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El Charco de las Ranas

Av. Rio Mixcoac Esq. Lorenzo Rodriguez, Mexico City, Mexico
5598 6597
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“alambre” (3 reviews)
“tortillas” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin
$$ - $$$
Av. Rio Mixcoac Esq. Lorenzo Rodriguez, Mexico City, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious as always! One of rhe best places to eat traditional tacos. Tacos al pastor are the best. They have been there since I have memory and they have maintained the high quality.

Thank Heidi M
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Since this restaurant started It has been known for having great tacos, a simple clean restaurant and the use of quality ingridients, my 2 favorite options are the "Tacos al Pastor" (Pork meat slowly cooked with a fine adobe sauce) and the "Alambre especial con...More

Thank FeBoMu
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

I must say I am Mexican living outside the country since 2012. Positively surprised coming back to this place as the Pastor Tacos and the 'salsas' were fantastic. Pricey if you live in Mexico City, inexpensive if you are coming from Europe or the US....More

1  Thank Cesar N
Reviewed 5 November 2016

The tacos are incredible and stick with the basics - Chorizo, Pastor and Asada. They are excellent and the standard taco is a good portion, i would select several standards instead of going with 1 traditional. You can see in my picture the serving size...More

Thank Salvador H
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Me and my family had one day off at Mexico City before we go to Cancun, and decided to go to this place, we were really surprised, I never had tacos like this before, the tacos are amazing, very delicious, the sauce was great too!...More

Thank debstraveler
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Great tacos at a high price point. The frijoles charros (slow cooked beans with bacon, onion etc) were ample and decadent. The taco al pastor was large and well done ... good tortillas too. A bit pricey for MX City tacos though.

Thank METRUN360
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

If you're visiting Mexico City order tacos al pastor, alambre of bistec and chicharrón de queso 👌🏽 also the Fish tacos al pastor are amazing! Aaaand Mexican breakfasts are also great!

Thank William L
Reviewed 16 June 2016

El Charco is a nice place, particularly for those who are timid about real street-taco joints, or for visiting foreigners who might suffer intestinally from the more authentic places. But this place is nice, pleasant, clean, and easy to get to. The quesadillas lack something...More

1  Thank Town P
Reviewed 16 June 2016

When you aproach to the restaurant there is a valet parking ready to take your car, which is very important in a big city like CDMX, I like the colored atmosphere of the place and the flavor of the food is great, don't miss the...More

Thank Pezcristiano
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Great tacos, very well served and excellent mexican food... Enjoy it's expensive for a taco but is very good to have

Thank Richard V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 06:00
07:00 - 06:00
07:00 - 06:00
07:00 - 06:00
07:00 - 06:00
07:00 - 06:00
07:00 - 06:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Rio Mixcoac Esq. Lorenzo Rodriguez, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
  • Phone Number: 5598 6597