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“Excellent off the beaten path option for a Mexican favorite ...”
Review of Barbacoa Santiago

Barbacoa Santiago
Ranked #22 of 837 Restaurants in Queretaro City
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Level 6 Contributor
1,085 reviews
465 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 284 helpful votes
“Excellent off the beaten path option for a Mexican favorite ...”
Reviewed 3 February 2014

My family took me here during my Birthday early last year ...

This place is mega-famous among locals in and around the Central Mexico area.

Barbacoa is a Saturday/Sunday morning favorite and can be found at stands along the highways and in most neighborhoods in Mexico City ... however this is very famous.

You need to keep your eye out because this is on the side of the highway right before getting to San Juan del Río QRO ... the barbacoa and all the food served was delicious ...

Highly recommended if you are around Querétaro ... a bit of a hike from Mexico City and you need a car to get to this place. The parking is quite hectic like other reviewers have mentioned ... so be mentally prepared!

  • Visited March 2013
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English first
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Yummy”
Reviewed 28 September 2013 via mobile

A must stop!!!!!
Great Barbacoa, afordable and typical.
It is Clean Place!!!
A by-the-market experience!
Improving parking lot will be a plus.

  • Visited September 2013
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Mexico City, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“BEST barbacoa”
Reviewed 19 May 2013

this restaurant started small, and now its pretty big busy place. The barbacoa, the tortillas, the salas, and the 'caldo de barbacoa' are amazing!!
My family and i have been eating in this highway stop for years and have never gotten sick, i do recommend you arrive early because after 10 is really busy and you will have to wait to get seated, there are other places around it but they do not have the same taste.
When ordering barbacoa, ask the waiter not to put to much fat in it and try 'espaldilla'
Keep in mind that sometimes when the restaurant is very busy the service might get slow

  • Visited February 2013
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1 Thank Nelisyr
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A Must stop”
Reviewed 26 December 2012 via mobile

This is a must highway stop on you way to Queretaro, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato...... The "Barbacoa" is delicious, which is why the restaurant is famous for. The quesadillas and other typical Mexican dishes were also very tasty. The place was very clean.

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Shanghai Region, China
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145 reviews
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“Best "Mexican Style Barbacoa"!!!”
Reviewed 6 November 2012

-Simply the best barbacoa around Mexico City and surrounding areas.
-1 hr from Mexico city, toward Queretaro, a couple of miles past Palmillas toll booth.
-Nice, clean, tasty, many options besides the barbacoa, like quesadillas with really nice cheese, fresh orange juice, milk shakes, fresh cream, etc...
-A must stopper if you'r going to Queretaro, San Miguel de Allende, San Luis Potosi, Silao, Guanajuato, or any other city were you have to take this highway toward Queretaro.
-Beware that it doesn't have sister chains so even if you see "Barbacoa Santiago" somewere else it would be fake!

  • Visited October 2012
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