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Calle Liverpool 166 | Zona Rosa, Mexico City 06600, Mexico (Juárez)
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Ranked #223 of 2,087 Restaurants in Mexico City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Neighborhood: Juárez
Good for: Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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Perth, Australia
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72 reviews 72 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

This is a small restaurant in Zona Rosa. We walked in off the street late in the evening and were able to get a table in the front of the restaurant. An interesting group of diners were in the process of settling their bill. We ordered the classic margarita. It came in a small glass but was the best I... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I wen to this restaurant with two friends while visiting Mexico City. It was recommended by the staff hotel. The food was very tasty, absolutely great. The servers were fast and always attentive as to what we wanted. I ate there twice while visiting. The guacamole was great, chicken soup (to die for), the fish was great. Will recommend to... More 

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Berkeley, CA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This small place in the Zona Rosa continues to impress with its consistently great food and professional service. While is seems to be frequented mainly by tourists, it offers classical Mexican dishes (very wide menu selection) served by professional waiters who care about every dish.

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74 reviews 74 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

This place is conveniently located in the heart of the Zona Rosa. Serves a lot of typical Mexican dishes, freshly prepared. Mole Poblano was excellent! Informal setting, good assortment, service OK, prices a bit high, but understandable given the location...

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Mountain Top
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

The first night we ordered main courses, which were good. I think the best we had though, was the second time we went when we had only appetizers. Sope, tostados (ours were kind of odd - not on crispy tortillas like we expected -- and as soon as we expressed surprise, the staff brought us tortilla chips), and quesadillas (more... More 

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New York
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57 reviews 57 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Pluses: Cuisine is good, prepared on the spot, not precooked Fair pricing, a little pricey, but justifyingly so. Decent location in zona rosa OK dining room, with large tables Minuses: Pricey winelist

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Berkeley, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Better than average, but not "very good". Well prepared food. Good service. If you are staying in the Zona Rosa, this is a good neighborhood place to eat.

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San Diego, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I had the green mole chicken enchiladas. We were newly in town from the US, so I specifically said "no fresh vegetables on my plate please"--I speak fluent spanish so the language was not he issue--and they put fresh veggies on our plates anyway. The service was slow and the food did not taste good. The chicken was plain poached... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Only few basic simple vegetarian dishes. Not worth going there. Poor services ... We went there for dinner. Thought it was a vegetarian restaurant. Found out only 4 basic blank vegies dishes. Not really a dining restaurant standard. Though it was eatable and did filled our tommy. I recommend to try the vegetarian buffet only 200m to the left of... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We had the selection of starters, sausages and mole, following some rather pleasant cocktails. We enjoyed everything, and the service was attentive but discrete - very good evening. We ate early; it was quite quiet, but the atmosphere was good. Worth looking out between Amberes and Florencia on Liverpool.

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Additional Information about Fonda el Refugio

Address: Calle Liverpool 166 | Zona Rosa, Mexico City 06600, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Juárez
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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