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El Farolito

Alfonso Reyes, Mexico City, Mexico
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“tortas” (4 reviews)
“chicken soup” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin
Alfonso Reyes, Mexico City, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 55 reviews

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We live close to here and visit often, there is an amazing selection of tacos. Start with the Chicharrón de queso and try their range of salsas, something for every spice level. Be careful to check when ordering how big some of the items are...More

Thank amy_jt_23
Reviewed 11 July 2017

From the moment I arrived in Mexico, I was craving some delicious tacos al Pastor. Our awesome driver, took me to El Farolito to get the best tacos al pastor I have had. The service was fast and good. The food was great. The prices...More

Thank Cathy G
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

For as long as I can remember, this taqueria has been catering to generations of chilangos... it has one of the most extended menus, with all kinds of tacos, tortas and many other options. This joint grew into a very successful franchise, and while you...More

Thank Franz W
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We visited El Farolito in Polanco (between Av. Horacio & Av. Homero, around Calle Temistocles) , but I couldn't find that specific location on TripAdvisor. It is a small corner restaurant, very busy with locals. You can eat in, sitting down, or standing at the...More

Thank Angela K
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

This Farolito location has been in service for many years, and the dining room certainly shows its age. The quality remains high with delicious pastor meat, one of the most tender and flavorful pastors I have tried. The prices are a bit high. We paid...More

Thank johntpt
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Just had lunch at Farolito with friends who recommended his place and I was rather disappointed. The taco meats were mostly dry, burned and not very flavorful, the torillas lacked flavor and the salsas could do with more spice. The grilled onions did not seem...More

Thank SFLeonce
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

This local place has a great selection of traditional tacos...very delicious...fun to take friends and share.

Thank Eric F
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

If you want to experience how the locals eat then this is your restaurant. Excellent food, fast service, very friendly. They don't speak English but don't let that put you off, the other patrons will be more than happy to help you out. Don't miss...More

1  Thank PepperKML
Reviewed 6 August 2016

This is where I had my first meal when I arrived in Mexico City. I fall in love with the place afterward. Everything I had from every visit was very good. My favorite ones are the arrachera, pastor and pollo pastor. Prices are very reasonable...More

Thank VJH95
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely restaurant with really friendly staff and a varied menu of Mexican street food that was fresh and tasty. Open late!

Thank Amy_Tails
Easy to explore either on bike or foot, Condesa offers
a great variety of activities and places to visit
while admiring its neo-colonial architecture. Diverse
restaurants vary from regional to global along its
streets, while local bars even let you craft your own
beer. The urban yet relaxing vibe let visitors cycle
or stroll on the Amsterdam Circuit.
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Average prices
USD 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alfonso Reyes, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Condesa
  • Neighbourhood: Condesa
  • Phone Number: 52502322
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