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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)
522222424825
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
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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  • 82
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 4
    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
Service doesn't get much better than this

My family and I visited this restaurant back in April while vacationing in Puebla, and interestingly it is actually part of a museum that is actually worth while visiting. What made this brunch particularly memorable aside from the delicious and sizable Mexican brunch dishes (thumbs up all around... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
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Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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Berlin, Germany
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Located in the very new centro cultural universtario we found this amazing restaurant, first class service and basically everything on the menu we tried was delicious, quite fancy restaurant but without the "posh".

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

My family and I visited this restaurant back in April while vacationing in Puebla, and interestingly it is actually part of a museum that is actually worth while visiting. What made this brunch particularly memorable aside from the delicious and sizable Mexican brunch dishes (thumbs up all around, from Granny on down to the kiddies) was the attentiveness of the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Slow service, bad food super expensive, a shame for the great location, that's all they rely to keep the doors open, there are more options in front of the plaza half block

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

Just visited Casa de los Muńecos, due to review and a recomendation from a friend, didn't have a great experience at all. -Food is regular, ordered Mole was ok expected much more from an "alta cocina mexicana" restaurant...and the price. -ordered chalupas...who were nothing more than salsa soaked tortillas with ridiculous small amount of meat. -there is NO kids menu.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The most authentic food in town. Ther you can have the artisan MOLE, the Chile en nogada from August to September or the Mole de caderas from October on A real place to celebrate!!

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Richland, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 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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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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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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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: 522222424825

Price and Cuisine

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

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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