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La Mata Tinta Tlaquepaque

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Latin, Contemporary
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Calle Juarez 145, Tlaquepaque 45500, Mexico
+52 33 3659 0207
08:45 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 08:30 - 23:00
Tue - Thu 08:45 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 08:30 - 01:00
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Englewood, Colorado
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

For us, everything is right about Mata Tinta! Tucked back into and around an open courtyard near the edge of Tlaquepaque's bustling centro, Mata tinta provides breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks, coffee, evening snacks, and unique local music every day. During the week's Days of the dead celebration, we enjoyed two evening visits and topped those off with an incredible breakfast.... More 

Thank carolhill70
Guadalajara, Mexico
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

La Mata Tinta is an excellent restaurant where you will enjoy delicious food, excellent hostess, beautiful and peaceful place where you will enjoy the best food in all Tlaquepaque.

Thank deerdys
Level Contributor
12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

We love going to La Mata Tinta! It’s such a charming restaurant and bistro that offers something for everyone. Good wines! Delicious food! Craft beers! The owners are passionate about what they do! You can tell this by experiencing the way that they and their staff take care of customers. We’re always able to sit back and relax after a... More 

Thank 2ontheroadagain
North Vancouver, BC Canada
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

I think the only reason this restaurant survives is that it is the stopping place in tlaquepaque for the Hop on hop off tour buses. Our light lunch sandwich was made with three day old bread and processed cheese and ham slices. Stay away

Thank NorVan-Traveller
Kalamazoo MI
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

I wrote a review of this restaurant two years ago but am still impressed by the quality of the food, the service, and the atmosphere. The restaurant is set back in a little shopping area and seating is both in (fairly small area) and outside (larger). If you are shopping til you drop this is a great place to recharge.... More 

Thank Marigene
Madang, Papua New Guinea
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181 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

We stopped by for middday meal (la comida) at about 2 in the afternoon. This restaurant is in the heart of the artisan's district of Tlaquepaque and most of it is in the form of an outdoor cantina. We selected from the individual items and made our own meal and it was all very, very good. The staff did not... More 

Thank kilr0ywashere
punta de mita
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Spent several evenings at La Mata Tinta enjoying the music and great food. Actually in a 2 week stay in Tlaquepaque we managed to eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner there.It was all very well priced and very good. The staff is great and the owner went out of her way to make everything perfect.Great mix of clients with mostly locals.... More 

1 Thank anclote
Perdido Key, Florida
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

Loved the salmon - fresh & well prepared, exceeded my expectations - very reasonable price for the quality of food - don't pass on the chance to visit when in Guadalajara...will definitely return.

1 Thank WMoore1131
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

Great food, great service, great prices! If you are in town visiting I highly recommend this restaurant. You will not de disappointed!

Thank Lee C
Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2015

All around pleasant experience: mostly good food (one dish over salted), good service, friendly staff, reasonable prices and pleasant ambiance day and night.

Thank Kathi K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
08:30 - 23:00
08:45 - 23:00
08:45 - 23:00
08:45 - 23:00
08:30 - 01:00
08:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Juarez 145, Tlaquepaque 45500, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Guadalajara Metropolitan Area  >  Tlaquepaque
  • Phone Number: +52 33 3659 0207

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