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Restaurante Antiguo San Angel Inn

Diego Rivera No. 50, Mexico City 01060, Mexico
55 56-16-22-22
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Ranked #15 of 1,791 Restaurants in Mexico City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Santa Barbara, California
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90 reviews 90 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

The hacienda is the star of the show here, although the food is good to very good. The service is quite attentive but not intrusive. Sitting outside, even in the evening, is very pleasant, and the interior garden is beautiful. Then again, sitting inside in the enormous, high-ceiling rooms of the hacienda is like taking a step back in time.... More

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Redding, California
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211 reviews 211 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The Hacienda continues to be beautiful, grounds are immaculate. We choose to sit outside to have our dinner enjoying the cool night. I noticed the quality of the food not as good as previous visits. The service was very attentive. Great choice of tequilas and local wines.

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Had a wonderful experience on that restaurant. Food is excelent from entry to desert. I had a Lobster Cream (soup) as entrance that was simply divine. The Shrimp Chateaubriand wonderful. The Margheritas perfect! The admostmosfere is very nice, good for families, friends, business. I really recomend that amasing food experience in Mexico City

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Mexico City, Mexico
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

My Wife and I went to this mexican restaurant this August for my birthday. I have to say that we have a superb meal, with awesome food and staff service; the place is a "mexican hacienda" decorated with old mexican style and its really well maintained with nice and clean bathrooms. I really recomend the "Azteca Soup" and the "Arrachera... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The scenery is classic and the service was superb. If you want to take a while to enjoy the company of friends while eating typical Mexican food you can't go wrong here. A small tray of olives and fresh vegetables was set on the table with our drinks. Then we moved to a shared appetizer of escamoles and tequila /... More

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Santiago, Chile
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60 reviews 60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

We sit beside the pool in the terrace in a sunny day ... With a great Margarita was the perfect combination. Pricey for Mexican standards, but food was good, and the ambience in the terrace is perfect for a Sunday! Highly recommended.

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Alamo, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I've been going to this restaurant for over 40 years and what a disappointment today. Although I have fond memories of delicious food and wonderful caring service and management from years ago, today the food (which is very expensive by Mexican standards) was just "ok" at best. More importantly, we specifically went for their crepe Suzette which we loved the... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Valet parking. I don't believe that there was a charge for the valet. Lovely place. Sit outside if possible. We were told my many that the San Angel Inn had the best Margaritas in town. They are very good. Served in a silver carafe in a little bucket of ice and a chilled martini glass.

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Chula Vista, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Food overall is very good, pricey though. The setting is unsurpassed as it has the place itself has as much history as any other restaurant in Mexico City. I recommend it more for the scenary then the food. Arrive when there still is light so you can see the premises before you sit down to eat

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New York City, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Food is the best example of Mexican cuisine. The decoration as well. I had a delicious lobster bisque, and some escamoles with guacamole. Service is great. And the desserts looked delicious (even though I didn't have one) Come here. You can ostracize me if you didn't enjoy it.

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