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Calle 5 de Mayo 10 | Col. Alameda Central, Mexico City, Mexico
0155 5512 8959
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Ranked #269 of 2,087 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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Lima, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We loved the atmosphere and the food. Food was a little over priced, but good. Waitstaff was friendly and attentive. We half expected Pancho to walk through the door at any moment. Seemed to be a place where expats and business crowd gather for drinks, conversation and good food. All-in-all; a place one should definitely visit when in the Alameda... More 

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Houston, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

There seem to be a lot of English speaking folks here and if you sit at the bar chances are good for striking up a conversation, Prices are sky high,

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nyc
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The minute I walked in I knew I wS in a history making spot. The place is gorgeous. The food delicious. The service impeccable. It's truly a must experience once in your lifetime kind of spot.i ate a splendid dinner of bacalou and had their tortilla soup-awesome, fresh, rich, delicious. The architecture is of a late 19th c style which... More 

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Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The inside architecture is unbelievable. Very ornate, about one hundred years old. Friendly, very Mexican service. Real typical Mexican food (not "tex-mex"). Legend has it that there is a bullet hole in the ceiling made by Pancho Villa. Very popular - better to make a reservation.

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New York City, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

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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108 reviews 108 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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394 reviews 394 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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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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