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Centro Historico
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5 de Mayo 39, Mexico City, Mexico
5521 4253
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Longview, Texas
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289 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

we loved this place and can't wait to return. we had both Rojo and verde pozole and both were great. but the desert was just okay. I think they buy it from somewhere else. yes we do recommend

Thank Lawrence D
Tempe, Arizona
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This is an all around excellent place to eat: it has a well-rounded menu with authentic Mexican foods and great service from not only the server but all the members of the staff. They were extremely customer-service oriented. My girlfriend and my experience here the first night of our trip led us to come back again a second time and... More 

Thank Bobby B
Galveston, Texas
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23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I have eaten here several times and the food has always been good and the prices are reasonable. The staff is very friendly and they usually have someone there that speaks English. Next time I am in Mexico City I will visit this restaurant again.

Thank Tim G
Mexico City, Mexico
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Potzollcalli is a perfect place for tourists to get a taste of traditional Mexico without putting a dent in the wallet. It can be compared to a mix of Chilli's & Applebees of the U.S. The food is fast, the environment is friendly and very family friendly. It is open for late night tacos or morning huevos rancheros and everything... More 

Thank cepedarussell
Tel Aviv, Israel
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152 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The place is always busy. Looks like they have a variety of dishes with good prices. We ordered a cheese cake and lemonade with sparkling water. The cake was very good. The simple lemonade was difficult for them. The size wasn't what we ordered and it came with regular water.

Thank Shiri_Sh_10
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

The food was regular. I ordered a "pan cazón" that was a recommendation from the waiter and it wasn't to tasty. My friends ordered chicken and fish that were okay. The portions are huge, I would recommend to order starters and then share a dish. Some of the sides of the dish were a little bit cold. But we were... More 

Thank Rolando B
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed lunch/dinner at Potzollcalli my last day in CDMX. Was surprised by the huge drink and food order as well. Prices are at par with other area restaurants. Will totally visit again.

Thank aquarius_chick2
Miami, Florida
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195 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

I had the super size Pozoli Rojo soup with chicken. It was delicious and it was an entire meal. Very reasonable at 90 pesos.

Thank William R
Bernalillo, New Mexico
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

We make sure we go here every visit to the city. The food is great with large portions. Selections are vast and prices very reasonable.

Thank matachine
New York City, New York
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206 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

This place is popular, lively, and clean, with good service. I had some good, but not great, enchiladas. I dont think this is a place for a real culinary experience, but it served well for a fast bite.

Thank LolaBarr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 de Mayo 39, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro Historico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Historico
  • Phone Number: 5521 4253

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

Staying in Centro Historico

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Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit the wide variety of markets and plazas where any vintage item, handicrafts and jewelry characteristic of each state in Mexico can be found on Sundays. Admire majestic views of the city from the Monumento a la Revolución and Torre Latinoamericana, and round out the experience with restaurants of all cuisines nearby.
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