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El Caldero

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Insurgentes 5A, town center, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
+52 967 116 0121
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07:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 22:00
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Watauga
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38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

They offered a number of traditional soups - we tried two of them - which were large servings, great tasting, and only around 80 pesos or 4 dollars each. We were delighted!

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Thank JoeBetsill
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this review
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Y nosotros más encantados que hayan venido a conocernos, un gusto que nos recomienden y puedan conocer que los caldos... More 

York, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended to go to this place by friends. I personally really didn't like it, it was too bland for my taste, but my partner thought it was great. They also serve really nice lemonade. During our visit someone came in to play music for a while as well.

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Thank lautje96
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this review
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Gracias por tu comentario justo y comentar que a tu compañero si le gustó, trabajamos para conquistar a todos los... More 

Nice, France
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this place !!! The menu is great - I have been here twice already and I might come back. The food is delicious and the service is very good too. Definitely recommend this place.

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Thank Marine R
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this review
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Somos dichosos de recibir siempre una reseña como la tuya y aprovechamos para recordarte que al acumular 5 visitas en... More 

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76 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered two meals with pork and it was really tasty! Big size dish, in good price, nacho including and tortias! Highly recomended!

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Thank מעיין כ
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this review
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Si fue puerco pudo haber sido nuestro pozole o cochito, y sin duda nos importa que tus alimentos no solo... More 

Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A little place just off the main walking Blvd. The staff is very welcoming, the food is good and very reasonably priced. Bonus is they keep the pedlars and people begging you to buy their stuff out of the restaurant!

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Thank BBrav0
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this review
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Con tu reseña cumplimos las tres B, bueno, bonito y barato. Porque la comida es una experiencia completa de sabor,... More 

West Mids
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate there 2 times and always was something wrong. 1st time we have tried the soups (caldos). Birria average with not much meat btw meat was very greasy, other something local arrived cold. On the bill price for cerveza was higher than states in the menu. 2nd time ordered chicken, with salad (very little) and potatoes. When it arrived... More 

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Thank JoMarUK
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this review
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Lamentamos que haya sido así tu experiencia, y aunque no es un pretexto, tratamos de reducir siempre nuestro margen de... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great soups/stews — we went twice and tried four of them and all were good. Fantastic refried beans and guacamole. Very popular with locals.

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Thank GingerGoodwin
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this review
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Que felicidad que hayan probado 4 de nuestros caldos y que los hayan disfrutado tanto. Nos enorgullecen siempre que nos... More 

Trevor, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Really great guacamole, the little flight of salsas that come with the chips are all delicious, and the selections of soups all look great. Vegetarian options, seafood and all different kinds to choose from! For such a big bowl the prices are great. I will be going back for sure!

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Thank zcech
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this review
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Regresa pronto que aquí te espera un nuevo caldo, pide pozole Caldero, nuestra nueva creación. Gracias por tu reseña. More 

Sayulita, Mexico
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I have been there twice for takeout and will go again. They have 6-8 stew (caldo) choices for 75 pesos with big sized portions and then they have some "special" stews and marisco stews that are 85 or 120ish. I have had Tlapeno which is shredded chicken and vegetables, very tasty) and have also had a ground beef stew. They... More 

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Thank Shannon S
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this review
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Buscamos ser lo que es nuestro lema, "Para caldos, solo El Caldero". Aunque también contamos con un menú que incluye... More 

El Paso, Texas
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

It was cold and we were tired, we stumble upon this place and what a gem! The food was truly delicious, we had caldo de pollo, pozole and tacos. All three were well portioned, the seasoning and flavor as rich, all food hit a spot! I want to go back already!

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Thank Eli M
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this review
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Ya vengan! Aquí los esperamos con otro caldo para que prueben nuestra variedad de carnes, salsas y antojos. Que gusto... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$5
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Soups, Spanish
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 22:00
Monday
07:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 22:00
Thursday
07:30 - 22:00
Friday
07:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Insurgentes 5A, town center, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Chiapas  >  San Cristobal de las Casas
  • Phone Number: +52 967 116 0121

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?