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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
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pozole” (12 reviews)
“soups” (54 reviews)
“tortillas” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
Insurgentes 5A, town center, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Probably one of the cheapest restaurants. Nice local feel, enormous portions. The taste of pozole didn't impress me too much, but overall it was a satisfying meal. You certainly won't leave hungry.More

Thank Aleksander C
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017
Google Translation

Buscamos siempre dar lo mejor calidad con un precio justo, y gracias por tu comentario de pozole, ya que buscamos...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Great place for very traditional Mexican meals. They specialize in typical soups and stews, but also have good dishes. We visited for late breakfast (around 10 am) and loved it. Prices are very accessible and taste is great. Plus, for those who care, the place's...More

Thank Estefania B
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017
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Bienvenido a tu casa! Tu recomendación nos confirma el que buscamos hacerte sentir en casa, con abundancia, sabor, calidad y...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Very inexpensive and has great flavor! They specialize in hot soups and stews (great for rainy weather) but the the breakfast was very good too!More

Thank Harreola23
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017
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Sin duda buscamos ese balance entre calidad, sabor y precio. Ya que como toda casa, buscamos dar lo mejor a...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice small cozy place with incredible food - we had soup with chicken for 80 pesos and it was the best soup of my life. The portions are very big, if ur not starving, one soup is enough to share for two. Strongly recommend...More

Thank 176zuzanah
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017
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Como platicamos siempre con nuestros comensales, nos han enseñado que la calidad debe ir con una justa proporcion de abundancia...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

El Caldero was a stop off for our free walking tour round SC. we got a range of tasters from the soup menu and all of them were unique and flavoursome. Having seen the paid portions and prices I would consider it a very reasonable...More

Thank NaomiF2901
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017
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FreeWalking Tour es una gran oportunidad de conocer sabores de nuestro SanCris, ya que en la gran variedad de bebidas...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017

My wife and I loved the soups here--I got one called Chipilin that was excellent and hearty. It came with a spiced mayonnaise, lime, and avocado to put inside. My wife got the mole soup with big chunks of meat and a spicy red sauce....More

Thank istanbulgibbs
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017
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El chipilin ademas de ser una delicia es un caldo hecho a nuestra visión y originario de Chiapas, asi que...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017 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 20 July 2017
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Nos apena mucho que hayas tenido esa experiencia con nosotros y sin duda tomaremos en cuenta tu experiencia para que...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017 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 20 July 2017
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Gracias a ti por tu visita y por recomendarnos, un placer recibirlos con una gran comida mexicana, saludos!

Reviewed 12 July 2017 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 14 July 2017
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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 21 June 2017 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 23 June 2017
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Es un placer, que no te hayamos decepcionado! Y nos enorgullece cuando nos recomiendan y hacemos valer esa recomendación. Saludos!

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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, Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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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