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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)
Open Now
07:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
Insurgentes 5A, town center, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
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Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

Great soup, huge servings, good tortillas, great prices. The vegetarian soup is delicious, particularly once you add some of the sauces. The bean appetizer is addictive. I wish I had a branch of this restaurant in my home town, a perfect late night dinner.More

Thank aprestonlane
Sr A, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2015
Google Translation

La comida debe ser eso, con un gran sabor, con una porción generosa y un precio accesible. Porque buscamos que...More

Reviewed 20 December 2015

Yummy for my tummy. So many options. If they allowed Franchises, I would totally do it. Its awesome. We had 4 different soups over two meals and all of them very mouth watering goodness.More

Thank buwubuwu
Sr A, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2015
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Otra frase que podría quedar es "barriga llena, corazón contento", sin duda cuando quedas no solo satisfecho, sino también contento...More

Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

The menu is limited, especially for breakfast, but it's alright. As it's name indicates, the specialty are the different soups and broths, which were very good. Also available are quesadillas, tacos, chilaquiles and other Mexican dishes. Prices are fair. Too many local people and street...More

Thank xraleman
Sr A, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2015
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Gracias por tu recomendación y sin duda buscamos agregarle más opciones a nuestro menú, pero buscamos siempre destacarnos por la...More

Reviewed 2 December 2015

Located near the downtown area, it's convenient to get to on foot, portions are big, price for most soups is about $85.00 pesos a bargain for the amount of food you get, the conejo soup was tasty, and the chipilin soup was good just needed...More

Thank sergiorms
Sr A, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2015
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Gracias Sergio por tu reseña y recomendación! Esperamos y vuelvas pronto para que pruebes alguno mas de los caldos que...More

Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

What a lovely place to visit on a cold night! The place was packed when we arrived, which was unsurprising. We didn't mind sharing a table with another couple. There is an extensive list of soups, all of which looked delicious, and we were sad...More

Thank Christie B
Sr A, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2015
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Te esperamos pronto! Esperamos que en tu visita a Chiapas logres conocer la mayoría de nuestros 15 caldos que ofrecemos,...More

Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

In the four weeks we've been in Mexico we've had much better soups and for 10-20 pesos less. The soups weren't bad they just weren't anything special unfortunately.More

Thank McLeish M
Sr A, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2015
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Es una lástima que sea a tu parecer una sopa promedio, nos extraña ya que como puedes leer, la mayoría...More

Reviewed 14 October 2015

I liked this place. The pozole was really good. I couldn't finish it, which is unusual. This restaurant is popular with the locals, which says a lot. Service is fast and friendly. They give you some delicious salsas, chips, and frijoles with your meal. Reasonably...More

Thank alaskantravelnut
Sr A, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2015
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Gracias por tu reseña y por tus comentarios, nos inspira a trabajar más por nuestros comensales y para que haya...More

Reviewed 11 October 2015

Food was really amazing, the portions are as huge as the owners heart, he kindly served 2 kids that were hungry even as he knew he would not get paid for that, he has our respect and admiration, great job!More

Thank Yutke
Sr A, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2015
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Gracias por tu comparación y creemos que es necesario compartir, nos debemos a nuestros comensales, pero también tenemos días que...More

Reviewed 6 September 2015

This place serves great traditional soups like caldo de pollo and caldo de rez. If you enjoy soups this is one of the best places I have been in San Cristobal. Be prepared because it can be crowed on the weekends and there is often...More

Thank Amy B
Sr A, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2015
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Gracias por tu reseña, y que gusto saber que lo encontraste delicioso! Esperamos que regreses y pruebes algún otro caldo...More

Reviewed 16 August 2015

This is my go-to spot for a healthy and super satisfying meal. The Tlapeño is filled with healthy veggies and chicken, and I love the fresh avocado and cilantro they provide. Also, they put some kind of yummy magic in the bean and tostado appetizer,...More

1  Thank 525adriana
Sr A, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2015
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Tu reseña nos ha dejado más que inspirados a seguir trabajando arduamente para seguir manteniendo tu opinión en cada visita...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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