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Insurgentes Sur 3000, Centro Cultural Universitario, Ciudad Universitaria, Mexico City, Mexico
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Tue 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Bordeaux, Aquitaine, France
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had an amazing tortilla soup at this restaurant near the MUAC at University, and was impressed by the quality of the salsas. Sadly the service was really slow on the terrasse!

Thank Jessica N
Mexico City
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254 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We some years ago (maybe more than 5) this place used to be good, this one is by the CentroCultural area, so maybe for a coffee and a cake is enough; food is nor good and is overpriced for what it is, service is also slow but waitress try to be nice, they try al teast, for mi one man's... More 

Thank Dvoyager1
Saint Johns, Michigan
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

I have eaten at the Azul restaurants many times over the past years. Although the service is generally a bit snooty, but the food used to be excellent. Now, the ceviche de sierra was more guacamole than ceviche, the Mamey mousse cake did not taste like mamey at all (which means they didn't use much fruit to make it) and... More 

Thank MichiganJbird
Manasquan, New Jersey
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267 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

Nice place to eat if you are on the UNAM campus. I particularly liked the mole and the tortilla soup. You can sit outside on the Campus Cultural. While the restaurant is at UNAM, it is owned by Carlos Slim, so if you are concerned that he is not rich enough, be sure to patronize the restaurant.

Thank SeeTheWorld4Peace
La Paz, Bolivia
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530 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 336 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

First impressions go a long way... Azul y Oro Histórico and Azul y Oro CCU (at the UNAM Cultural Center) are good restaurants. Azul y Oro Ingeniería (also within the university campus) not so much. Or maybe they are all getting worse, since their creator and founder, multi-awarded chef Ricardo Muñoz Zurita is not around to supervise quality. Don't trust... More 

1 Thank Gumucio
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73 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

I remember going with all my universy friends here to enjoy good food by low prices. Student prices are gone but food is still good betyer than average.nice food for low price. Now the flavour is ok, but nothing special and the prices are "for working people". Chiles en Nogada are traditional prepared and the staff excellent. Nice place but... More 

Thank Polifee
Mexico City, Mexico
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

I don't know where to start sincerely. This place once was a good restaurant (20 years ago). I don't know what happened. Apparently it became a Mexican gastronomic specialty restaurant, however, the tidiness of the place literally "sucks". Napkins where the bread comes are tide, the bread isn't hot. The all ceiling and in general the tidiness is really bad.... More 

Thank AbrahamChavez
Bethesda, Maryland
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108 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

An amazingly good restaurant in the Cultural Center of the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Open mostly for lunch (although breakfast is available, call ahead), the depth of selection, execution, and presentation of traditional and regional Mexican food is outstanding. If there is a shortcoming, it is that they have (as of December 2014) no beer, and only a limited... More 

Thank Adrian F
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987 reviews
390 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 263 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Excellent Mexican Restaurant ... maybe the best campus restaurant I have ever been to at a University ever. The Mexican food is traditional with a flair! The quality and service are top notch and you cannot beat the scenery at CU!!!

Thank METRUN360
Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, Mexico
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106 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This is a perfect place for enjoying the taste of part of the emblematic campus of National University (UNAM), not only with meals but the terrace with the wonderful view of the "Tang", an sculpture of Rufino Tamayo besides, music hall and theaters are few steps away, and the MUAC Universitary Museum of contemporary art which usually shows very good... More 

Thank GeorgyV

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $25
Mexican, Latin
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Insurgentes Sur 3000, Centro Cultural Universitario, Ciudad Universitaria, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
  • Phone Number: (55)56227135

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