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El D.F.

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76-37 Jardin ave | Off of Avenida Nutteberra, Medellin, Colombia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Well, the waiters were ok (though not great service by any means). What turns me off to this, is the food is just not Mexican. First, the salsa they give you is sweet...Second, the guacamole tastes like something you bought from 7-11. I bought the vegetarian quesedilla, cheese was not melted, it was not the right kind of cheese, and... More 

Thank rajvasa
Lima, Lima, Peru
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74 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A very yummy Mexican themed joint situated right around the corner from the Inntu Hotel, serving classic Mexican dishes. My husband and I enjoyed a delicious dinner meal after a long day of tourist activities, easily satisfying our nachos and cheese craving. The atmosphere was pleasant and the prices very reasonable. Nice place to enjoy a relaxing dinner in the... More 

Thank Giovanna B
Santa Ana, California
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I came to this place on a recommendation, I wasn't sure how much I was going to like it being from Southern California where Mexican food is probably the best outside of Mexico. So we we greeted by friendly staff and we're immediately seated. They server brought chips and salsa & guacamole that consisted of 12 to... More 

Thank Willie H
Chicago, Illinois
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174 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

The food was very good but definitely what I would call American-style Mexican food. It wasn't as spicy as authentic Mexican food and, just like American-style Mexican restaurants, they used a lot of cheese. Real Mexican food doesn't use that much cheese. The highlight was the limonada de coco, by far the best any of us had in two months... More 

Thank YojoaDon
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61 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

Its a nice restaurant, no doubt. The food is good and the service personal was friendly. I've heard quite a lot about the restaurant and was very keen going there. In the end I have to say that it could not keep up to what I've heard. It was a usual good restaurant with a nice atmosphere, but somehow something... More 

Thank Julian0111
St. Albert, Alberta
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120 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

Well, we should have known. After ordering we read the back of the menu. If our translation was correct, they did warn us that they do not use spice in their food. Wait! I thought this was a Mexican restaurant? When we asked the waitress if they had salsa picante, she brought us a dish of ... Something not even... More 

Thank GekoPablo
Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
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215 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

Good nachos, some of the tacos were not as tasty and good as they could have been. Mainly the tacos al pastor. They forgot to serve one litchie limonade. .it did appear on the bill though. ..which was automatically removed when we point it out. Ok value for money. Nice little terrace. cocktails looked nice. Waiters could be more friendly.

Thank Hendrick C
Austin, Texas
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Average mexican food, and uncomfortable chairs. Sorry! Service sketchy, too. In fairness, I have not found anywhere better for Mexican in Medellin.

Thank M P
Medellin, Colombia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2015

The restaurant has one veggeterian option, a veg. burrito, but all they give you is a tortilla with a bunch of rice and lettuce, well, they put some two or three mushrooms. I tried to talk to the manager but I was told he was busy to see me. I live in the city but I will never go back... More 

Thank Eliana P
Tamarac, Florida
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2014 via mobile

Not very good Mexican food place is loud service is good. The food was not very good this is not Mexican food it's more of a Colombian version of what they believe Mexican food is. Margaritas are small and water down.

Thank Fer19710514

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76-37 Jardin ave | Off of Avenida Nutteberra, Medellin, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Antioquia Department  >  Medellin
  • Phone Number: 4442463

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