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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
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pozole” (16 reviews)
“soups” (64 reviews)
“tortillas” (12 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
Insurgentes 5A, town center, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
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Reviewed 10 February 2017

Most people we talked to seemed to really like this place. I didn't care for my soup, but my husband liked his. One time they had a strolling singer who didn't use an amplifier, and was pleasant. Another time when we passed there was amplified...More

Thank Kathleen J
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2017
Google Translation

Sin duda buscamos darle un sentimiento más de alegría y de un ambiente especial a nuestro restaurante, tus comentarios nos...More

Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Everyone should try this place at least once. El Caldero serves heart warming soups with authentic Mexican flavour. We tried the chicken with vegetables and beef with vegetables, and the serving size is very large. They also offer tortillas to eat with your soup and...More

Thank Rayromano13
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2017
Google Translation

Y aquí los esperamos! Nos especializamos en caldos y tenemos una variedad de más de 15 caldos con diversos tipos...More

Reviewed 12 January 2017

They have a big menu and lots of different styles of soup for if you having a delicate stomach or your in need of a hearty, healthy meal! In particular I like my chicken soups, priced around 80 Pesos, really tasty and you wont leave...More

Thank timeather
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017
Google Translation

Que no gusto nos da tus comentarios y que hayas disfrutado de nuestra cocina y también de la música al...More

Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Among countless Mexican restaurants in San Cristóbal de las Casas is 'El Caldero.' Specializing is creative soups, breakfasts and other carefully-prepared Mexican food, the difference is outstanding quality, friendly service, a central location, all at a great value. Look no further when you want extraordinary...More

Thank SRogers39
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2017
Google Translation

Nos honraste y diste un alto estándar de calidad que nos esforzamos para estar a la altura de tu amable...More

Reviewed 5 January 2017

El Caldero, has a variety of delicious soups for a cold rainy day in Sancris. You get to taste some of the Mexican flavors.More

Thank abbydelanel
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2017
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Usamos la gran diversidad de caldos y sopas de México pero siin duda con nuestro estilo, ya que creemos en...More

Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Delicious soups and they give you free tostadas sauces and guac to start. Really well priced, my soup was 79 pesos and too big to finish. We came back twice. They also gave us free dessert one dayMore

Thank Katherine T
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2016
Google Translation

Recuerda que tenemos una promoción especial cada día de la semana, para que hagas tu favorita, los miércoles son de...More

Reviewed 14 December 2016

El Caldero serves big, hearty bowls of traditional Mexican-style soup! Go here for a cheap, cozy, belly-warming meal on a cold evening in San Cristobal, and you won't be disappointed. El Caldero was recommended on a backpacker's blog I read, so I decided to go...More

Thank Elena L
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2016
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Sin duda lo mejor es que se fueron llenos y contentos, eso es símbolo que nos mantenemos trabajando bien y...More

Reviewed 5 December 2016

They offered a number of traditional soups - we tried two of them - which were large servings, great tasting, and only around 80 pesos or 4 dollars each. We were delighted!More

Thank JoeBetsill
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2016
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Y nosotros más encantados que hayan venido a conocernos, un gusto que nos recomienden y puedan conocer que los caldos...More

Reviewed 1 December 2016

We were recommended to go to this place by friends. I personally really didn't like it, it was too bland for my taste, but my partner thought it was great. They also serve really nice lemonade. During our visit someone came in to play music...More

Thank lautje96
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2016
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Gracias por tu comentario justo y comentar que a tu compañero si le gustó, trabajamos para conquistar a todos los...More

Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

I loved this place !!! The menu is great - I have been here twice already and I might come back. The food is delicious and the service is very good too. Definitely recommend this place.More

Thank Marine R
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2016
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Somos dichosos de recibir siempre una reseña como la tuya y aprovechamos para recordarte que al acumular 5 visitas en...More

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Response from frankthetank123 | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t watch them prepare the meal. Sorry. It was real tasty though.
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, 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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