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Portal Hidalgo 229, Centro, Morelia 58000, Mexico (Ignacio Zaragoza y Guillermo Prieto)
443-3131328
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7:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Elegant

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
best food in Morelia downtown

Casona Rosa recommended we eat there. Their food is prepared well with great care. The salads are fantastic. I am a vegetarian so I had a Tarascan soup and salad. The desserts are very good also.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
Zinnia M
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Casona Rosa recommended we eat there. Their food is prepared well with great care. The salads are fantastic. I am a vegetarian so I had a Tarascan soup and salad. The desserts are very good also.

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Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

'Lu', the creation of Chef Lucero Soto, is well-regarded for its twist on Michoacáno cuisine -- and earns its reputation. We sat on the outdoor patio for the view of the Square, which was impaired slightly by the frequent buskers / serenaders / pan handlers from the street; but the ambience was very good. The service was solid and helpful,... More 

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TUROTEL, Gerente at Lu, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive feedback. Thank you also for your mention to the hotel staff and for our recommendations. Your wonderful words about the level of service is the best compliment for us. We hope to welcome you soon again! More 

New York City, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Quiet enough to talk, brightly lit enough to eat, fast service, delicious food, satisfying portions, lovely atmosphere. We had a wonderful experience at this restaurant and will definitely recommend it to others and return ourselves.

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TUROTEL, Gerente at Lu, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, it is appreciated. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. It means so much to our team to hear a review like yours. It will be a real pleasure for us to host you in our restaurant again! More 

New Hampshire
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We returned to this restaurant last night and had wonderful lamb chops which we shared. They were served in a dark fruit mole with an extremely good tamale that had hints of citrus. Two chops apiece plenty for us. Frequently we share an entre and most restaurants are great about doing so. Entrees are usually way to large. I really... More 

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TUROTEL, Gerente at Lu, responded to this review

Thank you for your time to write these nice comments. It has been a great pleasure to have you staying at Lu Restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you back! More 

Mexico City, Mexico
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Right in front of the Cathedral of Morelia is Lu, a local restaurant with excellent food and international standards. The service is efficient, polite and fast. The variety of dishes and beverages, all prepared with local ingredients and traditional style is enough to make you return. The menu features many specialties of Michoacan's cusine, like bread from Acámbaro, trout from... More 

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TUROTEL, Gerente at Lu, responded to this review

Truly appreciate your review, it is so pleasing to read that we met all expectation. We are glad to hear that you liked our location. Thank you again and we do look forward to welcoming you once again in the near future! More 

florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

first tip, sit inside so as not the have the street vendors bother you, unless you like that kind of stuff, but im a sucker and always buy something because I feel bad for them. Second tip have the lamb, omg it was wonderful, they also have an English menu which is helpful, would recommend this place!

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TUROTEL, Gerente at Lu, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your impressions! We are glad that you had a great stay and enjoyed the time in our restaurant! We would be happy to welcoming you back! More 

calgary
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Where to start... very authentic local cuisine with influences from all corners of the Michoacan state. All courses and appetizers where delightful and well presented. Best meal during a 33 day vacation in Mexico and not the most expensive one, not even close. Great service, they were able to accommodate a group of us ten without reservation at peak time,... More 

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TUROTEL, Gerente at Lu, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback, which we were delighted to read. It is our primary aim to satisfy all needs of our customers. Thank you also for your remark regarding our local cuisine. We hope to welcome you soon again! More 

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

we had 2 great meals and one hugely disappointing one on very busy fiesta noche so avoid it when they are poacked outside as obviously the kitchen cant handle it

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TUROTEL, Gerente at Lu, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback, which we are glad to hear and happy to forward to our Chef. Hope to see you soon again! More 

Oliver, Canada
Top Contributor
236 reviews 236 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

At lunch here while passing through Morelia. The food was fantastic. The service was excellent. The location is great - sit on the sidewalk and watch the world pass by. The price was a bit high but well worth it.

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TUROTEL, Gerente at Lu, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words, which show us that our team is doing a good job. Please recommend us to your family and friends. Come back soon! More 

Ormskirk, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
439 reviews 439 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We ate here many times because we liked the food, service and position opposite the central gardens adjacent to the cathedral.

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TUROTEL, Gerente at Lu, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback. We are pleased to hear that you appreciated our location, cuisine and the service provided by our staff. We are looking forward to welcome you soon again! More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Portal Hidalgo 229, Centro, Morelia 58000, Mexico
    (Ignacio Zaragoza y Guillermo Prieto)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Michoacan  >  Morelia
  • Phone Number: 443-3131328

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 27

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm

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