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Cafe Los Portales

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Constitucion 8, Tlaxcala, Mexico
+52 246 462 5419
08:30 - 18:00
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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78 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Delicious chilaquiles with red sauce in this magical town of Tlaxcala. Good service, nice typical Mexican restaurant

Thank Feride0706
Queretaro City, Mexico
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2014

You have to try the enchiladas,. the location is excellent I really enjoy the diversity of coffee selections

Thank MPAM40
Mexico City, Mexico
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2013 via mobile

Typical Mexican food ! Try the tlaxcalteca food and the nopales salad. We really enjoyed this place and a place to come back.

Thank francomorenop
Santa Fe, NM
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120 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2013

I ate at Cafe Los Portales while I was in Tlaxcala for a six day visit during carnival. The first time I had fish that was okay. The second time I had cheese enchiladas in mole which seemed to upset my stomach afterwards. The prices are fair but I think there are better dining experiences in Tlaxcala. I probably wouldn't... More 

Thank Soledad2009
Amman, Jordan
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60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2012

We were in Tlaxcala this past weekend and tried the breakfast buffet at the Cafe Los Portales since it ranked high on the list on tripadvisor. However, I have to disagree with the reviews in the past. We found the only plus of this restaurant was the location. It is extremely convenient since it is located right in the middle... More 

Thank Ashley Y
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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161 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2012

It's not the ritz folks and it doesn't prietend to be. It is a nice place to have a bite to eat, watch the world go buy and kill some much needed relaxing time. There is plenty to do and see in Tlaxcala. Descansa!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank DrWJH3
Rochester, Minnesota, United States
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106 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2012

The location was very nice and it was fun sitting outdoors and people watching while eating lunch. The food itself was good, not great, but the service was very good. Would go back if in Tlaxcala.

Thank Jessica C
Edmond, Oklahoma
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2012

This is a one-of-a-kind place. It has rather interesting decor yet good ambience. The food is very good. I recommend the mixiote, a dish of ram meat cooked with achiote (annato seed paste) in the leaf of maguey cactus. It is perfectly made and the meat is tender and flavorful. One of the secrets of this place is another dining... More 

Thank BSS8888
Bernalillo, New Mexico
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208 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2010

I would definitely not recommend this place. First, it just seems dirty and dusty. Dead bull heads cover the walls, and it seems like they are kind of old and moldy. The place just seemed like it needed a good house-cleaning and a complete overhaul of the decor. The food was pretty poor as well. We tried a little bit... More 

Thank mandre
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2010

The food and the service on this place is absoluteyly awful, poor quality food, poor attention and service and very expensive for the poor quality that offers in general.. I don't recommend it at all...

Thank sinsalavin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Constitucion 8, Tlaxcala, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Tlaxcala  >  Tlaxcala
  • Phone Number: +52 246 462 5419

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