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SAKS EL ORIGINAL

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Insurgentes Sur 1641 | Col. San Jose Insurgentes, Mexico City 03900, Mexico (Formerly Restaurante Saks)
5556151500
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07:00 - 12:00
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 07:00 - 23:00
Tue - Sat 07:00 - 12:00
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Montreal, Canada
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Breakfasts are good here, the breads are fresh and delicious especially the corn bread, a pleasant ambiance and nice decor as well, though the service is not always attentive or timely. Good choice!

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Thank beautifulglobe
Boston, Massachusetts
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397 reviews
278 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

The entire experience and meal was unbelievable. We had the tuna, which was fresh and delicious. The appetizer with cheese was outstanding. The service was A+. This is a must stop in Mexico City.

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Cancun, Mexico
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Breakfast Bread is outstanding, service "Saks" and they don;t listen to you !! The restaurant its right at Avenue Insurgentes(19 miles long) and with windows open, and A/C turned off !!. Need to ask 3 times and and wait for 15 minutes to get the A/C on and windows remained open !! White wine served is not chilled and, served... More 

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Thank AFPITTA
Manchester, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by colleagues from our local office, but were unsure what to expect. We were totally delighted by the experience, quality and price. The greeting was warm and pre dinner drinks were served with a selection of Kir, Mescal, Tequilla and cocktails. All were fantastic. A bread selection with various spreads were absolutely delicious. I would... More 

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Thank Tony P
Krakow, Poland
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82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

I've been coming to Saks Insurgentes for a while (family lives nearby) and I'm always delighted by the food and excellent service. It is a bit pricy but it is worth it. The Enchiladas de Mole are exquisite as well as the pasta's.

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Thank luisalunac
Level Contributor
28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014 via mobile

The Ensalada Saks is excellent...the linguine fra diavolo is consistently good. All of the Mexican dishes are executed quite well. The selection of wines is excellent, and the desserts are wonderful.

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Thank Cybrchef
Mexico City, Mexico
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65 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2014 via mobile

The food and service were better some years ago. We went to try the "chiles en nogada" a special dish for the patriotic september month. That were just good but no delicious. The Red Snapper was not very fresh. Wine is a little bit pricey. There is a service charge per person but the bread and humus is very good.

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Thank Irma M
Columbia, Missouri
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2012

I had heard that this was a great place for breakfast, but I found the food to be disappointing. This is especially true when one considers the price. True, they do have vegetarian items, and "interesting" combinations, but the preparation is not very good, e.g. items are served cold, or overcooked, or undercooked. Their naturally prepared juices are the only... More 

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Thank Digg
Mexico City, Mexico
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69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2012

I love this restaurant. It's always been among my favorite. I have been going there for over fifteen years. It has an unexpected medieval feel and several vegetarian options.

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Thank Jorge O
phoenix
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67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2012

the best splenda desert! all food was delicious, the bread is fresh

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Thank gaby j

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 12:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 12:00
Thursday
07:00 - 12:00
Friday
07:00 - 12:00
Saturday
07:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Insurgentes Sur 1641 | Col. San Jose Insurgentes, Mexico City 03900, Mexico (Formerly Restaurante Saks)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
  • Phone Number: 5556151500

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