Café de Tacuba
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Café de Tacuba information
Before the band there was the restaurant. Way before. A fantasy of colored tiles, brass lamps and oil paintings, this mainstay has served antojitos (snacks such as tacos and sopes – corn tortillas layered with beans, cheese and other ingredients) since 1912. Lively estudiantinas (student musical groups) entertain the dinner crowd Wednesday through Sunday.