It's an excellent place to listen to rancheras and drink a few tequilas. So nice. opens early. You can arrive after 8 pm and the environment is great. I recommend it 100%
I still don't understand why this place is so famous and so packed all the time. The waiters are so so so useless - they never remembers what you ordered. Had to wait for an hour to get a beer, another hour for food which was cold and rubbery by the time it found me. I don't recommend this place.
I love coming here everytime I go to Mexico - especially if I have visitors with me. But this last time the place was extremely busy and loud. I thought that the etiquette was that one Mariachi band was to play at the time. Well, this last time there were at least 3 bands playing at the same time and... More
on the first night of our trip to Mexico City, we wanted to make it memorable and decided to go to Garibaldi and walked into El Tenampa. It was very nice inside, there was mariachi playing and it seemed nice. We ordered the Tenampa Grill (or something similar) and a couple of drinks and bottles of water... it took a... More
Founded in 1925 and located on La Plaza Garibaldi, the center of Mariachi music in Mexico Capital, you can enjoy tequilas from a list of classics while listening to excellent musicians perform in Mexico's most beloved music. Both tequila and mariachi are native to the state of Jalisco, but if you can't get there, this is the next best!
Touristy but fun. Pay the mariachi band to play for your table - and enjoy the music they are playing for others. Food was inconsistent (but not really why you go there). Enchiladas verde were good.
So it might feel kitchy and touristy because of all the cheesy decor, but this also the real deal. Lots of locals at this joint. We didn't eat, just had a couple of tequilas and mezcals and a sangrita (great if you like Bloody Mary). There was a mariachi band inside, taking requests and an old Mexican man serenading his... More
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