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“Great food, good atmosphere...” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Astrid y Gaston

Astrid y Gaston
Alfredo Tennyson No. 117, Mexico City 11560, Mexico (Polanco)
+52 55 5282 2489
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Ranked #89 of 2,440 Restaurants in Mexico City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $40 - $60
Cuisines: Peruvian, South American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Polanco
Cross street: Alejandro Dumas y Eugenio Sue
Monterrey, Mexico
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great food, good atmosphere...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Awsome food, every dish we tried was cooked perfectly. Open space with great terrace, good atmosphere and service. One of the best diners I had. Try the breads, the sauces and everything else. We've tried a lot of restaurants on business in Mexico City, mainly Masaryk, and this is probably on the top 3.We just loved it.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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San Juan, null, Puerto Rico
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2 reviews
“Amazing Flavors”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

I'm not an expert on Peruvian food but this experience has probably set the bar so high that I'm afraid I'll be frustrated trying to match it. Every single detail, from the artisan breads to the way they serve your water shows craft and creativity. The wine list is overpriced. The food is amazing.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Nagasaki, Japan
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67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“As in Peru a great mix of Japanese and Peruvian taste.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

The place is very nicely decorated, makes one feel welcomed.
The service is helpful and the waiters know the preparation of every dish in the menu.
You feel pampered without being stalked by the staff.
Good food, good wines. My family just loved it!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Orlando
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222 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Best Peruvian food outside of Peru”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

I spent a few days in Peru last year and the food was incredible. I was not expecting to find comparable dishes in Mexico. The restaurant itself is hidden down a street. The only reason you would know its a restaurant was the Zagat sticker on the window. The shrimp appetizer was one of the best things I have ever eaten. The Peruvian dishes have a Mexican twist using local flavors. This restaurant is a must!

Visited June 2013
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Orlando, Florida
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69 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Great Peruvian Food in Mexico!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

I discovered the delights of Peruvian food last year on a business trip to Lima. I was amazed at the sophistication and amazing flavors.

On my recent trip to Mexico city we found Astrid & Gaston. Apparently it's a well known international chain. I haven't been to any other venues.

The food was amazing. I had ceviche to start with followed by traditional Lomo Saltado (a dish which even my kids love). Clearly Astrid & Gaston is high-end interpretation of Peruvian food but I certainly loved it!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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