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Jiutepec, Cuernavaca, Mexico
+52 (7) 353055
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Mexico City, Mexico
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557 reviews
323 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

The hotel is managed by Camino Real which is a chain of luxury hotels in Mexico. The place is quite odd becaus eit has a Japanese main building surrounded by "modern" architecture in the rest of the Hotel. Amazingly the restaurant has to be the worst Iv'e ever eaten in a 5 star hotel in any part of the world.... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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548 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2016

The grounds and buildings are lovely but the food is a disappointment. The house was the home of Barbara Woolworth Hutton at one time and has historical value for the area. The dinner menu had many offerings but the food was just average and the servings small. We had problems with getting our drink order correctly and also had trouble... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2015

The breakfast is great, especially the Sunday Brunch. I wouldn't recommend for dinner, it was underwhelming and they must have a different chef that comes for dinner than for breakfast.

1 Thank IHateAirplanes
Cuernavaca, Mexico
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150 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2015

This place is everything USED TO BE: it used to be good, it used to be great, it used to have great rooms, it used to have great buffet, USED TO. Not anymore. Even weddings have lost their angle since the food is soo bad. When you finally manage to find a place that makes lousy quesadillas you know there... More 

Thank Mesja
Mexico City, Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2014

I didn't like anything at all from this restaurant. I'm a japanese food lover and I've had the luck to eat great japanese food prepared by expert hands, but this place is a real insult to japanese restaurants. They just throw diced vegetables with meat to a pan (I doubt they even use a wok) put some soy sauce on... More 

Thank Xavier A
San Diego, California
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154 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2014

This place used to be fantastic. To be fair, the appetizers and desserts were quite good actually. The rest of the food was barely eatable and served cold. The service was tremendously slow. The waiters were friendly but very forgetful and disorganized. We went for dinner and had an awful night; one of my friends and I got very sick.... More 

1 Thank Tishlf
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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72 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2014

Probably the best recognized hotel in town, settled in a former Barbara Hutton's mansion surrounded by green areas. Feels like you traveled to Japan in a second. Just beautiful

2 Thank Raul M
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2013

The quality of the food is decent, not bad but nothing to write home about. However the service is painfully slow, some of us were on our second course while others were still waiting on their first one. Some dishes were cold and didn't arrive when expected (eg. My soup got to the table AFTER my main course). All of... More 

Thank Mario_Orva
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55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2013 via mobile

We had a lunch and a dinner at the place. The location is great, the service excellent, the selection and quality of the dishes is very good. Both experiences were awesome. I was most impressed by the very reasonably priced sake selection.

1 Thank Marcus P
Mexico City, Mexico
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2013

This place was adapted from a private residence into a hotel. Its main restaurant is Sumiya, and it is one of the best restaurants I’ve ever been at. The building is a traditional Japanese construction, surrounded by breath-taking gardens, the food is delicious, and the service is outstanding. This is a MUST while at Cuernavaca, and I think that’s all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jiutepec, Cuernavaca, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Morelos  >  Cuernavaca
  • Phone Number: +52 (7) 353055

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?