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5 de Mayo 39, Mexico City, Mexico
5521 4253
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pozole” (7 reviews)
“tacos” (3 reviews)
“guacamole” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin
$$ - $$$
5 de Mayo 39, Mexico City, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

I had dinner at Potzollcalli tonight - and after having read some of the reviews here, I thought that I may have to brave some very rude waiters in order to get a fairly good meal. I am pleased to report that the waiters were...More

Thank tiralb
Reviewed 15 February 2018

It is like a good luck restaurant, you have luck if you food is like you expect it, you are lucky if they have what do you order, the soup I order was with no really good flavor, I ate the same meal years ago...More

Thank Ginhenna
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Read about this on trip advisor and was excited to take our friends there. We have spent months in Mexico and are comfortable with the ordering process and what we like to eat. One wait staff would show up, take the beverage orders, another would...More

Thank Larry F
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

We had dinner in this very busy efficient Mexican restaurant last night. I had a chicken dish, my husband had tacos. Majority of people were having the famous soup, potzole, the restaurant is known for. Enjoyable experience. Our tour guide had recommended Potzollcalli to us...More

Thank Linda E
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Walking 5 de Mayo Street and not noticing much, you can find this extraordinary restaurant. The house special it's Pozole, you can try a wide variety of it and if you go on Thursday you can get 2 x 1. On Fridays you can get...More

Thank aamm72
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We went here as it was near to our hotel and had good reviews. We both chose from the special Oaxacan menu which included soup, a chicken item in sauce and a main. We chose the pizza and the mole chicken dish. All food was...More

Thank Laura R
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Being from the UK, I'm afraid we have a stereotypical view of Mexican food that probably encompasses Tex-Mex. As such, this review relates to the quality of the food, it's perceived authenticity, and service. Since being in Mexico we've had one cheap but awesome streetfood...More

Thank Colin P
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

we loved this place and can't wait to return. we had both Rojo and verde pozole and both were great. but the desert was just okay. I think they buy it from somewhere else. yes we do recommend

Thank Lawrence D
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This is an all around excellent place to eat: it has a well-rounded menu with authentic Mexican foods and great service from not only the server but all the members of the staff. They were extremely customer-service oriented. My girlfriend and my experience here the...More

Thank Bobby B
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I have eaten here several times and the food has always been good and the prices are reasonable. The staff is very friendly and they usually have someone there that speaks English. Next time I am in Mexico City I will visit this restaurant again.

Thank Tim G
Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro
Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings
and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico
City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio
Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas
Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to
admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit
the wide variety of markets and plazas where any
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 de Mayo 39, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro Histórico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Histórico
  • Phone Number: 5521 4253
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