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Azul y Oro

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Insurgentes Sur 3000, Centro Cultural Universitario, Ciudad Universitaria, Mexico City, Mexico
(55)56227135
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Tue 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 30
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  • 23
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Mexican Restaurant!

Excellent Mexican Restaurant ... maybe the best campus restaurant I have ever been to at a University ever. The Mexican food is traditional with a flair! The quality and service are top notch and you cannot beat the scenery at CU!!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 27, 2014
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Mexico City, Mexico
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I don't know where to start sincerely. This place once was a good restaurant (20 years ago). I don't know what happened. Apparently it became a Mexican gastronomic specialty restaurant, however, the tidiness of the place literally "sucks". Napkins where the bread comes are tide, the bread isn't hot. The all ceiling and in general the tidiness is really bad.... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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102 reviews 102 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

An amazingly good restaurant in the Cultural Center of the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Open mostly for lunch (although breakfast is available, call ahead), the depth of selection, execution, and presentation of traditional and regional Mexican food is outstanding. If there is a shortcoming, it is that they have (as of December 2014) no beer, and only a limited... More 

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Top Contributor
736 reviews 736 reviews
308 restaurant reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Excellent Mexican Restaurant ... maybe the best campus restaurant I have ever been to at a University ever. The Mexican food is traditional with a flair! The quality and service are top notch and you cannot beat the scenery at CU!!!

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Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, Mexico
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74 reviews 74 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This is a perfect place for enjoying the taste of part of the emblematic campus of National University (UNAM), not only with meals but the terrace with the wonderful view of the "Tang", an sculpture of Rufino Tamayo besides, music hall and theaters are few steps away, and the MUAC Universitary Museum of contemporary art which usually shows very good... More 

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Cuernavaca
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85 reviews 85 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Boy does this restaurant have a high opinion of itself. The menu reads like the egotitistical ramblings of a self-appointed Messiah of Mexican Cuisine. We were assaulted by waiters as soon as we entered with entreaties to order the Chiles en Nogada. All these different fillings, sweet or salted nogada sauce, fruit grown in their underground thermonuclear-powered orchards, pecans peeled... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This restaurant will give you a very decent experience of Mexican food and it is the best option if you are in the University's Cultural Center area (Concerts, theatre or MUAC). Early days of this restaurants were better lately there have been ocassions when the dish arrives cold or the wine is not that great. Mole is average, salads are... More 

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mexico city
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66 reviews 66 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a very good restaurant and highly appreciated if you´re going to a concert, or the MUAC museum. The food is great, has mexican flavors, with wonderful presentation of dishes. The service is good, but try not to get there right after any concert, since it gets really full. Decent prices.

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Chicago, Illinois
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246 reviews 246 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Azul y Oro is a small chain of restaurants specializing in regional and seasonal cuisine. Their specialty includes Chiles Rellenos one of the zeniths of Mexican Cuisine. I went with some very knowledgable (and trendy) Mexican friends and was charmed. The outdoor patio overlooking a large fountain, with the new UNAM Contemporary Art Museum in the background and groups of... More 

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Chambersburg, PA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

My husband and had 2 meals at Azul y Oro last week; the first time for lunch and then 2 days later for dinner. The night we dined there was the night after we dined at Pujol, so we were not prepared to be dazzled, but we were. We both ordered fish, my husband the house specialty Tikin . .... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

I had delicious tamales de chaya, although they came cold at first, I sent them back and waited just a couple of minutes for them to bring them hot. Capuccino was very nice in comparison to most restaurants, and couldn't resist the chocolate tamal for dessert...totally worth it. Very nice location in the heart of the University's cultural centre.

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Additional Information about Azul y Oro

Address: Insurgentes Sur 3000, Centro Cultural Universitario, Ciudad Universitaria, Mexico City, Mexico
Phone Number: (55)56227135
Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Insurgentes Sur 3000, Centro Cultural Universitario, Ciudad Universitaria, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
  • Phone Number: (55)56227135

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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