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Pujol

Travelers' Choice award winner
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Polanco
Mexican, Fusion
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Francisco Petrarca 254 | Polanco, Mexico City 11570, Mexico (Horacio)
Metro Polanco
(55)55453507
Website
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1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Once again featured on the San Pellegrino list of the "World's 50 Finest...
Once again featured on the San Pellegrino list of the "World's 50 Finest Restaurants"—and moving up thirteen spots to number 36—Pujol is Chef Enrique Olvera's extraordinary personal approach to Mexican cuisine, famed for reinvention and ongoing perfectionism, where tradition and contemporary gastronomy live side by side as expressed in culinary techniques both ancient and modern. Using both imagination and delicacy, Olvera recombines Mexico's nearly infinite ingredients and flavors, demonstrating an extraordinary food culture's potential in obsessive detail.
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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 438
    Excellent
  • 119
    Very good
  • 68
    Average
  • 22
    Poor
  • 23
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Pricy for Mexico but worth it

Small, minimalist restaurant that serves haute cuisine New Mexican food. We went on a Friday and were not given an a la carte menu,, just the prix fixed 7 course meal which we'd planned to have anyway. It did not disappoint. I can't say the presentation was as unique as we've had in other... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
peripateticprincess
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new jersey
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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new jersey
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Small, minimalist restaurant that serves haute cuisine New Mexican food. We went on a Friday and were not given an a la carte menu,, just the prix fixed 7 course meal which we'd planned to have anyway. It did not disappoint. I can't say the presentation was as unique as we've had in other similar "molecular gastronomic" restaurants elsewhere in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

When I booked my trip to Mexico city - I booked Pujol same time. I was there to eat in Pujol - more than anything else. And i absolutely loved it. The food is about senses and this place demonstrates it so well. We started with street food, followed by several small courses of the tasting menu. It was all... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Went there with a party of 5 for the pre-fixed meal. Everything tasted amazing and the service was outstanding.

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Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We love Pujol- still our favorite restaurant in Mexico and one of our favorites in the world. That said, this year was quite different than our first visit last year. The tasting menu started with five small bites brought out at once, then several individual courses, then several small bites for dessert. We could have been in an out in... More 

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Torreon, Mexico
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Great spot and great ubication, its a fine dininig option in Polanco´s Area. This place its recognized as one of the 10 best restaurants in the whole country.

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McAllen, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I'm intending to review Pujol in the most objective way, that is not following the Cliché of liking it just because it's in the Top 50 Best Restaurants in the World and also the fact that it's Enrique Olveras' restaurant. On the other hand, every time I eat somewhere I naturally expect a direct relationship between price and quality. I... More 

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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168 reviews 168 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

An amazing dining experience awaits you if you follow these 3 steps: 1. Make your reservation 2. Arrive on time 3. Pay approximately $85 USD per person Pujol makes it very easy to enjoy this dining experience. For those who do not speak Spanish, a bilingual server describes each dish as it is served and even points out how each... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This was hands down the best meal I had in Mexico. Even if I didn't love everything that came out (apple soaked in mezcal yuck), i loved how each item was presented by the servers, and each one came out beautifully. The service from the beginning to the end was impeccable. Even while awaiting a table, we were served an... More 

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Houston, Texas
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121 reviews 121 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I had been meaning to try for Pujol for a while so was excited to learn that a business colleague had made reservations here for lunch. The opening ¨snacks¨ were all delicious...my favorite was the sunchoke, but the baby corn on a spear seasoned with chiles and coffee was also excellent. For the second course, we had the tuna crudo....and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This tasting menu took us on a thoughtful and inventive journey of Mexican street food. It was truly an outstanding dining experience. Skillful and flavorful dishes, creatively presented and excellent, attentive service. My husband is a chef, and we dined here on his birthday on our first trip to DF. It was of course his #1 choice. They took great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Francisco Petrarca 254 | Polanco, Mexico City 11570, Mexico
    (Horacio)
  • Public Transportation: Metro Polanco
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Polanco
  • Neighborhood: Polanco
  • Phone Number: (55)55453507

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Once again featured on the San Pellegrino list of the "World's 50 Finest Restaurants"—and moving up thirteen spots to number 36—Pujol is Chef Enrique Olvera's extraordinary personal approach to Mexican cuisine, famed for reinvention and ongoing perfectionism, where tradition and contemporary gastronomy live side by side as expressed in culinary techniques both ancient and modern. Using both imagination and delicacy, Olvera recombines Mexico's nearly infinite ingredients and flavors, demonstrating an extraordinary food culture's potential in obsessive detail.
Open Hours
Monday
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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