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El Caldero

Insurgentes 5A, town center, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
+52 967 116 0121
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“stews” (8 reviews)
“pozole” (9 reviews)
“soup” (37 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
Insurgentes 5A, town center, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 104 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food was good, with reasonable price. However, I thought the service was very poor. The girl who attended us was very unfriendly. We ordered coffee with our meals but they didn't bring it until we finished eating. I tried to tell them but they...More

Thank lucygoocey
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago
Google Translation

Nos apena mucho que hayas tenido esa experiencia con nosotros y sin duda tomaremos en cuenta tu experiencia para que...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we get to San Cristobal, we were so cold! We heard about this place, where you have some good soups: the food was good! Thank you guys

Thank joannesmathieu
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago
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Gracias a ti por tu visita y por recomendarnos, un placer recibirlos con una gran comida mexicana, saludos!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff really unpleasant. We arrived 50mn before closing, the waitress gave us the menus and asked us in a very nervous tone if we could hurry to choose. We ordered a few soups, specifying we were vegan : two dishes arrived with meat and cheese....More

Thank SuperJambon
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Hola SuperJambon! Lamentamos que te hayas sentido con un mal servicio de parte de la mesera que te atendió, ya...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went here based on the reviews. It didn't disappoint. Nice, clean, hole in the wall place. Great caldo with tostadas and bean dip to start. Hot sauses and tortillas thrown in. Huge meal for a great price. I paid cash. Because it's easy José...More

Thank Tig2013
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
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Es un placer, que no te hayamos decepcionado! Y nos enorgullece cuando nos recomiendan y hacemos valer esa recomendación. Saludos!

Reviewed 28 April 2017

As a vegetarian, always looking for good options. Most of the food here is meat based and that is fine. The vegetarian options are served with just as much care. The soup was large and filling. An additional appetizer was brought to the table at...More

Thank Javier V
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017
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Nos interesa tu opinion como un comensal nuestro vegetariano, ya que estamos trabajando para tener mas opciones de nuestros caldos...More

Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

This place has good caldos, but when it comes to pay they dont offer credit card service. Its an inconvenience for travelers because they ask you to go pull money out of ATMs , but if you have a bank that does not agree with...More

Thank Jose Z
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2017
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Entendemos la inconveniencia que genera a nuestros clientes que desean pagar con tarjeta y nos apena no poder apoyarlos, porque...More

Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Nice little place with very interesting and delishes soups (and other dishes). Very friendly staff! Great for vegetarians!More

Thank tamarba2016
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017
Google Translation

Somos creyentes que debe haber algo para todos, así como en tu casa, siempre algo que disfrutes en sabor y...More

Reviewed 25 March 2017

Great place for fast and delicious soups, mainly chicken based. there are options for vegetarians as black bean soup. fast service. very cleanMore

Thank Karen C
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017
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No solo pollo, sino también res, puerco, mariscos, conejo y gallina orgánica. No somos los más rápidos pero sin duda...More

Reviewed 15 March 2017

Nice portions of yummy, hearty soups. A great change from tacos (although they are on the menu). This is a "must" on your eat list when you visit San CrisMore

Thank Dudley D
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017
Google Translation

Lamentablemente cuando piensan en México solo se piensa en tacos, pero México es un país con una cocina diversa y...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We waited in line for 20 minutes at the lunch hour for excellent soups. I had caldo Tlalpeño, my wife had sopa de mole, and the other two had chicken soups. This is a great little place to try in San Cristobal.More

Thank DGlaser
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017
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Nos apena que tengan que esperar, pero también es un gran honor que nuestros clientes nos hagan el favor de...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 5
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 22:00
Monday
07:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 22:00
Thursday
07:30 - 22:00
Friday
07:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Insurgentes 5A, town center, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Chiapas  >  San Cristobal de las Casas
  • Phone Number: +52 967 116 0121
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