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La Pagoda

5 de Mayo 10 | Col. Centro De La Ciudad De México, Mexico City, Mexico
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good53%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
5 de Mayo 10 | Col. Centro De La Ciudad De México, Mexico City, Mexico
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

A true treat for an authentic taste of Mexico in Centro! Don't be intimidated by the lines! Vegetarians can get nopales on a bed of black beans--delicious!

Thank ChacmoolsFriend
Reviewed 24 August 2017

After a very long, interesting day at el Museo Nacional de Antropologia, my taxi driver back to my hotel recommended Cafe la Pagoda. I took up his suggestion. The restaurant was busy, but there were plenty of seats at the counter. Tables are available on...More

Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I have only eaten here once. The eat the menu, the food was very good. I started with a veggie soup and the veggies where NOT over cooked. It was served with rice. Then I had the chicken. it came coated with a spicy creamy...More

Thank CJ73198
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for a mid night snack or dinner with friends. Open 24/7, serving a wide menu with Mexican Classics like Enchiladas, to some less ethnic choices, like a club sandwich or pancakes. Service is good and the food is great for...More

Thank meritaleja
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped in during a very busy Easter holiday weekday. Long line but moved quickly and was in within 15 minutes. Restaurant has a very busy diner feel with basic and hearty Mexican fare. Along with standard Mexican menu items they also feature a menu of...More

Thank Gerard B
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Typical local eatery, where you will see more Mexicans than tourists. Variety of typical dishes. Wouldn't recommend it for vegetarians. Very convenient in the old city center, half a block from the opera. There are likely to be lots of people, but you won't wait...More

Thank Pixxidix
Reviewed 14 January 2017

A great place to go in the historic center, as much for the cultural experience as the food. No-frills, 1950's diner-style food, great breakfasts. Cheap, efficient, delicious, and local clientele. Spanish-only.

Thank wildlifephotog
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Came here for light dinner and was not disappointed. It's diner food, but good and the portions are huge. The chicken soup and ensalada Carmen were both very good. So good, we got them via takeout a second night. Our server did not speak much...More

Thank HMDenver
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant provides typical Mexican meals at a very cheap price. Indeed it is full of locals and you would hardly find tourists in it, which further signals that the food is good. It looks like an old American fast food and you should cue...More

Thank lollob89
Reviewed 21 March 2016

This restaurant is conveniently located only a couple of blocks from Palacio de Bellas Artes. Serving mostly middle class that works or shops downtown, or families during weekends and tourists from nearby hostels, the place is informal, cafeteria or dinner style. The menu is very...More

Thank Roberto113
Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro
Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings
and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico
City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio
Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas
Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to
admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit
the wide variety of markets and plazas where any
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 de Mayo 10 | Col. Centro De La Ciudad De México, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro Historico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Historico
  • Phone Number: +52(55)109176
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