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El Canastillo de Flores

Plaza de La Paz No.32 | Frente a la Catedral, Guanajuato, Mexico
+52 473 732 7198
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  • Excellent6%
  • Very good8%
  • Average16%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible49%
22 Nov 2017
“After Years Of Dining In Mexico, Absolutely My All Time Worst Experience”
18 Jul 2017
“Doesn't taste good, dirty kitchen!”
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, International, Spanish
££ - £££
Plaza de La Paz No.32 | Frente a la Catedral, Guanajuato, Mexico
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

Unfortunately restaurants in great locations for tourists understand that they don't depend on repeat business. Therefore, oftentimes (and not just in Mexico), they could NOT CARE LESS WHETHER OR NOT THEIR CUSTOMERS ARE SATISFIED OR NOT. Such was the case, certainly in our experience yesterday,...More

Thank N H
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Food is overpriced, tasted bad and the kitchen and restrooms where nasty. Don't know how it was almost full, maybe just because of the location.

Thank Gustavo R
Reviewed 15 July 2017

I love GTO, in particular the Cathedral so I took a lunch at Plaza de La Paz with a table facing it. Good for a drink and relax to enjoy the food (fair).

Thank bryanhoho
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We took the menu del dia. The drinks where served with the (almost cold) soup and before finishing the soup the main course was served. Likily we had to chose a desert or coffee but unfortunately the choice was already made before we finished our...More

1  Thank Robert i
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Our order was initially lost, we were served after two tables that came afterwards. Once the food did come, it was disgusting. On top of that, its way overpriced. Go to the place next door! They actually know what they're doing

1  Thank Jorge A. M
Reviewed 12 December 2016

If it weren't for the location El Canastillo de Flores (the little basket of flowers) would get a 2. We sat inside as it was a little chilly a night. Here is a list of problems; our table rocked, the waiter did not know what...More

1  Thank Richard289
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Just needed small break from all the shopping suffered by a husband and his wife and wife's girlfriend. What better place than a sidewalk cafe in a Mexican colonial city. I had a bowl of chicken soup as did my wife. Delicious.

Thank Dennis J
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

It's unfortunate that this restaurant had such bad service in a prime location. We arrived about 9:30pm and was seated very quickly. The restaurant was not busy due to the time we arrived. As soon as we sat we were given menus. We sat about...More

Thank Jimmy M
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The food was atrocious, we even got a piece of plastic on two of our plates. The service was really slow and the prices high for what you get. Would NEVER recomend it. Please never come here.

1  Thank Agustin G
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Taken mexican food in the hot seasson while watching the peoples in the street can be one of the good moment

Thank MemedBapa
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  • Address: Plaza de La Paz No.32 | Frente a la Catedral, Guanajuato, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  Guanajuato
  • Phone Number: +52 473 732 7198
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