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La Fonda del Recuerdo

Calle Bahia de Las Palmas # 37, Mexico City 11300, Mexico
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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8:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin
$$ - $$$
Calle Bahia de Las Palmas # 37, Mexico City 11300, Mexico
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Reviewed July 1, 2013

Nice mariachi restaurant. Bands were great. You pay 60 pesos per song, but it is fun. Food isn't that great, but you go here to experience the Mexican tradition.

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Reviewed June 24, 2013 via mobile

I have been in many countries and it is always hard to find the perfect mix between good food , value and some local folklore. This is the perfect spot if you are looking for authentic Mexican food. They have live groups playing all day...More

3  Thank francomorenop
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Reviewed March 22, 2013

I was invited by Mexican friend who recommended this restaurant as very good Mexican place and it was indeed by all means. Great food, great drinks, great service (as long as you speak Spanish). There are at least 4 bands of mariachi playing different instruments...More

2  Thank mmisiek
Reviewed March 17, 2013

Great mexican fare! Good service. GREAT MARIACHIS ! Close to Chapultepec and Reforma Hotels. I have been coming here for many years... still one of my favorites.

3  Thank chichenuxmal
Reviewed February 6, 2013

Great service and excellent food. The dishes are varied and very well served. The menu has an option for every budget but the star of this restaurant are the "Toritos". A tipical drink from the state of Veracruz wich consists of a fresh fruit mixed...More

2  Thank Karla1281
Reviewed November 26, 2012

Finding a great mexican restaurant in Mexico City is no easy task. This restaurant has been around for a long time with little change in the quality of the food. It is pure mexican food from all over Mexico. If you only have time for...More

2  Thank Don K
Reviewed November 9, 2012

They are great hosts and prime for the little presentation of folkloric dances. Dancers have charisma and do their job as they should. Decor is simple, but effective. Music is mexican and their Mariachis do not bother you if you are not into their music....More

1  Thank Ernesto A
Reviewed September 23, 2012

A traditional restaurant, fairly priced, with very good cuisine typical of central Mexico. Good service. From their Enchiladas to mondongo. Be adventuresome. You'll enjoy the experience!

1  Thank chichenuxmal
Reviewed September 16, 2012

La Fonda del Recuerdo not only serves terrific authentic mexican dishes, it does so in an atmosphere of entertainment and fun, in a traditional setting. Roaming bands of musicians offer a variety of entertainment options. The food is abundant and delicious, and sometimes just a...More

1  Thank TravelinFool93436
Reviewed September 11, 2012

I called the restaurant at 7pm and made a reservation at 8:30pm that day. I asked the person who took my reservation how long it would take me and he said an hour. When I arrived, at 8:10pm, the restaurant was closed. They told me...More

2  Thank acb3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $19
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Bahia de Las Palmas # 37, Mexico City 11300, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
  • Phone Number: 81127476
  • E-mail
Mexican restaurant inspired in the cuisine of the state of Veracruz. Live music and a weekly show with the most famous songs and dances in Mexico. Ideal for large groups and to finish a long working-day or traveling day.
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