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Fonda El Itacate

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Juan Soto #4, Xalapa, Mexico
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08:00 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:30
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly overrated. Service was terrible; I was denied part of the menu because it was 30 minutes to noon. Food was okay but tasted like it was prepared ahead of time. Oh, and I forgot my headphones and they didn't give them back.

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

The place looks nice but the food was less than average. I had better authentic Mexican food in other restaurants. The chilaquiles tasted fade and you could tell they were prepared in advance.

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Xalapa, Veracruz
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

This Fonda is really great if you want delicious food at a very good price. The restaurant is in downtow Xalapa and decorated with mexican movie celebrites from Mexico's "Golden Era" from 1940'o '60's. They usually have the "comida corrida" at a good price. Enjoy!

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San Ignacio, Belize
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2011

If you've spent more than a few days in Xalapa and were eating out, it's hard to imagine not hearing about this very enjoyable restaurant. The menu appears to be fairly standard fare, but the management must encourage creativity because the chefs occasionally vary from tradition. The results have left us pleasantly surprised. Itacate is house in an old colonial... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 17:30
Monday
08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 17:30
Thursday
08:00 - 17:30
Friday
08:00 - 17:30
Saturday
08:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Juan Soto #4, Xalapa, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Veracruz  >  Xalapa

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