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“Amazingly Simple Tacos”
Review of El Cachirul

El Cachirul
Ranked #120 of 258 Restaurants in Isla Mujeres
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: After-hours
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours
Reviewed 24 July 2015

We ate in this small taqueria two nights during our week in Isla. The tacos are great and really cheap. You will need to be able to speak some Spanish as the staff doesn't understand English very well but basic knowledge should be sufficient. Hours are approximately 8p-12a

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Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

I don't get all the fuss. It's ok it's cheap. Yes they have tacos. We eat there. It's nothing special. Really. For Isla you can do better and worse.

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Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

I said in one other review that once you have tried all the more well-known restaurants on Isla, or if your speed is more off-the-beaten-path, start searching out the hidden gems. Definitely try this place! We had a golf cart and mapchick map, so we found it somewhat easily, but it is tucked away in a colonia.

No, the people there don't speak much English. Yes, they will help if you test your Spanish skills! We all had the pork tacos which were deliciously seasoned. The toppings bar was a hit. Delicious guac. We each had two tacos and left stuffed. And yes the prices are ridiculously low, just over $1/taco.

A hundred percent worth seeking out!!

Thank rln723
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Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

Tucked away four blocks from Av. El Contoy, in a residential part of La Gloria, sits a quaint little taco shop. A Spanish Soap Opera was on the tiny corner television, and the witty little 4 year old who's parents owned the place, mocked and teased everything the crazy Americans said :) "guacamole please!" "No meat." It was cute and perfect.
Being vegetarian, it was hard to find something on the menu. Everything for the most part was meat. So we opted for a cheese quesadilla with the sides. They included beans, rice and napole, and all were to die for! Flavors abounded and we ate until we were beyond stuffed! It was all very inexpensive as well. I would definitely go back for seconds. Or thirds...

Thank chefhendrix
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Reviewed 27 April 2015

We asked a bunch of taxi drivers what's the best place for tacos on the island, and the vast majority recommended El Cachirul. They were definitely right. Do yourself a favor and stay away from the restaurants on Hidalgo street (most are just tourist traps). Take a taxi (they're really cheap, ~40 pesos) and drive to La Gloria neighborhood to eat at El Cachirul. They serve tacos the way the Mexican gods intended them to be made. Fresh tortilla, amazing salsas, and high quality ingredients (the fried nopals are yummy!).
Simple food, amazingly tasty, and incredibly cheap (just slightly over US $1 per taco).

Thank Mihai S
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