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Calle Real de Guadalupe 20 | Zona Centro, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
+52 967 678 8313
10:00 - 23:45
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2013

Now is gone for good....went 3 times to give them a chance to make me happy, The food was AWFUL, the service terrible....the ony good thing about it was the price, but who wants to pay to eat something so bad? The lonely planet books should send less "cheap" reviewers and writers...seriously!

Thank globtroter70
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2011

I went to El Gato Gordo twice during my stay. The prices are substantially lower than many places in the area, being in the middle of an overpriced travelers' scene. The food quality is average, and the food is slow to arrive given the number of people in the place. But the portions were more filling than in some of... More 

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65 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2010

we went because it was written up in lonely planet. the service was poor and the food was very poor. there were a couple of not very good musicians who also hit us up for money after two songs and then never returned. we wont either.

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162 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2010

I've never felt moved to write a restaurant review until now but the bad experience I had at El Gato Gordo has moved me to warn others. I arrived at the restaurant and sat down. It's quite a nice place appearancewise with posters, photos and oriental decorations. We sat for around 5 minutes and as no one came to bring... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:45
10:00 - 23:45
10:00 - 23:45
10:00 - 23:45
10:00 - 23:45
10:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Real de Guadalupe 20 | Zona Centro, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Chiapas  >  San Cristobal de las Casas
  • Phone Number: +52 967 678 8313

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