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Las Mercedes

Calle de Arriba No.6 | Fraccionamiento San Javier, Guanajuato 36020, Mexico
+52 473 733 9059
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Ranked #2 of 123 Restaurants in Guanajuato
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Merritt Island, Florida
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

What a treat for the senses! My friend and I read about this restaurant on Trip Advisor and took the advice of several reviewers. So glad we did. What a delightful setting inside a lovely old building with sweeping views of the city of colorful Guanajuato! Our server was a delight. Informed, charming, helpful and eager to provide us with... More

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Las Mercedes is a beautiful building with a great view over Guanajuato, and the food is as wonderful as the location. I shared a 'chile en nogada' with my Mexican friend, who'd been encouraging me to try it for weeks - and she was absolutely right, it's an incredible dish. Then chicken with a green sauce based around pistachios, unlike... More

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Newark, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I wanted to take my girlfriend to a romantic place to eat and did I hit the jackpot! Jesus the owner arranged for a bouquet of roses to be at the table at arrival and they were there just as promised. Our table was situated at a window to where we could dine and look out at the beautiful neighborhood... More

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We had a wonderful diner here. I ate on different cities around Mexico and this is one of the best restaurants I have ever been. You are not going to eat here something that you can find somewhere else.

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New York City, New York
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

If you go to Guanajuato do yourself a favor and go to this intimate, family owned restaurants. It is simply one of the best meals you will ever have. All the ingredients are natural and fresh and many of the recipes are ancient local recipes. We went two days in a row and wish we could go back more. Don't... More

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This is a beautiful restaurant with great service and true Mexican Cuisine. The Mole's were outstanding- several different kinds.

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Decatur, Georgia
2 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

My wife and I had an absolutely wonderful night out at Las Mercedes. The restaurant is in a lovely setting, a house high on a hill overlooking Guanajuato. While the food was excellent ...the best we had in town... and we had some really good food at other restaurants in the area... the service and ambience were simply outstanding. Our... More

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Milford, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 via mobile

We had a fabulous meal at Las Mercedes tonight. We enjoyed the sopa negro and pork shanks while looking out over this wonderful city. Both recipes were passed down in the family and the flavours were exquisite. The service and ambiance were also remarkable and we'll be back for sure.

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Riverside
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Great location on the hill, beautifully decorated inside; small and intimate, with fantastic service and even better food. Cannot recommend this place highly enough. Make a reservation well in advance, as there are only a handful of tables.

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Manzanillo, Mexico
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

A small place, Only 7 tables. It is high in the hills overlooking centro historico. All three who were with us loved their meals. Two had the seared tuna and the other Chamorro. Reservations definitely a good idea. One caveat, although the wine list is good, the prices are very high for Mexico. the food was also expensive by Mexican... More

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