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Babel - CLOSED

Calle Real de Guadalupe # 12, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good12%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
13 Jan 2013
“Unusual named great food”
7 Jan 2013
“Confused, as Its Name Suggests”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Italian, American, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Calle Real de Guadalupe # 12, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
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Reviewed 14 January 2013 via mobile

Just had a great meal. Probably the best pear and arugula salad and dish called chocolate fettuccine with shrimp and mushrooms that was OUTSTANDING

Reviewed 8 January 2013

The ambiance at this restaurant is nice, and the owner (or manager) is very attentive. The menu is very confused, with little rhyme or reason to how the items relate to one another (hence, I suppose "Babel"). My Argentine steak was good, but the pasta...More

Thank ChicagoTraveler41
Reviewed 22 September 2012

After travelling for seven months in Central America I found the best food , World Food at Babel . Stefano is a master no doubt about it , a small stylish restaurant , very comfortable for a lone woman diner , the waitress was very...More

1  Thank Siri O
Reviewed 6 August 2012

We waited almost an hour for our diner (one salmon and one pasta dish), after the waitress brought us the wrong dishes after half an hour. Service was very pushy, mediocre: she asked 3 times if I wanted an extra beer while we were still...More

Thank barthuelt
Reviewed 26 July 2012

We ordered the tapas which was nice but extremely small. Then we ordered onion soup which was tart and disappointing and the minestrone soup which was just inedible with a strange smell. We ordered a steak to try to at least eat something but it...More

Thank LanB100
Reviewed 25 July 2012

Babel came highly recommended and boy did it pull through for us! It was that needle in the haystack one always searches for in a new town and we lucked out! The food was divine, the wine very reasonable, the service the best we have...More

1  Thank Fiona R
Reviewed 13 July 2012

Thanks to Stefano and Chickie for a lovely meal here the other night. Innovative, high-quality cuisine and a classy, cozy ambiance. We had a wonderful time!

Thank Erica N
Reviewed 8 July 2012

This is significantly more expensive than the majority of places to eat in San Cristobal but it has a nice atmosphere and is great for something a little more fancy like a birthday or celebration. Especially good for steak lovers! Very interesting menu and nice...More

Thank Fionna88
Reviewed 7 July 2012

The food here is good. I had the chocolate fettuccine, which really was delicious. My wife had the Argentinian steak, which was cook to perfection, though it only came with potato chips, which is really pretty pathetic. The owner of the restaurant, an Italian fellow,...More

1  Thank azzabazza18
Reviewed 7 July 2012

It's a shame about this restaurant. They are in a good spot, and have a few small outdoor tables as well. My husband liked his meal, and he liked the ambiance as well. My meal was a slab of well very cooked steak, that arrived...More

Thank mmstyle
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  • Address: Calle Real de Guadalupe # 12, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Chiapas  >  San Cristobal de las Casas
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