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El Charco de la Higuera

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Jardin de San Jose S/N | Entre 5 de Mayo y Torres Quintero, Colima 28050, Mexico
+52 312 313 0192
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07:45 - 23:45
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The Woodlands, Texas
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

This is a place to go if you want to eat something typical from Colima, delicious and inexpensive. Everything is delicious!! We eat a lot and paid less than 10 dollars each!! Worthy to go.

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41 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

We ate here based on reviews on TA and did not disappoint. The service, food and ambience, background music was perfect. We both had one of their regional pork specialties based on our server's recommendation and margaritas. It was one of the best meals we had so far traveling around Mexico. As far as location- from the Best Western Ceballo... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

I had breakfast here after being on the bus all night...its on a square with a fountain near a church, a bright airy restaurant with very good food.

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London, United Kingdom
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214 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

I looked up TA to find good local restaurants to the Hotel Ceballos. We three middle aged men walked along the road into the dark suburb, not threatening at all. After a twist and turn we found another listed (in an old guidebook) restaurant closed and then came across the fabulous setting of this establishment. Church, gardens, fountain (OK dry!)... More 

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Thank Mike K
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

Very sabory food. Traditional mexican food in its best and original way. You can start with a great coffee and end with a perfect desert.

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niagara-on-the-lake, ontario
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

This is a wonderful traditional Colima restaurant. The food is well-prepared typical cuisine, and the staff treat customers with old-fashioned courtesy. The loveliest thing, I think, is the location. It is situated on a small jardin with a fountain, next to a very pretty little church. It is a wonderfully cool oasis in the city. I have frequented this restaurant... More 

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encinitas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

This is a lovely authentic Colima restaurant, not fancy or pretentious at all, but if you are looking for delicious local cuisine this is an excellent place. The setting is quiet and lovely in a small garden plaza called San Jose. The wait staff was friendly and attentive. It is an outdoor garden setting so expect a few flies buzzing... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2013

This restaurant has delicious food and their coffee and tipico café grown in the region. Their café con leche is to die for.

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San Diego, California
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2012

I have spent a lot of time in Colima when it's cooler and El Charco de la Higuera is my and my Mexican family's favorite. We usually order the tatemado but the menu offers many other dishes. It's open air or outdoor seating with excellent and attentive service. Great food and ambiance at reasonable prices. .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
07:45 - 23:45
Monday
07:45 - 23:45
Tuesday
07:45 - 23:45
Wednesday
07:45 - 23:45
Thursday
07:45 - 23:45
Friday
07:45 - 23:45
Saturday
07:45 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jardin de San Jose S/N | Entre 5 de Mayo y Torres Quintero, Colima 28050, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Colima  >  Colima
  • Phone Number: +52 312 313 0192
Description
Come and enjoy the ambiance and the gastronomy from Colima. We are located at the Provincial garden of the San Jose church in Colima city.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?