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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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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (119 reviews)
“pan dulce” (14 reviews)
“tortilla soup” (21 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 yesterday

This is a lovely local restaurant frequently by locals and tourists. It has plenty of atmosphere and serves authentic Mexican food at a very reasonable price point. Service and Food @ 4 and value @5

Thank JourneyYYZ
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was having dinner here with some work colleagues and it was a very good night. The food was delicious and the recommendations of the employees very adapted to our needs. There was a group of Mariachis playing live music and singing songs through all...More

Thank Antonijus M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came for a breakfast and was pleasantly surprised. Everything was perfect: The tortilla española, the side salad, the bread, the orange juice, the coffee. A great place! My only objection is that this place should not be tagged as vegetarian friendly, since, besides breakfast, there's...More

Thank Rama E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner here last week and really enjoyed ourselves! Right in the heart of the Centro Historico the Café de Tacuba is set in a charming old house beautifully decorated with antique paintings, Mexican handicrafts and Spanish tiles. A top drawer guitar quartet serenades you...More

Thank Matthew D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An old and magnificent construction ... maybe 300 years and looks like a real Palace. The food is one the best original places to enjoy real mexican food, bakery, traditional antojitos at very affordable prices.. the coffee and desserts are great. best to enjoy Monday...More

Thank jamievao
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here is always good, and the atmosphere takes you back a century in time. In the evening you might be serenaded by a tuna band.

Thank cheribokern
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were staying in the historic district and this restaurant was recommended by several people including the concierge in out hotel. We enjoyed a excellent service and wonderful food. We highly recommend this restaurant if you are close to the Zocolo.

Thank JBNapa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Here is nothing materially wrong w Cafe de Tacuba , but I consider is to be overrated. They food quality is average, and the vibe is touristy. If you are in the neighborhood and need a place to eat, then by all means you should...More

Thank QDC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't miss their house dishes, especially their meat Enchilada. They werw so good that we returned there the next night (2 out of 3 nights in Mexico city :) )

Thank ali j
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This one of those great buildings and ambience but with average food. Nothing fabulous outside, but a nice environment within. I went solo on a weeknight. Not busy. Seated quickly. My order was taken quickly. I tried one of the juices -- a large grapefruit...More

Thank hayes_jd
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
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
15 August 2016|
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Response from Mario V | Reviewed this property |
Either you'll have to be very very lucky to find a table by the windows, or you'll have to handsomely, and/or very discretely, "tip" the folks at the hosting station. Good luck!
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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