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La India Bonita

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Mexican, Indian, International
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Dwight Morrow 15 | Colonia Centro, Cuernavaca 62000, Mexico
(777) 312-5021
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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 62
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  • 49
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 6
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice place and a classic

Opened in 1933 India bonita is an old cuernavaca hotel. Built in an old house the restaurant is a garden classic cuernavaca place. Parking is around the corner. Excellent choice

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
lforest
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Mexico City, Mexico
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San Diego, California
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208 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Enjoyed lunch on the lower garden patio. Great service and food. Menu only in Spanish so we ordered chile rellano and enchiladas verde. Both were excellent. Rolls were also served and they contained a pat of butter inside as well as an herb butter delivered to the table. Green salsa and chips were complimentary. Blue tortillas were also brought with... More 

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Thank SanDiegoBJ
Mexico City, Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We were looking online for a resturant in downtown Cuernavaca and found a gem. It´s the oldest restaurant in the city and it´s very well kept. The food was delicious and I fell in love with the chocolate tamal dessert. We ate there on Friday, and because it was so good, we returned on Sunday for breakfast. Our server Miguel... More 

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Thank CeliaCerati19
Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This reataurant has a wonderful atmosphere with dining in a beautiful and intimate courtyard. And the mole was fabulous!

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Thank Suzann L
Green Bay, WI
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Once the home of the US Ambassador to Mexico, Dwight W. Morrow, father of Ann Morrow Lindbergh, La India Bonita is the oldest restaurant in Cuernavaca. Make sure to check out the pics by the entrance. The food is authentic Mexican and fantastic. Gluten-free or vegetarian? No problem. Want to try mole? Taste it here. Wonderful ambiance in terraced gardens... More 

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Thank Paula A
Mexico City, Mexico
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184 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

Opened in 1933 India bonita is an old cuernavaca hotel. Built in an old house the restaurant is a garden classic cuernavaca place. Parking is around the corner. Excellent choice

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Thank lforest
Cuernavaca, Mexico
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141 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The food is not that great... it has a name of its own for all the years this restaurant has kept itself opened but the food is questionable and the service is poor.

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Thank Mesja
Saint-Bruno de Montarville Québec
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Excellent cuisine, great service thank to Luis-Angel and Miguel, very nice surrounding with plants, flowers and running water

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Thank GianniD35
Cuernavaca
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67 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The restaurant is in the house that belonged to the former US ambassador Dwight Morrow in the 1920's. It was called Casa Mañana by Mrs. Morrow because when she would ask the architect when the house would be ready he would answer her - 'mañana'. Charles Lindbergh would fly to Cuernavaca to visit Anna Morrow at this house. For many... More 

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Thank maguey
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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215 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This is a nice lunch spot with outdoor seating in an old home/mansion. The setting is very nice. I asked for classic Mexican and my friend brought me here, one of his favorites. Had the mole enchiladas and they were superb. Service was also attentive. THis will be a go to lunch spot when I visit Cuernavaca again.

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Thank theebdk
Walnut Creek, California
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Dwight Morrow 15 | Colonia Centro, Cuernavaca 62000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Morelos  >  Cuernavaca
  • Phone Number: (777) 312-5021

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Indian, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?