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El Moro

Eje Central Lazaro Cardenas 42, Mexico City, Mexico
55 12 08 96
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“churros” (177 reviews)
“fried dough” (4 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
Mexican, Cafe
Eje Central Lazaro Cardenas 42, Mexico City, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They are always fresh, warm and crispy. They have two types of sugar toppings - White sugar and White sugar with cinnamon. Definitely try out their chocolate dip with Churros (you will find dips at the end of their menu). They also have many chocolate...More

Thank uday029
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing beats a classic - the churros and hot chocolate at El Moro are really fantastic. Sometimes it takes a little while to be seated, but once inside everything is served quickly and you'll be glad you waited.

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hot, fresh, fried batter sprinkled with cinnamon sugar and a pot of dipping chocolate. We were lucky in that there was a lull in the queue when we arrived and we ordered straight away, but as we stood out on the street stuffing fried goodness...More

Thank Lucy_and_Pete
Reviewed 8 August 2017

El Moro Chocolateria is a landmark open 24 hours a day, and full every time I've gone. A range of options are on the menu for hot Mexican chocolate, along with warm freshly deep-fried churros with lots of sugar. It can be very crowded, but...More

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Great place with an awesome classic cafe vibe! Feels like you are in Europe. It gets crowded so give yourself some time.

Thank Rob J
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Do not miss spending 20 minutes at El Moro. It feels like going back in time, the churros are delicious. The kids can watch them being made and eat them while they are still hot (dipped in sugar or cinnamon). We loved it.

Thank Jonathon1969
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

This are the Best Churros you will ever taste in Mexico !!!! Absolutely the Best !!!! If you have tried Churros you will love this !!!! They have several locations. All of them are beautiful !!!! It's a family owned business and they really take...More

Thank Cecilia L
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Open 24 hours and the best churros I have ever taste. I recommend the Mexicano chocolate it's delicious.

Thank José Luis S
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Set on a very busy road, this place is a haven for when you want to rest during a sightseeing sesh in the historic centre. We came for the churros, and that's exactly what we had. EIGHT of them! Generous dusting of sugar and served...More

Thank Ann Victoria F
Reviewed 9 July 2017

A friend recommended this place, saying I should "eat all the churros" there. And, we certainly made a good effort. The place was packed with locals and tourists alike during our late afternoon visit. We enjoyed churros with dipping chocolate and cafe con leche. It...More

Thank Jennifer H
Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro
Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings
and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico
City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio
Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas
Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to
admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit
the wide variety of markets and plazas where any
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 20
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eje Central Lazaro Cardenas 42, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro Historico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Historico
  • Phone Number: 55 12 08 96
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