Quesadilla Stand Mexico City

Image by Ana Cristina Chávez

Quesadilla Stand – A street treat

Mexican food is street food. Don’t let Moctezuma’s revenge intimidate you. Most of the tastiest Mexican specialties are cooked in the streets and you shouldn’t miss them.

My personal favorite is comal food. Comal is one of the many words in náhuatl that we use daily – like chocolate, tomate or mezcal – and it is a griddle where a ton of different things are done: tacos, quesadillas, tlacoyos, sopes, huaraches… and you should try them all! I love this type of food because, unlike most street food in Mexico, it is not deep-fried and for that reason it is not that heavy.

One of the street stands a.k.a. changarros where you will find delicious quesadillas, gorditas, and sopes is located in Durango street, between Cozumel and Sonora, right in front of OXXO. All the stews they use for stuffing the quesadillas taste great, and the dough for the tortillas is made right at the moment. My absolute favorite is the quesadilla de hongos con queso (mushrooms with cheese), but don’t believe me. Try them and pick your fave.

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Details about this spot



Calle de Durango 289, Mexico City

Opening Times

Mon - Fri 21:00 - 00:00


Quesadilla: MXN 15
Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)