Gold Taco

  • Vegetarian Vegetarian
    ( 16 reviews )

Av. Eugenia 1558, e/ Tajín y Petén, Col. Narvarte M, Mexico City, Mexico

Vegetarian and vegan Mexican food from cerviche to tacos that are on soy or gluten version of meat tacos (al pastor, chorizo, bistecca, carnitas), plus pozole, tamales, veggieburgers, and veggie hotdogs. Offers a 4-course lunch special 13:00-18:00 for around 55 pesos with bread or tortilla, half a liter of special juice, non-gelatin dessert. There is a connected health food store that sells fake meat products. Open Mon-Sun 10:00am-7:30pm.

Category: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Fast food, Take-out, Mexican

Reviews (16)

First Review by mako

OMG - Edit

I love this place... it is mostly vegan, you just have to mention that you want anything you order vegan. I love the chicharrón and tortas

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Good veg and vegan Mexican food - Edit

Small place serving gluten or soy burgers, tacos, tamales and more. Ordering in was a bit confusing there's a counter at the front, but if you go in and sit down they will bring you menus.

Pros: everything that made vegan is clearly marked

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A tasteful experience! - Edit

Very nice vegetarian restaurant with helpful staff. Daily and cheap menu with 3 or 4 courses, and a huge amount of mexican (or now international) typical dishes, all "veganized" if desired: Soups, tamales, burgers, pizzas, tortas, salads, arracheras, and tacos, of course.

Went on sunday lunch time and was packed, which is always a good sign. The service was fast enough for the volume of work they had. Burgers were pretty decent, and tacos were delicious with distinct flavours between faux meats. Also had two cakes: tofu and chocolate. Nice, but too sweet for our taste.

Worth a visit (or two). I would recommend it without hesitation.

Pros: Inexpensive , Big variety

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best vegan taco in the city - Edit

Delicious, it's a must !!!

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amazing vegan/vegetarian food for anyone - Edit

one of my favorite spots in df, the parillada to share with friends is a great choice. they will add vegan cheese if vegan, very vegan friendly, lots of options, good prices, good portions. vegan store attached, get desert at Sana integral around the corner

Pros: good Mexican veg food

Cons: not completely vegetarian, services eggs i think,

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Gran variedad de platillos vegetarianos, cobran mas x opciones veganas (castigan p/dichas opciones). Ponen ingredientes como mayones o queso en platillos veganos.

Pros: comida muy rica

Cons: pesimo servicio, muy caro, OVERPRICED (la zona es barata), cuidado con ingredientes vegetarianos para platill

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Simply amazing - Edit

This restaurant has a very extensive menu of all mexican food you've always wanted to try but it just wasn't vegetarian. They have vegan options for all that is only vegetarian, and it's tasty and inexpensive.
There isn't anything wrong with it, I LOVE it.

Pros: Delicious, Accessible, Vegan options

Cons: Sometimes a bit slow/crowded

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veggie heaven in Mexico City - Edit

Found this after after a quick search on happy cow.

The food here is excellent. Everything you would get from a traditional Mexican cafe / bistro (plus some more)- but all suitable for vegetarians. The faux meat dishes are exceptional, especially the tacos for which you can choose 6 different types of faux meats.

English is limited, but you can get by ... Especially if you have some sort of translator in the phone (the free wifi here helps for apps such as google translator)

We ate on Sunday lunch time and the place was packed with locals and tourists.

Would recommend and definitely coming back if in Mexico City.

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The first and the best! - Edit

This was the first veg*n place I visited in DF and one I'll go back and back again. The range is really good and it's rather soys meat based but as I am a fan of that and it's an opportunity to eat authentic Mexican food, then that's great.
The service is efficient but if you don't know a lot of Spanish have a few phrases ready just to check especially if you're vegan. The staff are very patient though and will help.
Also, if you're a woman here alone, there are no hassles whatsoever.
The health food shop is bloody brilliant! It's one of the few places here where you can find Tofutti, Daiya, tempeh and something like nutritional yeast.

Pros: reasonable prices, best health food shop in DF

Cons: pain to find if you're a tourist

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Tacos and Vegan Products! - Edit

I love this place. Besides enjoying good tacos and a different menu every day, you can also find several products that are difficult to find in Mexico; agar agar, Tofutti products, all kinds of tofu and "meat", stevia, grains, even hair natural colorants. I just find it so convenient!

Pros: restaurant and store, location, size

Cons: no parking

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Great choice - Edit

One of my favorite places when I come to Mexico City. They have a great variety of tacos, burgers, hot dogs and veggie equivalents to Mexican dishes. It's vegetarian but they have many vegan options. I also love the in-house store.

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Great veggie food at great prices - Edit

This is probably my wife's favourite place to get tacos and tamales from in Mexico City. While I find their food to be very tasty, I still can't turn my back on Vege Taco.

The range of food here is a lot bigger though. They have a vegetarian version of almost any traditional Mexican food you can think of, a good amount of seating and even a cheaper set menu if you are just looking for some good food and not a particular dish.

Pros: Very good prices, Attentive staff

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Variedad de platillos vegetarianos con opciones veganas, tienen un menu diario que incluye ensalada o fruta, crema o sopa, guisado a escoger, postre y agua.
Abren todos los dias.

Pros: Menu diferente todos los dias, Opciones Veganas, Tienen tienda naturista

Cons: El servicio suele ser muy lento , Se acaban rapido las opciones del menu, No tiene estacionamiento

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Tasty and Satisfying - Edit

I had the menu of the day. It came with four courses for 60 pesos. The food was pretty good. They use meat alternatives for many of the traditional mexican dishes. This is a great place for vegetarians and vegans. I would not recommend it for non vegetarians.

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Awesome! - Edit

I went to Gold Taco many times while living in Mexico City and it's amazing. The tamales aren't super good, but all the tacos are delicious and vegan. If you're vegetarian, you can add cheese to your tacos.
Plus, they have a small health store where you can find veg wieners, veg chicharrón, tofu, soy milk and many other things.

Pros: cheap, many vegan options, nice atmosphere

Cons: service (it's a bit slow)

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Amazing - Edit

Best place I've gone to in D.F. for vegetarian versions of basic Mexican dishes. Tamales, tacos, pozole, etc. are wonderful. Prices are super cheap and the staff is helpful. Highly recommended!

Probably of less interest to people who aren't into fake meat.

Pros: cheap, excellent food, great value

Cons: fast food, garish

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