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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
5255222528
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Memphis, Tennessee
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175 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
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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Thank Ted N
Queretaro City, Mexico
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

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

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Zihuatanejo
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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

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Thank MarcAlins
Geneva, Switzerland
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161 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
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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Thank Rotem T
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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!

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Thank Isaura M
Mexico City, Mexico
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Nikaaaaaa
Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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.

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Mexico City
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310 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed May 26, 2014

Libanese food, good quality, excellent service. Ask for a table on the inner balconies, here you can see the gardens. But above all you can enjoy the quiet atmosphere, so peaceful (even in the middle of the Downtown). If you do not know the names of the dishes ask to the waiter, he will be happy to explain and give... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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97 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed February 3, 2014 via mobile

Was there a year ago for friend's birthday. Went yesterday for her birthday. Food quoits was just as good. Excellent service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$13 - $21
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
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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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.
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