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La Grotta

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Italian, Bar, Pizza, Pizza & Pasta
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Cuadrante #5 | Calle Cuadrante #5. A Espaldas de "La Parroquia" en el Centro Historico., San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
15-2-41-19
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1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Good for:
Romance

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  • 103
    Excellent
  • 59
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Pasta Made Fresh Daily

This restaurant to recommended to us by a friend who said it was the best pasta she had eaten since she was in Italy. After I first visit, we found out why. The kitchen staff at La Grotta makes their pasta fresh daily, without exception. The owner takes great pride in the fact that his menu is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
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Lansing, Michigan
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Lansing, Michigan
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

This restaurant to recommended to us by a friend who said it was the best pasta she had eaten since she was in Italy. After I first visit, we found out why. The kitchen staff at La Grotta makes their pasta fresh daily, without exception. The owner takes great pride in the fact that his menu is filled with outstanding... More 

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Wasaga Beach, Canada
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67 reviews 67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This restaurant got good reviews locally, so we decided to try it. Looking down into the restaurant from the street, it appeared to be quite small but there is also a second floor section accessed by a narrow, windy staircase. We went upstairs! There is a smallish area which seats 16 people, surprisingly privately. The service was excellent...no hovering here,... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is a killer place. Down a few steps very close to the Jardin with excellent Italian food and accommodating service. Absolutely charming. Order the spinach fettuccine with the red sauce with chorizo in it. Noodles are done al dente, and the sauce is to die for. Sometimes there are lines out the door, but find a slower time and... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Our family went here for dinner and found it to be a very charming atmosphere. We ordered pizza and pasta and I highly recommend the food. It was very moderately priced for the quality. We will definitely return.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Shared a medium pizza and a lasagna for myself for lunch. The ingredients tasted fresh and of high quality. The lasagna cheeses were really tasty, the pasta was good as well. Service is really good and the atmosphere in this little restaurant is really embracing, very homelike.

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Paradise Valley, Arizona
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

La Grotta is a delightful small restaurant with a charming atmosphere and good value. Just outside the Jardin Allende square, sitting at the second floor tables next to little balconies and open windows is a wonderful way to spend an evning sipping wine and enjoying either their pizza or home made pasta. Prices are reasonable, food is a great value... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We shared a salad and a pizza. Thepizzawas very good the salad average. The overall impression was a goodplace to eat with attentive service. Willgo again for pizza.

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Fiumicello - Santa Venere, Italy
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68 reviews 68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We were strolling by and through the open window we saw racks of drying pasta and a smiling worker hand making the days pasta. I knew I must return for dinner. What a pleasant atmosphere, kind efficient staff, congenial owner and truly delicious food. I had the paperadelle pasta with a tasty Puttanesca Sauce. My husband ordered a pizza and... More 

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Oakland, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Great Italian food! Excellent friendly service and romantic atmosphere. The owners, Esther and Daniel are great hosts. We definitely will go back in our next trip to San Miguel de Allende. Hope to see them dance again at a milonga.

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Manchester, Vermont
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82 reviews 82 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We ate here on a previous trip. It's good to know they're still here and still good. Our spaghetti and meatballs, seafood pasta, salad, wine by the carafe was just fine and a solid deal. But the knock out here is their homemade hot sauce.....garlicky and not too hot. I bought two bottles to bring home.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cuadrante #5 | Calle Cuadrante #5. A Espaldas de "La Parroquia" en el Centro Historico., San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  San Miguel de Allende
  • Phone Number: 15-2-41-19

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 18
  • Cuisine: Italian, Bar, Pizza, Pizza & Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
1:00 pm - 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?