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El Braserio

#43 of 213 Restaurants in Leon
Certificate of Excellence
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Blvd Lopez Mateos 1501, Leon, Mexico
(477) 763-3100
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1:00 pm - 12:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Friendly Staff, Good Food

We went for a little walk to get lunch while waiting for our hotel room to be ready, and we decided this place looked interesting. It wasn't very busy when we were there, but it was probably about 2pm on a weekday, during the rainy season. Our waiter was super super friendly and accommodating... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Red Deer, Canada
Good for:
  • Families with children
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Carlsbad, CA
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69 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Mexican dining is a challenge for vegans but this restaurant whipped up some grilled vegetables in no time. The friendly English speaking waiter made all the difference. Sit near the window to minimize the fill blown Mariachi experience!

Thank SanDiegobased
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61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Came here for lunch. Honestly Los Arcos is better and located in the same strip mall. Food took forever. My wife ordered Alfredo it seem like milk and noodles. Alfredo is fettuccine not spaghetti

Thank diaza49509
Puerto Rico
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

This is one of my favorite's restaurant, in Leon, it's inevitable to enjoy the environment, the hospitality of all the staff, the prices are very affordable and a plus of this place is the "Lady Salsa" hahaha there's a Lady who prepares salsa in front of you, with fresh ingredients of the day, the colors, the smell, the experience to... More 

Thank Greta_ValSan
Red Deer, Canada
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318 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We went for a little walk to get lunch while waiting for our hotel room to be ready, and we decided this place looked interesting. It wasn't very busy when we were there, but it was probably about 2pm on a weekday, during the rainy season. Our waiter was super super friendly and accommodating. We kind of walked into this... More 

Thank LazyRose
Lebanon, Kentucky
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147 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Went there for a business dinner. My host said it was an authentic Mexican restaurant. It was a rainy night, but though there is an openness of the restaurant, we still were able to dine (and watch Mexico - Panama in Oro Copa). The high ceilings and archways showed a lot of character and made an excellent atmosphere. The heavy... More 

Thank William G W
Royal Oak, Michigan
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75 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The food here is very good and the atmosphere feels genuine. My biggest complaint was the Mariachi band. Even though they were several tables away, they were way too loud for my tastes, making it difficult to have a conversation with my friend. However, the food was pretty wonderful, they start you off with chips and extras, then a lady... More 

Thank williephips
Detroit, Michigan
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We passed this place on the way back from Plaza del Zapatos, a stone's throw away. I'd passed it several times before with the intention of going. The timing was right and we went in, there was a live mariachi band and the place was nearly full. In fact it looks like a typical Mexican restaurant in the states, and... More 

Thank fuzhead
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I have a wonderful experience at Braserio Restaurant. My brother lives at Leon and he told me about this place,we visit the restaurant 3 times and my selection for Cecina & Enchiladas plate...was incredible. So GOOD....(I'l be back soon to Mexico & Braserio).

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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345 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Unlike so many restaurants in Mexico where consistency seems to be an issue, the food was just as good as during our visit three years prior. Location adjacent to the Zona Piel makes it a perfect place for a bite to eat.

Thank Neil C
Chula Vista, California, United States
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant is very large and offers a lot of topical and regional dishes. They offer custom made salsas. Prices are pricey though. Avoid the window seats next to the main blvd there is a sewer line near.

Thank Eddie R

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Blvd Lopez Mateos 1501, Leon, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  Leon
  • Phone Number: (477) 763-3100

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children


Open Hours
1:00 pm - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 12:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?