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La Gruta

Zona Arqueologica Puerta No. 5 | Atras de la Piramide del Sol, San Juan Teotihuacan 55800, Mexico
+52 (594) 9560127
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Price range: $25 - $35
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This place is definitely worth a look. The concept is interesting, but the food is ordinary and expensive (plus surcharge just to be in the cave).

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San Diego, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We came here after seeing he yelp reviews. All excellent. Service started out excellent. We ordered drinks and escamoles - Aztec ant caviar. The ant larvae were excellent and worth the adventure. My prickly pear (tuna) margarita didn't have a hint of tequila. For comida my sons ordered the rabbit and lamb in leaves. Both excellent. I had the cecino-... More

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Markham, Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

If you ever visit the amazing Teohtihuacan close to Mexico City make sure you schedule dinner in the "La gruta" restaurant.

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The location is very unusual and quite an experience. It is a fairly large grotto and holds many people on several different levels. We were there on a Sunday afternoon and there was folkloric entertainment on the stage. It was quite busy that day but we only had about a five minute wait. The food was good. We shared guacamole... More

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Toronto, Canada
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71 reviews 71 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This restaurant is terribly overpriced and the quality of the food is quite low. The restaurant is located outside of Gate 5, just behind the Pyramid of the Sun. You can leave and come back into the ruins without an issue. The food here was not that great. We ordered cactus soup, ant eggs and chicken with huitlacoche. The soup... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

The service was not bad at all, unlike some of the reviews here. Food was not bad either. Price is acceptable given the atmosphere and setting. It's definitely worth the try.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Really bad food and expensive, the only goodthing is the place. The service is not bad. The food is not fresh

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Gilroy, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We stopped at the cave for a delightful lunch. The ambiance was perfect: nice Mexican music, nice decor, great service with excellent food. The perfect getaway from a long hot hike. It's a little pricey, gut a nice retreat from the sun after hiking.We left happy and refreshed.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Look, this restaurant is worth visiting because of its location. How many opportunities will you have to eat in a cave? The cave and setting is Excellent; it truly is beautiful and is worth your time. You will need to be prepared to spend a little more money than usual, but again, you are eating in a beautiful cave. You... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Definitely worth to visit as the restaurant is in a cave.. Very pretty and unique. Don't expect an outstanding culinary experience as food was more average than it should have been. This happens in most of the cool located restaurants anyway.. They forget to challenge themselves on food as they have the interior to bring people in. It is a... More

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