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Guzina Oaxaca

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Avenida Presidente Masaryk 513 | Local 3/4 Col. Los Morales, Mexico City 11530, Mexico
08:00 - 23:00
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Sun 08:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our hotel recommended this as somewhere that had authentic regional food. The salsa was prepared at the table and was very good . The food was fresh , flavoursome & interesting . They managed to arrange a vegetarian meal for me & Victor recommended a very palatable wine. Overall a good experience

Thank wandagold
Mexico City, Mexico
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109 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has a very nice setting, presentation true flavours and good service. However the ambience is really quit and calm, no much a buzz, almost empty all the time, even though is very small, there were having dinner other couple and a small groups of friends, we all were whispering at one moment of the evening, so not very... More 

Thank Paulina M
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a good lunch with variety of delicious Mexican dishes. They prepare salsa right in front of you and you can order not spicy, medium and hot. Medium was very spicy for my palate. Guacamole served in crusty shells was slightly different: no tomatoes and plenty of lemon juice (a bit too much). Grilled shrimps on the bed of... More 

Thank Noraatc
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful meal. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable. Great cocktails and the salsa prepared table side was the right amount of spice.

Thank McBrinn
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Agua fresca was 1 of the best I have ever had. Grasshopper with bean paste and herbs was good, but I wish I would have gone with the squash blossoms. Suckling pig in mole Colorado was more like pork belly in mole than suckling. It was good, but a bit cloying. I like a little more bitter kick in my... More 

Thank John W
Mexico City, Mexico
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Guzina was an excellent experience. From the entrees to the main dishes quality and consistency was excellent. Service was also over the top. Guzina is a must for any foreigner visiting mexico.

Thank Emilian A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to a few places around that were highly rated and this place stood out, phenomenal food and service

Thank Alex H
Austin, Texas
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small Oaxacan restaurant in Polanco is a delight. Victor and his staff provided attentive service. The food and drinks were wonderful. The bar specializes in Mescal based drinks - all were delicious. Enjoyed a plaintain with mole negro appetizer. My entree was a relleno with a sauce spiced with ground grasshoppers - everyone agreed it was excellent.

Thank gmac500018
Mexico City, Mexico
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334 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Very much recommend this place for a taste of Oaxaca food. Excellent assortiment of appetizers, excellent sevice. Close to bars, clubs and shops.

Thank Pixxidix
Camas, Washington
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

We had a dinner at this place and it was a fantastic meal. We don't speak Spanish, so Victor, with perfect English, came to our help. Freshly made salsa at our table. Great soup and salad. We had beef tongue and fresh fish, both were excellent. Highly recommended.

Thank greg c

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Presidente Masaryk 513 | Local 3/4 Col. Los Morales, Mexico City 11530, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Polanco
  • Neighbourhood: Polanco
  • Phone Number: 5252821820
The restaurant was founded Guzina Oaxaca illusion of having an embassy of the Oaxacan food in the Federal District; one peda quote from Oaxaca in the capital that everyone can enjoy. With such a meaningful name, like "Guzina" which means kitchen in Zapotec, our restaurant aims to bring endemic products from Oaxaca to go back to this wonderful city. Guzina Oaxaca is the only restaurant in the City of Mexico, with the banner of the renowned Oaxacan Chef Alejandro Ruiz as our ambassador, creating a food concept copyright, leading by the hand through this journey of flavors. Alejandro Ruiz has a long career, being the creator and developer of gastronomic concept "Casa Oaxaca", Executive Chef of Hotel Casa Oaxaca, Oaxaca House Casa Oaxaca Restaurant and Cafe. SPECIALTIES: Breakfast: . • Water Chocolate bread casserole • Huevos Rancheros with leaf . Holy, beans and chili sauce water . • Omelet grasshoppers and quesillo Food: • Fill water Chile ceviche and sour passion fruit sauce. • Frijolon soup with herb rabbit, tortillas, cheese and avocado. • Mole black with turkey breast, rice and fried plantains. • Eggnog custard and berries.

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Poshness defines Polanco, this wealthy neighborhood retains elegance unmatched elsewhere in Distrito Federal. Brunch in the Polanquito area, then keep up with the latest fashion trends in luxury boutiques around every corner. Top it off with beautiful cafés and restaurants that surround Lincoln Park, a treat to the senses thanks to the art decó architecture and high quality gourmet cuisine found here.
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