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Cluny

Av. de la Paz, 57 | Loc. 2 & 3 (Entre Av. Insurgentes y Av. Revolución), Mexico City 01000, Mexico
+52 55 5550 7359
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Ranked #77 of 1,659 restaurants in Mexico City
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $15 - $35
Cuisines: French, Bistro, Wine Bar, Creperie
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Mexico City’s first and best creperie, established in 1974. Cluny is located in the heart of the historical quarter of San Angel in the south of Mexico City and housed in a grand building which was the former residence of one of the area’s wealthiest families, built in 1901 and now listed as one of the city’s historical landmarks. This location, together with an elegantly appointed décor is what gives Cluny a very romantic, cozy and inviting atmosphere, as our tables are set amongst stone & brick arches and vaulted ceilings.Over its 35+ years of existence, Cluny has increased its number of tables from 14 to 80+, now taking up almost the entire ground floor of the former residence. This expansion has also been reflected on our menu, which now not only offers traditional crepes, but also innovative and delicious seafood dishes, grilled meats, one of the city’s most famous salad bars, traditional French dishes, bread and ice creams made by our chef, and a beautiful Belle Epoque style wine bar which opened in 2003.
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Christiansburg, Virginia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Great cuisine! Wonderful dining atmosphere! The Cluny is a little piece of Paris in Mexico City. This restaurant, near the Saint Angel market, is the only one in Mexico City.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

Excelent choice in Mexico City! Great food and place; the prices are ok. Worth the visit! Had the "atun indonesio", which was 'muy rico'.

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Hamlin , New York, United States
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129 reviews 129 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

While this is a fine "regular" dining restaurant, it seems the best approach is the a la carte selection of individual tasty...sometimes distinctly NOT related items...eating just because you like them, not because they particularly go together. I tried their lovely plate of salmon slices with some onion, caviar, a bit of cream cheese...not quite lox and bagels, but you... More

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Alan H, Guest Relations Manager at Cluny, responded to this review

Dear Eugene, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor! Judging firstly by your appetizing and insightful review about your experience in Cluny and, secondly, by the number of reviews you’ve published, you strike us as being a true gourmet who really knows his onions …and crepes in this case. Words like yours are... More

San Antonio, Texas
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65 reviews 65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

I am here right now finishing up a wonderful breakfast on this Sunday morning. We had to wait an hour just to be sat at a table. Wasn't too thrilled with that being that there are several options around. In regards to the food, it was great. The warm bread and fresh juice was delicious. Aside from the wait it's... More

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Alan H, Guest Relations Manager at Cluny, responded to this review

Dear m v, Thank you for your kind words. However, we believe you have posted your review in the wrong place. Cluny opens for lunch at 12:30pm every day of the week, and we only open for breakfast when this is reserved well in advance for a private function for parties of no less than 20 people. We believe the... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013 via mobile

Almost 40 years ago, a grip oh young enthusiasts decided to create a restaurant with French style and good mixed style food with very nice atmosphere on an old beautiful house. Excellent combination that has lasted for years with Avery good value. You can see people from Mexico City ( this is not a tourist place) waiting almost one hour... More

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Kenwood, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Busy, well-frequented French restaurant in the San Angel section of Mexico City. The restaurnat is cozy and nicely decorated; the ambiance is cosmopolitan. The soups and crepes are recommended.

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Basel, Switzerland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

The food is excellent and the service as well. I liked the location very much. They have also an excellent wine carte. Good food and value for price.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The restaurant is pretty, the atmosphere perfect for couples or dinner with friends. Best dishes... onion soup , all crepes and "sorbetes" of framboise and mango or coco and chocolate.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

This is a nice place for crepes, salads and other dishes. Great location, ambience and value for price.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

We went for dinner here on a Sunday night. Service was good, ambiance too. Food was nice, but not as nice as I remembered it, as I know this restaurant for years. My husband had boeuf bourguignon, it tasted more Mexican than French. I had the salad bowl, where you can have as much as you want in one serving,... More

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Alan H, Guest Relations Manager at Cluny, responded to this review

Dear Malaky_shish, Thank you very much for taking the time to review Cluny on TripAdvisor! We value the opinions of our clients tremendously; particularly those of clients such as yourself who we’ve had the pleasure of serving for several years. We are, however, saddened by the fact that the food you were served on that Sunday night was below par.... More

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