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“Tasty, fancy and creative” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Dulce Patria en Las Alcobas

Dulce Patria en Las Alcobas
Anatole France 100 | Col. Polanco, Mexico City, Mexico
55 3300-3999
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Ranked #9 of 2,236 Restaurants in Mexico City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $500 - $500
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Private Dining, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Presidente Masarik y Emilio Castelar
Mexico City, Mexico
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151 reviews 151 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
“Tasty, fancy and creative”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Dulce Patria is tasty, fancy and creative restaurant in a cool area in Mexico City. Chef Martha Ortiz is charming and exotic. It is for special occasions, it's a shame because it should be also a neighborhood restaurant. The food is very good, the chef is very talented. The names of the plates are complex and sometimes not easy to understand.
The ceviche with the chamoy sorbet was good. What this place needs is more ambiance, it is dry. It doesn't make it at the end, there is always something that lacks here. There is a feeling of being outside the city, in the province, but not in a good way.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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San Antonio
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45 reviews 45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Great Modern Mexican Cuisine”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

The chef uses Mexican ingredients and prepares Mexican cuisine with great presentation and comes up with very flavorful and appealing dishes

Visited June 2013
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Miami, Florida
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19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Wonderful Mexican Cuisine”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

We liked everything. Food is fantastic, presentation outstanding.
Wine and tequila variety exceptional.
What a wonderful restaurant.

Visited May 2013
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Los Angeles, California
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“Overrated”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

We had high hopes and left with a poor impression. The service was rushed, not at all what you want or expect in a fine dining establishment. While there is a sense is whimsy and fun on the menu and in the presentation, the food is just not good enough, inspired or revelatory. There are so many better meals to be had in Mexico City - both high and low cuisine. Enjoy those and skip this.

Visited May 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
“Excellent!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

I went to Dulce Patria based on its reviews on Trip Advisor and I was not disappointed!
We decided against the full tasting menu but the food was delicious (and small portions so you could try more courses). The Maitre D and the waiters were all very helpful and helped us to select the food and the wine to complement it.
A great experience, only marred by the woman on the next table, who complained about the "cheap" perfume my friend was wearing (which was far from cheap and not overpowering!). So my only negative comment would be that the tables are quite close together.

  • Visited February 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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