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La Trattoria de Elena

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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Calle Jardin de La Union No. 1, Guanajuato, Mexico
+52 473 732 2158
01:00 - 11:00
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Sun - Sat 01:00 - 11:00
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Riverton, Wyoming
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151 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good Italian Food, nothing special, but passes. Steak was good and cooked as to ordered. Companion had a spaghetti type sauce which also was good. Seemed to be a lot of staff, one finally took charge and we had a pleasant evening.

Thank WT123
Vashon, Washington
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this restaurant based upon location and previous reviews. We read the reviews, checked the menu and decided that we were ready for an upscale dining experience.All four of us had outstanding meals with a noticeable touch of real attention to detail. One of the four is in the restaurant business and she was extremely pleased and would return... More 

Thank eduardoVashonIsland
Ottawa, Canada
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106 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After 5 days in Mexico we thought we would try some Italian food, especially based on the Tripadvisor reviews. We both ordered the lasagna bolognese, which we had to send back after 1 bite as it was between room temperature and luke warm. Once it came back heated it was ok, but nothing to rave about in general. Having said... More 

Thank Cashorcredit
Houston, Texas
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182 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If it's not too cold, angle for one of the balcony tables that overlook the Jardin Union and enjoy the view while your chow down on some good Italian food.

Thank ramonjamon
Mexico City, Mexico
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by here one evening and enjoyed great food and friendly attentive wait staff. The frito mixto was a great sharing starter and The spaghetti with garlic and chilies was ver tasty. Well recommended if you are in Guanajuato.

Thank EJM1970
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574 reviews
401 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have to agree that the food in general in Guanajuato can be improved. Had a nice dinner here but it could be improved. The staff were friendly but overall I would say the evening was uninspired.

Thank djack7
Alameda, California
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Great menu choices of very good Italian food. I ordered a simple dish, spaghetti with Bolognese sauce. The views from upstairs overlooking the city center was beautiful. All walks of life passing underneath you while enjoying a great meal. The service was excellent. Although they didn't bring the appetizer I ordered (due to my Spanish) I filled up on bread... More 

Thank Jimmy M
Mexico City, Mexico
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44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

A nice place in downtown Guanajuato. This capital city does not shine for its Restaurants, so places like La Trattoria should take advantage of this situation. They have good plates and native Italian ingredients but I'm sure their performance can be improved. I have come here several times and each one I remain disappointed. They are good, but for sure... More 

Thank Luis G
San Diego, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Never thought that I could find good Italian food in this small town. Easily beats any Italian in my City of San Diego, and I have eaten in many at home. Superb service, food, desserts and even coffee!!! Definite a must for anyone that comes here. I recommend the Minestrone as a starter with the "Salmon a las Leñas" with... More 

Hong Kong, China
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Salmon was perfect. Highly recommend this if your taste is Italian. I was worn of Mexican, and this place was perfect.

Thank dkthk

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
01:00 - 11:00
01:00 - 11:00
01:00 - 11:00
01:00 - 11:00
01:00 - 11:00
01:00 - 11:00
01:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Jardin de La Union No. 1, Guanajuato, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  Guanajuato
  • Phone Number: +52 473 732 2158

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