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El Mexico de Frida

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$$ - $$$
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Privada Valentin Gama 646, San Luis Potosi 78270, Mexico
+52 444 811 4603
13:00 - 00:00
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Sun 13:00 - 18:30
Mon - Sat 13:00 - 00:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has such a strong Mexican identity. Each wall is decorated differently. I felt like I am in a museum. The food was tasty. The place is always packed, so it takes time to serve the food, but it worth to wait. In meanwhile take photos of the walls!

Thank Madina M
San Luis Potosi, Mexico
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Service is good, I've been there 3 times and everytime has been great. Chile Ventilla dish is a very cool recipe. You can go only for drinking or for a entire meal and dinner. Decoration is great.. maybe too much for some people, but is Frida's style. Price is average but taste is great. Only one oportunity area: the dish... More 

Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

I love this place, great and authentic food, nice drinks and beautifully decorated. It's also very reasonably priced.

Thank Silvana C
San Luis Potosi, Mexico
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

This is still one of my favorite spots in San Luis Potosí, food is delicious, very Mexican and the decor is worthy of a visit if you bring any friends from abroad. Service improved from the last time I was there (August) as food was served faster and our server was always on the lookout for any needs. Went there... More 

Thank Javier P
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

It is a beautiful place even from the outside, it has a complete wall dedicated to Frida with her portrait. Once you enter (as a tip please always make a reservation) you can either enter in the main level or upstairs. The service is really fast and everything (drinks and food) is delicious!! Prices are on range and anything you... More 

2 Thank CarlaRobles
Medellin, Colombia
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38 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Saturday night and the place was very busy. All guest we seen were Mexican. Most were large tables of women. My wife commented on how beautiful the women were. Everything we ordered was good. The margaritas were exceptional.

Thank Rick S
Mexico City, Mexico
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852 reviews
434 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 284 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Ok, service is not great... I would define it as simple, but food is. Without any doubt, the dishes are delicious and not only mexican but regional flavors which I appreciate much more. Decor is a little kitsch but it can be funny after some time. I had high expectation because the TA reviews and it didn't let me down.

Thank draghignazzo
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This is a very good option to try some Mexican food, Pechuga Zorro is the special but there are some other good options to try. Very colorful place with a lot of Mexican deco based on Frida Khalo's blue house. The place is usually noisy, they always have Latin music in the background. This is definitely a place to try...

Thank Roberto S
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

It is the typical tourist trap. Mexico has great food, this is not a place to try it, they don't seem to expect people to come back, so the service is really poor, the food was not good.

1 Thank Leonardo G
San Luis Potosi, Mexico
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is a unique quality mexican restaurant, you will find dishes that are only serve in this restaurant, the place is decorated with Frida Kahlo art and mexican tipical art, prices are good, food is awesome. They also have a big terrace where you can spend a good time drinking and eating.

1 Thank Nemersito

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$12
Mexican, Latin, Soups
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
13:00 - 18:30
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Privada Valentin Gama 646, San Luis Potosi 78270, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  San Luis Potosi  >  San Luis Potosi
  • Phone Number: +52 444 811 4603

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