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Review of Sanborn's

Sanborn's
Ranked #10 of 100 Nightlife in Mexico City
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Owner description: Two restaurants and a jazz bar in a colorful atmosphere located in an 18th-century building.
Reviewed 8 July 2012

We recently enjoyed lunch at Sanborn's in the Tile House. I would recommend a visit to anyone visiting Mexico City and the Zocalo area. The food is good, not the best in the city, but certainly adequate. The environment, however is beautiful and quite charming. It is located in a centuries old house adorned with blue tiles, and the building also houses a small department store. But the courtyard area where the restaurant is located is really wonderful. A recommended experience.

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Reviewed 26 May 2012

The food is fair but unremarkable at every Sanborn's we visited, and prices are comparable to US prices in a Denny's. There are usually better places to eat in the neighborhoods that are inexpensive and taste like home-cooking. Most Sanborn's have the advantage of having a gift shop/bookstore/pharmacy attached, which is handy when you need an item.

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Reviewed 9 May 2012

Sanborns Madero was the first restaurant of this chain of restaurants in Mexico. It was established as a restaurant in the beginning of the XX century in a fabulous house from the XIX century. It is probably the only restaurant where every mexican in Mexico City has visited and dine at least once in their life. From the Pancho Villa soldiers to the aristocracy, from students to politicians everyone has enjoyed Sanborns and its famous "enchiladas". This FIRST Sanborns is located in the house of a prominent family who due to its wealth decorated its walls with wonderful blue tiles: "The house of Tiles" it is a lovely place to enjoy an informal meal in wonderful surroundings. A must for any turist interested in old architecture and charm. Look at the pictures.

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Reviewed 17 November 2008

We had eaten a late lunch and did not want a full dinner, so we stopped at Sanborns in the Casa de los Azulejos. The outside of the building is covered in beautiful blue tiles. The downstairs restaurant is in a lovely courtyard. We only ordered hot chocolate and pastries. The hot chocolate was filled with the "skin" of skimmed milk--awful! The pastries were nothing special and certainly not as good as Cafe Tacuba. I can't comment on the food. Service was confusing and slow. The location is the only reason for visiting as far as I am concerned.

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Reviewed 20 March 2017
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