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Six Mouthwatering Dishes to Try in Mexico City

Tlacoyos
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Mexico City isn’t just known for being a culturally vibrant tourist destination, but also a very colourful and exotic holiday city. Besides the very groovy nightlife, the city also offers some amazing food and dining spots that you can visit anytime during the holiday. We recommend trying out some unique and simply delicious food dishes that will make the highlight of your travel to Mexico City!

Tlacoyos

Tlacoyos
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Tlacoyos is a street food besides tacos that is popular in Mexico City. The oval-shaped tortillas are filled with beans, meat, crumbled cheese and salsa to get the burst of flavour that everyone loves in a Mexican dish! Give it a try!

Caldo Tlalpeño

Caldo Tlalpeño
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A good hearty filling soup is perfect if you are on the go and want to have a late lunch before you go exploring again. Caldo Tlalpeño is a chicken broth soup made with chickpeas, chicken, vegetables like green beans, carrots and zucchini seasoned with onion, garlic and chipotle chile. Talk about yummy!

Camotes

Camotes
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A sweet and tasty indulgent piece of Mexico City street food that you should not miss out is camote. Watch the preparation of this ancient food dish at any local vendor cart and taste this decadent sweet potato food dish that is served hot with strawberry jam and condensed milk.

Churros

Churros
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Churros is a popular sweet dish that is widely loved among locals and visitors all over Mexico City. They are essentially fried dough pastries sprinkled with sugar and cinnamon. In some cases, the yummy treat is also filled with sweet chocolate and caramel flavoured syrup. Visit Churreria El Moro on Eje Central Lázaro Cardenas for this sweet delight!

Tacos al Pastor

Tacos al Pastor
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If you are in Mexico City then don’t miss out a good taco stand to try out a perfect combo! Besides onion and cilantro, different vendors offer multiple types of meat, salsa and other toppings of your choice to get it customised. Give it a try and let us know!

Elote

Elote
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Elote is the Mexican street food version for ‘corn on a cob’. The corn is boiled and served ready on a stick, like ice cream, or the pieces of corn are separated and flavoured with salt, pepper, chilli, sour cream, mayonnaise and any other topping you desire.

Sounds yummy, doesn’t it? Get your food fix with one or all of these food dishes and try out Mexico City’s food tours as well!

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