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Antigua Taqueria La Oriental

Sur 14, Puebla, Mexico
+52 222 237 8763
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (25 reviews)
“pork” (4 reviews)
“flatbread” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Fusion
Sur 14, Puebla, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 16 July 2017

We went to this restaurant with a local friend who took us there, the restaurant is fairly simple and not fancy at all. However the different choices of tacos was very broad and the ones we tried were delicious. We plan to come back and...More

Thank Francisco A
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

They have a lot of restaurants around the city...I ate at two of them and both was the same...a boring taco nothing special, a boring salsa and bad service... I don't like it

Thank Eduardo C
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Today I went to try the famous Taco Arabe at the foodcourt at Plaza Angelopolis and the qualitybis very poor, the only reason I qualify them at two and not one is because the taco was not bad.

Thank Elivan N
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Just average tacos arabes, if tou want to taste something typical from Pueblas this is just okay. I would recomend taco arabe with cheese

Thank Ricky-Mtz
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Yes, these tacos were good but not the great I was hoping for. We found the meat to be tender and tasty, but too salty. Certainly generous portions and the accompanying sauces were also good. We will have to try Tacos Tony, as another reader...More

Thank KGGFamily
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Several locations in Puebla. One behind the hotel Alhondiga at city center. Their specialty is a fusion of Lebanese and Mexican cuisine which is the "taco oriental" which is a traditional taco on a pita type bread and not a corn tortilla. The Seminas con...More

Thank Clevlander
Reviewed 6 September 2016

These tacos are unique, they are served on a pita flat bread and the meat is shaven off off of a "Trompo" right in front of you. Get the Jocoque seco and enjoy a special treat, be careful the hot sause has some kick but...More

Thank Edward C
Reviewed 30 May 2016

This review if for the location on the Zocalo in Puebla. Originally, I went out looking for tacos al pastor... then I saw the trompo of meat just like pastor and the sign Tacos Arabe... I had no idea what Arabe was so I looked...More

Thank drb622013
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This place is purported to be the birthplace of this style of tacos in Mexico. Their signature food is their Tacos Arabe. It is flame cooked meat in a style that seems out of place in Mexico. If you have had tacos al pastor in...More

1  Thank COCowboy
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Tacos arabes is all the rage in Puebla and they are yummy. However I found La Oriental to be not as good. The meet tasted funny. I went to another location near el zocalo and they were much more delicious. This place is highly franchised...More

Thank num1sinner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sur 14, Puebla, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Puebla  >  Puebla
  • Phone Number: +52 222 237 8763
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