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Monte Cristo

Insurgentes Norte 1980, Col. Lindavista, Mexico City 07300, Mexico
+52 55 5577 9262
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Ranked #21 of 1,765 restaurants in Mexico City
Cuisines: Barbecue, Mexican, Seafood, Steakhouse
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Faithful to the 19th century Antiguo Meson Mejicano (Old Mexican Inn) in all its unspoiled glory, we offer you the chance to partake, in a stately old-world manse, of the most delectable dished from the country's various regions and culinary institutions, from the fonda, cantina, and plaza stand to the most elaborate convent cuisine. All, served with different atmospheres as backdrops, from the coolness of the hidden courtyard, to the airy spaces of the Mexican hacienda. Welcome to the days of yore!
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Faithful to the 19th century Antiguo Meson Mejicano (Old Mexican Inn) in all its unspoiled glory, we offer you the chance to partake, in a stately old-world manse, of the most delectable dished from the country's various regions and culinary institutions, from the fonda, cantina, and plaza stand to the most elaborate convent cuisine. All, served with different atmospheres as backdrops, from the coolness of the hidden courtyard, to the airy spaces of the Mexican hacienda. Welcome to the days of yore!
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Mexico City, Mexico
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

Great service. The terrace is very nice and creates a good atmosphere. Really good Mexican food. The whole place is new and very clean. You won't regret it

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MonteCristoR1980, Manager at Monte Cristo, responded to this review

Dear Christian, thanks for your kind review. Hope to see you soon. More

California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

We stayed at the Hilton and this restaurant is pretty far away from there. We wanted to eat there due to the great reviews. The setting, the restaurant itself and the service are nice. The drinks are good. I was not too impressed with the food. We had chicken, that was not special, spare ribs pork that was Ok, Shrimp... More

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Clarkston, Michigan
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84 reviews 84 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

Went to this restaurant for lunch with some colleagues. The food was totally AWESOME...and authentic. I would highly recommend this restaurant if you are searching for a true Mexican upscale restaurant (not your typical taco stand type restaurant). They make the dipping sauces in front of you to your liking...mild to extremely hot! The tortillas are made by hand and... More

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Mexico City
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108 reviews 108 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

This is a beautiful place located at the north in Mexico City. It is and ancient house with excellent maintenance, but the better is the food and the service (not in this order necessarily). The waiters know their jobs, they memorize the menu and can suggest you many things. The food quality is great and the flavor too. There is... More

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Los Angeles, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2011

I have eaten at Monte Cristo once and recommend it very highly. So does Chef Rick Bayless of TV fame to anyone who wants to try a traditional Mexican food or modern versions of traditional Mexican food. When we were there we talked two separate groups of who had come to the restaurant to celebrate birthdays and other special events.... More

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