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Avenida Universidad 540 | Narvarte, Mexico City 03600, Mexico
+52 55 5604 8288
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Munich, Germany
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

At home or in the taco store - enjoy their great tacos al pastor or volcanos! The service is always good and the food tastes awesome! One of my favorite taco places in Mexico City!

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Thank Simon D
Miami
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Great Tacos al Pastor, good choice for tacos, caldos and botanas. Good value, not expensive and good service. I used to go there before they become a restaurant, they were just a Kiosk, I could eat there everyday in my business trips.

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Thank KingAldo
San Diego, California
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016

The first thing you'll notice when you walk into this popular Roma Sur taqueria is the large menu on the wall with over a hundred taco options, including Los Parados' specialty, an assortment of tacos volcan. Volcan style tacos are typically al carbon (grilled) meats served on a tortilla with melted cheese and other ingredients. Everything is good here! Open... More 

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Thank AGringoInMexico
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2015

This gem was located right across the street from my hotel and we went twice to enjoy the excellent tacos al pastor at Los Parados. Service was prompt and the tacos were excellent. Others in our party ordered enchiladas along with some other sides. Everyone left happy and very satisfied. I will probably stay at the hotel again just to... More 

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Thank Bruce K
San Jose, Costa Rica
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92 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

Everytime I travel to mexico I hve to stop here... The place is cheap and great... The tortas are the must I enjoy.. Torta de milanesa delicious. No more words the place is good.

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Thank Walter R
Bondi, Australia
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2015

This place on thew corner is open always. Great tacos cooked over carbon. Also serve some amazing ribs, chorizo, and BBQ. Went here also for burgers. Good before or after a night out with friends.

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Thank Jessiefromsydney
San Diego, California
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66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Don't forget to order your "chicharrón de queso", pan fried cheese that is reduced to a thin layer of toasted cheese. Their hat sauces are great.

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Thank Luis C
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1,085 reviews
466 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2013

Los Parados (Or the Stood-Up People) is a small and very famous taco shop on the corner of Monterrey and Baja California (Eje 3 Sur) in the Colonia Roma Sur of Mexico City. They in my opinion have some of the best meat tacos in the city ... the only ones that compare for me are the "Tacos Atlixco" (officially... More 

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Thank METRUN360
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2013

If you want the experience of a real traditional taqueria and feel unnerved from just walking up to any shop on the street, this is a good place to go to. Their tacos al pastor are wonderful, as are the other meat dishes (costilla, jugo de carne is a must). For vegetarians, you can try the volcanes, queso fundido con... More 

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Thank alvaradodavide
Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2013

I had the Bistec con Queso tacos & the Chile Poblano con Queso tacos. They were delicious . Sometimes you will even see some Mexican celebrities. The last time I went I even saw a few Bands that played in the VIVe Latino 2013.This taco place is mostly always packed but its worth the wait :)

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 02:00
Monday
09:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 02:00
Thursday
09:00 - 05:00
Friday
09:00 - 05:00
Saturday
09:00 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Universidad 540 | Narvarte, Mexico City 03600, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5604 8288

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