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Barbacoa Santiago

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$$ - $$$
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Carretera Mexico - Queretaro Km. 152.1, Queretaro City, Mexico
+52 442 212 0285
06:30 - 18:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited the Resturant few times in the last few years . Services seem to get worse. One thing is still the same is the restroom cleaning. The uprise is that they ask for tip to use the rest rooms and you are paying about 40 pesos to the taco . Barbacoa is not all that good and mostly they... More 

Thank zaki g
Mexico City, Mexico
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Service was a little interesting, was confusing that so many people came to my table to deliver/pick up my food/dishes. Didn't quite care for someone watching me finish my atole so that they could take my cup. The barbacoa was OK, I've had better. For $540 pesos a kilo, I certainly didn't get my monies worth. I would suggest that... More 

1 Thank AselenaG
Mexico City, Mexico
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48 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Terrible quaility of barbacoa all oily and skinny uneatable dont get the hype could barely eat it also expensive

1 Thank jesusda81
Wichita, Kansas
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385 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We stopped here on way from Mexico City to Queretaro and had a wonderful breakfast here. It is very modest place but service and quality is outstanding ... and prices are very budget-oriented.

Thank NayiU
new york
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

About an hour and a half outside of Mexico City on the route to Queretaro, you will pass through the little town of Palmillas. While hardly more than a tiny town with a few service stations, we noticed the high concentration of restaurants proclaiming “Barbacoa” from the billboards, which is lamb / goat slow roasted in banana leaves in an... More 

1 Thank corey_schwartz
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45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

It is one of the must if you are going to Querétaro or San Miguel, it has a great service, really nice meals and I belive it's a great place to take tourists

Thank Carlos J
Windsor, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Consome and tacos de masisa superb !! Highly recommended. Reasonable price. Small fee for parking. Very family friendly.

Thank Mark A
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106 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016

If you are taking the road from Mexico City to Queretaro, you have to stop in Barbacoa Santiago, close to San Juan del Rio. Like they mention in the restaurant, "no tenemos sucursales", meaning this is the original and only one! I usually order a Consomé and Tacos de Masisa. They are just delicious! Just add all the sauces and... More 

Thank henrique100
Alvin, Texas
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2015 via mobile

Great barbacoa de borrego. Consome is great as well. Service is excellent, servers are quick and polite. They only accept cash. The street is under construction and it's hard to find a spot to park.

1 Thank Leon A
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2015

The barbacoa de santiago its an obligated stop when heading from mexico city to queretaro. The barbacoas flavor is amazing and they also offer a variety of other dishes, although its kind of pricy for the type of restaurant. Even the impressive amount of clients, the service is fast.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Mexico - Queretaro Km. 152.1, Queretaro City, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Queretaro  >  Queretaro City
  • Phone Number: +52 442 212 0285

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