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El Zocalo

Kilometro 29 Via Las Palmas-La FE | Mall Zona Gourmet, Retiro, Colombia
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tostadas” (2 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
“mexican food” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Latin, Mexican
$$ - $$$
Kilometro 29 Via Las Palmas-La FE | Mall Zona Gourmet, Retiro, Colombia
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

I am happy to say that El Zocalo has maintained its high quality of food preparation, delivery, and variety. I've been back to a few of the other places I've reviewed that have declined in quality and service. El Zocalo has improved and the food...More

Thank MALAWI8386
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is the best Mexican restaurant that I have been to in Colombia and in the Northern USA (I lived in Mexico and traveled extensively in Mexico). We split the nachos which were amazing. I know, you think nachos but each home made chip had...More

Thank HK2LS
Reviewed 23 July 2016

I started making El Zocalo my Thursday lunch place as it serves the best Mexican food in the area. I like the chicken burritos, tostadas, plato de la casa, and the vegetarian dishes. The corn tortillas are made fresh and I usually buy a dozen...More

Thank MALAWI8386
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Living in Colombia several years, Mexican food is one cuisine that is greatly missed, having been immersed in authentic fare all over Mexico and the various U.S. offshoots: Tex-Mex, New Mex-Mex and Cal-Mex. Frankly, Mexican food offered in Colombia has been exceedingly disappointing. Not to...More

Thank L B
Reviewed 20 April 2015

This is the best Mexican restaurant that I have been to in Colombia AND the USA. After mass we went there yesterday with our son and ordered margaritas but was told it was "La Seca" which means election weekend and they couldn't sell alcohol (Colombian...More

Thank HK2LS
Reviewed 15 January 2015

First, they have moved to km 29 via Las Palmas, Mall Zona Gourmet at a place referred to as Don Diego. We arrived yesterday around 2pm and there was one other customer at a nearby table. We ordered margaritas which were 13,000 COP and were...More

Thank HK2LS
Reviewed 31 December 2013

Great food at this place, it's very expensive. So far, the best Mexican food I've had in Medellin. In the area of 'buena mesa.

Thank James G
Reviewed 3 December 2010

We were on the hunt for Mexican food in Medellin when our research pointed us to El Zocalo! The food was quite authentic and they make their own picante and other sauces in house. The picante was so good, we bought some to bring home...More

Thank Loves_good_things
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Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Restaurant features
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kilometro 29 Via Las Palmas-La FE | Mall Zona Gourmet, Retiro, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Antioquia Department  >  Retiro
  • Phone Number: 5421992
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