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“Solid Average”
Review of El Califa

El Califa
Ranked #100 of 5,280 Restaurants in Mexico City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighborhood: Condesa
Reviewed December 8, 2013

As Mexican, it's almost impossible to compare hundreds of lifetime taco places, and to please an exigent palate. This place is a fancy taqueria with consistent products and service. I won't say is the best flavor, very average actually... one drawback is that even the tortilla is handmade, the flavor by itself is very dominant in the taco and overshadows the meat. When I say fancy taqueria, I mean that expect to pay high (or much higher) for similar tacos that you can find any other corner in the city.

2  Thank draghignazzo
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Reviewed November 11, 2013

Great service, fast and efficient. Try the marinated pork!
Delicious tacos with great salsa's and sauces.
Very clean, open kitchen with tortillas freshly made.

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1  Thank Mason K
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Reviewed October 10, 2013

This place is a little "corporate," with the servers in uniforms and a lot of "theater," but it was fun too. The food was very good and very inexpensive and served quickly, just what we needed arriving in a new city in the evening just off the plane and not speaking Spanish.

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Reviewed October 8, 2013

This is one of my favorite taco places. There is a good variety of tacos. The beef steak tacos I tried were very tender. A good variety of salsas and ingredients. I will go there again.

Thank mkdb
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Reviewed October 8, 2013

I was disappointed when I went to El Califa with the high prices (comparatively to other taco places in Mexico City) and the extremely pushy waiters that were very obvious in their attempts to turn around tables quickly. The food is good but not great. There are much better options for quality tacos in DF in a more relaxed environment.

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1  Thank ShantiPaz
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