We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Hosteria de Santo Domingo

Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Centro
Italian, Mexican
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Belisarion Dominguez 72, Mexico City, Mexico
55265276
Improve this listing
Today
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 281 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 118
    Excellent
  • 99
    Very good
  • 39
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food, a bit touristy

Food was good, service excellent. Unfortunately, the band was too loud. It's a good place for tourist groups, not for a romantic dinner.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
blok_70
,
Toronto, Canada
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
Add Photo Write a Review

281 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this restaurant
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
San Diego, California
Level Contributor
31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

If you're looking to eat tacos and burritos, this is not the place for you. If you are a natural born gastronomic adventurer... Then you've arrived at the right place. Maguey worms are served here as well as escamoles (ant roe). During the months of August and September, they also serve the one and only Chile en Nogada... Service isn't... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Antonio, Texas
Level Contributor
24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

This restaurant originally was part of the Convent of Santo Domingo de Guzman. In Colonial times, this was the second most important plaza after the Zocalo. The Palace of the Inquisition (now the old Medical School) is on Brasil street directly across from the plaza of Santo Domingo (St. Dominic). This restaurant is a little hard to get to because... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Merida, Mexico
Level Contributor
14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

My favorite dish is Chiles en Nogada, and on a scale of 1 - 10, I would rate the ones we had here as a 12! They were that good. I dream about them! It was the biggest chile I had ever seen. My husband and I saw that there was an option for a half order, but since we... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This place was a tourist trap pure and simple. Not sure where the five star reviews come from. Food was very bland and service ok but not special. Interior very basic along with drink offerings.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

this restuarant was foundedin 1860, it is the oldest restaurant registered in Mexico, they have great traditional mexican cuisine, including the best Chiles in Nogada I've ever tried, and trust me! I love food,!!! The buiding is decirated with paintings from mexican painters from 20 century, you must try the nata cookies!! Awesome!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We arrived in the afternoon to escape the craziness of the big city! We were greeted with such a big smile and immediately seated…with no reservations! As we waited for our Sangrias to arrive the 3 piece band started to play beautiful soothing music. Our food portions were great, the steaks with tender cactus - YUM! and the drinks were... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Food was good, service excellent. Unfortunately, the band was too loud. It's a good place for tourist groups, not for a romantic dinner.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Piedmont, California
Level Contributor
38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This place rocks if you like moles, enchiladas and other traditional Mexican fare. We have eaten here no less four times in just two trips and loved it every time. The live music is a very nice touch, along with all the wait staff in formal attire. But not to be fooled the food is quite excellent.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Atizapan de Zaragoza, Mexico
Level Contributor
23 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Just love this restaurant. It's not so easy to find, but is quite near Santo Domingo Plaza. It's sooooo mexican, very colorful place, the food is delicious.

Was this review helpful? Yes
San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

It is our third time at that restaurant and I always enjoyed their specialty "chile en Nogada". But this time the quality went really down. The stuffing was plain, the sauce not tasty as it used to be. A real deception!!! My husband however enjoyed "pollo ranchero en nata". Also they should invest in more romantic lights rather than these... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed La Hosteria de Santo Domingo also viewed

Mexico City, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast
Mexico City, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast
 
Mexico City, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast
Mexico City, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast
 

Been to La Hosteria de Santo Domingo? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Belisarion Dominguez 72, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro
  • Neighborhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: 55265276

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from La Hosteria de Santo Domingo staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?