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Al andalus

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Centro Historico
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Mesones 171, Entre Cruces y Jesus Maria | Nueva York 91, Colonia Napoles, Mexico City 06090, Mexico
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Edmonton, Canada
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing romantic late lunch here on a Saturday afternoon. The food was excellent, very fresh and flavorful. We shared a fattoush salad and the Mediterranean platter for one. It was more than enough for the two of us. Hot fresh pita accompanies your meal. The platter was huge and included a large sampling of dishes including hummus,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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126 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

I was recommended to try this restaurant by some friends and was not disappointed at all. It is housed in an old but well kept colonial mansion which gives the impression that you are traveling back in time. Food was absolutely delicious: keppe, hummus, tabbouleh, babba ganoush, falafel, shish kebab, dolmades, everything was great. We finish off with some yummy... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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157 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

I liked this restruant , while hard to find and the street scape may worry some , that said the ambiance was delightful, we chose to eat entrees rather than main courses so my review is some what incomplete, Brown seemed to be the preferred color of the dishes emerging from the kitchen and the three ladies adjacent us played... More 

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Queretaro, Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

Unique place, delicious flavors and great ambiance! We had a good time while discoverying new food. Totally recommended!

Thank Daniela G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

We were walking in the area in the late afternoon when the fragrance of fresh coffee lured us into a tiny coffee shop. "Arabic coffee", we were told, and Arabic desserts to accompany it. Fresh and delicious. And, the young lady informed us, backed up by another customer, there is a Lebanese restaurant upstairs that's very good. We checked the... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Amazing food, really good service and a reasonable price. If you like Lebanese food, this is the best in Mexico

Thank MarcAlins
Geneva, Switzerland
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132 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

I know the place since it was opened twenty years ago. When I was young I used to eat there a lot . For many years I haven't visited the centro and this amazing Lebanese restaurant. Last week I visited the centro with some friends and I was curious if this place still exist. The place is hard to find.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Dont miss it. You wont see a big entrance, as the usual mexican restaurants. Just go inside the house, take the stairs and wait for your table. Dont miss the "taco arabe" and I would recommend to order the "menu", that way you can try a little bit of everything! They close at 6 pm, so be there early!

Thank Isaura M
Mexico City, Mexico
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We ordered the tasting plate for 2. The portions are huge so 4 of us shared the plate for 2. As a dessert we took a selection of pastries chosen by the cook and the arabic coffee. We enjoyed our sunday lunch a lot! Very tasty and authentic.

Thank Nikaaaaaa
Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

best libanese food in town. try the mixed platter with different beefs, all kind of different libanese starters. one of our favorite restaurants in Mexico City. a bit hidden, but worth looking for it.

Thank RestaurantElNene

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$13 - $20
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mesones 171, Entre Cruces y Jesus Maria | Nueva York 91, Colonia Napoles, Mexico City 06090, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro Historico
  • Neighborhood: Centro Historico
  • Phone Number: 5255222528

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Centro Historico

Neighborhood Profile
Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit the wide variety of markets and plazas where any vintage item, handicrafts and jewelry characteristic of each state in Mexico can be found on Sundays. Admire majestic views of the city from the Monumento a la Revolución and Torre Latinoamericana, and round out the experience with restaurants of all cuisines nearby.