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El Madrigal

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Sonora 115 | Vista Hermosa, Cuernavaca 62240, Mexico
7771007700
Today
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Very elegant (and expensive) restaurant that has rapidly gained fame for...
Very elegant (and expensive) restaurant that has rapidly gained fame for its excellent cuisine and beautiful surroundings. Run by ex head chef of another Cuernavaca top-range restaurant-hotel Las Mananitas. Referenced in many websites, including a couple in tripadvisor itself: http://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserReviews-g150797-d271372-r3273409-Las_Mananitas-Cuernavaca_Central_Mexico_and_Gulf_Coast.html http://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserReviews-g150797-d271372-r820449-Las_Mananitas-Cuernavaca_Central_Mexico_and_Gulf_Coast.html
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Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 56
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fine dining in a beautiful, kid-friendly setting

We have dined at this restaurant several times and have never been disappointed. The restaurant opens into a large beautiful garden area where the children were free to run around and play while the adults enjoyed our own conversations with our drinks and appetizers, and later our meals. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
Doug H
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Northfield, Minnesota
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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93 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Northfield, Minnesota
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We have dined at this restaurant several times and have never been disappointed. The restaurant opens into a large beautiful garden area where the children were free to run around and play while the adults enjoyed our own conversations with our drinks and appetizers, and later our meals. The service was friendly and attentive without being overbearing. The meals were... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I really liked the place. It was my first time there and I was enchanted by the cuisine and the service. Everybody is welcome there as I saw all kind of people (young, old, couples, big families, etc) At the end of our meal, the waiters suggested to take our dessert at the terrace and garden area which we really... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We love El Madrigal. Great food, great service and a charming atmosphere. If you come to Cuernavaca it is a "can't miss" place to eat.

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Brian Head, Utah
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is an excellent upscale restaurant, with great food, excellent service and very nice relaxed chic atmosphere. We went there for breakfast with a group of family members and friends, when we arrived the place was full and there was a waiting list to get a table. although we were a group of 8, it didn't take more than 30... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Madrigal is one of those big estate restaurants - mostly outdoor/indoor; great art, gardens etc but very overpriced and ordinary food. Not much of a flavor of Mexico and as continental goes, wait till you get home to Europe or the states

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CUERNAVACA MEXICO
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The truth is, lots of people go there because of "Las Mananitas" nostalgia. (El Madrigal´s owner is the former manager of the once iconic restaurant Las Mananitas. It is the place to see and being seen for the 45-65 year old people. Like a country club with regular food. This is an big mansion like place with a very well... More 

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Turin, Italy
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I had some reservations about dining in El Madrigal, price among them. It was a perfect evening. Excellent food, service and margaritas. Price was high, but not as high as I feared.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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160 reviews 160 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Had a business dinner at Madrigal the other day and was very pleased by the experience. The setting was wonderful. With a great garden, the restaurant is completely open to it providing a great view from every spot. The service was excellent and the food did not disappoint. I would highly recommend going to lunch or dinner if you are... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Wonderful mexican restaurant, we went to dinner , a lot of candles, wonderful mexican food, trio music , and great romantic enviroment

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Cuernavaca, Mexico
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Loved the fact that there was an 'a la carte' menu on Dec 24th so each family member could eat what they wanted instead of having to eat a set menu!!!! There were 8 of us...we had a delicious meal with great service and it worked out at a very fair cost.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sonora 115 | Vista Hermosa, Cuernavaca 62240, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Morelos  >  Cuernavaca
  • Phone Number: 7771007700

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, International

Description

Very elegant (and expensive) restaurant that has rapidly gained fame for its excellent cuisine and beautiful surroundings. Run by ex head chef of another Cuernavaca top-range restaurant-hotel Las Mananitas. Referenced in many websites, including a couple in tripadvisor itself: http://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserReviews-g150797-d271372-r3273409-Las_Mananitas-Cuernavaca_Central_Mexico_and_Gulf_Coast.html http://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserReviews-g150797-d271372-r820449-Las_Mananitas-Cuernavaca_Central_Mexico_and_Gulf_Coast.html
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?