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Villa Maria

Homero 704, Polanco, Mexico City 11550, Mexico (Polanco)
(55)52030306
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Ranked #78 of 1,760 restaurants in Mexico City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $23 - $23
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Polanco
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Mexico City, Mexico
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

It´s a beautiful and comfortable place to invite anyone if you want them to get their first excellent impression of Mexico. Me and my family had the luck to eat escamole which is season dish made of ant eggs.

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Mexico City
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Their Chiles en Nogada are good, very good. Not so big, so you can finish it, very tasty, excellent sauce. Before you can eat a Dry Fideo Soup and after a small dessert and coffee. Yummy yummy and you can add an excellent service.

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Mexico City, Mexico
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

For some reason this restaurant wants to occasionally charge an arbitrary "cubierto" (cover or "table" charge) to patrons already paying for food and drink. I've eaten at dozens of other restaurants in the city and have never been insulted by being asked to pay 20 pesos per person after I'm already paying hundreds of pesos for food and drink. Even... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Villa Maria is one of this place you shouldn't miss, a staple within the traditional restaurants of Mexico City. This place serves original, tasty and well-presented dishes. Mexican cuisine the way you imagine it, exactly how you want it. The restaurant itself is quite big and colourful. The walls are adorned with mexican quotes about love, life and partying and... More

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Monterrey, Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I did enjoy Villa Maria's excellent food another 4 times in my last business stay at Santa Fe, Mexico. As always the food quality is superb and enjoyable. The only odds: the slow service and the noisy ambient. You will not make a mistake selecting this place, specially if it is an informal event. The "infladas de requeson" and "chile... More

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Boston
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Villa Maria was well reviewed and deservedly so. Food was great. Mariachi band playing on Tuesday night made for a festive, if loud, ambiance. Still, they were able to find a spot that was not too loud for my wife (who has a hearing problem). It's really a local place - only one waiter had English well enough to help... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Traditional mexican restaurant with mariachis and king size margarita!! A almost mandatory stop when visiting Mexico

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Tampa, Florida
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

I won't definitely remember this restaurant for their food. No, not really. I tried out several tacos and they were just okay. This is the most Mexican kitsch restaurant we've ever been: touristic, loud because of the Mariachi (which is entertaining but I couldn't actually talk with my friends). I will remember it for the size of their Margarita. Big,... More

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This restaurant is what you would expect as an upscale Mexican restaurant. A touch touristy but nicely done in total. Typical and nicely decorated. The mariachi band limits some conversation you will experience what you expect The apps were varied and delicious. Margaritas abundant. Highlight was the "sleeping monk" dessert which was like sugared wafers topped with vanilla ice cream... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I love the sofisticated dishes they present in the menu and combined with a pair of flavoured margaritas the experience is amazing! I highly recommend this restaurant for foreigners

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