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Las Ranas

Avenida 2 Poniente # 102-A | Avenida 2 Poninte #105-B, Puebla 72000, Mexico
+52 222 242 4734
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“al pastor” (8 reviews)
“tacos” (26 reviews)
“shawarma” (3 reviews)
Closes in 11 min
12:00 am - 9:30 pm Hours
Mexican, Fast food, Latin
Avenida 2 Poniente # 102-A | Avenida 2 Poninte #105-B, Puebla 72000, Mexico
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Typical Mexican dinner with plastic chairs, local folks, noise and unpretentious, yet delicious, food. If you want a romantic dinner you might want to skip it. If you want to have proper food, this is your spot. Cheap, generous and flavorsome food served real quick....More

Thank Eledublin
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

One of the best places to eat tacos al pastor in all of Mexico, i'm from Mexico City and i have to say Las Ranas is by far better than almost every taco al pastor i have ever tasted, will come back for sure on...More

Thank Diego G
BJ45VBR, General Manager at Las Ranas, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Thanks for your review and we hope to see you soon at Las Ranas

Reviewed 3 October 2017

I read other reviews and had to try it. The salsas were amazing, the food was great. We had the alemendra dish and split it between 2 people and 2 beers and it only cost 130 pesos. The atmosphere is vibrant and the frog paintings...More

Thank Mike C
BJ45VBR, General Manager at Las Ranas, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Hey Mike we are glad 😁 about your review. If you still in town hope you come back to try something good and different.

Reviewed 10 August 2017

Located in a patio just off one of the city centre's main shopping street, THIS is the place for authentic tacos in Puebla. Ignore the basic plastic tables, and bring your hunger because the food is delicious, big portions and fantastic value for money. You...More

Thank Mcr-traveller13
BJ45VBR, General Manager at Las Ranas, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

All the staff and of course the waiters appreciate your review. Hope to see you soon 😃

Reviewed 31 July 2017

The amount of food they give you at this restaurant is incredible and every bite is delicious! Be sure to go there hungry and try as many different dishes as possible. The price point is fantastic and the decor is fun with paintings and drawings...More

Thank Jackie H
BJ45VBR, General Manager at Las Ranas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thanks for coming to Las Ranas and of course for given us your opinion,We hope to see soon.

Reviewed 14 July 2017

The place is located in what looks like an old colonial courtyard. The tacos are served shawarma style with fresh salsa. Service is fast and friendly and they have an English menu too. We liked this place so much we at there for lunch and...More

Thank cuddlicious
BJ45VBR, General Manager at Las Ranas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thanks for your review, We hope to see you soon at Las Ranas.

Reviewed 22 February 2017

A mandatory stop on my wife's culinary list and I'm so glad! Frijoles charro (beans with pork), gringo al pastore with flour tortilla and cheese and Arabe were all enjoyed with an edge given to the gringo pastore.

Thank tennismaine
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The place is easy to find, located along a main street Simple menu - prices reflect the size (i.e. how much meat you'll get), and the type of tortilla. We didnt know, so we just one of each thing - same kinda meat and dressing......More

Thank theniece
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Original and best - the crazy busy taco arabe joint who invented the arabe - really just a rolled-up taco pastor in a wheat flour tortilla, but excellent nevertheless - and the salsa verde is sensational. Great atmosphere, halfway between a café and a restaurant:...More

1  Thank mbalax32
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Had a fun evening at Las Ranas. The ambiance is super local and not at all fancy, but it's lively with lots of groups and even a street musician came in and played for part of my meal. The Ranas platter was great and way...More

Thank BuenosAiresFoodie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10
Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 am - 9:30 pm
12:00 am - 9:30 pm
12:00 am - 9:30 pm
12:00 am - 9:30 pm
12:00 am - 9:30 pm
12:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 2 Poniente # 102-A | Avenida 2 Poninte #105-B, Puebla 72000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Puebla  >  Puebla
  • Phone Number: +52 222 242 4734
It is located just around the corner of the street 5 de Mayo in Puebla (the most important walking street) It is 2 restaurants.. one right across the other.
They specialize in tacos but they serve a few other dishes too.
It is by far the best tacos in the city and I have invited friends from Greece, Norway and all over Mexico and everyone loves them so I can't understand why they aren't listed in tripadvisor yet. They are the best known tacos in the city I am sure
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