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Los Girasoles

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Neighbourhood:
Centro Historico
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On Plaza Manuel Tolsa Calle Tacuba 8, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
+52 55 5510 0630
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Today
13:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon 13:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 13:00 - 23:30
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162 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great Mexican food, from fried grasshoppers to the best hibiscus enchiladas I have tasted. Taste the margaritas and enjoy the variety of fresh Mexican food available. Besides the great food, this is traditionally decorated and it has a great service. Don't miss it

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Thank Antonis M
Sunbury, Australia
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

we went here twice for dinner after a a good first experience. On both nights the food was great and waiters very helpful. Some have limited English (and we have poor Spanish). On each night we had a good English speaking waiter knowledgeable about the food and wine. Cesar was very helpful and recommended a good Mexican red wine. We... More 

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Thank john3429
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent restaurant near the Palacio de la Bellas Artes, with a large and interesting menu, that includes pre-Colonial dishes. Truly delicious, with unusual moles. Portions are large, so beware! Excellent service. Not cheap, but worth the price.

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Thank Craig W
Houston, Texas
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I stopped in to wait for the museums to open. The wait staff were in the spirit for Day of the Dead and very attentive. The café opens at 8:30 am. Croissant and coffee were excellent. I'll be back.

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Thank mariannemmoore
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Not really a culinary extraordinaire. It's cool that they have a plaque declaring that part of 007 Spectre was filmed there. We had tortitas se huauzontle and they were quite good, especially because it's best to try local specialties.

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Thank Fmahout
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This place have the most traditional Mexican food with a great taste, reasonable prices and the one that is located in down town have a great location to enjoy the downtown experience

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Thank Caty A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Great location, perfect service, wonderful ambiance and very good food. This restaurant is surrounded by historic buildings in the heart of the city. Ask for a dry Martini and see why this place was chosen to be part of the set of 007 SPECTRE in 2015. Please, try the "crema de pistacho". It was terrific!

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Thank jaquefs
Hamilton, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

We went twice to this restaurant the first time just for drinks and nibbles (then made the mistake of going to another restaurant for a meal) and the second time for a meal. The staff are very attentative and the menu excellent. The highlights were the different tacos available which we had not seen elsewhere as well as a very... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Stumbled on it in a thunderstorm . Service food ambience all excellent. Great menu too. Wines expensive but good. Food was really good and Gabriel really helpful navigating through the menu.

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Thank chitake
London
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62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

We sat out and enjoyed the warm evening. The James Bond theme wasn't what attracted us, but it was amusing none the less. The staff were friendly and attentive, they spoke Spanish and English with ease. Our two slightly overtired children were made welcome too. The food was very good, particularly the main courses. My Mum was pleased to get... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
Latin, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
13:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
13:00 - 23:30
Thursday
13:00 - 23:30
Friday
13:00 - 23:30
Saturday
13:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: On Plaza Manuel Tolsa Calle Tacuba 8, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro Historico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Historico
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5510 0630

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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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