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“Magical view” 5 of 5 stars
Review of El Ciruelo

El Ciruelo
Zaragoza 17, Tepoztlan, Mexico
(739) 395-1203
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Ranked #3 of 42 Restaurants in Tepoztlan
Price range: $25 - $40
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Restaurant details
Good for: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Magical view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012 via mobile

Ths food is real Mexican food, no tex-mex, the place is just below the tepozteco ( a large mountain that people go to charge themselves with energy ) so you enjoy a magical view while you eat great food whith excellent service and of course music.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“El Ciruelo - A great day trip destination away from DF!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

We visited El Ciruelo as part of a day trip to the town of Tepoztlan - just south of Mexico City and right before Cuernevaca. The town is well-known for its Tepozteco pyramid located at the top of the Tepozteco mountain, as well as its great-tasting ice cream. :)

El Ciruelo had come recommended to us by Mexican locals and so we decided to give it a shot. We were not disappointed. The restaurant has a beautiful open-air seating area where many families were enjoying a late lunch. It was clear that the restaurant was a favorite with many Mexicans - obviously satisfied with the delicious, traditional Mexican dishes served.

Enjoying a beautiful Saturday afternoon, we opted for a pitcher of delicious sangria to share. For appetizers, we chose the Chalupas De Queso De Cabra, Ensalada Caprese and Pastel de Elote Con Rajas Y Crema. All three dishes were absolutely delicious. For the main course, we tried the traditional chicken enchiladas which were also fantastic. We were going to enjoy one of their delicious dessert offerings but opted to take a walk through the town and enjoy the famous ice-cream. However, we would definitely return to El Ciruelo for another delicious lunch!

  • Visited April 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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12 reviews 12 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“very good restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

ubicated in Tepoztlan at 40 minunes from Cuernavaca this famous restaurant pleased me a lot . i have lunch and breakfast there and the food is very good, service excellent and a nice view over the mountains around. Price is Fair

Visited June 2011
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Mexico City, Mexico
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160 reviews 160 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 54 cities Reviews in 54 cities
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
“Do not miss this lovely place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012

I spend a very nice lunch (and after lunch) experience in a very nice space, wonderful views of the surrounding mountains, live music and unforgetable good f mexican food (with some fusion food also!)

  • Visited January 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cuernavaca, Mexico
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“I place to go! Kind of expensive but worth going”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2012

The fresh made tortillas and the Mexican fine Cuisine.

Visited November 2011
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