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La Bella Lula

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Rio Lerma 86, Mexico City, Mexico
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Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

The food was ok/decent, the decor popular, the ambiance a bit on the loud side. I didn't get a feel that the food was great authentic Mexican food.

Thank alfredoMauricio
Poquoson, Virginia
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95 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016

This place was supposed to be great and my friend's enchiladas looked good. I was told the quesadillas were awesome--they are not. Plain is the best descriptor. Nice place with a nice staff, maybe I had the wrong dish, I was disappointed. I'd try it again and have the enchiladas instead.

Thank John S
1 review
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

La Bella lula. Small and charming Restaurant.. Oaxaca dishes. Reasonable prices..open from 9:30 a.m. To 7 p.m. Daily. Pleasant .. Good prices .. Lovely environment.. Highly recommend and close to Hotel Gonzalez if you stay there.

Thank Sheilah W
Los Angeles, California
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48 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016

The moles are definitely very good. I liked the food, but one of my travel companions got sick afterward, it could have been that the food was just too exotic for her. They close strictly at 7, so don't be late. The ambiance is fair to midlin. There are much prettier restaurants right up the block. I did like the... More 

Thank Robert H
Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

If you are in the neighborhood stop by for some molè and bistek ! So tasty nice sized portions .. We ordered sangria which was super sweet and tasty . I ordered the beef and guacamole .. At this time a special dish disfruta de los mejores chiles en nogada .. Chilies stuffed with meat and pomegranate

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Mexico City, Mexico
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 30 April 2015

Oaxaca is located at the south from Mexico. This state has one of the most delicious meal in the all country.

Thank leafarsateuh
Falls Church, Virginia
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140 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2014

This nicely decorated restaurant is off Reforma, very close to the US Embassy. Really enjoyed the food -- peanuts with fried chiles and garlic, cubes of Oaxaca cheese and a wonderful almond chicken mole, The almond mole was unique and very good. You can ask for a menu in English, but not all the wait staff can speak English... Despite... More 

Thank Beleriand
Sorrento, Italy
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115 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2014

This restaurant was close to our hotel so we decided to give it a try. Nice ambiance, good margaritas, your average Mexican Fare. Service was excellent. I had the Chiles en Nogada and it was very good - not too sweet.

Thank Jutta F
New Mexico
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2014

La Bella Lula is a Oaxaqueno restaurant in Mexico City. Just a couple of blocks down Rio Lerma from the Hotel Maria Cristina, it opens at 10 a.m. for excellent breakfasts (and excellent, friendly service) from a menu straight from Oaxaca. Lunch & dinner, as well. I highly recommend it.

Thank Chimayosa
Winnipeg, Canada
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2014

We were a party of three,enjoyed spacious, sports tv, generous portions, tasty food, good, friendly service..


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rio Lerma 86, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
Different location than the one currently listed on TripAdvisor

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