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El Meson Principal

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Boulevard Venustiano Carranza 1900 | Esquina con Ave. Egipto, Saltillo 25280, Mexico
+52 844 415 0015
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08:00 - 23:00
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Sun 08:00 - 22:00
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Pittsburgh
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149 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant was quite full on a Friday night. There was a live band singing mostly Mexican songs. The menu consisted of mostly meat dishes. It had goat, chicken, pork, and beef. Portion was big and filled my hunger. The food was very tasty and cooked to my specification. The service was excellent. I recommend this restaurant highly.

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Thank watsonk
Braulio C, Propietario at El Meson Principal, responded to this review

Thanks Watson for your visit and for sharing your experience with us. We are glad to know that you will recommend us, and motivates us to work with best effort every day. Have a great day! More 

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239 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
RESTAURANT'S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Tried Meson Principal today for business lunch...a simple, GREAT food and IMPRESSIVE service place! I have to agree that they have the best cabrito in town; soft, juicy and deliciously seasoned! Staff is friendly and attentive, and quick (trust me, QUICK) to make things happen. Fairly priced, this is a MUST!!!! More 

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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is comfortable, they have table wines the portions are big, the service was good, they have also salads and soups not only meat. Nice place

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Thank Rosario C
Braulio C, Propietario at El Meson Principal, responded to this review

Thank Rosario very much for your visit and for sharing your experience with us, which encourages us to know that it was to your liking; and it motivates us to continue to strive day by day to improve us. I wish you a great day! More 

Saltillo, Mexico
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Meson Principal is well known for a tradition of excellence, it is a keeper. Either for business meetings or family reunions, meeting at el Meson is a guaranty of the best food for price as well as an excellent service. For business meetings, all our client’s have always been very satisfied with the regional food and profesional service from the... More 

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Thank eduardozurita
Braulio C, Propietario at El Meson Principal, responded to this review

Thank you very much for visiting and for your comment, which encourages us to continue working with the same dedication and spirit of the first day. I wish you a great day! More 

Saltillo, Mexico
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

You can be wrong if you go to this place, the quality is good as always; this place is a must if you are in the area.

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Thank renato_g00
Braulio C, Propietario at El Meson Principal, responded to this review

Thank you very much for visiting us and for your comment, which encourages us to continue working with the same dedication an spirit of the first day. I wish you a great day! More 

Marseilles, Illinois
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The hotel staff recommended this restaurant. It's a very pretty restaurant with its own parking. So many places only have street parking. It's big enough to accommodate a party as well as regular customers. My food was delicious. My wife's was good but a little cold. The service could have been better. They never checked back to see if everything... More 

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Braulio C, Propietario at El Meson Principal, responded to this review

Thank you very much for visiting and for your comments, which help us to improve day by day. Have a nice day!! More 

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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I was a bit skeptical to go here when I saw it was the best rated in Saltillo. How good can meat get when Northern Mexico is known for its carnivorous nature? Damn good if I must say. Once the Picanha arrived, I knew I would not leave disappointed. My medium-rare Picanha was a dream come true. It left me... More 

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Thank Wilfrido S
Braulio C, Propietario at El Meson Principal, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your visit, but especially by your recommendation; that encourages us to continue working to achieve tasty and pleasant experiencies in those who visit us. Have a great day! More 

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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

As know as the best Restaurant in Saltillo, the Meson, is one of the obligated step for the foreigners to visit in order to understand how Saltillo, became the Detroid of Mexico

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Thank Erasmo A
Braulio C, Propietario at El Meson Principal, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your visit and especially for your recommendation. Encourages us to continue improving day by day in nurture coexistence to celebrate life!! I wish you a great day an Merry Christmas! More 

Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, affordable prices. Good service except for the fact that we waited more than expected for the food to come. Cabrito is house speciality but we ordered Picaña and Ribeye. Very tender and delicious meat. Must order Totopitos (nachos) with guacamole and Molcajete salsa.

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Thank Antonio B
Braulio C, Propietario at El Meson Principal, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your visit, and especially for your comment. It encourages us to continue working towards our customers to live a pleasant and tasty experiencia when visiting us. We will put special emphasis on improving food preparation time. I wish you a great day! More 

San Antonio, United States
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is a must stop if you are in Saltillo. They have great cuts of meat, local food and Cabrito. Ask them to tour the kitchen ans see how they cook the Cabrito (Kid Goat).

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Thank Sean P
Braulio C, Propietario at El Meson Principal, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your visit, but especially by your recommendation; that encourages us to continue working to achieve tasty and pleasant experiences in those who visit us. Have a great day! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin
Meals
Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boulevard Venustiano Carranza 1900 | Esquina con Ave. Egipto, Saltillo 25280, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Coahuila  >  Saltillo
  • Phone Number: +52 844 415 0015
Description
Cabrito Al Pastor and Steak House. We have variety of Menu so everyone can enjoy a pleasant and tasty moment (salads, soups, chicken, beef, pork, Salmon grilled, among others). Live music from Trio and Rondalla Thursday night; Ballads and Mariachi Friday night; and Ballads on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.
We count with great promotions that can be consulted on our website.... look forward to it!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?