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$ Coatepec Mexican

Bricked arches beckon you to enter this warm, family-run restaurant where murals of Coatepec's landscape adorn the walls. With simple, classic Mexican dishes, these folks have been drawing fans for more than 50 years. Anticipating your hunger, totopos (tortilla chips and salsa) or sweet breads are delivered to your table as you sit down. The mole is a specialty, and children love the zopilotas (fried tortillas topped with beans and cheese). Stop in for breakfast or a big dinner, but don't forget a cup of Coatepec's world-famous coffee. Also keep an eye out for the children's second-floor play area. On Friday and Saturday evenings there's live music. Ask for the sought-after open-air window seating on the second level.

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Miguel Lerdo 9
Coatepec, Veracruz  91000, Mexico

228-816–5265

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Rate Includes: Credit cards accepted, Closed Sun.

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