Order Bean-Filled Basket Tacos at Tacos de Canasta Los Especiales

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Order Bean-Filled Basket Tacos at Tacos de Canasta Los Especiales

Tacos de Canasta Los Especiales
Av. Francisco I. Madero 71
Mexico City, MX 06000

Tacos de canasta, or basket tacos, are old-school Mexico City specialties. Tortillas are folded over soft fillings like beans and are layered into large baskets, then brought to market, slowly steaming along the way. At this tacos de canasta specialist in el Centro, the baskets are no longer woven from reeds but fashioned from steel. Here's how it works: Estimate how many tacos you will eat, tell the man and get a token, which you then exchange for a plate of tacos. Beeline to the troughs filled with green salsa guacamole and pickled jalapeños and carrots en escabeche and load it on. Make use of the hand sanitizer dispensers that dot the room, as eating with your fingers is part of the experience.

Food Style: Mexican

Price Level: $

Reservations Accepted: No

Atmosphere: Casual

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