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El cerro de las ranas

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Juan Valle #7, Zona Centro, Guanajuato, Mexico
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Mexico City, Mexico
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Decent food, but nothing special. The enchiladas mineras were quite good though. The best thing is that they have tables on the Plaza San Fernando so it's nice to sit there in the sun for lunch or breakfast (they're abut the only restaurant with morning sun).

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Thank markoj05
Calgary
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522 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We think Cerro de las Ranas is popular for two reasons - a good location on a pleasant square and inexpensive beer (30 pesos). We had poor service in four ways. 1) The bottle of mineral water I was served was filthy (on the outside), covered with some fibrous organic matter. I cleaned it myself waited many minutes for our... More 

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Thank Richard289
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

Ordered pechuga de la plancha. Thats spanish for some chicken breast put through a press to squeeze it thinner a piece of paper, then grilled wel well well done. Veggies were frozen. Flies everywhere.

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Thank Ponkapog
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Even though the place was full, it left us very disappointed. The service was ok but they didn't have a ton of stuff from the menu and the food was AWFULL.

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Thank Raul P
Seattle, Washington
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

It took them about 20 minutes before asking us if we want anything to drink and there weren't that many people. That should have been a warning for what's coming next! The food was pretty bland. The location was nice though and at least, as undesirable the bathroom was, at least we got to use it for free. We won't... More 

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Everett, Washington
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Thought the place would be pretty good considering how many people were eating there. Was disappointed by the average food and slow service. Took a while for someone to take our order let alone ask what drinks we wanted. It would have been worth it if the food was great but it was unimpressive, although someone in our group ordered... More 

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Lake Crystal, Minnesota
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

. . . by young men (three in total, at different times) selling tickets for the evening activities in the callejones, a guy wanting to sell candy, a guy just asking for a handout, a trio of musicians, a singing guy with a guitar that stood three feet away and bellowed, only to have a woman playing a violin come... More 

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Roosendaal, The Netherlands
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65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

Just dropped in for a little bite in the evening. The sangria was very good. Also was the live music. Nice spot at a very cosy square.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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274 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

After reading all the reviews I was frightened to est here but I gave it a shot. What on earth are the bad reviewers expecting?? New York dinning? Guanajuato is not royal dinning. There are options and this is an inexpensive one. Ordered guacamole and 2 enchiladas mineras and they were just fine. Service was fast. So I can't say... More 

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Thank lforest
Vancouver, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

The food we order took FOREVER. When we finally got it it was lacking several ingredients as they didn't have them anymore. A salad that was supposed to have a variety of vegetables was only lettuce with lots of black spots (disgusting). My boyfriend onderex enchiladas and they tested rancid or old. We tried to ask the waitress to add... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Juan Valle #7, Zona Centro, Guanajuato, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  Guanajuato

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?