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“A delightful experience in Mexico City” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Hacienda de Los Morales

Hacienda de Los Morales
Vazquez de Mella 525, Mexico City, Mexico
+52 (55) 5283-3054/55
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Ranked #33 of 1,755 restaurants in Mexico City
Price range: $25 - $100
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: La Hacienda de los Morales es uno de los capítulos en la historia de la Ciudad de México. En la época de la Colonia, La Hacienda de los Morales era una sección de tierra al poniente del Valle de México. Cuando se hicieron los primeros repartos el Rey de España las concedió a Hernán Cortés, Capitán General de la Nueva España. En estas extensiones existieron las primeras “Moreras” para la crianza del gusano de seda, razón por la cual se les dio el nombre que ha perdurado más de cuatro siglos: “Los Morales.” Hoy cuatro siglos después, La Hacienda de los Morales ofrece al visitante una atmosfera que nos traslada por la historia a un magnifico restaurante de comida internacional, un selecto centro de reuniones con sus incomparables salones, adecuados para todo tipo de eventos y grandes recepciones, así como diversos corredores y locales de característica mexicanidad.
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“A delightful experience in Mexico City”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

The restaurant is in an impressive farmhouse in the middle of Polanco. Everything is beautiful. We tried many appetizers and entrees. We started with escamoles, ant eggs; they were great! The huitlacoche soup was exquisite. The chiles nogados were different, but delicate; if you decide to try them, I recommend sharing with a friend, because it is too much food for one person. We also tried the shrimp wit huitlacoche; delicious. The atmosphere was beautiful with live music and outstanding service. It is a perfect place for large parties.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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“Great authentic Mexican cuisine”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Really enjoyed the overall experience. Been to this restaurant before and it has always been a great experience. Great food, very nice atmosphere and fun music.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“An experience you must live in Mexico City”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

The different rooms, bars, gardens gives you the opportunity to travel on time to an old mexican way of living, the food and service is great, my favorite Camarones al albañil, and the artichokes stuffed with cheese, every day they serve an special mexican dish, it is a must

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Quality of food and presentation doesn't live up to the beautiful site”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

It's widely believed in Mexico City that Hacienda de Los Morales is a disappointment these days. Dishes are just average, on the whole. Escamoles (ant larvae) are delicious, but many dishes are not thoughtfully prepared. It's a glorious old hacienda, and the bar at the entrance is just magical. A beautiful cart arrives with special tequilas, with an expert to explain them. But overall, lunch and dinner are over-priced. Locals don't go for the food. I personally object to the piano, as well, with trite American choices that just give away the tattered, thoughtless management of this DF treasure - too bad! (I'm reviewing several visits, couple, family, and business, over the last 8 months.)

  • Visited April 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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“An oasis in Mexico City”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013 via mobile

La Hacienda de los Morales is a must visit in Mexico City. Walking into this old style Mexican farm house you will easily forget that you are in the center of the largest metropolis in the Americas. The atmosphere is perfect, the service is correct and the food is very good.

Visited May 2013
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