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Nicos Mexico

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Av. Cuitlahuac #3102 Col. Claveria | Esq. con Av. Claveria, Mexico City 76140, Mexico (Nilo & Av. Claveria)
55-53967090
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Today
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Good for:
Casual Dining

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Visitor rating
  • 75
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
One of the best mexican restaurants in town

This is a restaurant with no fancy or pretentious decoration, everything seems like a "normal" place but everything changes right away you taste your first dish... you will say "this is DELICIOUS" and of course you will want to try everyone's dishes and it will be almost the same reaction. The Chef... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
RobertoXibille
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Mexico City, Mexico
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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106 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Mexico City, Mexico
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This is a restaurant with no fancy or pretentious decoration, everything seems like a "normal" place but everything changes right away you taste your first dish... you will say "this is DELICIOUS" and of course you will want to try everyone's dishes and it will be almost the same reaction. The Chef is very attentive and goes to ask if... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Nicos manages to make everything feel quite special. Come for lunch - we were the first ones there with our 1pm OpenTable reservation, and the restaurant quickly filled up with a steady stream of Mexico City folks on lunch break for one or two, or having family reunions with eight people. The food is served slowly, with much care. Make... More 

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Orinda, California
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Pork Belly, guacamole made at the table, rabbit...and more....it was all wonderful, authentic and so special. Atmosphere is very casual. We had fabulous service. Plenty of fresh water with lemon to drink for free. Worth traveling to go here. We had a lovely stroll through the park afterwards.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Nothing authentic about our meals. Because something is overpriced does not mean it is good. The service was just as bad. The food that should have been cold was room temperature and the what was supposed to be hot was very cold. Not impressed at all. Will not visit again

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Mougins, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

modest place great and genuine fresh cuisine . I fell in love with the tampiquena filet Great tequila and mezcal

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Ciudad de México
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

West to downtown Mexico in the pathway of the historical escape to Tacuba of Cortes from Mexica, close to The historical "árbol de la noche triste" ...."The sad nigth tree", ....some blocks ahead from Cuitlahuac Subway (Name of an emperor brother to Moctezuma,The only one who won a battle to spanish conquerors). There you can find this place...Nicos... I knew... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This is the best place to have real and authentic Mexican food. It is all cooked with organic and fair trade ingredients. Everyday there is a special section that you will adore. Lunch or breakfast Nico's will sure make you a happy person

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Mexico City, Mexico
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This is one of those little gems where you could really taste flavour and Mexican service. Little overpriced but the food and drinks are really , really good

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Mexico
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

1) Don´t draw conclusions of what you see. The place is modest but you will eat better than most fancy restaurants in London, Paris or NY (I have been around a little). Believe me, the menu looks normal but the flavor you will find, are the result of a careful planning and execution of traditional family mexican food. 2) Make... More 

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Top Contributor
666 reviews 666 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I went here for the chiles en nogada and I was not disappointed. They were huge and exquisitely prepared ... the other breakfast food was also excellent. The service was top notch and very friendly. The austere setting does not matter ... if you are looking for spot on, top end Mexican cuisine in the DF this place is highly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Cuitlahuac #3102 Col. Claveria | Esq. con Av. Claveria, Mexico City 76140, Mexico
    (Nilo & Av. Claveria)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
  • Phone Number: 55-53967090

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 40
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Monday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm

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