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Tacanijo

Calle Huacas y Ave. De Las Americas, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
408-7849
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
19 Jul 2018
“3rd location at Milinium Plaza--best decor”
26 Apr 2018
“The best restorant in cuenca "Méxican food"”
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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LOCATION
Calle Huacas y Ave. De Las Americas, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 17 May 2015

Once again we had terrific Mexican food in a colorful fun atmosphere and tried the desserts...um GOOD! ******....NOW there is a wonderful souvenir Tequila shot glass given FREE as a memento of your visit...order a shot of Tequila and it comes in a unique hand...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 6 March 2015

When our group of four walked in the narrow gate off the street I was very skeptical but open to a venue in Cuenca with Mexican food. A few tables on the lower level opens up from a staircase to a large open area on...More

1  Thank Gary H
Reviewed 11 December 2014

I was invited here by my students for dinner we ordered the a chicken type burritto. I can't remeberthe name. I liked the price and the food was delicious. I would definatley recommend this place to anyone.The place is well decorated

Thank Josie W
Reviewed 23 November 2014

It's absolutely worth the visit, although it is a little bit outside of the center. Very busy on the weekend, so come earlier or reserve, if you don't like to wait.

Thank brischit
Reviewed 19 November 2014

For several years Gringos and Cuencanos have been crowding into Tacanijo for wonderful Mexican meals....now no longer small, with a huge new dining room decorated with all the flavors of Mexico, delicious new dishes added to the menu, but still the best Margaritas!! Owners are...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 14 November 2014

OK, I hesitated to write a review because it was so hard to get a seat in this previously tiny, family run eatery. Well, apparently they have gotten the message: they just opened a huge new dining room with lots more space, more help, and...More

Thank ClaudiaHAron
Reviewed 25 October 2014

I love this place. Tonight, friends and I went and were shocked that they had expanded. The dining area is now enormous and with wonderful ambiance true to the motif of Mexico! By the time we left, there was nary an empty table. Love the...More

Thank danoinec
Reviewed 15 October 2014

Having lived in Mexico City for 4 years my husband and I really know good Mexican food, and TACANIJO has the best outside of Mexico....delicious tacos, enchildadas, sopes, etc. and a few creations by the owners that are very yummy -- the Tortilla Soup is...More

1  Thank Susan C
Reviewed 27 September 2014

Craving for Mexican food? Tacanijo is a family owned hole in the wall kind of place. Great atmosphere, friendly service, delicious food and very reasonable prices ( very inexpensive). Everything from tacos, flautas, chimichangas, tostadas (volcanoes), yummy desserts - specially the caramelized flan and the...More

1  Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Having lived in Mexico City for 4 years my husband and I really know good Mexican food, and TACANIJO has the best outside of Mexico....delicious tacos, enchildadas, sopes, etc. and a few creations by the owners that are very yummy -- the Tortilla Soup is...More

3  Thank Susan C
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newlywedded2015
13 November 2018|
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Response from Michele R | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure which is closer--may be about the same distance. The original is at Calle Huacus Y Ave. de las Americas. But they are closed today and a bit difficult to find if you are new here. The other is at Milenium... More
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SueZ1Princess2013
14 April 2017|
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Response from Laura K |
Yes, it wil be!
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Ronald M
26 February 2017|
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Response from Marc K | Reviewed this property |
Presedente Cordova, across the street from Coral
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Huacas y Ave. De Las Americas, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: 408-7849
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