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In the Nicolas Bravo Public Market | Nicolas Bravo and Guillermo Prieto, La Paz, Mexico
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La Paz, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

This is a super good deal for pork tacos. The pork is fall off the bone tender and they give you a lot of meat in each taco. On Wednesdays it is 2 for the price of 1 day.

Thank Kimberly R
La Paz, BCS
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Pretty much OK carnitas, but not the best in town. If you ask them nicely (mas jugoso por favor) and watch what piece they choose you may avoid the dried out inedible pieces. The place is always packed, on Wednesdays only. Why Wednesday? Half price that's why. The rest of the time go else ware.

Thank bobelon
La Paz, Mexico
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2014

This stall has been outside the Farmer's Market in La Paz for at least 5 years when we first went there. We learned about it from a teacher at our Spanish school who was a great restaurant scout. They only serve carnitas which is the Mexican pork dish made by cooking an entire pig down in its own fat. there... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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187 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2013

Where the locals line up to get carnitas (roasted pork) to go. The line can get long but moves pretty quickly. Located adjacent to the Nicolas Bravo public market. Wednesdays you can get 2 for the price of 1. As of April 2013, the cost was 300 pesos a kilo, which means on Wednesdays, you can get a kilo for... More 

Thank squirrelmama

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: In the Nicolas Bravo Public Market | Nicolas Bravo and Guillermo Prieto, La Paz, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  La Paz

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