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Nicos Mexico

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Azcapotzalco
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Avenida Cuitlahuac # 3102 | Esq. con Av. Claveria, Mexico City 02080, Mexico (Nilo & Av. Claveria)
+52 55 5396 7090
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08:00 - 19:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 07:30 - 19:00
Sat 08:00 - 19:00
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Mexico City
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286 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is possible that you cannot book because nobody answers the phone, so, at your own risk go but be prepared for a long wait. After you have a table assigned be prepared for another long wait until the waiter comes to your table and asks for the drinks. After another long wait other guy asks you what do you... More 

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Thank azb61
Lisbon, Portugal
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460 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 396 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nico's is fantastic. The service matches the quality of the food. It's well worth the trip to this neighborhood to experience Nico's. Once inside you're going to experience a culinary delight that rivals any restaurant in Mexico City. The top rating on TA is well deserved and not misguided.

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22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Awesome fresh food. The best part was the fresh guacamole prepared right in front of you and it was perfect!

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Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

We were able to get a reservation for 10.30am Saturday morning. I thought that the full lunch menu would be available at this time but it seemed it was not and mostly egg dishes were on the menu which was disappointing. That said, food was tasty, service I have to say was distracted at best. I'd give it another try... More 

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Temixco, Mexico
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

When I came to Mexico 38 years ago this was my favourite restaurant. Just 2 blocks away from my company. It was modestly priced and very good food. I'm surprised it's still on ANY list. It's far away from any tourist venue and the facade may be off-puting.

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New York City, New York
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104 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

fantastic meal we eat here in our way back form Teotihuacan i made the reservation for late lunch which was perfect! service was excellent the decor is so so but does not matter!

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Thank monquiqui
Mexico City, Mexico
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Probably the best mexican restaurant in the city. Everything is fresh, delicious and made from scratch, including the mole. The place itself is not very attractive but the food is well worth the trip.

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Thank Patricia A
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

This restaurant was delightful! While there isn't much to say for the decor, the food and service are top notch! The table side guacamole and caesar salad are unforgettable! Also, don't miss the mescalitas!!!

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New York City, New York
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39 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

The place, family-owned, has been around for generations and is a treasure among Mexicans. Some reviewers (obviously clueless expats or paranoid tourists) have suggested it is not "in the best part of town" and people should be careful. huh? The neighborhood is nice and middle class, near upscale areas (but not touristy, thank heaven). The food is excellent, the clientele... More 

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melbourne australia
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Was enticed to this restaurant by family in Mexico City who promised great food in not so great setting. We were surprised by superior food and service in quite a lovely setting. Sure, this is not the best part of town, and care needs to be taken if you're a tourist, but the food was amazing! Old fashioned service (they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 40
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
07:30 - 19:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 19:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 19:00
Thursday
07:30 - 19:00
Friday
07:30 - 19:00
Saturday
08:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Cuitlahuac # 3102 | Esq. con Av. Claveria, Mexico City 02080, Mexico
    (Nilo & Av. Claveria)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Azcapotzalco
  • Neighbourhood: Azcapotzalco
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5396 7090

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Staying in Azcapotzalco

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Azcapotzalco
Home of the Tepeneca people, Azcapotzalco has remained faithful to its roots even as time has passed. Beautiful details abound throughout its gardens, houses and other historical buildings such as the Casa de la Cultural. The works of Siqueiros, Diego Rivera and O'Gorman are in abundance and should not be missed while exploring the area. Walk through the streets and have a taste of the neighborhood, which can be found at the bottom of a good cup of coffee or a scoop of an artisanal ice cream to cool down. Once the sun goes down, there’s nothing better than going out to visit classic cantinas to grab a drink where the nostalgia of the beautiful atmosphere comes to life.
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