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Address: The Center Square | Av Hidalgo # 568, Tlaquepaque, Mexico
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US$ 38.99*
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Guadalajara and Tlaquepaque City Sightseeing Tour
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Tlaquepaque Food Tour and Tequila Tasting
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Tlaquepaque and Tonala Day Trip from Guadalajara

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“Great entertainment and drinks”

If you love mariachi music, this is the place to come and enjoy, especially at 3:30 pm and 9:30 pm Fri, Sat, & Sun, for the free show. Other times, mariachi bands are wandering... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 August 2015
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downey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

Great entertainment with your meal or drinks. The casuela drink is made with a shot of tequila, fresh citrus, ice cubes and a splash of soda water. Better than a margarita

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Chico, California
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24 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

The food here is horrible. Don't go on an empty stomach. On another note, the music is great. It is definitely a fun place to hangout at. Go for drinks but eat elsewhere.

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1 Thank Ivan O
Tijuana, Mexico
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

The PARIAN is like a big restaurant-cantina with a center kiosk that in weekends has folckore dance and prehispanica dances. You will always find mariachis there. I recommend to eat there the speacilty that is kind of a lamb in "pipian" (name of the sauce -it´s not spicy or hot) and acoompany it with a shoot of tequila. If you... More 

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Chicago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

If you love mariachi music, this is the place to come and enjoy, especially at 3:30 pm and 9:30 pm Fri, Sat, & Sun, for the free show. Other times, mariachi bands are wandering through the complex playing songs on demand. Food is just okay.

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1 Thank cakewitch
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

We were there back in 7/2010. I've heard that the great Mexican singers like Pedro Negrete and others had sang here to I had to visit. As soon as you arrive you can hear Mariachi on the back ground. Its loud but beautiful. If you can take the trumpets in your face you might not enjoy it. If you love... More 

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

Loved walking around the area and enjoyed the scenery, will definitely go back! I recommend to everyone who is in town!!

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Thank Maria H
Guadalajara, Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2015

It is located in the middle of tlaquepaque, the crafts center for retail purchases. But the Parian is a great disappointment as the waiters are very apt to try to overcharge you, as they know you are a tourist and will not be back anyway. The mariachi, when they are there, are great but do not EAT there. Or if... More 

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Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014 via mobile

In fact, you don't even have to order food at El Parian. One can sit on the park benches for free. However, I did have a meal here, at one of the restaurants, and it was certainly adequate (I had the chicken mole) and not too expensive. I checked my bill (as advised) and they had added 10% tip, but... More 

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Temecula, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014

I highly recommend you try the "casuela" it's a tequila and citrus fruit drink seved in a traditional clay bowl. AMAZING!

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1 Thank Liz H
BRASILIA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2014

The main reason for visiting this place (in what was formerly a suburb of Guadalajara) is to breathe in the mariachi music, famous the world over. Disappointingly we arrived early evening mid-week. No mariachis...just a large room full of chairs. While sitting in a nearby bar over a melancholy glass of tequila sunrise, the barman did offer to rustle up... More 

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