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Onix Restaurante

Portal Hidalgo No. 261 Centro Historico, Morelia 58000, Mexico
443 3178290
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Ranked #13 of 129 Restaurants in Morelia
Price range: $15 - $20
Hours:
Tue - Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Eclectic
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Guanajuato, Mexico
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Onix is on the "strip" below the Arcos on the main plaza where tourists and locals gather to dine, chat, carouse, and have a cuppa cafe. While this venue is quite noisy due to popularity, street sounds, and live music at night, it remains a place to pick up some botanas or drinks during your busy whirl around Morelia. They... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013 via mobile

This place has great food. The taste is truly delicious and the portion big enough to fill your stomach. Waiters are friendly and would definitely recommend any one to pay a visit.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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63 reviews 63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

The daily happy hour meant we went here both days while in Morelia. The decor is funky, and the menu has a nice selection of local and international options. They even have scorpions on toast if you are brave enough to try it. Our waiter was brilliant and spoke good English.The female toilets however were quite disgusting.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013 via mobile

Went there a couple of times over a few days. Besides eating the scorpion dish, which is a must in that part of the world, it was the staff that really did it for me. They were friendly and extremely helpful and even gave us tips about the town. It is a great place and well worth the visit.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Every time I am back to Morelia I have been to this place. The staffs are brilliant they remind you as a regular guest even after one year I am not being there. The cocktails especially the Margaritas are delicious try the tamarind or spicy mango. The music is a bit loud. It is not a place for having a... More

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Bergen, Norway
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

My Friend and I were doing some shopping while visiting this beautiful colonial city. Susan is so used to nice restaurants and high cousines that sometimes can be difficult to suggest a place to eat. We were very attracted to Onix restaurant because of the artistic decoration and the ambiance of the place. We were guided to second floor and... More

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new york
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

the dishes are delicious with a good presentation, the fabulous service and drinks the wonderful music , the concept is very original, the red chairs are the universe trip ,is a very international place. the skorpions are delicious. is the best place in mexico

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Montreal, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

This is a very nice place, fisrt time i came to take a drink, the location is very central in morelia and if you go to see the cathedrale and the zocalo, you should try a martini or a margarita, just to see the detail and style very special and creative that you will find in this colonial house made... More

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Houston, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

What a beautiful experience! The ambiance, the food, the music the service was out of this world! My partner and I had a business dinner and ordered a couple of exotic martinis and appetizers (crocodile roll and stuffed scorpions) so different and delicious, then we both had bean soup Tarasco... muy bueno, as main course shrimp onix and crocodile in... More

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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71 reviews 71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

Several friends ate here a couple times and also stopped for drinks late one afternoon. We dined outside facing the large Jardin and all the activity in this bustling city. First time I ordered the local corn tamales with poblano and corn cream sauce and thought I'd gone to heaven. Great flavor! Second meal I had the tarasas soup and... More

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