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El Tragadero

Avenida Constitucion 172, Ciudad Juarez 32040, Mexico
+52 656 612 0919
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“tortillas” (7 reviews)
“arrachera” (7 reviews)
“ribeye” (9 reviews)
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Mexican, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
Avenida Constitucion 172, Ciudad Juarez 32040, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Surely one of the best (top three) old / traditional places in Juarez. Not a pretentious place, just good steaks, kebabs or tacos, as they should be. The fresh hand made tortillas, are just great along with the salsas served. The place is well immersed...More

Thank Jose A
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This place is not what it used to be. The food is bad and expensive. The steaks are marinated on brine or maggi soup cubes to soften them and thus are extremely salty. You can barely taste the flavor of the beef. They are also...More

Thank yalokesea
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We went to El Tragadero on a day trip to Juarez and got a table immediately on a Monday for lunch. The menu was only in Spanish and the waiter spoke little english but we managed to order a variety of food, including rib eye...More

Thank TravellingFamily2010
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Its been open for around 40 yrs and the decor its just amazing. Sunday is just packed with people that dont mind the 1 hour wait to enjoy the amazing meat cuts, home made tortillas and frijoles. Its a must if you are in Juarez...More

Thank hbdes
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Fresh made corn tortillas as you enter the tiny restaurant, the welcoming staff and the unique decorations of bullfighting memorabilia bring you to a different aspect of Mexican culture. All the meat is fresh and first quality You might need to wait to get a...More

Thank gaby j
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Old local restaurant with a throw back decor. The food was delicious and very hearty, the T-Bone steak was huge and tender,

Thank sabimax
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing taste, corn tortillas made in the house, chicharrones!! Only issue is the waiting time. But it is worth it!

Thank Lic A
Reviewed 24 March 2017

After reading the reviews of El Tragadero we just had to find out for ourselves what the intrigue and acclaim was all about. It's in a nondescript neighborhood, and totally unassuming, however, once through the door and inside it's as if time has stood still....More

Thank Mxcompadre
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Went there with a coupple of friends to celebrate a birthday. Its located in the old part of Ciudad Juarez. Its not a luxiorious place but the service was great. They start by serving you pork rinds (chicharron de cerdo) and just made beans and...More

Thank victormonarrez
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Friendly service, fresh made tortillas, quiet environment, beans and chicharron as appetizers. It is a great option at any time of the day. High value for your money. Hint for thebusiness: please, install a sales point for cards.

Thank opeth206
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Constitucion 172, Ciudad Juarez 32040, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Chihuahua  >  Ciudad Juarez
  • Phone Number: +52 656 612 0919
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