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El Charco de la Higuera

Jardin de San Jose S/N | Entre 5 de Mayo y Torres Quintero, Colima 28050, Mexico
+52 312 313 0192
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Jardin de San Jose S/N | Entre 5 de Mayo y Torres Quintero, Colima 28050, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I was born in the state of Colima and I know this restaurant since 20 years ago. I am very happy that they still have the flavours of my childhood, very traditional dishes and excellent service. The restaurant itself is pretty with a lot of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Rogelio Z
Reviewed 12 December 2018

I have been here for breakfast and lunch and the food has never dissapointed. The chilaquiles and sopa de tortilla are fantastic and all enjoyed surrounded by wonderful local artwork.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DanPatman78
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We visited Colima Mexico, and in a tour to a Magic Town, Comala.. La bus driver told us a history about El Charco de la Higuera Restaurant.. This story is related to the Lady who funded the restaurant... The History is some kind of interesting,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Rigoberto E
Reviewed 12 March 2018

I was so disappointed- I thought this restaurant was serving authentic Mexican dishes of the region. I had the Colima platter. The pozole was tasteless and cold. The other so-called local dishes consisted of hard tortillas, rolled up and small discs with some ground meat...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank SusanP1290
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

When you walk into an interestingly decorated, busy restaurant that has a violinist playing before noon, you know it's going to be good. To start, they serve the local craft beer I've come to love here, Paramo. Then the basket relived to your table on...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank whygoback
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Four of us enjoyed the food. The Mexican Steak was good. Fish average and the Tostada was bland. Great Guacamole and Tortilla Soup made up for the rest. The service was outstanding.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank 404tees
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Our hotel suggested El Charco for lunch on our first day in Colima. A few blocks from centro on the sight of a nice park and church. Started with margaritas and a local beer. The beer (Piedra Lisa) was great, served ice cold in a...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank V6A4B3
Reviewed 2 July 2017

My first visit to Colima and the local host wanted me to try this restaurant first. The food was excellent featuring local cuisine, all the dishes were fresh and tasty. I tried the Palm juice which was a local drink, very interesting flavour. The restaurant...More

Date of visit: May 2017
1  Thank Kwan_Nyom
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

It was good food,great prices, nice overall we enjoyed or day, I think it's a good place to visit if you go to Colima

Date of visit: April 2017
1  Thank JR Y Sonia C
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

This is a place to go if you want to eat something typical from Colima, delicious and inexpensive. Everything is delicious!! We eat a lot and paid less than 10 dollars each!! Worthy to go.

Date of visit: May 2016
2  Thank ADRIANA R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 9
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
7:45 AM - 11:45 PM
7:45 AM - 11:45 PM
7:45 AM - 11:45 PM
7:45 AM - 11:45 PM
7:45 AM - 11:45 PM
7:45 AM - 11:45 PM
7:45 AM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jardin de San Jose S/N | Entre 5 de Mayo y Torres Quintero, Colima 28050, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Colima  >  Colima
  • Phone Number: +52 312 313 0192
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Come and enjoy the ambiance and the gastronomy from Colima. We are located at the Provincial garden of the San Jose church in Colima city.
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