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Cafe de Tacuba

Calle Tacuba - Delegacion Cuauhtemoc 28 | Colonia Centro Historico, Mexico City 01600, Mexico
+52 55 5518 4950
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (119 reviews)
“pan dulce” (15 reviews)
“tortilla soup” (22 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Tacuba - Delegacion Cuauhtemoc 28 | Colonia Centro Historico, Mexico City 01600, Mexico
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Reviewed today

Our last night in the city, we came across this place. Beautiful. Traditional Mexican. The food was good, but the atmosphere made it for us.

Thank Jeffrey H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a great place that embrace the traditional mexican food. Tamales, coffee, hot chocolate and sweet bread are something you MUST try. One tamal should be enough for one person. The staff is very courteous and friendly. There is usually packed but the staff...More

Thank Cris T
Reviewed 1 week ago

I arrived in a party of 6 an hour late for my reservation due to rush hour traffic. Our table was held for us. I had chicken parmesan. It was a huge portion, very tasty! The wait staff was efficient and polite, in spite of...More

Thank Stay453535
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been many times to this restaurant. It never disappoints me. The place is very typical : a 19th century Mexican house that serves typical Mexican food. The service is very good, but you have to be early in order not to wait. The...More

Thank jcruza2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Go here if you're wanting some of the BEST food in Mexico City - Believe me - i've been to ALL the restaurants in this city... this place is incredible and the food service and atmosphere are just as great.

Thank JohnT1112
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This location was recommended by a good friend who loves tiles just as much as I do. We were seated promptly. The server started by promoting the Special of the House, #10 on the menu Special Tacuba style enchiladas that come with a mole or...More

Thank Mulkonator007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve heard about Café Tacuba Restaurant even before we visited Ciudad México. Obviously, we wanted to visit it and take a look. We were not dissapointed at all. A very classy restaurant, well kept, with a very interesting history behind it, and excellent food and...More

Thank jrbetancourt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on our walk to the Zocalo. Historic building, great waitstaff, excellent food choices. I had the tamales. Probably the tastiest I’ve had for quite some time. And very large. I could’ve just ordered one. Atmosphere is very nice. I would recommend to...More

Thank headshot6868
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was skeptical at first but as soon as we entered the restaurant we could see it was something special! Mariachi band was playing and the decor was so traditional. I noticed many tables of local folks and the wait staff was impeccably dressed in...More

Thank caAnn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

was recommended to try this place...didnt overly enjoy the food...thought Mexican street food far more tasty....

Thank Greg C
Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro
Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings
and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico
City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio
Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas
Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to
admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit
the wide variety of markets and plazas where any
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Questions & Answers
21 August 2018|
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Response from EB-Cottage | Reviewed this property |
They played a few songs while we were having lunch.
27 January 2017|
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Response from Francisco A | Reviewed this property |
I think they perform at night, the best thing to do is to call the restaurant and ask.
24 December 2016|
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Response from Dottye H | Reviewed this property |
Probably not
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Tacuba - Delegacion Cuauhtemoc 28 | Colonia Centro Historico, Mexico City 01600, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro Histórico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Histórico
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5518 4950
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