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Nirvana Restaurant and Retreat

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Camino Del Cortijo a Montecillo de Nieto | Antigua Via Del Ffcc 21-2 El Cortijo, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
+52 1852194
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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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246 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

If you live in San Miguel de Allende or if you are visiting set some time aside to enjoy this "little bit of heaven. When Nirvana was located across from the Teatro Peralta it was my favorite restaurant in San Miguel. I have postponed visiting the restaurant since it has moved out into the Campo. I was afraid of being... More 

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1 Thank George M
San Luis Potosi, Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2014

Very nice location, view and facilities overall. The food is also very good...great taste and variety. It was all looking perfect for our romantic get away weekend until we found 3 scorpions in our bedroom (yes, 3!); went to the reception and although they came and killed 2, the 3rd one ran away and we couldn't find it...it only goes... More 

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San Diego
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75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014 via mobile

We went to the local La Gruta spa for the morning and made the one mile walk to Nirvana (easy to find and well marked). The food and service and wine were outstanding. I had the hibiscus quesadilla and we shared the grilled salmon. The views and ambience were relaxing and tranquil.

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Thank TrinaDeee
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

The food was amazing and the grounds and service absolutely first class - do not miss Nirvana if in San Miguel de Allende. Spend the afternoon!

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Thank Ellen S
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51 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2014

Stopped by for a weekday lunch and was pleasantly surprised. This is a great spa and hotel, but I just stopped by for a bite. The menu includes many gourmet delights but decided to try the ostrich. Had a first rate sushi roll appetizer and delicious ostrich steak dinner. The service and ambiance of this place was great. From what... More 

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Thank Lou C
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2014

Nirvana restaurant just outside San Miguel de Allende close to the town of Atontonilco is an oasis of calm after the busy pace of SMA - a Sunday comida here is one our favourite outings - starting late - around 2:30 or 3:00 you sit in the outside garden looking over rolling hills and slowly taking in the beautiful surroundings.... More 

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Thank Alix1952
Wimberley, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2014 via mobile

Very disappointed in the food. Also sewage smells wafting in the air. Location quite beautiful...good for a drink in the afternoon. Duck spring roll appetizer was fine. I will not eat there again.

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Thank Lawry R
West Vancouver, Canada
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80 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2014 via mobile

Food superb. Service superb. Setting superb. Second visit in 1 year and we will go again. Don't miss this experience if you enjoy out of this world food in an out of this world setting. While you are at it, make a reservation to visit the Atotonilco Gallery literally next door. Also fantastic.

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Thank scotthean
Portland, Oregon
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2014

A 15 minute drive or so from town is a resort on hot springs with great food and beauty. We had dishes we never ate before and sat outside starring at the countryside and thermal pool. The food, it was sublime and the walk after our meal was filled with the peace and beauty of a sacred place called Nirvana.

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Thank arniefr
Montreal, Canada
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2014

Went there with our daughter and her family, to celebrate a special Birthday...Loved the setting, the food, the service....Will definitely go back...

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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
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Camino Del Cortijo a Montecillo de Nieto | Antigua Via Del Ffcc 21-2 El Cortijo, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  San Miguel de Allende
  • Phone Number: +52 1852194

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