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La India Bonita

Dwight Morrow 15 | Colonia Centro, Cuernavaca 62000, Mexico
(777) 312-5021
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Ranked #25 of 137 restaurants in Cuernavaca
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican, International
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Walnut Creek, California
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

Found the place walking around the city after it was suggested by a guide. Went in for drinks mid afternoon and wandered around the grounds which had been the weekend home of U.S. Ambassador Morrow in the late 20's. He had arranged funding for the Diego Rivera mural in the Hernan Cortes Palace. We enjoyed the setting and decided to... More

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Brooklyn, New York
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We have learned to be real wary of inland Mexico seafood, but on our second trip La India Bonita's camarones al ajio surpassed all expectations. As the other reviews will confirm: you can't go wrong with comidas tipicas, either. Cuernavaca is full of eateries with enchanting outdoor spaces, but mediocre to middling food. Luckily, this is both a gracious and... More

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

This is a lovely oasis in a beautiful setting. The service is on the bad side and the food is good but not great. The best things we had here were the tamarind margarita and any of the soups. Also the appetizer empanadas were great. We enjoyed this restaurant for its peaceful setting and a very light dinner. The staff... More

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Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

The menu covers the bases, and the preparation is above average. Drinks were delicious. However, the building itself is historic. And the best treat of all is the ballet folklorico, at NO CHARGE, staged every other Saturday afternoon. The dancers are skilled, enthusiastic and put on a one-hour, non-stop exhibition of dances from around the country. There is no other... More

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Miami Beach, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

I had two meals at La India Bonita during my stay in Cuernavaca. On each occasion, due to the time of year-post holidays-I was the only person dining there. Being one of the oldest restaurants in town, the place has a wonderful atmosphere, great service, good lighting, colonial décor and a full bar. Personally I enjoyed the music--somewhat cheesy orchestral... More

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portland, or
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53 reviews 53 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

An easy stroll from anywhere in the heart of Cuernavaca, the interior setting of this restaurant is superb. It's a tranquil beauty, not on a par with Las Mananitas or El Mirador, but quite appealing to be sure. The food is well prepared. But speaking of prepared, be prepared for a long dinner unless you harass the wait staff for... More

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boston,ma.
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202 reviews 202 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

We only had one day in Cuernavava and decided to try La India for lunch. Right down the street from the Borda gardens we sat on a covered terrace near the bar and had a nice lunch. The beer was cold and the food was excellent. One of our group is a vegetarian and had a fantastic dish with grilled... More

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

I had lunch at La India Bonita located in the former home of US Ambassador Dwight Morrow. There is a very pleasant patio and the menu features lots of traditional and very well prepared Mexican dishes. I will return on my next visit.

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Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

If you are downtown, this is a great option, Good drinks! Outdoor seating is my favorite spot, Soups are all good, And, there is parking.

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Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Yesterday we went as a grupo from ASLI - Spanish Language Institute. The food was great, the waiters were very friendly. The prices are fair. If you are around Cuernavaca, great place to have lunch. Every other Saturday they have a Mexican Ballet Folkloric.

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