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El Eden

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Paseo de la Choca #126, Villahermosa, Mexico
+52 993 316 8148
08:00 - 18:00
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Duisburg, Germany
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118 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived an early Thursday evening and were surprised that they were about to close already. We had free buffet and some tacos which were prepared à la minute at our table side. Food was typical Mexican and service was friendly and efficient. Not really a gourmet restaurant but correct dishes and savory tastes. Only recommendable during daytimes.

Thank dieeilige
Prague, Czech Republic
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97 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

This is typical food from Tabasco. I love it. I am mexican who lived 7 years abroad in different countries. The first place I ate when I came back after 7 years it was this place. The "platanitos con queso y crema" are delicious. It's a buffet with typical food from here, you won't regret it.

Thank Ninaa C
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101 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Really nice food and ambient. The perfect place for a tourist. Buffet and service is excellent. They have a show of ladies and gents with their typical outfit and songs. They also sing a song from any tourists origin. Great!! Value for money! Around £12 buffet all inclusive with refill drinks. Taste the tabasquen chocolate... its amazing!!

Thank Graziella_Elizabeth
Monterrey, Mexico
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77 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

We were here for lunch and got hooked by the buffet which was very attractive and extensive, there are also a pair of food carts, one of broth and one of tacos, "barbacoa" and "cohinita pibil", the best part for us were the tacos, which we had almost as an afterthought and were truly delicious The service was very good

Thank katorga
Mexico City, Mexico
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55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

A very nice restaurant with traditional southern food. An interesting concept where they combine food brought to your table and a buffet set-up, a high end – high quality version of the alll you can eat model. The restaurant seems to be favoured by the locals and it is located in a nice neighborhood in an old Mexican Hacienda with... More 

Thank Constantino D
Mexico City, Mexico
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

It was an excellent surprise! The place is so beatiful, the deco and furniture are excellent. The service is fantastic. The quality of meals is excellent. A very good buffet. When i got there I was really surprise not only for the place but also for the quality of service and food. I highly recommend this restaurant. Real local mexican... More 

Thank clagunash
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

The place is incredible there is nothing you can improve, the ambient, decorations and the food is so Mexican, so tasty, delicious. This is one of the best Mexican restaurants I have ever been, and saying this as Mexican is so much.

Thank Juan_Pablo_FD
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2015

A generally decent buffet, consisting of a few appetisers served at your table followed by a walk-up main course selection. Overall food quality was good, though not excellent. We declined to try the vegetable and salad bar, which was a little too infested with flies for our liking. Wine-drinkers may be slightly disappointed.

Thank Neil C
Bolton, United Kingdom
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236 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2014

We visited here whilst on our business trip. The restaurant serves tasters of Mexican cuisine in a fresh buffet. The restaurant staff are very welcoming and the waitresses are dressed in traditional Tabasco dresses. The restaurant decor is very unique in a Spanish style with garden patio for outdoor eating and indoors is a very well decorated authentic Mexican looking... More 

Thank Simon Y
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98 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2014 via mobile

We arrived around 1pm and the buffet was just place so all the food looks great and also tasted delicious! There's some dishes that I can't remember the names but everything we tried was warm and good tasted! The waiters were very courteous and the service was excellent! We know that always when you ask to the town people about... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paseo de la Choca #126, Villahermosa, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Tabasco  >  Villahermosa
  • Phone Number: +52 993 316 8148

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