The Brave neighborhood or better known as Tepito It is famous for its traditional market where everything you can imagine is sold. In addition, Tepito hides great culinary gems with more than 50 years of existence. In this traditional neighbourhood, good food is accompanied by music and happy people.
The flavors of Tepito are a reflection of the Mexican neighborhood cuisine, that is why in this place you can find taquitos, broths and other dishes where the viscera are the protagonists. Be careful, preparing these ingredients requires a lot of seasoning and technique, which only people from Barrio Bravo know how to prepare.
On Menu we tell you some of the best places to know the Tepito flavors. In this list we include migas, some smoothies, tacos and more. If you dare to give a role for this mythical place, we promise you that you will not regret trying our selection. Of course, you must be willing to eat everything. Warning: not suitable for picky palates.
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The best “migas” in Tepito
If you go to Tepito A must stop is “Migas la Güera”. This place is a family business with more than 50 years of history. There they serve you a beef broth with guajillo chili and some balls of bread loam, those are the crumbs. To your broth you can add oregano, lemon and if you want a piece of the beef or you can eat your crumbs alone.
The perfect complement to the migas are some toasts seasoned with cream and cheese. In addition to the migas in this place you sell sopes and tostadas. Migas la Güera is an icon of Tepito, even the most loyal customers comment that her parents used to take them to that place, and now they take their children or even their grandchildren.
Photo: Migas la Güera
Crumbs La Güera
Address: Toltecas 12, Tepito, Morelos, Cuauhtémoc, 06200 Mexico City, CDMX
Hours: Monday to Sunday from 8 in the morning to 3 in the afternoon
Telephone: 55 5526 8671
Tacos, tacos, there are tacos!
Continuing with the flavors of Tepito, some tacos that you cannot miss are Las Corazonas. Here there are suadero, longaniza, tripe, gizzard, assorted, moronga, cuajar, bofe, apple tacos, among other varieties of viscera. To make your tacos richer, the habanero sauce is a delight.
Address: Caridad Tepito 32, Tepito, Morelos, Cuauhtémoc, 06200 Mexico City, CDMX
Hours: Monday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
If after this gastronomic tour through the Barrio Bravo, you already started to get thirsty badly. In “Micheladas Doble SS Susy y Sara Tepito” you can find the famous liqueurs, varieties of micheladas, smurfs, mojitos and matches, among other drinks. All accompanied by good music. You can even take the opportunity to get your best dance steps.
Photo: Micheladas Double SS Susy and Sara Tepito
Micheladas Double SS Susy and Sara Tepito
Address: Granaditas 137, Morelos, Cuauhtémoc, 06200 Mexico City, CDMX
Hours: Wednesday to Sunday from 12:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Telephone: 56 3933 4497
Flutes in the heart of Barrio Bravo
In the heart of Barrio Bravo, the flutes and tepaches “La Pasadita” are other typical places that you should visit. The staff joke when they give you the order, assuring that they are “lucky flautas”, because if you get meat it means that you are in luck. Accompany your flutes with a very cold tepache and if you still have a little room left, try the quesadillas.
Flutes and Tepaches La Pasadita
Address: Matamoros, Tepito, Morelos, Cuauhtémoc, 06200 Mexico City, CDMX
Hours: Monday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Cheese crusts and hot dog
The star of the Taco Loco taqueria is the “Pancho Cachondo”, a taco that has a lot of cheese, bacon and meat all wrapped in a giant tortilla. The charro beans with cheese are also unmissable. To accompany your tacos there are nopales, pico de gallo, onions, guacamole and varieties of sauce.
Photo: El Taco Loco Taqueria
The Taco Loco Taqueria
Address: Tepito, Morelos, Cuauhtémoc, Mexico City, CDMX. Between Calle Caridad and, Florida, Morelos, 06200, 06200
Hours: Monday to Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
beef tail broth
In Tepito, the beef tail broths are very famous, but one of the places most loved by diners is located a few blocks from the Tepito metro station. These are the “Doña Mercedes” beef tail broths. Accompany your broth with lemon, oregano, and a few pieces of chili. There they make tortillas by hand, which gives it a plus.
Address: Del Trabajo 174, Tepito, Morelos, Cuauhtémoc, Mexico City, CDMX. Between Caridad Street and, Florida, Morelos, 06200,
Hours: Wednesday to Monday from 10 a.m. until sold out
The classic liver tacos
To close with a flourish you have to visit the famous Tepito liver tacos. Ramírez Moranchel has been in tacos for more than 40 years, so they have become a classic. The first thing you will notice is the huge griddle that is ready to cook the liver. The menu is simple: liver tacos with onions, red sauce to accompany and a few drops of lemon.
The ritual is simple with the head tilted at 45º and the little finger raised -in order not to lose the class- you have to take a bite out of your liver taco. In the Ramírez Moranchel tacos, people who are not very fond of liver are delighted by the rich flavor of the tacos.
Photo: La Casa del Chilango/ Capture Facebook
Tacos Ramirez Moranchel
Address: corner of Matamoros and Toltecas streets, Tepito, Morelos, Cuauhtémoc, 06200 Mexico City, CDMX
Hours: Wednesday to Monday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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