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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
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“stews” (8 reviews)
“pozole” (9 reviews)
“soup” (37 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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LOCATION
Insurgentes 5A, town center, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
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Reviewed 22 April 2016

I just had my lunch at this place about an hour ago. It was almost full, but I got a spot to sit down. The soup is made up of beans, pork scratchlings, cheese and guacamole. The soup arrived about 2 mins after I ordered...More

Thank TerryLondon_England
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2016
Google Translation

Nos esforzamos por darte lo más pronto posible tu comida, ya que sabemos que llegas con hambre o antojo y...More

Reviewed 22 April 2016

If you don't want to eat heavy, or if your tummy is a little so-so, what a good place to go to. Clean, clear chicken broth and wonderful ingredients on the side that you can put into the broth to your liking. - It's reconstitution...More

Thank reisenelisa1
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2016
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Te esperaremos con un postre así que nos vemos pronto! Sin duda como dices, buscamos que nuestros caldos sean esa...More

Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Delicious caldos, in portions that are more than satisfying, and for a fair price (I paid 69 pesos for the Tlalpeño). It was the best meal I had in days. The restaurant is also very well located, the service is good and fast, and the...More

Thank Ohana C
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2016
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Que haya sido la mejor comida en días es un gran honor y compromiso para nosotros, ya que hay grandes...More

Reviewed 17 March 2016

When visiting San Cristobal and looking for a body and soul warming bowl of authentic traditional Mexican soup, El Caldero is the place to be. The food was fresh, flavourful, and served with enough sides to be more than filling.More

Thank Tony H
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2016
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Que gusto que nuestros clientes entiendan nuestro compromiso en darles ingredientes frescos y de gran calidad, con productos locales y...More

Reviewed 15 March 2016

El Caldero is one of our go to restaurants for fast, delicious, and reasonably price food. The menu is simple and mostly soups, but they are well made with fresh ingredients and lots of meat and vegetables. Plenty of locals eating here which is a...More

Thank azulblue974
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2016
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Gracias por tu tiempo y por ayudarnos a difundir nuestro amor por los caldos, cada persona que logramos transmitir ese...More

Reviewed 25 February 2016

My sisters and I went to El Caldero twice while in San Cristobal de las Casas. We had their black bean soup - yum yum. The list of soups on menu is endless.More

Thank Susanne1943
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2016
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Sin duda el Caldero es un caldo muy rico, más ahora que le agregamos una costilla al caldo para que...More

Reviewed 18 February 2016

Regional soup cuisine! Very tasty! They have occasional regional live music who expect to be tipped for their performance.More

Thank Cata G
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2016
Google Translation

México esta lleno de sabores y versiones de platillos tradicionales, pero desde el Caldero buscamos crear las versiones que se...More

Reviewed 26 January 2016

If you are craving for pozole this the place, it seems very popular with locals, food is good, service is fast, cleanliness was decent, we did go back twice,prices are low.More

Thank sergiorms
Sr A, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2016
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Pozole VERDE, BLANCO y ROJO! Gracias por tu reseña y tu tiempo, es un gusto que hayas disfrutado tanto tu...More

Reviewed 17 January 2016

Eating in Mexico can sometimes be 'too much', as in the meals are heavy. So if you want something lighter and different, how about soup? Still, the bowls could be huge for small eaters. As we were a group, we ordered a few different ones...More

Thank Joelynnchin
Sr A, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2016
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Gracias por tus comentarios, sin duda un caldo con alguna de nuestras carnes res, cerdo, pollo, conejo, pescado o mariscos...More

Reviewed 4 January 2016

soup soup and more soup all excellent go and be filled with flavors and quality ingredients. service fast and easy. a good place for a liquid lunch or mas.More

1  Thank Cisco D
Sr A, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2016
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Sin duda nuestro compromiso es dar sabores que satisfacen y hacen querer más, así como ingredientes de calidad, gracias por...More

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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, Cash Only, Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 22:00
Monday
07:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 22:00
Thursday
07:30 - 22:00
Friday
07:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:30 - 22:00
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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