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Gran Teocalli

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KM. 21. 5 Autopista Mexico-Piramides | San Juan Teotihuacan de Arista, San Juan Teotihuacan 55800, Mexico
+52 594 956 3267
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Essex UK
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600 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 383 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited as our lunch stop during a tour of Teotihuacan. It is a typical tourist buffet. I opted for the freshly cooked quesidillas which were tasty, the Bohemia beer was good and the desserts OK. The rest of the buffet didn't appeal to me. Entertainment was laid on but was a bit cheesy.

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Thank Angel57
Panama City, Panama, Panama
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85 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

The food is good, they have traditional Mexican dishes. I went for breakfast and enjoyed the food, and the service was good except the waiter asked about 5 times for the "voluntary tip". It felt a bit too intense.

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Thank Laura V
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Honestly I expected better. The food is not bad, but it is not impressive. There is music and dance, but it looks a bit too touristy.

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Thank Aída M
Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Typical buffet serving international meals (limited selection in their foods). No special Mexican dishes. They have a small entertainment crew outside the restaurant that was fun to watch.

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Thank Jason P
Norwich, United Kingdom
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188 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Yes, this is a tourist stop, but fortunately we were in early so only us eight. No queueing for excellent tacos, and the various buffet items piping hot and fresh with a quick explanation of the spiciest of the dishes. Both the fish and the chicken in the cactus sauce were excellent and drinks reasonably priced. Whilst we love music,... More 

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Thank DaveC774
Moscow, Russia
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Average place. Buffet type. The meal was edible but nothing really tasteful exept for the soup. No milk for the coffee, only dry cleaner.

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1 Thank kerakela
Dallas, Texas
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97 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This restaurant has a breakfast extravaganza like no other, in a lovely and pleasant atmosphere with incredible gardens and first class service at moderate prices. Located near the pyramids, you will enjoy a stop here, for sure. Nice gift shop too! :-)

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1 Thank Richard R
Florida, USA
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118 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

After our hot air balloon ride with Flying Pictures Mexico, we enjoyed a traditional Mexican breakfast buffet. The restaurant was decorated for Dia de Muertos. The food and service were both very good.

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Thank 2Tuscans
San Rafael de Escazu, Costa Rica
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is the regular stop whenever you take the Teotihuacan Pyramids tour. I really don't get it. The food is not good at all. They have a buffet, though it includes a wide variety of options, it's hard to choose. None of them are good. The best thing of the buffet is the tacos station, however, you have to wait... More 

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Thank Ginaescazu
Penuelas, PR
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

This is a buffet based restaurant with many artistic presentations while you eat. The food was good, with a great variety of choices. I suggest to offer different kind of drinks, not only Jamaica.

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Thank ruthcaliz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 21
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Buffet, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 19:00
Monday
08:30 - 19:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 19:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 19:00
Thursday
08:30 - 19:00
Friday
08:30 - 19:00
Saturday
08:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: KM. 21. 5 Autopista Mexico-Piramides | San Juan Teotihuacan de Arista, San Juan Teotihuacan 55800, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Estado de Mexico  >  San Juan Teotihuacan
  • Phone Number: +52 594 956 3267

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?