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Sanborns de los Azulejos

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Av. Madero 4, Centro Historico, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico City 06500, Mexico
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7:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A classic meal in a classic spot! Have the molletes! Or just visit the store/house for the architecture!

At least one meal in a Sanborns cafe is a must for any traveler to Mexico. It's true comfort food. Even better though is if that meal is in the Casa Azulejos, which is an architectural treasure - both inside and out. It can be a little difficult getting the attention of the wait staff, so just sit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Late Night
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81 reviews 81 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

At least one meal in a Sanborns cafe is a must for any traveler to Mexico. It's true comfort food. Even better though is if that meal is in the Casa Azulejos, which is an architectural treasure - both inside and out. It can be a little difficult getting the attention of the wait staff, so just sit back and... More 

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Puebla, Mexico
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27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

The place is very, very pretty with amazing architecture, they have a store and also a reataurant. We went there to have a dinner and we end up just drinking coffe because it took ages being served, it seemed such a fancy place but the service was really poor.

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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49 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The 'Blue Palace' as this historical masterpiece was once known is a stunning reminder of the grande olde days of Mexico dating back to the 16th century...the pianist on his grand in the main atrium treats those dining for lunch, as do the attentive and friendly waitresses in the cafe, and of course in the bar up the magnificent stair... More 

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Eureka, California
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94 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We ate twice at Sanborns during this trip to Mexico City: once for breakfast and once for dinner. The service is very good and made even more special by the colorful costumes on the waitresses. The food is good. But what is really the draw is the beautiful setting. The restaurant is situated in the (now covered) courtyard of the... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I should have listen to the bad reviews. We were the second people in the restaurant after it opened at 7:00 AM. The service was already terrible. We had to ask for menus. The hot chocolate was lukewarm. The eggs were sprinkled with frozen peas. I don't mean they weren't fresh: they were frozen, ice cold. Everything else was lukewarm.... More 

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Paris, France
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

it's a great place! It's a charming historical building. The rooms are spacious and with a refined style. The staff is nice and the food is really good. We kept it simple with enchiladas and chilaquiles and it was tasty, colourful. we enjoyed our meal. It's also a nice place if you want to take a break from the touristic... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Sanborns de Los Azulejos is a great place to visit. It's blue tiled "talavera" is a unique Mexican colonial style. The building has an inner courtyard with a fountain which also serves as the dining area of a restaurant. It's great to sit here and enjoy a meal. (There is a cafeteria within the building but if you plan on... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Terrific Service and great Mexican dishes. I liked the fresh juices made from fruit each morning. Food was quality first, and value priced. I ate there at every meal and enjoyed the all of the comforts of home like cooked meals. If you miss eating there you are paying too much else where, and maybe taking a chance of not... More 

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Irvine, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The building is amazing, truly sensational. However the service is lacking and the food is not anything special. Well I highly suggest visiting the building I strongly suggest dining elsewhere.

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Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Contrary to the amazingly beautiful building, the food here is nothing special (neither is it expensive). In fact it is exactly the same as in any other Sanborns of which you'll find hundreds arroundd the country. Still, everybody setting a foot in Mexico City should have breakfast or late dinner in a Sanborns. If you are in the centro histórico,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Madero 4, Centro Historico, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico City 06500, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro
  • Neighborhood: Centro

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 1:00 am

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