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El Charco de las Ranas

Av. Rio Mixcoac Esq. Lorenzo Rodriguez, Mexico City, Mexico
5598 6597
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“tacos al pastor” (10 reviews)
“alambre” (4 reviews)
“tortillas” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Av. Rio Mixcoac Esq. Lorenzo Rodriguez, Mexico City, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 43 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So many options on the menu we didn't know what to order! The food was great though and the waiters were helpful. The salad serving was big! 😁

Thank Susana C
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We had the best tacos and sopes there. Tacos al pastor are a must have ! I also enjoyed the sopes and drinks . Agua de Jamaica is so good . Restaurant is super clean with excellent service and delicious food.

Thank America F
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Great place for street like tacos in a family friendly restaurant with excellent service. Their selection of tacos, quesadillas, alambres, etc has become a must in our visits to Mexico City. Although, not their specialty, they also offer other traditional Mexican dishes which are worth...More

Thank Jmortegal
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Delicious as always! One of rhe best places to eat traditional tacos. Tacos al pastor are the best. They have been there since I have memory and they have maintained the high quality.

Thank Heidi M
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Since this restaurant started It has been known for having great tacos, a simple clean restaurant and the use of quality ingridients, my 2 favorite options are the "Tacos al Pastor" (Pork meat slowly cooked with a fine adobe sauce) and the "Alambre especial con...More

Thank FeBoMu
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

I must say I am Mexican living outside the country since 2012. Positively surprised coming back to this place as the Pastor Tacos and the 'salsas' were fantastic. Pricey if you live in Mexico City, inexpensive if you are coming from Europe or the US....More

1  Thank Cesar N
Reviewed 5 November 2016

The tacos are incredible and stick with the basics - Chorizo, Pastor and Asada. They are excellent and the standard taco is a good portion, i would select several standards instead of going with 1 traditional. You can see in my picture the serving size...More

Thank Salvador H
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Me and my family had one day off at Mexico City before we go to Cancun, and decided to go to this place, we were really surprised, I never had tacos like this before, the tacos are amazing, very delicious, the sauce was great too!...More

Thank debstraveler
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Great tacos at a high price point. The frijoles charros (slow cooked beans with bacon, onion etc) were ample and decadent. The taco al pastor was large and well done ... good tortillas too. A bit pricey for MX City tacos though.

Thank METRUN360
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

If you're visiting Mexico City order tacos al pastor, alambre of bistec and chicharrón de queso 👌🏽 also the Fish tacos al pastor are amazing! Aaaand Mexican breakfasts are also great!

Thank William L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 am - 6:00 am
7:00 am - 6:00 am
7:00 am - 6:00 am
7:00 am - 6:00 am
7:00 am - 6:00 am
7:00 am - 6:00 am
7:00 am - 6:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Rio Mixcoac Esq. Lorenzo Rodriguez, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
  • Phone Number: 5598 6597
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