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El Bajio

Alejandro Dumas 7 | Col. Polanco, Mexico City, Mexico
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Ranked #125 of 1,831 Restaurants in Mexico City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $30
Sun - Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: At El Bajío we try to make art and culture being noticed and enjoyed by eating the magnificence of traditional Mexican cuisine. We provide a space in which the most diverse dishes of the traditional Mexican cuisine coexist, starting with the delicacies of Carmen "Titita’s" homeland of Veracruz such as the anise gorditas, the filet of fish Veracruz-style and the papantecos tamales, as well as typical dishes of northern Mexico, including the pride of the house: carnitas Michoacán-style, as well as other delicacies from Yucatán, Puebla and Oaxaca, to mention a few others.

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San Jose
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152 reviews 152 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

The restaurant accommodated our group of 30+ non-natives - 6 families mixed together. They accommodated our request for separate bills per family - it took a bit of negotiating! There was a slight language barrier with no Spanish speakers in our group. The chicken enchiladas with homemade mole was the best mole I ever had. There was something for everyone... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

El Bajio delivers an authentic Mexican cuisine experience in the heart of Polanco. Here you can sample real Mexican classics like carnitas tacos, huauzontles, mole de olla or guacamole. I particularly enjoy the garnachas- a sort of open taco with salsa, meat and potatoes. Sipping down a tequila , mezcal or Mexican beer is a great experience. The best is... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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47 reviews 47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

If you want to try some of the most traditional Mexican food, this is the place. You will find many other places but this one is the closest to Mexican cuisine. They usually had the specials beside the regular menu. It is usually difficult to decide the main dish since you can order appetizers only and you will have more... More

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Colorado Springs, CO
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73 reviews 73 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This restaurant seems to cater to foreign travelers staying at the nearby hotels. It is close to the W and the Intercontinental, some of the nicer hotels in town. The restaurant is clean and tables are well spaced. The menu is Mexican standards. The chicken soup is great as is their arrachera (steak).I had the Chili's en Nogada and found... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We went especially for this seasonal delicacy on a recommendation but we found that the chile was not cooked well enough. My mom ordered the chile but did not get past two bites. My dad had enchiladas de pollo en mole and they were okay. I had the cecina natural with steamed vegetables and the veggies lacked flavour but overall... More

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122 reviews 122 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

Got in with large group as a private event. Food was good, drinks took some time to order them and to get them. I had to leave and take some people to their hotel few blocks away. I asked the valet to help me out since I will be coming back in 10 minutes and didn't want to pay twice... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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71 reviews 71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This is a great place to eat some mexican dishes. El Bajio has very good service, food with high quality and great taste. The place is also clean and has a good atmosphere. You can go with your family or with your couple, but this isn't a romantic place.

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sao paulo
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Em Bajio is a good place to have a meal, lunch or dinner. They offer the traditional Mexican food. Friendly service, excellent margaritas. Reasonable price.

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Elk Grove, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

If you aren't Mexican (and even more if you are a Mexican) and want to experience truly Mexican cuisine, then try one of several El Bajio restaurants in Mexico City. Prices aren't chip but every penny is wort twice its value. And not less important is how the personnel takes care of you to provide you absolute satisfaction.

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6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

I had a late lunch here and was beyond impressed. The service, while not warm, was very accommodating, allowing me to try to different sauces on the chicken enchiladas and I'm SO GLAD I did. The mole sauce, which I'm normally not a huge fan of, was incredible. And the salsa HOT!! The guacamole and side black beans (which had... More

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