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Cuesta de Don Vasco # 5 | Patzcuaro, Michoacan, Patzcuaro 61600, Mexico
08:00 - 22:00
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Thu - Tue 08:00 - 22:00
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Mexico City, Mexico
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94 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here for lunch and had nice Mexican food though the menu also had options for international food. The mixotec chicken (vaporized cooked in spices with plaintain purée) is delicious.

Thank billetdoux_pp
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The coconut shrimp was exquisite as was the chicken salad. It's a very pleasant place to sit and has a great English library upstairs.

Thank smassad
New Orleans, Louisiana
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was, I think, the best I have ever tasted. It is very spare in the ingredients, including only a very flavorful chicken broth with large shreads of white meat chicken, carrot and merliton( vegetable pear) with a bit of crunch. The excellent quality of this soup must be attributed to the quality of the chicken used. We had this... More 

Thank DeeM19472014
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We almost always defaulted to Lupitas because we always loved what we had there. Also satisfied my occasional burger craving. Staff seemed to remember what we liked prior to ordering. Loved eating there.

Thank AmigaGail
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

The locals will all direct you to Lupitas. It's Mexican with a slant toward Gringos. Good margaritas, fine food. It's a local favorite for sure. We'll go back.

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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food ambiance and service. Especially enjoyed the trout which is served with lovely different sauces. Expat ladies lunch there on a weekly basis. There's an English language lending library upstairs Highly recommend trying it. Have a margarita!!

Thank Josette K
Phoenix, Arizona
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77 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

This is probably the best restaurant in town! The food is amazing and there is enough variety that I was able to choose something different every time. The Arancharra Steak was delicious and the best Guacamole. The restaurant serves Italian style pasta as well!

Thank Michael T
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Have better Mexican food in Los Angeles, Every thing is very plain, they don't even have any hot sauce of any chile... If you hate hot food, this is your place.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
San Antonio, Texas
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233 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

The food is a very special component in a restaurant experience, but poor customer service cannot overcome the best food. (food was only average at best). We ordered drinks and my wife needed a straw we asked our waiter, after awhile we asked again, we were seating in front of the bar, for some reason he walked towards the back... More 

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Beijing, China
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142 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

We enjoyed each and every dish we ordered. The venue is very pleasant and nicely decorated with local art. The house itself is fabulous and the prices were definitely reasonable. The service was a bit annoying and that is the only reason I did not give them 5 stars. Good internet connection

Thank 70ava

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cuesta de Don Vasco # 5 | Patzcuaro, Michoacan, Patzcuaro 61600, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Michoacan  >  Patzcuaro
Beautiful, new restaurant with wonderful, Mexican/American food. Reasonably priced.As you face the Basilica, the restaurant is located on the left corner.

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