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Calle Mesones 62 | Colonia Centro, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
+52 1 415 154 6390
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Greenwich, Connecticut
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

Upscale cuisine that is affordable and delicious. Dinner for two with a bottle of red wine was around fifty US dollars plus tip. First class service and a great menu in this charming European style bistro.

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Thank Solano10
Reykjavík, Gullbringusysla, Iceland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

We had empanadas (good), salad (ok) and pasta that was tasty but a very small portion! All in all - too pricy and way many mosquitos!

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Thank Inga P
Mexico
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2015

I had an Italian Dish and the flavors were absolutely delicious. The service was patient and the food was delivered quickly. My friend was equally satisfied with her food as ell.

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Thank Kay H
Mexico City, Mexico
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2015

Sorry, the Tomato restaurant lives only in San Miguel memories. Now the restaurant has changed to become an argentinean steak house, so watch out what are you looking after. The meat was good but the tomato sauce (even that it was home made) had too many sugar in it (even that I told the waiter, he explained that's the way... More 

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1 Thank smartraveler59
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2015

My husband and I were there the first week of January 2015. The place had been highly recommended but did not meet our expectations. I am from Argentina so my first ranking of an Argentine restaurant is their empanadas. Next the chimichurri. Those two items tell me how authentic and good the place is. Tomato failed on both--the empanadas were... More 

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1 Thank tangonata
Seoul, South Korea
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2015

The restaurant is not big nor crowded, which adds to the quiet and nice atmosphere. The ribeye here is very juicy and nice. Shrimp cream pasta and baby ribs were delicious also. The service is quite nice .

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1 Thank Elena L
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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258 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2014

Whatever it is called now, this restaurant has always served consistently delicious food. Everything is presented on interestingly-shaped plates and there is an obvious attention to detail. Service is efficient and unobtrusive. It is close to either the Teatro Santa Ana at the Biblioteca or to the Teatro Angela Peralta just down the street so a good choice for pre-... More 

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1 Thank ResidentePermanente
Shelton, Washington
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2014

Food was great! Amazing beef, perfectly cooked. Nina and Marcelo did a wonderful job-attentive and excellent service!

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1 Thank kenseattle
Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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81 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2014

El Tomato is now called Bistro Buenos Aires so initially we had difficulty finding reviews about it on Tripadvisor. Excellent food and excellent service. The staff was great, friendly and knowledgeable. There are some excellent restaurants in SMA but this was the best meal we experienced during our stay. My wife had the polenta while I had the gnocchi which... More 

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2 Thank 2_Hip
Sacramento, California, United States
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225 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2014

El Tomato is now called Bistro Buenos Aires. We have had good meals there in the past but our recent visit was disappointing. The service was almost non-existent. It is a nice little place but with only two customers in the place when we were there you would think they would have better service. They have a mix of pastas... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 30
Cuisine
Argentinian, Italian, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Mesones 62 | Colonia Centro, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  San Miguel de Allende
  • Phone Number: +52 1 415 154 6390

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