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Avenida Crescencio Rosas 26, San Cristobal de las Casas 29250, Mexico
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

When we saw a line of locals waiting outside we knew we have to eat those tacos. And we were right! It was the best tacos we ate in Mexico. A must to eat!

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Thank נופר ק
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188 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Ate here 2 weeks ago and I loved it!! It's not fine dining and the place isn't the most classy one you've ever seen, but the food is just fantastic!!! Plus it's inexpensive. So if you're looking for great, inexpensive and authentic food, this is the place to be!

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Thank Peter N
San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

LOVE LOVE LOVE their al pastor tacos, they have reasonable prices too. Just don't go on a Tuesday evening because they are CLOSED.

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Thank abbydelanel
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We had a few things from the menu all were good! But in the category "exceptional" and absolute "must try" is the Taco al Pastor and Taco chorizo! Very cheap prices and very busy, expect to queue at peak hour.

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Thank Caroline T
United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

By far the best tacos I have ever had. My Spanish teacher, a local, told me about this place. I went back twice after that with friends, and they also went back twice! It's casual and affordable, loved by locals and tourists alike. There were a lot of families there. Large portions: my friends and I shared one order of... More 

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Thank TinaTurner16
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Definitively best tacos in San Cristobal. They open in the evening and the place is usually full. That's a sign that the food must be good. The service is fast and efficient. The place is frequented rather by locals, not much of foreign tourists but you will find an extensive menu in English. Vegetarian options available.

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Thank monikaszy
Anchorage
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230 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015

This place was recommended to me by a lifetime local resident. The tacos al pastor were the best I've eaten, and I've put away quite a few. The horchata was a good way to wash them down. Fresh tortillas, fresh ingredients, good salsa. Fast service and cheap prices. I was the only gringo there.

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Thank alaskantravelnut
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2014 via mobile

When you see a place full of locals with a line outside... You it's a must eat! Delicious tacos, all fresh and one very skilled and entertaining cook. This place has it all, super cheap!

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Washington
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72 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2014

As far as I'm concerned, Meson del Taco is the best taco restaurant in San Cristobal de las Casas. The combination plates are delicious, and a large group can share food and keep expenses down.

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1 Thank lamandona
San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2014

GREAT tacos! Inexpensive, and always, consistently good. They open 6 pm and go till dawn. People keep looking for authentic Mexican food... this is it!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Crescencio Rosas 26, San Cristobal de las Casas 29250, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Chiapas  >  San Cristobal de las Casas

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