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La Capellina

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Sopena # 3 | Col. Centro, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
+52 (473) 732 7224
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Dinner
Reservations
Delivery
Late Night

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  • 132
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  • 54
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
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
Most recent review
Extremely Entertaining and fine food

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 6, 2015
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Chelan
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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224 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Chelan
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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Tempe, Arizona
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216 reviews 216 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Came here for a Bday dinner with friends. Spacious feeling with a high ceiling. Ambient lighting with nice, simple decor. Good service. Menu is of salads, traditional mexican dishes, meat and fish dishes...but the pizza! May not think pizza as a good dining experience but here it is! Margaritas are strong and in quite the huge glass! Prices slightly higher... More 

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Mexico City
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143 reviews 143 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

One of the best restaurants in Guanajuato. Just half block from the Jardín Unión, with very good meat. The salmon was also great.

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Berkeley, California
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112 reviews 112 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We've passed by La Capellina on a daily basis thinking, oh, let's try it, and then not. But we were told they had great seared tuna, and we were craving fresh pescado. The fish is said to be flash frozen. 3 of us ordered the Asian seared tuna with interesting veggies--jicama, cucumber, red onion, carrot, green pepper and pineapple, in... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Very nice service, and food was great. Well worth a try, and the best restaurant I found in my two weeks in Guanajuato.

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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86 reviews 86 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Stopped and took a seat at this small Italian cafe on the sidewalk. We had wonderful onion soup with a wonderful salad with strawberries, raspberries, cashews, mushrooms and a delicious dressing with fresh French bread and a great glass of Merlot. Service and food were excellent an also the strolling university kids.

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Taos, New Mexico
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

A quiet restaurant near the Jardin Union. This restaurant has a sophisticated menu and the kitchen to back it up. Try the salmon carpaccio to start, then sit back and enjoy a great meal with a bottle of wine from an extensive selection.

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swan lake mb canada
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135 reviews 135 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Went twice, stuck to the pizza options which were both excellent. Good selection of wines. Had 3 different salads on our visits, all excellent. Service was excellent from all the staff, especially Aldo. The last night there was a live jazz band which was great. Cannot comment on the food other than the pizza Price for a pizza, 2 salads,... More 

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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

  • Cuisine: Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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