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“Excellent Authentic Mexican Cuisine ”
Review of Cenaduria El Tunel - CLOSED

Cenaduria El Tunel
Cuisines: Mexican
Description: It's run by these sweet, older women. We described it as "Mexican home-cooking." It's all homemade and simple, but SOOO good. The mole is delicious! As is the tortila soup, and chicken dishes.
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Description: It's run by these sweet, older women. We described it as "Mexican home-cooking." It's all homemade and simple, but SOOO good. The mole is delicious! As is the tortila soup, and chicken dishes.
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

We found this place on the city tour. We went back to try it. It's absolutely amazing!! Staff spoke broken but good English.
I had the tacos which are to die for. My husband had soup and a few other things. We walked out spending $11 for dinner! We've gone twice on this trip and will likely go again before we leave.

Thank Misty S
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Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

We went with a local friend because my parents had been there 30 years ago and knew it to be good authentic food. No more.
As we sat down we were told the only beverages were pop and margaritas. So we ordered the latter - tasted like soda syrup. Asked for new ones and they said no. Full charge and we didn't drink them.
Went there for horchata and they didn't have it (traditional beverage).
"Only on weekends "
Ordered tostadas because they were pictured with avocado "no avocado" so changed my order to chicken enchiladas. The meat was cold as was my husband's and mom's meal. Son's tacos were warm. Food served with a styrofoam cup of greasy "salsa" to "heat the food" but there was no way anyone would put it on their food.
Our friend from Mazatlán graciously offered constructive feedback and suggested to never serve that salsa to customers. The waiter didn't apologize, didn't thank her, nothing.
WORST meal ever. Do NOT go here!!!! (We also tried the mole enchiladas and asada/chicken All terrible. Most of the food was left on the plates.)

Thank Tallydoctor
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Reviewed November 5, 2016

Went there for dinner on a weekend night and were the ONLY customers. Felt very sad. Staff milling around with nothing to do. Many items on the menu not available. Food run of the mill. Place was cozy and staff friendly but it just didn't seem to be doing enough business to keep the food fresh.

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Thank Mike5466
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Reviewed March 23, 2016

This restaurant has been closed for a while and reopened this season. It is located across from Angela Peralta Theatre. I went there with friends, curious to find out about possible changes. To keep it short, we were not impressed. Food was mediocre, service was below standards and the atmosphere was un-friendly and cold. Will not go back.

Thank Hollanda2013
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Reviewed February 28, 2016

We go to El Tunel for the pozole but have branched out to try other things. A bowl of pozole is a meal by itself and at 65 pesos is a bargain. They have many a la carte items like tostadas & enchiladas. These are only 25 pesos each and are very good. We have been here twice so far this year. 2 tostadas is also a perfect meal! El Tunel has been in business many many years and was recently remodeled.

Thank LisaHSpokane
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