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El Mexico de Frida

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Privada Valentin Gama 646, San Luis Potosi 78270, Mexico
+52 444 811 4603
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13:00 - 00:00
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Sun 13:00 - 18:30
Mon - Sat 13:00 - 00:00
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San Luis Potosi, Mexico
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very interesting place, because of both the location, and the cuisine concept. They have the usuals on mexican food, but also a few not-so-common dishes that are worth trying, like the Escamoles appetizer which is seasoned very tasty and different from other places. However -and it's sad that after giving some thinking to it, I decided it's... More 

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Thank FonzMX
Guatemala City, Guatemala
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588 reviews
311 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I liked so much this restaurant, that I returned the next day again! The exterior of the restaurant has the face of Frida Kahlo colored by a mosaic that is simply beautiful. Since you enter the restaurant you get an excellent attention from all personnel, they greet you with a Mexican entre. Their “tamarindo” beverages are exquisite, as well as... More 

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Thank EMILE D
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2017

What a Fridalicious experience! A monomaniacal restaurateur gave the world a virtual Fridaland. He's lucky he hooked up with an amazing chef or he would have just come off as obsessed. Shame on me for failing to take note of the menu item I had. It was an arrachera set on a pineapple and surrounded by banana chips swimming in... More 

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Thank Jason C
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is really colorful and with a strong Mexican decor. As it's name suggests, there are photos of Frida Kalo. The food is good. I love the Ventilla pepper. A red pepper filled with cheese and a sauce made with condensed milk. Sounds weird, but tastes great! They also have nice margaritas

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Thank Pilar P
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent restaurant always crowded, make reservations ahead of time, huge menu with Mexican food, decoration is different and colorful, they have a small place for kids to draw.

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Thank Veronica M
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Came with family. Hostess lied to us saying our table would be ready in 15 minutes even having reserved. Waited for over an hour. Manager lied to my face saying we haven't checked in and that our reservation info was bogus. Will not return and do not recomend. What a way to ruin a family's afternoon. Incompetent is very shorthanded... More 

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3 Thank Carlos M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

The place is amazing. The food really gives you the whole mexican vibe. Moreover, there is a big variety of drinks with very reasonable prices. I would suggest everyone visiting San Luis to drop by this place.

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Thank Mike A
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This place has such a strong Mexican identity. Each wall is decorated differently. I felt like I am in a museum. The food was tasty. The place is always packed, so it takes time to serve the food, but it worth to wait. In meanwhile take photos of the walls!

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Thank Madina M
San Luis Potosi, Mexico
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Service is good, I've been there 3 times and everytime has been great. Chile Ventilla dish is a very cool recipe. You can go only for drinking or for a entire meal and dinner. Decoration is great.. maybe too much for some people, but is Frida's style. Price is average but taste is great. Only one oportunity area: the dish... More 

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Thank MONICA D
Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

I love this place, great and authentic food, nice drinks and beautifully decorated. It's also very reasonably priced.

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Thank Silvana C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$13
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 18:30
Monday
13:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 00:00
Thursday
13:00 - 00:00
Friday
13:00 - 00:00
Saturday
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Privada Valentin Gama 646, San Luis Potosi 78270, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  San Luis Potosi  >  San Luis Potosi
  • Phone Number: +52 444 811 4603

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