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El Balcon del Zocalo

Calle 5 de Mayo 61, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
525251305130
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“guacamole” (41 reviews)
“cesar salad” (5 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
International, Fusion, Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Calle 5 de Mayo 61, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Intrepid travelers scoff at minor storms and high prices in search of novelty. Such wanderlust delivered us to el Balcon Del Zocalo located a few steps from the Cathedral. We thought about dining on the balcony but the wind was up and wreaking havoc on...More

Thank Walter B
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Walter, Thank you for your preference. Nothing makes us happier than knowing that you had a unique culinary experience at our restaurant Balcón de Zócalo. Our chef Pepe Salinas has created a menu that combines the tradition and the innovation of Mexican gastronomy. It...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in the hotel where this roof top resturant that looks out at Zacolo, It has great service and excellent food, ate breakfast everyday and enjoy them all. Great view.More

Thank TheTraveler67
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear TheTraveler67, Thank you very much for your kind comments about Balcón del Zócalo. We are delighted that our breakfast menu and attentive service were to your liking. Our main aim is to provide our guests with an experience beyond your expectations. It would be...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch there and tried different dishes that combine traditional mexican food with a modern touch. Really recommend the guacamole as they prepare it in front of you!More

Thank GretaBDR
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Greta, We appreciate your comments. Nothing please us more than knowing that you had a great time at our restaurant. Our main aim is provide our dinnes with a culinary experience beyond your expectations. We will be happy to see you again. Best regards!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice place with a great view to have brunch on a sunny day, or dinner on a warm night. Food is not specially good, but the mood and cocktails are very good. They have a large brunch buffet on weekends. I suggest to make...More

Thank Diego B
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Diego, Thanks for sharing your experience with us. It is great that you enjoyed our cocktails and marvelous view. Likewise, we are sorry to read that our dishes didn´t accomplished your expectations. We hope to have the opportunity to serve you again with a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Today I was for a lunch in this beautiful restaurant in the historical city centre of Mexico DF. The place is very elegant, food incredible and very well presented. We had a guacamole made in the moment, a tortillas, A tomato soup and a marvelous...More

Thank Daniela d
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Daniela, Thank you for your preference. Nothing makes us happier than knowing that you had a unique culinary experience at our restaurant Balcón de Zócalo. As you may have seen our chef Pepe Salinas has created a menu that combines the tradition and the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have had a very good surprise! The meals were delicious and very original. After one dinner we went back 3 times, the Balcon Del Zacalo is definitely a place you shouldn't miss. Fine gastronomy prepared by a chef who happens to be a women!...More

Thank Bernie0433
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Bernie, We appreciate your generous comments. Nothing makes us happier than knowing that you had a wonderful time at our restaurant Balcón del Zócalo. Our purpose is to provide you with a unique culinary experience. We will be sure to share your kind words...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must go, the food is delicious, good service and the place so nice, with a beautiful view to the zocalo area.

Thank catalartiga
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear catalartiga, We appreciate your kind comments. At Balcón del Zócalo, we are committed to provide you with a unique culinary experience. We are happy to know that you had an amazing time with us. Come back any time soon! Regards, Vladimir Mayllen

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't know if I like this place because of the view of Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral, the people that work there being so friendly, the food, or the wine, but I like it. The setting is elegant, but relaxed whether on the patio or...More

Thank BobBusch
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Bob, Thank you very much for your great review. Nothing please us more than knowing that your time with us was what you were expecting. Your decision to have dinner with us one more time before you leave Mexico City is the most rewarding...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just came in after a long day in the Zocalo. MIGUEL and Fernando were fabulous. MIGUEL was incredibly patient with us - he even re-made my son's Caesar us server salad when he realized it had anchovies. The cocktails were good.More

Thank rachelmmj
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear rachelmmj, Thank you for your comments. It is pleasing to read that you had a wonderful time at our restaurant Balcón del Zócalo. As you have noticed, our staff work to provide you with an experience beyond your expectations. Come back anytime you want...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Easy going atmosphere, nice ambience and decoration away from hectic downtown. Good food. Not cheap but has good value for a Sunday morning breakfast at "El Centro". Outstanding attention from our waiter Fernando Casas.More

Thank Javecova
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Javecova, We appreciate your comments. It is an honor that you enjoyed the atmosphere of our restaurant and our cuisine. Our Chef strives to offer our diners an unconventional menu, inspired by traditional Mexican dishes, combined with contemporary culinary techniques. We will share your...More

Nearby
Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro
Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings
and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico
City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio
Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas
Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to
admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit
the wide variety of markets and plazas where any
...More
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Response from Pedro R | Reviewed this property |
I think no... but you can visit at lunch time and its great Regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 34
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Valet Parking
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 00:00
Thursday
07:00 - 00:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 5 de Mayo 61, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro Historico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Historico
  • Phone Number: 525251305130
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