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El Lago de los Cisnes

Calle Prado Norte No. 391, Mexico City 11000, Mexico
+52 55 5282 4501
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good48%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chicharron” (5 reviews)
“tacos” (20 reviews)
“queso” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin
$$ - $$$
Calle Prado Norte No. 391, Mexico City 11000, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Service is good, specialist in tacos, not the best you can find but they are ok. Drinks like Horchata and pineapple are good.

Thank Fernando D
Reviewed 10 March 2017

(The Lake of the Swans) works on the concept that traditional Mexican favorites are great but the usual haunts where they are served lack overall sanitation and professional servers. This chain of restaurants, open for breakfast at eight and still open after midnight, fixes all...More

Thank Barbshawtravels
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I expected more ! Quality was ok ... we paid for the location and not the food ... a bit disappointed!

Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This is a trendy taco shop in Mexico City, the menu includes the most popular Mexican cuisine dishes but my favourite are the Tacos al Pastor. The place is very clean, service efficient and courteous as is usual in Mexico and the Tacos are authentic...More

Thank salomon v
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

General thoughts: I went to this restaurant after numerous recommendations from people but did not believe the tacos were superior to others given the extra price. Service: was good and the wait staff was attentive and the food came out quickly. Overall, location/service is nice...More

Thank Julian G
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

This is a place that after several years keeps good food and service. Prices are higher than you would expect for tacos but taste and quality is good. If you look for real simple mexican food this place is a good choice especially for lunch...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Traditional Mexican taco joint. You will find good food and perfect Mexican "godin" ambiance. Perfect for a quick lunch or if you want to have simple but great tasting tacos. The service is not that great though. Try the pats soup. Very traditional Mexican dish...More

Thank Camilo A
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

It has been over 20 years since It was caled Charco de las Ranas that I have been going here. Tacos are great with pastor and chuleta ahumada my favorite. I aleays ask for cebollitas too (not prrparadas). This place is a treat for me....More

Thank Happy_on_the_road
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Had lunch here and really enjoyed our meal. We had horchata to drink and tacos al pastor to eat with fried gouda cheese (chicharron de queso). The food was fresh and tasty.

Thank Paul_R_8208
Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

Totally worth every penny!!! The pastor "pepito" is delicious!!! The Jamaica water is super refreshing!!! Everything here is really good and super clean!!!

Thank Ana G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 06:00
07:00 - 06:00
07:00 - 06:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Prado Norte No. 391, Mexico City 11000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Lomas de Chapultepec 5
  • Neighbourhood: Lomas de Chapultepec 5
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5282 4501
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