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El Parnita

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Av. Yucatan, No. 84, local E2 | Col. Roma Norte, Mexico City, Mexico
13:30 - 18:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

go for breakfast. order anything, it's all great. so yummy i wish they had one where i live at home!

Thank Gillian S
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

El parnita is the right place to have the best tacos and the best mezcal, the service is really good! Highly recommended for having some drinks, the decoration is unique, is you visit CDMX this is the right place to go!!!

Thank Roberto P
encino, ca
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82 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Lunch starts late in Mexico City and the wait here can run an hour but if you have the patience, these are the best tacos you will find in the city for sure and the best I've had in Mexico anywhere. Prices are ridiculously low, especially with current currency rates. In the Roma neighborhood and don't miss the loma (pork... More 

Thank jeff b
Mexico City, Mexico
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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Then eat here. Seriously, the shrimp tacos are always a good idea. Great drink options, awesome prices - the only downside is that this place is so verrrrry popular you can wait for a table forever or you feel like you are eating with all of your neighboring tables. Also, the hours are weird so plan accordingly. If you do,... More 

Thank SirenitaDF
Orinda, California
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70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Wonderful oudoor seating, great food, very reasonable. Fish tacos and other delicacies. Lots of food for $10 each plus tip.

Thank crintigger
Brooklyn, New York
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Really enjoyed the ambiance of the restaurant and the food was delicious as well. It was pretty busy for a weekday lunch.

Thank Lindsay_P_NYC
Mexico City, Mexico
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 November 2016

just beautiful, good food, good drinks, not expensive. The decoration is just amazing, so similar to a great restaurant in Cartagena. It feels special. The service is great and the food very good.

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135 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is located in a very hip area and caters to a trendy crowd. The food, however is authentic traditional Mexican with high-quality ingredients and great flavors. They had a very interesting assortment of tacos, some of which were unconventional but deliciously flavorful. It has doors that open onto the street so you can also get a streetside dining... More 

Thank Velvetgemini
Mexico City, Mexico
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959 reviews
504 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 314 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I'm crazy about this place. Never ever got tired of the ambiance, the mood, their new creations... everything is perfect here. This visit was a never ending mezcal afternoon...

Thank draghignazzo
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Downstairs amazing family cooked fare. Some of the best traditional food and one of the best mezcals available. Excellent craft beers. The whole smoked jalapeño chili pepper is the best you'll ever taste ... Anywhere I'd go just for that but the place stops serving at 6 The allied shop next door sells fine foods and exceptional chocolate. Upstairs is... More 

Thank Darwinius1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
13:30 - 18:00
13:30 - 18:00
13:30 - 18:00
13:30 - 18:00
13:30 - 18:00
13:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Yucatan, No. 84, local E2 | Col. Roma Norte, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Roma
  • Neighbourhood: Roma

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

Staying in Roma

Neighbourhood Profile
Known for its constant cultural and gastronomic developments, Roma, is a beautiful neighborhood that was once the place for poets such as Kerouac and Ginsberg to call home. Galleries, museums and even private residences are on beautiful display when walking through Colima street to do some necessary shopping or when going to the classic Cine Tonalá to enjoy a delicious dinner and a great film. Top notch cafés, gourmet restaurants and food markets all around will surely catch your senses by surprise.
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