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Al andalus

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Centro Historico
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Mesones 171, Entre Cruces y Jesus Maria | Nueva York 91, Colonia Napoles, Mexico City 06090, Mexico
5255222528
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09:00 - 18:00
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Shropshire
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little oasis in a chaotic part of the city. We were lucky to have a table on the veranda which was shaded from the sun. We had no idea the portion sizes would be so generous, so we definitely over ordered. Everything was delicious, from the complimentary raw vegetable plate through to the Lebanese coffee at the end. The... More 

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Granada, Nicaragua
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121 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Both my wife ordered the delicious mezza (at least that's how it's spelled in other parts of the world) plate, and there was A LOT of food. We should have split a plate. Everything was good, and we enjoyed a hint of Mexican food that included "Arab Tacos" and salsa for the crispy pita. Also, the old mansion where the... More 

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We are long time expat explorers of Restaurants in Mexico and I have to say that this was the best lunch we have been privileged to partake. We had the vegetarian mess plate for 220 pesos.....this restaurant is located in Centro Historico and not on the gringo trail. Superb experience!

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Mexico City, Mexico
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We went to the Narvarte location, as usual, first we ordered to drink the lemonade with mint that is always awesome, later, the libanese platter which was pretty good, this is the best choice if you don't know what to order or if as us, want a little bit of everything! But the star plate for us is the lamb... More 

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TX
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185 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

It is a great place in the heart of downtown Mexico City. Located in an old neighborhood where old buildings are the norm. You can not separate Spanish cuisine from the influence of the Arab culture that brought their flavors and many new ingredients to Spain during 800 years. Al-Andalus perfectly merges both flavors with many choices of Both cultures.... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

I truly enjoyed my lunch here. The food was delicious and the atmosphere truky relaxing after the chaos of Mesones. It is worth the trip to come and sample great hummus baba ganoush and superb youghourt drinks laced with mint. Will definitely come back .

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Edmonton, Canada
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing romantic late lunch here on a Saturday afternoon. The food was excellent, very fresh and flavorful. We shared a fattoush salad and the Mediterranean platter for one. It was more than enough for the two of us. Hot fresh pita accompanies your meal. The platter was huge and included a large sampling of dishes including hummus,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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126 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

I was recommended to try this restaurant by some friends and was not disappointed at all. It is housed in an old but well kept colonial mansion which gives the impression that you are traveling back in time. Food was absolutely delicious: keppe, hummus, tabbouleh, babba ganoush, falafel, shish kebab, dolmades, everything was great. We finish off with some yummy... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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163 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

I liked this restruant , while hard to find and the street scape may worry some , that said the ambiance was delightful, we chose to eat entrees rather than main courses so my review is some what incomplete, Brown seemed to be the preferred color of the dishes emerging from the kitchen and the three ladies adjacent us played... More 

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Queretaro City, Mexico
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Unique place, delicious flavors and great ambiance! We had a good time while discoverying new food. Totally recommended!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 20
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 18:00
Monday
09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 18:00
Thursday
09:00 - 18:00
Friday
09:00 - 18:00
Saturday
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mesones 171, Entre Cruces y Jesus Maria | Nueva York 91, Colonia Napoles, Mexico City 06090, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro Historico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Historico
  • Phone Number: 5255222528

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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