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Restaurante Chon

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Neighbourhood:
Centro Historico
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Regina 160 | delg.cuahutemoc mexico df., Mexico City 06090, Mexico
+52 55 5542 0873
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12:30 - 19:00
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Mon - Sat 12:30 - 19:00
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La Jolla, California
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Not at all what I expected! I had been in this place many years ago and love this kind of food. Would not recomend it and will not come back! Worst escamoles, worst gusanos, no one in the restaurant at 3:00 pm and bad service!

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

I just came out of the restaurant like 30mins ago. I was so excited to go there with my boyfriend to show him the prehispanic food from my country (I am mexican) and we walked to an area that is not nice at all... but that didn't bother me since I was so excited about the restaurant. We arrived to... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014

When we heard about a restaurant serving pre-Hispanic food, we were pretty excited. The fact that it sounded like it was a bit down-to-earth / no-frills made us even happier - we weren't looking for some sanitised-for-tourists place. However, the waiter was very unwelcoming and seemed to completely lack enthusiasm for his job. When we asked (in Spanish) for a... More 

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Bassano Del Grappa, Italy
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2013

We were told about this restaurant by friends whose opinions about it were mostly very positive. The menu's selection looked very tasty and we decided to give it a try. Just to be clear, we liked the place and were not too disappointed with the food but it does require some improvements. For instance, classical foods such as mole poblano... More 

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Mexico City
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2012

I been here couple of times since 1980´s, the place is an old neighbourhood downtown Mexico city, you can see a bunch of stores and other kind of girls selling his love, so do not expect a beutifull area sorrounding. Don Fortino (the chef and owner) attend you in person, interesting guy, for foreigners the food will be great ,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
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Open Hours
Monday
12:30 - 19:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 19:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 19:00
Thursday
12:30 - 19:00
Friday
12:30 - 19:00
Saturday
12:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Regina 160 | delg.cuahutemoc mexico df., Mexico City 06090, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro Historico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Historico
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5542 0873

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Centro Historico

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Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit the wide variety of markets and plazas where any vintage item, handicrafts and jewelry characteristic of each state in Mexico can be found on Sundays. Admire majestic views of the city from the Monumento a la Revolución and Torre Latinoamericana, and round out the experience with restaurants of all cuisines nearby.
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