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El Caldero

Insurgentes 5A, town center, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
+52 967 116 0121
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pozole” (16 reviews)
“soups” (64 reviews)
“tortillas” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
Insurgentes 5A, town center, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch is always busy and loud, matching the good food. Come with an empty stomach, the portions are large.More

Thank Wdkingman
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Nos honra que hayas disfrutado de tu desayuno, sin duda el Caldero del centro hay siempre movimiento y sonido pero...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Woke up with a cold and wanted something spicy, delicious and warming. I had the pozole de pollo rojo and it was amazing. The kind of dish you want to last forever. There was a queue round the block and it was full of local...More

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Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
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Que emoción lograr llegarte así con el trabajo de nuestro equipo en cocina y servicio; nos encanta siempre escucharlos, pero...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice, warm caldo is just what you want in San Cris’s chilly winter. I had not been in town for a while, the site was remodeled and I liked better the former local type environment.More

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Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
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Sin duda en esta temporada de climas helados se antoja más un buen caldo, pero recuerda que estamos abiertos todos...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you don't want the same obvious breakfast of eggs and tortillas, etc., you can get any of the caldos this place has on its daytime menu. You won't need to eat anything else for the rest of the day. ;-)More

Thank An0nyMs
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
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En México nos acostumbran nuestras madres o abuelas a darnos comida todo el tiempo... la abundancia y gran sabor son...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

OMG, any food is so good here! We came here for dinner both days of our visit here. We had the Mole de Olla (large chunks of beef in tomato mole soup with vegetables), traditional chicken pozole, the fancy Setas (mushroom) Sopa, Canejo Sopa (big...More

Thank TOsunnyfirst
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
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Eres un amante de los caldos como nosotros, nos encanta cuando encontramos personas que entienden y se emocionan al pensar...More

Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

FOOD: GREAT tortilla chips with refried Black beans with white cheese and three salsas. I got the Pozole soup. It’s has shrimp and calamari in it, and of course, pozole as well...AMAZING!! About $9 (US Dollars) very large bowl with lots of small shrimp and...More

Thank Tony B
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018
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Nos sentimos muy agradecidos por tu preferencia y recomendación, solo nos gustaría aclarar que el pozole que disfrutaste es el...More

Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Amazing soups packed with flavor!! The place is small but with nice environment and the soups are amazingMore

Thank lmarangoe
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018
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Sabor, calidad y abundancia es algo que nos motiva y buscamos vaya plasmado en cada alimento, bebida y servicio que...More

Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Great food, good service, Wi-Fi, nice admosfere with food music, decent prices just a little to small.More

Thank M l
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2018
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Nuestro Sancris así es, pequeño, diverso y mágico; sin duda algo de ello debía transmitirse con nosotros. Nos honra tu...More

Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Although a little bit like a fast-food chain, this place had delicious soups, and they are HUGE! Kids loved the malteados too. My husband had the pozole verde and I had the tlalpeno which was delicious and fresh - full of vegetables and not fried...More

Thank grubwrangler
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2018
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Nos alegra mucho mostrar otra faceta más de la comida mexicana, llena de sabor y diversidad, los caldos son una...More

Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Amazing place for brunch or dinner, great variety of soups, great service and affordable pricing for the traveler.More

Thank dadth91
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2018
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La comida como en la casa de la familia mexicana debe ser de calidad y abundancia, nos encanta saber que...More

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Response from frankthetank123 | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t watch them prepare the meal. Sorry. It was real tasty though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$5
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Insurgentes 5A, town center, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Chiapas  >  San Cristobal de las Casas
  • Phone Number: +52 967 116 0121
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