La Soldadera

Building on the strength of history

La Soldadera (2021) by Adrián de Ita, Alejandro RodríguezAlcaldía Cuauhtémoc

A classic from Mexico City

La Soldadera is a very popular restaurant in the Mexican capital. Its proximity to the chambers of representatives and senators, as well as political bodies, means many politicians and businessmen visit this place to seal agreements.

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Location

In the center of Mexico City, just a few steps away from the Monument to the Revolution, is La Soldadera. A place for businesses and working people. People who don't have the opportunity to go home so they offer dishes that remind us of homemade food.

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The revolutionary woman

The participation of women was very important during the armed conflict at the start of the 20th century. Known as La Soldadera, the concept of the name represents this female strength both in terms of the food and the service that was typical of the Mexican Revolution.

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Woman of rifle and battle

Soldaderas accompanied the soldiers during armed conflicts. Numerous women are featured in the photos that line the restaurant walls.

La Soldadera (2021) by Adrián de Ita, Alejandro RodríguezAlcaldía Cuauhtémoc

History on the walls

The restaurant's ambiance is set with photos of the era that evoke revolutionary times and transport diners to a definitive moment in Mexico's history.

La Soldadera (2021) by Adrián de Ita, Alejandro RodríguezAlcaldía Cuauhtémoc

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Meatballs with chipotle

Made with pork and accompanied by rice, hard-boiled egg and chipotle salsa. Meatballs are one of the most famous dishes in Mexican houses and should not be missed in La Soldadera. They are bathed in chipotle salsa and accompanied by white rice and hard-boiled egg.

The meatballs are made of pork and after cooking, it is transferred to a salsa, which can be made of any chili. In the case of La Soldadera, it is made from chipotle, one of the most distinctive spices of the country.

La Soldadera, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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La Soldadera, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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La Soldadera, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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The tacos can't be missed

For everyone who prefers another iconic Mexican meal, they can order hanger steak tacos (tacos de arrachera) accompanied by guacamole. You'll never be dissatisfied.

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Elements of Mexican food

In La Soldadera's cuisine you can appreciate the compulsory ingredients in any Mexican restaurant. Mushrooms, cheese, cilantro, are all part of a culinary tradition that is familiar to Mexico.

La Soldadera (2021) by Adrián de Ita, Alejandro RodríguezAlcaldía Cuauhtémoc

Memory of home

Flamed jubilee strawberries are for all those workers who do not have time go home to eat with their family.

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The strawberries are dipped in sugar on a saucer to give way to one of the best visual spectacles in Mexican cuisine.

La Soldadera (2021) by Adrián de Ita, Alejandro RodríguezAlcaldía Cuauhtémoc

Finally, it is accompanied by a scoop of vanilla ice cream to complement the slightly acidic taste of the strawberry.

La Soldadera, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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La Soldadera, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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"Through the land of Tequila … "

In addition to food and music, in La Soldadera you can stay at the table for a drink, talking for hours and enjoying an afternoon with friends. All accompanied by excellent service.

La Soldadera, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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