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Tacos de Canasta Los Especiales

Calle Francisco i. Madero 71 | Monte de Piedad, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Mexican, Latin, Fast food
Calle Francisco i. Madero 71 | Monte de Piedad, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Quest07757208279
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Stopped here while trying to get all five types of tacos we were searching for. What a great place for the classic “basket tacos” or tacos suaderos (sweaty bc they are steamed)! You get in line, tell the guy how many tacos you want and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 742kirstinl
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

The tacos were decent, what sets this place above the average rating is the price - only 7 pesos per taco, which is a really good deal. Directly on Medero street, a pedestrian only street with a lot of live.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank the_exploring_marco
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Cheapest tacos by far that we found and really tasty! 7 pesos each and plenty to choose from. Worth a visit when in Zocalo

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank C D
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We ordered pork tacos. Each taco was 7 pesos. They were delicious. The line is out the door but the service quick. Some of the tastiest tacos I’ve enjoyed in Mexico.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Truvella1
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Just arriving in Mexico City after a long flight, I was hungry and this was the quick convenient option. Wow! The line out the door tells you it’s good. Verdict: pretty delicious, not pretty tacos. Remember to help yourself to the salsas & accompaniments on...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank heidiroy82
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Let's get one thing straight out of the way - these are not the best tacos in town. They're good and not that expensive, but not the best. The stuffing is ok but I just don't like the serving appearance. Doesn't look aesthetical at all...

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mirabelhayward019
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Simple and delicious Canasta style tacos, full of flavor and fantastically worthy for the little amount of money you pay.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank RicaMartini
Reviewed 14 August 2018

If you like street food that is dirt cheap and very good this is your place. There is usually a line but it moves quickly. They only do tacos. You pay for the number of tacos and drinks you want as you enter. You will...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank OldOkie
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

We visited the place by chance, seeing line of locals waiting to enter the restaurant, which is close to the Zocalo. The pricing was only 7 pesos for taco ( in fact the Coco Cola soft drinks were more expensive ) . But it was...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank arvind1000
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
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09:00 - 19:00
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09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Francisco i. Madero 71 | Monte de Piedad, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro Histórico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Histórico
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