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Centro Historico
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Calle Isabel La Catolica # 30 | Col. Centro, Mexico City 06000, Mexico (16 de Septiembre)
+52 55 5510 2409
08:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 22:00
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Sun 13:00 - 18:00
Sun - Sat 08:00 - 12:00
Mon - Sat 13:00 - 22:00
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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 January 2017

The restaurant is in a very cool space with other restaurants and shops. I had the to-die-for pasta almeja; my daughter had a lovely ceviche. And the meal started with a generous and varied bread basket. The atmosphere was fantastic and laid back. The service was excellent. And then there's the wall. It really is quite incredible.

Thank Palan L
Level Contributor
21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Just a fantastic small spot to have breakfast at Mexico City. Try "La Emblematica"..... just fantastic!!!

Thank NOE V
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Lovely setting....in this very trendy restaurant....food was generally unsatisfying....my friends pasta with clams had exactly one clam....a sad state of affairs given the inflated prices. Hearts of palm salad was ok but was a dreary presentation I can't remember what I ordered as an entree and given it was two weeks ago, that is a bad sign. The wait staff... More 

Thank hammoncm
Brighton, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

We came across this restaurant by chance. It is primarily a fish restaurant but also serves a few meat and pasta dishes. I had a risotto and my husband pasta - both vegetarian dishes. They sounded simple on the menu but were absolutely delicious and well presented. Homemade desserts were also excellent. The service was top notch and the environment... More 

Thank pie12
Mexico City, Mexico
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

We have to wait for the table but no to much, the place is espectacular very quiet and the food is great, I order Pulpo a las brasas and love it. You can stay there for a while and then keep walking in El centro of México city.

Thank elizabethfancy
Richmond, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016

We had dinner here because we couldn't get in to Azul Historico which is the courtyard next door (we booked for the next night). We were both delighted with the result, a very good meal, well prepared We shared some excellent minature tacos to start and then had fish afterwards, my butter Tuna in soy sauce was outstanding. They also... More 

Thank George J
Dallas, Texas
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Go to this place if for nothing other than to see the amazing three story living wall in the courtyard. It is a green art installation honoring a Spanish landscape architect with a funky old bicycle as a accent. But the wall, known as VerdeVertical, is not the only reason to go to this place. It has a great bar,... More 

Thank DallasFoodFinder
Houston, Texas
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60 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Fish restaurant located at same building with famous tourist place Azul Historico. They offer pretty wide choice of delicious fish dishes. Warm atmosphere, good seafood (not so mexican). If you tired of crowded Mexico-city streets - it is good place for drink a wine, eat light seafood and relax. By the way, Azul closed at Monday, but Puntarena open. Price... More 

Thank Eugene D
Brooklyn, New York
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100 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2015

This restaurant is tucked back in a courtyard within the Hotel Downtown and is a really cool find. The breakfast was excellent, the service very good and the surrounding space absolutely stunning. The green wall (with added bicycle). The building is a really wonderful juxtaposition between historic and contemporary and demonstrates Mexico City's hip side.

Thank TravelSketchbook
Jersey City, NJ
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57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2015

The restaurant is in a colonial building that has been nicely renovated. The building also houses one of the several Azul restaurants. I love the building and the location is great if you are visiting the centro historico but the service is a bit snooty and the food is ok. The prices are a bit high but that's true of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 300 - USD 300
Mexican, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
08:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Isabel La Catolica # 30 | Col. Centro, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
    (16 de Septiembre)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro Historico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Historico
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5510 2409

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Staying in Centro Historico

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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 vintage item, handicrafts and jewelry characteristic of each state in Mexico can be found on Sundays. Admire majestic views of the city from the Monumento a la Revolución and Torre Latinoamericana, and round out the experience with restaurants of all cuisines nearby.
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