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Calle 5 de Mayo 10 | Col. Alameda Central, Mexico City, Mexico
0155 5512 8959
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Ranked #294 of 2,005 Restaurants in Mexico City
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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New York City, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

It's true that coming here you are swept away by its golden beauty and ambience of past glory that yet lives on. The food is beside the point, though a comida of huachinango and ternera

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UK
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101 reviews 101 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

A wonderful bar that is elegant and full of atmosphere. Dark red and wood interior, friendly staff and good food - one doesn't really need to know more. We came here one night and really enjoyed it but just drank and then returned on our last night during our stay and had some enchiladas which were very tasty. We sat... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Gorgeous surroundings if slightly crowded with tourists, the famous café where Pancho Villa's gun shot hole may still be seen is the perfect place for a cocktail served by appropriatly snotty waiters as if brought straight from the great cafes of Paris, recommended!

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Providence, Rhode Island
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389 reviews 389 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This is a very classic bar and restaurant. I stopped in for a a couple of beers and a mescal. The place was packed. They had a two man orchestra providing music - not too loud more for the sake of ambiance. This place just have so much of ambiance to it. It can't be explained, you just have to... More 

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Mexico City
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

You can't miss this cantina that keeps the same design as 100 year ago. It also keeps the bullet whole caused by Pancho Villa's gun. I thinks that the place is better than the food but you can still get a decent meal if you're hungry.

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Vermont
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This was a wonderful place to stop and have a beer on a very rainy afternoon in Mexico City. Next time I will plan to eat here. The atmosphere was the best!!

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Miami, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

great location near Plz Zocalo. International food at a good price. Service was excellent. Fun crowd

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Laredo, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I travel often to beautiful Mexico city, but I have never visited this restaurant before, and there's no doubt I'll become a regular. I would bet the well kept furniture is the original from the beginning of the past century, or the end of the prior one. We paid around $650MXN for two two course meals with two beers each.... More 

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Pittsburgh, PA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

My husband and I had the most romantic and charming experience here one evening. The atmosphere is amazing...which makes up for an ok menu, the food is good but not outstanding. That said, the place is just very cool with amazing architecture and history. The strolling musicians came to our table and played beautiful love songs for a few dollars.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Having read about La Opera we arrived for lunch around 2.30 - the place was almost empty and dark, we nearly didn't go in. Luckily we did. It filled up with a nice mix of local businessmen, other locals and tourists and had a nice buzz. It's very atmospheric and we sat close to Pancho Villa's bullet hole, which added... More 

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Address: Calle 5 de Mayo 10 | Col. Alameda Central, Mexico City, Mexico
Phone Number: 0155 5512 8959
Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 1:00 pm - 12:00 am

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