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La Candela

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Calle Sebastian Camacho Esq. Zaragoza 2 | Dentro del Hotel Meson del Alferez, Xalapa 91000, Mexico
+52 228 818 6351
08:00 - 16:30
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

This is a small restaurant perfect for family breakfast. Bread is done in the place. Great variety of Mexican dishes. Es un pequeño restaurante perfecto para desayunar en familia. El pan lo hace en el lugar. Gran variedad de platillos mexicanos.

Thank David B
St. Laurent du Maroni, French Guiana
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

Excellen food in a traditional Mexican style. A variety of dishes to choose from, beautifully served.

Thank J W
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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235 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

A centric restaurant with variety of homemade regional food with attentive, helpful staff, a lovely patio and some original recipes (I tried beef with peach and honey, surprising and tasty).

Thank Jesusmiguel58
Xalapa, Veracruz
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

Delicious mexican food with lots of variety, especially the bread they serve. The location is excellent, in front of the Veracruz State Government building.

Thank Jalaparoy
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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183 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2012

My wife and I have traveled much of Mexico on various trips years ago, and appreciate Candela as one of our favorite Mexican cuisine restaurants in the country, and the price is very reasonable too. We spent two nights at the meson Alferez, the connected hotel. We wondered in for lunch the first day, and really enjoyed it, and of... More 

Thank geojak0
lps1982, Owner at La Candela, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments we are glad you enjoyed it, we hope to see you back to keep learning Spanish and try more of our delicious food. La Candela strives to provide high quality regional food at affordable prices in a cozy and welcoming environment. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$24
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Sebastian Camacho Esq. Zaragoza 2 | Dentro del Hotel Meson del Alferez, Xalapa 91000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Veracruz  >  Xalapa
  • Phone Number: +52 228 818 6351
  • This restaurant is at Meson del Alferez Xalapa

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