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Restaurante Casa de los Munecos

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2 Norte Num. 2, Museo de Arte BUAP, Centro Historico, Puebla 72000, Mexico (Av Juan de Palafox/2 Oriente)
52(222) 2424825 y 2295500 ext. 2630
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: A place to delight your palate with truly artistic dishes, integrated into...
A place to delight your palate with truly artistic dishes, integrated into a widely varied menu that includes not only the traditional flavors of world reknown mexican cooking, but also the current trends in Mexican and international cuisine. The original location is inside a baroque style building from 17th century declared by UNESCO “Cultural Heritage for Humanity.” A precinct redolent of history, art, tradition and legend. The second branch is in a cultural complex surrounded by intense and lively artistic activity.
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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 66
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Atmosphere

Wonderful atmosphere and very good service as well as very good food. You will want to visit this one for sure.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 2, 2015
mzb37
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Richland, Washington
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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145 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Richland, Washington
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81 reviews 81 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Wonderful atmosphere and very good service as well as very good food. You will want to visit this one for sure.

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Richmond, VA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Was taken to lunch here by business contacts. Great food. Had scrumptious salmon and for starters, huitlacoche tacos. Also a delicious rice pudding dessert, great coffee and fine service in a lovely outdoor patio setting.

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Munich, Germany
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235 reviews 235 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We recently went for dinner and the food was very good: queso fundido with Spanish chorizo was delicious and the steaks were great. The restaurant is located in the courtyard of a large house with a museum and is nicely designed. The night we were here a Jazz trio was playing - their music was amazing. The one thing I... More 

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The place is located at Centro Historico, nice colonial building, and there is a museum. The food is very well served and excellent served, in my opinion is overrated because portions are too big, please consider dishes to share (2persons) I stayed there for breakfast. My suggestion to the chef is not to cook Mole to sweet, I asked for... More 

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Puebla, Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Very extensive menu covering the most tradition poblano cuisine. The location is great. Also breakfasts are worth trying!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Food was pretty good but when asked to be changed of table because of the breeze, with a 5 year old I was told by the captain they were expecting a reservation, I told him give them the table in sitting at but he answer was no...

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Calexico, CA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We came here upon recommendation. The restaurant is in a beautiful historic building near the zocalo. We had the Chile en nogadas and the mole poblano. The food was rather bland and was very overpriced. The drinks were even more overpriced. The service was helpful but the food took a very long time to arrive. Overall it was a disappointing... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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50 reviews 50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Wow! Quite an experience my wife and I just had!... Incredible restaurant in the historical center of Puebla, just few steps away from the zocalo. Please ask for Chiles en Nogada and the traditional Mole Poblano!...also ask for the house red wine and tamarindo margaritas... Amazing atmosphere ! It's a little bit pricy, but believe me, it is worth it!!!....... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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60 reviews 60 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Pretty courtyard setting, but the music was a bit loud and did not match the atmosphere. Table setting seemed a bit dated in style (purple and gold.) Imaginative menu in English and Spanish, with a wide variety to choose from in each category, especially beef (Black Angus.) We especially enjoyed the duck taco and the pipan/mole chicken combination. My sea... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Good Food in a pretty convered courtyard. The cashew soup was delicious. The mole de pipian was also great.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 Norte Num. 2, Museo de Arte BUAP, Centro Historico, Puebla 72000, Mexico
    (Av Juan de Palafox/2 Oriente)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Puebla  >  Puebla
  • Phone Number: 52(222) 2424825 y 2295500 ext. 2630

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

A place to delight your palate with truly artistic dishes, integrated into a widely varied menu that includes not only the traditional flavors of world reknown mexican cooking, but also the current trends in Mexican and international cuisine. The original location is inside a baroque style building from 17th century declared by UNESCO “Cultural Heritage for Humanity.” A precinct redolent of history, art, tradition and legend. The second branch is in a cultural complex surrounded by intense and lively artistic activity.
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?