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El Midi Bistro

Calle San Jose # 4 | Planta Alta, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
+52 473 732 7401
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“couscous” (10 reviews)
Closes in 17 min
All hours
French, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle San Jose # 4 | Planta Alta, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed the ambience and old world feel of the place. When my girlfriend and I attended there was a guest chef from Spain who specialized in hams. We ordered two servings of a thinly sliced prosciutto style ham. It was divine. We stuck with...More

Thank Jack G
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I went with a couple of friends to dinner and we get an interior table, the restaurant have regular beer, a fine menu for a moderate price and a beautiful live singer surrounded by exceptional musical artists (I remember one of them performing a perfect...More

Thank Victor C
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We really wanted to like this restaurant more. The space is quite lovely and the service is friendly. I think that the quality of the experience here is directly related to what you order. We started with the mixed charcuterie plate which was quite generous...More

Thank Mangare_e_Bere
Reviewed 20 March 2017

On our first night in Guanajuato, it was suggested that we try this restaurant, as it was close to our hotel on the plaza. It is situated on the second floor of a mixed use building (i.e., shops, other restaurants). The space itself is inviting,...More

Thank gbruels
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Our 3rd visit to this restaurant. I return for the Beef Wellington. The appetizers of pate and tapenade were very good. My Beef Wellington was excellent as usual. My wife's Beef Bourguignon, however, was inedible. Small "nuggets" of tough, chewy, overcooked beef spoiled the dish...More

Thank Ginandto
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We went here for wine, jazz, and a late dinner. The menu is a la carte and the offerings are much different than the other restaurants in town. We had a great time and found the food to be high quality and delicious. The portions...More

Thank pomerantzen
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We arrived without reservations and without foresight of the menu, where almost every menu item from soups, salads, appetizers and mains comprises some elements to make it "over the top" taste bud shock and impossible to plan 3 or 4 courses in sequence given the...More

Thank CanadianBoys
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We are at a loss to understand why this restaurant is so highly rated. We figured the chef must have left but were told this is not the case. We had pasta with chorizo and vegetarian couscous. Neither was worth finishing (and we love food...More

Thank LolaSpan
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

You should make reservations. Great food. Nothing more to be said! Put it in your list and make sure you eat there. We throughly enjoyed our dinner. Best so far.

Thank ronald1313
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This hidden restaurant is on a second Floor with open windows to the Guanajuato streets ambience, has a art gallery adyacent that if you are lucky can enjoy opera rehearsals, chello clases etc... It is a ubique timeless experience. Food is great by the way,...More

Thank jtiran
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 17
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle San Jose # 4 | Planta Alta, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  Guanajuato
  • Phone Number: +52 473 732 7401
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