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El Tizoncito

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Tamaulipas Numero. 122 | Colonia Condesa, Mexico City 06140, Mexico
+52 55 5286 2117
13:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Wed 13:00 - 00:00
Thu 13:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 13:00 - 04:00
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cheap and awesome tacos al pastor. The sign claims they invented the style, but who knows. We ate a mountain of tacos and a dozen beers. I love this place.

Thank Greg K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good tacos, friendly staff, nice and safe area!!! I recommend tacos al pastor, chicharron de queso

Thank Joe V
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294 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

Brought by a local who said this is THE place to get tacos al pastor. Enjoyed a few tacos while chilling on the outside bar. Typical small pastor tacos that you can knock down one after the other. Excellent salsas - loved the habanero one.

Thank Brichford
Mexico City, Mexico
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115 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

There are many Tizoncitos in Mexico city but they all keep the same standard. The tacos are just as they have to be with their "Salsas". You have to try them or if you are local you can enjoy them frequently.

Thank Santiago F
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283 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

There are a couple of these restaurants. They have reputation for best pasteur tacos. They were awesome. A must.

Thank faaradar
Austin, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Fly to Mexico City for the Suns/Spurs game then met up with friends at El Tizoncito must eat , great food in a great neighborhood.

Thank SacB2014
Napa Valley
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

So good that I went two days in a row. No frills, basic-but they deliver on the food!! I had the pollo pastor and the flavors were wonderful. Service is efficient but not warm and fuzzy-but that's ok-the food is amazing.

Thank takeajourney
Mexico City
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

They claim to have invented tacos al pastor. I don't know about that, bit they are darn good - and if you have a seat near the taquero you can see the show as he carves off meat, flicks pineapple off the top of the spit and flings a spoonful of salsa onto the taco in his hand. If you're... More 

Thank wenaroo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

One of the best Tacos al pastor options for a late night dinner. And besides the taco I love the pinto beans paste with chipotle that comes with the salsas, it's great!

Thank Ubish A
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Good food and excellent wait staff who were very personable. Food was pretty good and tastes best with a clear beer.

Thank Guadalupe F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 02:00
13:00 - 04:00
13:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tamaulipas Numero. 122 | Colonia Condesa, Mexico City 06140, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Condesa
  • Neighbourhood: Condesa
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5286 2117

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

Staying in Condesa

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Easy to explore either on bike or foot, Condesa offers a great variety of activities and places to visit while admiring its neo-colonial architecture. Diverse restaurants vary from regional to global along its streets, while local bars even let you craft your own beer. The urban yet relaxing vibe let visitors cycle or stroll on the Amsterdam Circuit.
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