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La Opera Bar

Calle 5 de Mayo 10 | Col. Alameda Central, Mexico City 01030, Mexico
+52 55 5512 8959
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Mexican, Bar
$$ - $$$
Calle 5 de Mayo 10 | Col. Alameda Central, Mexico City 01030, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was our first dinner in Mexico ahead of a 3 week trip. We loved the authentic old world atmosphere, the waiters that spoke very little English, the simple yet traditional type of menu and the price! The place is busy so there is plenty...More

Thank HarryOz
Reviewed May 17, 2018

Nothing in my opinion here that was amazing but it was a good solid bar with good service, good drinks, and priced reasonably. If you are in the area, need a drink, it is a great place to stop.

Thank Man_from_Dola
Reviewed May 10, 2018

The four of us went here for drinks and the History again is just amazing to sit at La Opera Bar and know the History of what happened in this Bar. Good drinks and atmosphere was great and the Trio who was playing was great....More

Thank 22togo
Reviewed April 1, 2018

I returned to Opera after many years and was pleased to find it still in good form. I was also happy with the bill, though clearly the exchange rate accounted for part of that. S visit I passed over my usual caracoles and had the...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed March 27, 2018

This restaurant is wonderful. The menu is extensive and the food is very good. The business has existed for about 150 years and is beautiful inside. Wait staff were friendly and helpful. The mole sauce was the best we have ever had!

Thank Tom T
Reviewed March 18, 2018

We went there after the Ballet Folclorico performance. Wonderful place and great food. The cocktails are great too. Will go there again.

Thank Lars W
Reviewed March 6, 2018

We had a nice time during our visit. The restaurant was clean and the staff was very nice. The drinks were really good! The food was just OK but I was well aware from previous posts on TA not to expect much from the food....More

Thank erinm512017
Reviewed February 20, 2018

Went to this Restaurant on a Friday Afternoon to have a cocktail. The bar was not busy We sat down and were completely ignored by the bartender for 10 min. After 10 min he threw a menu at us while he did the dishes and...More

Thank 333love2travel
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

Stepped in for drinks while on a fast visit to Mexico City’s historical district. This is the bar has been open since the late 1800’s and it is still as beautiful and grandiose as it was way back then. This was one of the favorite...More

2  Thank SuitcaseLawyer
Reviewed January 25, 2018

This is a very beautiful, well kept restaurant, which throughout its 140 years of existence , has been attended by very high-class patrons, and well known politicians, as well as historical figures such as Francisco Villa who shot the ceiling of the Bar. The food...More

Thank Cobesu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 5 de Mayo 10 | Col. Alameda Central, Mexico City 01030, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro Historico
  • Neighborhood: Centro Historico
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5512 8959
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