order. When ready, the waiter returns, quickly verifies what you've ordered and is off again.

Our beverages came quickly, as did a variety of salsas accompanied with tostadas. Before we knew it, the waiter reappeared with our food. Since the menu is basically made up of a la carte choices, it took several trips to bring all our dishes. The portions are huge and the food is tasty. Others have called it "Mexican comfort food" and I agree. At our table we enjoyed 3 different pozoles, flautas, quesadillas, tacos, and finished off with two kinds of flan. All our plates left the table empty!

The only negative that I would mention, and it's a minor one, was that the restaurant got so busy that we had a little trouble flagging down our waiter to order dessert and then to ask for the check. But even that was not because of poor service, that young man was almost running from table to table, as were the other myriad of waiters.

All in all, a very positive experience and a super value. Lunch for 4 persons, including all the food, beverages, desserts, and tip was about what I'd pay for 2 people at many restaurants. I'll be back!

Thank Alan B
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