Quesadilla grilled tortilla filled with cheese

What is a Quesadilla?

A quesadilla is either a flour or maize (corn) tortilla, filled with various fillings, then folded in half, and grilled on a cast-iron comal. Most of the country’s quesadillas are filled with cheese, but in Mexico City you need to specify if you want cheese. Often, quesadillas are served with salsa, onions, tomatoes, serrano chiles, and guacamole. It is easy to find a place to eat quesadillas in Mexico, whether inside food markets, street stalls or at Mexican restaurants.

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Where to eat Quesadillas in Mexico City

1. Mercado de Antojitos

Mercado de Antojitos

Near Coyoacán’s main plaza, Mercado de Antojitos market has many different stands where you can enjoy traditional Mexican street food which is called “antojitos”. At this very busy market you can try the popular deep fried quesadillas, flautas (rolled taco), pozoles (soup), and esquite (little corn-cups).

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