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La Capital

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Condesa
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Avenida Nuevo Leon 137 | Hipódromo Condesa, Mexico City 06100, Mexico (Saltillo & Ometusco)
+52 55 5256 5159
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13:30 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 13:30 - 19:00
Mon - Wed 13:30 - 00:00
Thu - Sat 13:30 - 01:00
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Paraty, RJ
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147 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Contemporary Mexican food full of delicious surprises. This place simply surprises you! Start with appetizers...guacamole with chips, that will surprise you with many different shapes, forms and tastes of chips just out of the oven. Never had chips like that! Try also the tuna appetizer or the ceviche options which come with incredibly tasty souces. Main entry will offer you... More 

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Thank Patricia V
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went twice on our trip to Mexico City and this was definitely the best food we had. Between the 7 of us we tried most of the menu and everything was fresh, tasted amazing an the service was great. You must try the shrimp tacos. They are amazing! I will definitely go back on the next trip.

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Thank Tamoor
Vancouver, Canada
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119 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to La Capital twice during our recent visit. The restaurant is airy and modern, lively without being loud. The staff were helpful, friendly but not overbearing. Our favourite dishes were the tostada with raw ahi tuna the combination of a crisp tortilla, raw tuna, tangy spicy sauce, fried leek chips and avocado worked so well. Next best dish... More 

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Thank lorneinvan
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Th efood is usually fresh and well prepared. We had some thuna tostadas, guacamole and a variety of ships: potato, banana, manioc and sweet potato. The Mexican quesadilla with champignons, cheese and pumpkin flowers was very good. Drinks, especially mezcal and margaritas are a must.

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Thank Tonantzin S
1 review
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Both of us got the lime soup and the flavors were good. But after we finished with the soup we both started to feel awful. My friend ordered the shrimp tacos and even if she was feeling well they would have been inedible. They were drowning in glopy mayonnaise. I had stake with cheese in a tortilla, it was served... More 

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Thank Samira K
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I had an opportunity to visit for a few days in Mexico City,. I had heard there was a renaissance in the cuisine of the city. I was anxious to try but had some serious reservations about my communication skills and also nervous about food that may be to exotic for my taste. I can say that I came back... More 

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Thank DeVJP
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We loved this place. Food was amazing, and the mixed drinks were really good and original. We loved it so much we went back on a very short trip. The only drawback is that is very noisy, so go early or very late.

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Thank Redleb
Mexico City, Mexico
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Great space and atmosphere, attentive service, food is presented beautifully with a taste to match. They do meats well (beef, chicken), and I love the pomegranate seeds sprinkled on the guacamole. Eating here-- even or just drinks-- is a quality dining experience and is reasonably priced.

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Thank Dr-Poon
Caliornia
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Initially liked the buzz and atmosphere, and cocktails, but as it got busier it was overwhelming. Service was good. I ordered a chicken breast stuffed with pistachio and covered in crushed tortilla. Sounded great and waiter assured it would be moist. Very disappointed! Dry and barely edible. My sister had a fish dish that sounded great, but was awful: fish... More 

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Thank Betsy H
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Very nice restaurant. Nice ambiance and very delicious food.. specially tacos with camaron! And all sweets.. its worth to go there...

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Thank Devula

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
13:30 - 19:00
Monday
13:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
13:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
13:30 - 00:00
Thursday
13:30 - 01:00
Friday
13:30 - 01:00
Saturday
13:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Nuevo Leon 137 | Hipódromo Condesa, Mexico City 06100, Mexico
    (Saltillo & Ometusco)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Condesa
  • Neighbourhood: Condesa
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5256 5159

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Condesa

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Condesa
Easy to explore either on bike or foot, Condesa offers a great variety of activities and places to visit while admiring its neo-colonial architecture. Diverse restaurants vary from regional to global along its streets, while local bars even let you craft your own beer. The urban yet relaxing vibe let visitors cycle or stroll on the Amsterdam Circuit.
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