Hugely hungry? Five “giant food” spots in CDMX

It’s fair to say our eyes are often bigger than our stomachs. But when that appetite is raging we think that we can devour anything put in front of us. If you want to put this to the test we give you five giant food spots in CDMX to find out for yourself. Consider yourself warned.

El Cuadrilátero

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Photo: Vida Libre

A Mexico City classic! El Cuadrilátero is the perfect combination for wrestling fans and torta lovers. If you can take on the “gladiator” torta and win in less than 15 minutes, it’s free! It’s a true challenge measuring 40 centimeters and weighing more than a kilo. It contains ham, sausage, steak, chorizo, chicken, egg, and cheese. Are you game?

Luis Moya 73, L-4, Centro Histórico, Cuauhtémoc

T. 55 5510 2856

IG. @cafeteriaelcuadrilatero1

Big Daddy Jochos

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Photo: Dónde Ir

If giant hot dogs are your thing, this place in San Antonio is for you. From just 45 – 140 pesos, at Big Daddy you can choose jochos from 30 – 50 centimeters long and pile them with pineapple, bacon, or quesillo. If you arrive by car, park at the Soriana Mixcoac.

San Antonio 352, Nonoalco, Juárez

T. 55 1452 3621

Los Machetes de Amparito

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Photo: Food and Wine

Los Machetes de Amparito serves up 1-meter quesadillas prepared with ribs, potatoes, ground beef, squash blossom, pork rinds, or chicken. Each giant quesadilla is a bargain around 40 pesos, but we doubt you’ll order more than one. They also make huaraches, soups, and tortas.

Calle Héroes 192, Guerrero, Cuauhtémoc

IG: @losmachetesamparito_oficial

Súper Burgers de Plaza Oriente

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Photo: Más por Más

The jumbo burger is the biggest bet and was created specifically for a giant appetite. It weighs almost a kilo and contains bacon, cutlet, ham, Oaxaca cheese, pineapple, and other toppings.

San Rafael Atlixco 2264, Dr. Alfonso Ortiz Tirado, Iztapalapa

Las Pisadas de King Kong

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Photo: Local MX

Inside the Río Frío Market in Congreso de la Unión, Las Pisadas de King Kong prepares giant huaraches in the shape of “gorilla paws”, almost 40 centimeters in length and about three (!) kilos. Each “paw” has a base of beans, onion, and cheese topped by the ingredients of your choice.

Congreso de la Unión, local 438-441, Mártires de Río Blanco, Gustavo A. Madero

T. 55 3539 4440

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