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La Hosteria de Santo Domingo

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Centro
Italian, Mexican
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Belisarion Dominguez 72, Mexico City, Mexico
55265276
Today
10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 107
    Excellent
  • 91
    Very good
  • 37
    Average
  • 16
    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
Old world style

This is a fine choice for after touring the museums and spaces in the historical district. Around the corner from Santa Domingo. Sweet old building and dark wooded interior, and traditional all male service, that matches the food. This is a very good place to order the very traditional Chile en... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
bluecanoe2
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northern california
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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258 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Atizapan de Zaragoza, Mexico
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

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.

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San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

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 

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Mexico City, Mexico
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This old fashion Mexican restaurant is situated two blocks next to the Zocalo. An old popular neighborhood built in the 1860's. Which type of clientele you can find here, are old as the restaurant. You have three nice gentleman playing live music from that long time ago as well, which ambiance more the type of restaurant. Taking about the food.... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The place it's always pack so show up a little earlier for lunch, have in consideration that the office people lunch start at 1:00 pm so plan accordingly, their cuisine it's old traditional comport food so most of their options invoilve any type of sauce any option on the menu it's good

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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100 reviews 100 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Went there following good reviews, but was not really impressed by the venue. It's a typical old style restaurant, maybe sixties or seventies era with an old colonial atmosphere. . The food was OK. Nothing really exceptional. A bit flat, typical home cooking style. The menu is very restricted. It puts in evidence their flag ship dish, and that's it.... More 

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northern california
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94 reviews 94 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This is a fine choice for after touring the museums and spaces in the historical district. Around the corner from Santa Domingo. Sweet old building and dark wooded interior, and traditional all male service, that matches the food. This is a very good place to order the very traditional Chile en Nogada. I have had interesting updated versions, but this... More 

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Pender Island, Canada
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168 reviews 168 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Definitely a favourite restaurant in Centro Mexico City, known for its traditional cuisine. We stopped for lunch and noticed an interesting dish being served at the next table. We asked our waiter and she noted it was called "Pic Hero de Res with Pechugo" (soup with potatoes, carrots, guacamole, small corn cobs and chicken). I may not have translated it... More 

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Oaxaca, Mexico
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Definitely my favorite restaurant in Mexico City...beautiful old building and decor, lovely to have live piano acompanying our meal and besides their specialty of Chile en Nogada (which my mother Loved...although was a bit heavy for her to finish alone) I've enjoyed many of their other dishes like Lomo en Salsa Verde and their Betabel salad...Great place to sample traditional... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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156 reviews 156 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We had lunch here as we wanted to try some traditional Mexican dishes. The building is really old and beautiful and it is worth coming here to just so you can have a look around. It has a real feel of ageing grandeur, with staff to match. We were given pages of information about the building to read but unfortunately... More 

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Michigan
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

La Hosteria is a Mexico City landmark and serves up excellent, classic Mexican cuisine. From massive Chiles en Nogada (you can get a half order) to Chicken mole (served both as a guisado and in enchiladas) the portions are large and delicious! Were it just about the food I would have rated the restaurant Very Good, but the ambiance and... More 

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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: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?