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Avenida Diego Dugelay 11, San Cristobal de las Casas 29230, Mexico
+52 967 678 0210
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San Diego, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Definitely one of the best values in all of San Cristobal! Terrific to eat in and only 45 pesos for a portion for two for delivery!

Thank surfrog
Sayulita, Mexico
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

You can eat I if desired but it is also set up for great takeout and that's how I use them. They have a choice of 4-5 main dishes and 1-2 soups. The main dishes are chicken or pork or beef but all also have vegetables and all are very tasty. Each main dish is about 40 pesos and serves... More 

Thank Shannon S
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Excellent, all foods are fresh, reliable and excellent price. I recommended going to eat right there and they also have delivery service ;)

Thank diegoofu
southwest Virginia
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

We ate here multiple times, usually stopping in on a whim to see what was offered. Good home cooking--hearty servings for a great price. Definitely worth a look. If it's not what you're hankering for...come back the next day and try again.

Thank Leslie P
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

A restaurant and takeaway , offers regional and national food. the food is very tasty and not expensive what we are looking for a good restaurant . clean and cared for by their owners. This just 3 blocks from the historic center ending the "and/or Guadalupano"

Thank diegoofu
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2014

who knew that this tiny hole in the wall was so amazing! This is where I try to eat everyday, the menu is always changing and no matter what you order (the food is displayed) you not be disappointed. look for "Sopa de Pan" on Sundays. Its early dinner, this is where all locals buy their traditional take out, so... More 

Thank lachiquichacala
San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2013

Place is not elegant, no charm, no interesting at all. Food coudnt be better. They change the menu every day and is the most popular take away food.

1 Thank NaBolomAC
Vigo, Spain
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2012

El mercadito is conveniently located on Diego Dugelay right by the end of the pedestrian street. Food is pre-prepared so it's a good place to go for a quick meal or take out. A little bit expensive but the food is good.

Thank ccnew
Portland, OR
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87 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2012

Local food prepared by local people in a friendly little place in El Centro.....quite inexpensive, and the service is attentive as well. I have heard lots of people who are staying in nearby hotels and posadas have their food delivered to their rooms, and I can understand why. Definitely check this place out while you are in SC!

1 Thank Gravyboy
San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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139 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2011

Doña Luvia presides over this family-run small restaurant, which has been doing a lively business providing take-out meals chiefly for local residents during twenty-seven years. I especially relish the sopa de pan, served only on Sundays; the peppers stuffed with chicken, vegetables and olives in a cinnamony sauce; the tongue in saffron sauce; the piquant hamhocks; the savory plantain tarts... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Diego Dugelay 11, San Cristobal de las Casas 29230, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Chiapas  >  San Cristobal de las Casas
  • Phone Number: +52 967 678 0210
In the center of San Cristóbal, just at the end of the Andador on the Calle Real de Guadalupe half a block to the left.

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