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El Rincon de la Lechuza

Avenida Miguel Angel de Quevedo No. 34, Mexico City 01050, Mexico
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“cazuela” (2 reviews)
“taco” (3 reviews)
“tortillas” (2 reviews)
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Avenida Miguel Angel de Quevedo No. 34, Mexico City 01050, Mexico
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

From the outside, this quaint little spot looks unassuming, but once you enter, you see that the restaurant is homey, cozy and has two levels. The chefs have an open grill meaning that you can watch them cook and the tortilla maker is also out...More

Thank cepedarussell
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This traditional Mexico City taquería has changed little since founded in early 1970s. Perhaps because they were the precursors of open-view kitchens. It is both fun and interesting! Tortillas are made by hand on site, wide selection of tacos and cazuelas, hearty soups, home made...More

Thank demandingBelgium
Reviewed 14 September 2016

First visited in 1997, been going back at least one a year ever since when we visit our family in Mexico City. Best tortilla soup I've ever had (I've been on a 19 year quest to top it). Mushroom, rajas poblanos tacos are fantastic.

Thank LDarroch
Reviewed 14 January 2016

I used to go in the evening for tacos to Taqueria la Lechuza with friends, after university classes ended in weekdays, back in the late seventies. It was one of the very best sitting taquerias close to South Insurgentes Avenue, in the south of Mexico...More

Thank Roberto113
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Well known by families south in the city during decades. Food is ok, not a great restaurant but good option in a budget.

Thank Sandra V
Reviewed 13 April 2015

This place looks like a hole in the wall but the tacos are amazing! You walk in, pick a table and they bring you a form like at a sushi place. Order a variety; it's all good. I strongly recommend the horchata (rice water). Also,...More

Thank L C
Reviewed 26 January 2015 via mobile

These are the first charcoal grilled tacos I have seen that compare in quality to Los Parados. The costilla was excellent as was the massive serving of pastor ... but the prices were simply a bit too elevated to give this place 4 or 5...More

Thank METRUN360
Reviewed 24 January 2015

If you're in the mood for a wide variety of tacos somewhere that's a cut above a corner taqueria, El Rincon is your place. It is, essentially, a neighborhood family restaurant serving home style food, and that means tacos, tacos and more tacos. The place...More

Thank DonQ_55
Reviewed 12 January 2015

My mother-in-law, who lives in Mexico City, recommended this place for lunch, as they have been eating at La Lechuza for years. They have a large assortment of tacos including the Mexico City special, tacos al pastor, and many other varieties such as rajas, chorizo,...More

1  Thank majesty318
Reviewed 1 October 2014

LOVE LOVE LOVE the tacos at the rincon.I do not even know which one to start with. Tacos de rajas, tacos de chuleta, de pastor, cebollitas, queso de cazuela. The experience takes me back to my chidlhood.

Thank needstogo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
1:00 pm - 2:00 am
1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Miguel Angel de Quevedo No. 34, Mexico City 01050, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
  • Phone Number: 56615911
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