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La Taberna del Leon

Certificate of Excellence
San Angel
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Altamirano 46, Mexico City, Mexico (Revolucion & Rio Magdalena)
+52 55 5616 3986
1:30 pm - 12:00 am
Open now
All hours
Sun 1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Wed 1:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 1:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Zurich, Switzerland
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place with great food. Ideal for business and family. Professional service and great food. We visit this place several times while traveling to Mexico City.

Thank meisenring
Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service is excellent, the place is very pretty, love the fireplaces! Live piano music with a very fine man playing 😉 Food is excellent, I had the duck with tamarin sauce and wild rice, it's well done but I like it that way and the chocolate cake is heaven! We will be back for sure!

Thank vandormoni
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is the perfect example of a great place in a great location with a decent kitchen but really poor service. The waiters, all that passed close to our table, were slow, unfriendly, in just a few words really bad. It is a shame, had a chicken breast in pipian sauce and it was great. If service does not... More 

Thank Jserret
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Great service and atmosphere. Enjoyed the black bean soup and the sea bass dishes, both of which were very good. Hope to return.

Thank baffled_observer
Morelia, Mexico
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145 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

This is a very fancy restaurant and therefore expensive. Expect to spend at least 50 usd per person with no alcohol involved. However service is perfect and food is heaven. World class chef and menu makes this a great place for lunch or dinner. Everything I tried in my 4 times here is great. Duck is amazing and ceviche and... More 

Thank RodrigoSigal
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

To me is one of the best cuisines in cdmx, good is extraordinary and the service as well. Good for family and business. It is not cheap but has a great price quality ratio. Score 9.2

Thank nachomerino
Mexico City, Mexico
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63 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

It had always been one of my favorite places I've been here many times and have decided not to return. I can not believe how bad it is now. Pumpkin cream soup was brought cold, the plate was hot but not the soup. The duck that they used to make tacos is ground in a food processor when previously it... More 

3 Thank Irma M
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65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2015

this is located in one of the shopping malls but NOT a part of the mall. Fascinating menu with fresh ingredients. Be sure to bring your spanish dictionary as the staff didn't speak English but our "pigeon spanish" worked. Nice wine list.

Thank Mannonmom
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2014

Traditional, good mexican restaurant..reservation is highly recommended. Cozy place with great foods.

Thank NalanY
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

I came here with my family and a reservation is highly recommended. Hosting was nice and the place was cozy with a fireplace. Food was something great ... I try the shrimps in tamarindo souse, the beef in Rockefeller souse, and beef with dark pepper ... Those dishes were awesome ... Its an expensive place but the cava was great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $100
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
1:30 pm - 11:00 pm
1:30 pm - 11:00 pm
1:30 pm - 11:00 pm
1:30 pm - 12:00 am
1:30 pm - 12:00 am
1:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Altamirano 46, Mexico City, Mexico
    (Revolucion & Rio Magdalena)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > San Angel
  • Neighborhood: San Angel
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5616 3986

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

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Neighborhood Profile
San Angel
San Ángel is known for its artistic vibe and elegant details displayed throughout its streets, antique residences and haciendas where famous actors like Consuelo Velázquez, Capulina and other prominent families used to live and that have now been turned into beautiful galleries, cafés and restaurants. An array of cultural and artistic activities are organized in the neighborhood, but it is on Saturdays when the San Jacinto Plaza and surroundings really shine as artists gather to exhibit a variety of arts and crafts, from paintings to clothing.
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