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La Capellina

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Italian, Pizza, Fusion
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Sopena # 3 | Col. Centro, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
+52 473 732 7224
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful food and service

This restaurant was so good we went twice. When we first arrived in the city we found this restaurant and had a very late lunch/early dinner. The food was excellent and we had a very good bottle of Mexican nebbiolo wine, recommended. We went the next day for a quick lunch of pizza, also excellent... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
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UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This restaurant was so good we went twice. When we first arrived in the city we found this restaurant and had a very late lunch/early dinner. The food was excellent and we had a very good bottle of Mexican nebbiolo wine, recommended. We went the next day for a quick lunch of pizza, also excellent, thin crust and very tasty.... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Amazing duck pizza, and a calzone starter that I'd recommend to any Italian anywhere. Great location and ambiance. Fun jazz music on a Saturday night. Super wine recommendation too. A true gastronomic experience in the heart of the tourist zone - like a rose among thorns. Very good service. Highly recommend it!

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Mexico City, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Whoever said this place was bad is totally wrong. Arrived st 11 pm and service was fast with live music and all. Very nice ambiance. Kitchen closes at 12 am and the restaurant is mexican fusion with French and italian. Highly recommended and will return.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Bold fusion proposal between italian and something else that comes out as too much. Poor service, it took ages to get our meal and food wasn't that good.

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

For our last meal of our month in GTO, we wanted to be in the center of the activity. This place was perfect! We sat outside and were kept entertained by the passers by, and yet avoided being hassled by the mariachis, shawl sellers, etc. that were a constant when we ate out on the Jardin Union. The wine list... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

My partner and I made our reservation following a recommendation. The restaurant itself is well situated and has a super mural of a chef high on one wall. So far nothing to disappoint! The menu appeared confused, with bizarre combinations of ingredients a feature of most dishes. When our food arrived, it confirmed our fears. My food was arrived jumbled... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

It is in the heart of the city center very historic, We had 30 people for dinner and they did a fantastic job of keeping the drinks coming! We had many dishes on the menu and they were all fantastic!! The shrimp pizza was amazing!! The wine list was very good,

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Even if you don't like Italian food you will find the building and decor fascinating. It is a 400 year old structure just a block off the Jardin. The six of us enjoyed different meals so we gave the kitchen a good workout. We enjoyed pizza, spaghetti, fettuccine, enchiladas, and salmon. There was a large Mexican birthday party near us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Dropped in and was surprised at the quality of the food and the service. I had a Seafood Molcajete that came covered with a layer of dough that was baked as part of the dish. The dough kept the heat in and was a tasty extra to sop up the sauce in the seafood. It was made with a white... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This was not the first time I visited this restaurant and based on all my experiences it will not be my last. It has a very small patio but allows for you to enjoy a meal and watch the people walk by. I would highly recommend the Portobello Polenta appetizer. I am not a Polenta fan but I find myself... More 

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Address: Sopena # 3 | Col. Centro, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 473 732 7224
Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  Guanajuato
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Fusion

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sopena # 3 | Col. Centro, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  Guanajuato
  • Phone Number: +52 473 732 7224

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Families with children, Special occasions

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