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El Meson Principal

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Boulevard Venustiano Carranza 1900 | Esquina con Ave. Egipto, Saltillo 25280, Mexico
+52 844 415 0015
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08:00 - 23:00
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Sun 08:00 - 22:00
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Saltillo, Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Meson Principal is well known for a tradition of excellence, it is a keeper. Either for business meetings or family reunions, meeting at el Meson is a guaranty of the best food for price as well as an excellent service. For business meetings, all our client’s have always been very satisfied with the regional food and profesional service from the... More 

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Thank eduardozurita
Braulio C, Propietario at El Meson Principal, responded to this review

Thank you very much for visiting and for your comment, which encourages us to continue working with the same dedication and spirit of the first day. I wish you a great day! More 

Saltillo, Mexico
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

You can be wrong if you go to this place, the quality is good as always; this place is a must if you are in the area.

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Thank renato_g00
Braulio C, Propietario at El Meson Principal, responded to this review

Thank you very much for visiting us and for your comment, which encourages us to continue working with the same dedication an spirit of the first day. I wish you a great day! More 

Marseilles, Illinois
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

The hotel staff recommended this restaurant. It's a very pretty restaurant with its own parking. So many places only have street parking. It's big enough to accommodate a party as well as regular customers. My food was delicious. My wife's was good but a little cold. The service could have been better. They never checked back to see if everything... More 

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Thank Pescadito13
Braulio C, Propietario at El Meson Principal, responded to this review

Thank you very much for visiting and for your comments, which help us to improve day by day. Have a nice day!! More 

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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

I was a bit skeptical to go here when I saw it was the best rated in Saltillo. How good can meat get when Northern Mexico is known for its carnivorous nature? Damn good if I must say. Once the Picanha arrived, I knew I would not leave disappointed. My medium-rare Picanha was a dream come true. It left me... More 

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Thank Wilfrido S
Braulio C, Propietario at El Meson Principal, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your visit, but especially by your recommendation; that encourages us to continue working to achieve tasty and pleasant experiencies in those who visit us. Have a great day! More 

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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

As know as the best Restaurant in Saltillo, the Meson, is one of the obligated step for the foreigners to visit in order to understand how Saltillo, became the Detroid of Mexico

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Thank Erasmo A
Braulio C, Propietario at El Meson Principal, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your visit and especially for your recommendation. Encourages us to continue improving day by day in nurture coexistence to celebrate life!! I wish you a great day an Merry Christmas! More 

2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, affordable prices. Good service except for the fact that we waited more than expected for the food to come. Cabrito is house speciality but we ordered Picaña and Ribeye. Very tender and delicious meat. Must order Totopitos (nachos) with guacamole and Molcajete salsa.

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Thank Antonio B
Braulio C, Propietario at El Meson Principal, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your visit, and especially for your comment. It encourages us to continue working towards our customers to live a pleasant and tasty experiencia when visiting us. We will put special emphasis on improving food preparation time. I wish you a great day! More 

San Antonio, United States
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is a must stop if you are in Saltillo. They have great cuts of meat, local food and Cabrito. Ask them to tour the kitchen ans see how they cook the Cabrito (Kid Goat).

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Thank Sean P
Braulio C, Propietario at El Meson Principal, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your visit, but especially by your recommendation; that encourages us to continue working to achieve tasty and pleasant experiences in those who visit us. Have a great day! More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Tast of food like no other place, specially cookers with lots of experience, and also with lots of years of tradition etc.

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Thank Adolfo C
Braulio C, Propietario at El Meson Principal, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your visit, and especially for your comment. It encourages us to continue working towards our customers to live a pleasant and tasty experiencia when visiting us. I wish you a great day! More 

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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Food was expensive. The meat comes with none of the sides that one would expect -- just tortillas. The steak was good and was tender. The music was okay. The prices are higher for Mexico.

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Thank Mike R
Braulio C, Propietario at El Meson Principal, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us and for your comment. We are working on it. Have a great day! More 

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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Overall, the entire meal was good. There is a Mariachi band and low lighting. I didn't know I was eating goat meat....it tastes just like beef.

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Thank Patriot P
Braulio C, Propietario at El Meson Principal, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us and write your comment. We are pleased that you have tasted the kid. We hope to serve you again. I wish you a great day! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin
Meals
Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boulevard Venustiano Carranza 1900 | Esquina con Ave. Egipto, Saltillo 25280, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Coahuila  >  Saltillo
  • Phone Number: +52 844 415 0015
Description
Cabrito Al Pastor and Steak House. We have variety of Menu so everyone can enjoy a pleasant and tasty moment (salads, soups, chicken, beef, pork, Salmon grilled, among others). Live music from Trio and Rondalla Thursday night; Ballads and Mariachi Friday night; and Ballads on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.
We count with great promotions that can be consulted on our website.... look forward to it!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?