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El Balcon del Centro

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Centro Historico
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Plaza de La Constitucion No 13, 6o piso, Mexico City, Mexico
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Great place for the view...We sat outside had a delicious panini and cold draft beer. A great place to relax after walking around Temple Mayor and the Zocalo.

Thank Oldgringo48
Mexicali, Mexico
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Loved the restaurant at the 6th floor of the Hotel Zocalo Central, right at the corner from the Catedral Metropolitana in front of the Zocalo itself, the place has the best view in all Mexico City and the prices of drinks and meals were awesome, for two great beers (Bohemia Obscura) and a main dish consisting in salmon with tamarind... More 

Thank Jahlile
London, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Stayed at the hotel and whilst I loved the hotel staff and our room this restaurant was a big disappointment. I would recommend walking in taking picture checking out the view and walking out again. The staff won't even realise you haven't sat down. I wanted on average 20 minutes to be given a menu and then ten minutes for... More 

Thank sunnyray_13
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2 reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We loved the atmosphere and the food. Loved the chocolate mousse, it was out of this World, and I am use to French chocolate mousse. It was even better

Thank Beatrice B
Suresnes, France
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

As a tourist I try local food and now it is an expensive steak house. I did not have a chance to try because I live in Chicago and have my steak in....Chicago.

Thank MathiasFrance
Downey, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Beautiful place with an outstanding view!!! Food is delicious too and service is really great, you must visit!

Thank rosaalopez
Mystic, Connecticut
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106 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2015

The view is spectacular: the cathedral, Zocalo and Santo Domingo. There is both indoor and outdoor seating. It has a varied menu; interesting Mexican food with good service.

Thank paula a
Cologne, Germany
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51 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2014

Phantastic view from the terrace on the Zocalo best when everything is illuminated. They serve a delicious mexican cuisine, the meat at the point everything very spicy. The prices are moderate the staff is always at one's disposal.

Thank ROLF H
Mexico City, Mexico
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948 reviews
502 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 313 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2013

This is THE place to spend many hours with an amazing view of the Zocalo. You will get good traditional Mexican food, excellent drinks and the most important a view which is the envy of many restaurants in the area. Certainly this is a MUST in Downtown of MExico City.

Thank draghignazzo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Mexican, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza de La Constitucion No 13, 6o piso, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro Historico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Historico
  • Phone Number: 5252020679

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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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