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Mare Nostrum

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Umaran 56, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
+52 415 152 7420
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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Small place, lovely surroundings, can eat in or outside. Fresh home made pastas, service good but a little slow.

Thank Elizabeth S
Austin, Texas
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cozy restaurant with a nice variety of food with fresh ingredients. - Food: Mare Nostrum always gets in fresh fish on Wednesdays. When we were there it was salmon and, honestly, it was exceptional. Fresh, cooked perfectly. Using a fork, it literally fell off in mouth-watering chunks. Salmon is one of my favorite fish and this ranks up there with... More 

Thank Global_George
Montreal, Canada
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Often come to this restaurant with friends..Quiet and pleasant..We enjoy their delicious pasta dishes..Specially the Fungi Pasta..

Thank Omaruth
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

If you have ever seen the Big night and felt for the brothers who had the REAL Italian restaurant, then you´ll love this place. They serve what they have fresh. It´s authentic which means if your looking for an American or even a Mexican Italian place you may not see menu items you are looking for but: The Pizza is... More 

Thank Deana S
New York City, New York
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Great fine, good food and attentive service. Small restaurant with a good following of consistent clientele. Outdoor patio as well as a main dining room. Its Italian cuisine.

Thank Bethann H
Squamish, Canada
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164 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

this was just up the street from our house, so one night when we were tired we thought we would go here- Good call. We were the only people there at 8 pm, the lovely owner said it had been quiet, yet most nights there seems to be full tables. The pasta was delicious, obviously home made. Really good house... More 

Thank traveltoes
Fort Worth, Texas
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76 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Mare Nostrum is about five blocks from the city center and a quiet oasis from the noise of the city center. Great selection of Italian pasta, salads, and seafood with a respectable wine list as well as inexpensive house wines. Pasta made fresh daily. Small seating area with about eight tables with a few on a small courtyard - so... More 

Thank JWBGrapevine
Palm Harbor, Florida
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201 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We are here last night after a local, Maria Belen Nilson, gave it a very high recommendation. She was accurate- the thin crust pizza was very good and I really enjoyed my home made ravioli. The atmosphere is warm and charming and the service was attentive. We will be back.

Thank LostWanderluster
Dawsonville, Georgia
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52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Slow food in Italy means quality in preparation. Enjoy some fine wine and pleasant conversation in the charming ambiance while waiting. Then, be prepared to zoom up to Dante's 7th heaven with each bite of your meal. She is a delightful, knowledgeable server. He is an outstanding, friendly Sardinian chef. They made this marvelous little jewel of a restaurant happen.... More 

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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123 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

We hadn't been back for some time and were looking forward to a great evening. Arriving a few minutes before our friends we prepared for a nice welcome. We were the only couple seated on the patio at that moment. The waitress was hurried and clearly distracted and unhappy at serving us the wine we ordered. We were surprised but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Umaran 56, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  San Miguel de Allende
  • Phone Number: +52 415 152 7420
Story in local newspaper, ATENCION,

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