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Restaurante La Polar

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Calle Guillermo Prieto 129 | Col. Cuaúhtemoc, Mexico City 06470, Mexico
+52 55 5546 5066
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07:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 00:00
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Waterford, Michigan
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

OK so having heard about La Polar from family and friends in Mexico I made it a point to go; went with my brother in law to check it out. The atmosphere was the real deal with great Mexican cerveza and plenty of mariachi's roaming around for your listening pleasure. As much fun is also the people watching. One group... More 

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Houston, Texas
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

This place was such a treat. The birria is so good. The service is great. They have unlimited amount of drinks you can have. The waiter keeps bringing as much birria as you can eat. Also served with del rancho cheese, avocados, and tortillas. Margaritas are very good.

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Thank Marisol B
Kansas City, Missouri
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149 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Great end to a night of fun. We went here after parting in the city and we had tons of fun. Everyone is drunk. food was great but i was drunk so...

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Thank JorgeKC
Queretaro City, Mexico
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Birria is the main and unique option here, it's good, tasty and well served, the sauce is good. A great parking lot, good option!

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Thank mgm298
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Mariachis, Norteño groups and even clowns for kids during the weekend is what you can find in this vibrant place in Mexico City. The birria is really good, portions are big and prices reasonable. You have to visit this place to experience a little bit of Mexico.

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Thank Eduardo P
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79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

Great birria and service music can be loud but its big enough to get away if you do not want to hear the mariachis a must if you like real mexican food

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Cartago, Costa Rica
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140 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015

This is one of the many excellent places in Mexico in which you can really enjoy the magnificent details of the Mexcian culinary culture. The main dish that the Polar offers is Birria and as stated on the building walls it is the best in its class!! I personally can assure that it is incredible and I will like to... More 

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Thank SBE73
New Mexico
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219 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2015

I had a driver showing me the sites of CDMX and asked him about his favorite restaurant. He raved about La Polar. It was a great treat. Excellent service. It is a small menu. The waiter brought bowls of Platillo Birria estelo Jalisco... big pieces of meat in a spicy rich broth with sides of onion, chile, (if you want... More 

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Montreal
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100 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2015

This is a drinking hall. Various mariachi bands can be commandeered to play your favourite Mexican song for 100 pesos. The whole place might sing with them. Not much else to eat but Birria, goat ragout, but it's good.

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Thank tohtem
Managua, Managua, Nicaragua
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2014

My review is quick: this is the real Mexico's cantina! I was the only tourist on a friday night. The menu is simple: tacos & birrias! Please don't look for fancy cantina's chain, choose the real Mexico experience next time you are at DF

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 00:00
Monday
07:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 00:00
Thursday
07:30 - 00:00
Friday
07:30 - 00:00
Saturday
07:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Guillermo Prieto 129 | Col. Cuaúhtemoc, Mexico City 06470, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5546 5066

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