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El Caldero

Insurgentes 5A, town center, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
+52 967 116 0121
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pozole” (16 reviews)
“soups” (69 reviews)
“tortillas” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
Insurgentes 5A, town center, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 146 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious authentic Mexican food and tonnes of it. Worth a visit for the complimentary nachos and dips alone. Really reasonably priced, we left very satisfied.More

Thank Francesca Y
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
Google Translation

Nos reconforta que tu visita y experiencia te haya dejado satisfecho y con un grato recuerdo de nosotros, muchas gracias...More

Reviewed 18 March 2018

We went to this small restaurant at the end of the lunch period. Good thing since there was a line but we were seated almost right away. The soups there are very filling, tasty and great for a cold day. This is a local joint,...More

Thank awlrr
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018
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En la hora de comida algunas veces contamos con una fila de espera, pero generalmente no tardarás en encontrar asiento,...More

Reviewed 18 March 2018

We had the most delicious caldos (soup) a huge bowl filled with lots of chicken and vegetables. It is obviously a favorite among locals as nearby restaurants were empty and El Cadero was packed. The owner, Anna, is gracious and runs the place with great...More

Thank Barrio
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018
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Anna esta muy honrada por tus palabras, siempre es una responsabilidad y motivación ser recomendados por nuestros vecinos y locales,...More

Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Anna was our waitress, she speaks English so we had no problems with order. Soups are awesome- full of meat, vegetables and other tasty things. Unfortunately they were too big for us. You can eat there a delicious food for an reasonable price and enjoy...More

Thank Michał C
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018
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Nuestro compromiso es darles una experiencia de sabor y buen trato, agradecemos siempre sus comentarios y nos motivan sus palabras...More

Reviewed 22 February 2018

Caldo it kind of Mexican soup ,that told us Jose our guide ad suggest follow him to El Caldero small restaurant served just caldos but these soups were indeed good and tasty huge portions .Restaurant was very busy time ,about 3 p.m, when we dine...More

Thank Michael L
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018
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Que gusto que ya te gusten los caldos mexicanos, en México acostumbramos siempre que visitas la casa de tu familia...More

Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

During our two visits to SCLC in January we ate here multiple times. The caldos were huge so along with the unlimited tortilla chips they provided it was possible to share 1 caldo between 2. They would even split into 2 bowls for us. The...More

Thank Jade J
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018
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Ya sea frío o calor, lluvia o noche estrellada, la comida mexicana y los caldos en especial son una delicia...More

Reviewed 6 February 2018

Lunch is always busy and loud, matching the good food. Come with an empty stomach, the portions are large.More

Thank Wdkingman
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018
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Nos honra que hayas disfrutado de tu desayuno, sin duda el Caldero del centro hay siempre movimiento y sonido pero...More

Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Woke up with a cold and wanted something spicy, delicious and warming. I had the pozole de pollo rojo and it was amazing. The kind of dish you want to last forever. There was a queue round the block and it was full of local...More

1  Thank Georgina M
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018
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Que emoción lograr llegarte así con el trabajo de nuestro equipo en cocina y servicio; nos encanta siempre escucharlos, pero...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

A nice, warm caldo is just what you want in San Cris’s chilly winter. I had not been in town for a while, the site was remodeled and I liked better the former local type environment.More

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Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018
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Sin duda en esta temporada de climas helados se antoja más un buen caldo, pero recuerda que estamos abiertos todos...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

If you don't want the same obvious breakfast of eggs and tortillas, etc., you can get any of the caldos this place has on its daytime menu. You won't need to eat anything else for the rest of the day. ;-)More

Thank An0nyMs
Acous, Gerente at El Caldero, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018
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En México nos acostumbran nuestras madres o abuelas a darnos comida todo el tiempo... la abundancia y gran sabor son...More

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I didn’t watch them prepare the meal. Sorry. It was real tasty though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$5
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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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