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Insurgentes Norte 1980, Col. Lindavista, Mexico City 07300, Mexico
+52 55 5577 9262
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12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Faithful to the 19th century Antiguo Meson Mejicano (Old Mexican Inn) in...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Should be top 5!

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2014
Christian P
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Mexico City, Mexico
via mobile
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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

we have been to really nice restaurants around the globe and this was the first time in our life they discriminated us for "not being well dressed! We went to the Basilica de Guadalupe and after that we search for a restaurant nearby. We got here expecting a good meal and also great service. We were greeted by a lady... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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49 reviews 49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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85 reviews 85 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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149 reviews 149 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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
95 helpful votes 95 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Insurgentes Norte 1980, Col. Lindavista, Mexico City 07300, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5577 9262

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Steakhouse, Seafood, Barbecue

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!
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?