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La Ventanita

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Plaza Las Cibeles 13, Mexico City, Mexico
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

spectacular garden views of one of mexico city's landmarks with unfortunately one of the worst services you can possibly expect

Thank Ricardo G
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91 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Went there for breakfast, slow service but great food. We had some chilaquiles and a skillet with oaxaca cheese, eggs and salsas cooked in a brick oven. The skillet was amazing, chilaquiles were ordinary. Not many people but waitress was slow, had to ask for our drinks 3 times over a 15 min period. Will be back though

Thank TravelMXN
South America
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435 reviews
332 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The location is nice because it is in Cibeles fountain. There are no tables inside so you necessarily have to seat outside, which is nice if the weather is good. The espresso was burned, which is unacceptable. The price was good, less than a dollar for the espresso but it doesn't worth.

Thank AAppa
Monterrey, Mexico
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278 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

My wife and I stopped at the Cibeles location and we both had the vegetarian sandwich. You can only sit outside, but it's located in a wonderful area. Service was good and the sandwiches were great!

Thank mikeycee0630
Mexico City, Mexico
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948 reviews
502 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 313 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Honestly, I have not idea why this place is so crowded. Maybe the location. I know that I was not mistaken, the food is below average. The quality of the ingredients leave huge room for improvement. Therefor the taste and the final product is not good. Service is also something they must not be proud of.

1 Thank draghignazzo
Bogota, Colombia
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236 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

This coffee shop is unique they attend trough la Ventanita, also they serve the tables in front of it. Good service, better to take out. Otherwise be prepare to wait a little.

Thank Yagorubio
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99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

Excellent breakfasts with eggs baked in the oven in small iron frying pans which is great on those cool Mexico City mornings. Good coffee too. Eclectic music (not live) but different, which I happened to like. Cute spot in San Miguel Chapultepec.

Thank Charles F
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

The eggs are deliciously prepared on the oven, bread is great, coffee and juices are good! Overall is a great experience because it is a terrace (besides the Glorieta Cibeles). The name comes from the way the place is located. It is a "ventanita" literally a tiny window where they take orders and dispatch. The tables are not inside the... More 

Thank ChioNC
Torreon, Mexico
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 15 June 2015

This place literally takes you away to another place outside the rush of Mexico City, a really good place. It's located in front of Cibeles Fountain, outdoor seating is a must, coffee and tea infusions are awesome, the eggs are cooked on a skillet inside a wood oven. Everything is delicious, but try the Chipotle Eggs, Chai Latte, Green Juice... More 

Thank Sanchezho
Colorado Springs, CO
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227 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2014

I have been surprised with the poor quality of many of the coffee places in Mexico City. I have found the coffee to be weak and lacking flavor. This place however, is not one of them. I ran into this charming walk-up coffee window while waiting with some tourist friends for the Turibus. The service was quick and the cappuccino... More 

Thank COCowboy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Mexican
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Las Cibeles 13, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Condesa
  • Neighbourhood: Condesa

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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?

Staying in Condesa

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Easy to explore either on bike or foot, Condesa offers a great variety of activities and places to visit while admiring its neo-colonial architecture. Diverse restaurants vary from regional to global along its streets, while local bars even let you craft your own beer. The urban yet relaxing vibe let visitors cycle or stroll on the Amsterdam Circuit.
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