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La Surtidora

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Portal Hidalgo #71, centro, Patzcuaro, Mexico
+52 434 342 2835
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07:00 - 10:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 10:00
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Vancouver, BC
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is in a great location on the main square. We had a good lunch and people watching on the patio and a dinner inside. Great steak and chicken dishes. Fast wifi inside. Nice decor and friendly, fast service. My kids appreciated the excellent hamburgers after so much Mexican food but their traditional dishes are wonderful too.

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Thank Sheri M
Patzcuaro, Mexico
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

La Surtidora is THE place to see and be seen in Patzcuaro. Located on the busiest corner in town, under the "portales" and with a Great view of Plaza Grande, all make it a "must" visit in Patzcuaro. Excellent coffee and a traditional Michoacán menu contribute to a memorable experience in the colonial "gem" of Michoacán.

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Thank Tom C
Toluca, Mexico
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

The place is cousy in an old house located in the central square, food is good and the attention was also fast and polite, would have loved a bit more sweet bread options though but the chocolate was awesome, bring cash they don't accept credit/debit.

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Thank RobertoVG7
Seattle
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70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

A friend highly recommended this restaurant for its beef. Both my husband and I ordered the steak. It was tasty but a bit tough. The price is quite reasonable. The service was very good. We sat at the outside tables so it was a bit noisy and crowded.

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Thank Mattie S
USA
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Service was friendly. Food was good. Prices extremely reasonable. These are not necessarily things I expect from a restaurant on the main plaza of a tourist destination, but after reading the reviews I decided to give it a try and was pleasantly surprised.

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Thank Cairo19
San Antonio, Texas
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218 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

One of most popular restaurant in Patzcuaro, good selection of plates, always very busy , service was prompt and efficient. Only negative was the fact they did not take CC, for the volume of business they do I see no justifications beside to save money on the bank charges and not the convenience for tourist not have to carry around... More 

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Thank sergiorms
Guadalajara, Mexico
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Went on a party of 12, we had to be seated outside, cause there were no big tables inside. It was a little bit cold, but the good food compensated it. Mexican plates were really good, at an average price. Recommend.

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Thank Ricardo N
Saltillo, Mexico
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

After a sightseeing all day long we stopped at this restaurant for dinner. The service was fast and the food was great. We ordered corundas, tamales typical of Michoacan and they were the best we have eaten. We also had a plate with tacos, gorditas, sopes and guacamole which was o.k. The hot chocolate was excellent. It's reasonably priced. I... More 

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Thank beatrizcordov47
San Pancho, Mexico
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Loved the food here but most of all lived sitting outside in afternoons when it would rain to watch the rain and sipping some delicious hot chocolate

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Thank tapdance
Cleveland, Oh
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1,236 reviews
523 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 463 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is an interesting restaurant, which still serves as a grocery. It has several tables on the main square and several dining rooms inside. The food is simple and tasty, very reasonably priced and the location, especially if you are seating outside is unbeatable.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Cafe, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 10:00
Monday
07:00 - 10:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 10:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 10:00
Thursday
07:00 - 10:00
Friday
07:00 - 10:00
Saturday
07:00 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Portal Hidalgo #71, centro, Patzcuaro, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Michoacan  >  Patzcuaro
  • Phone Number: +52 434 342 2835

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