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Restaurante El Secreto

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Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
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Restaurante El Secreto ofrece comida regional fusionada con elementos de la alta cocina internacional. El término que podemos utilizar para explicar qué tipo de comida es “comida regional artesanal”.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Fusion
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Validated Parking, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The whole atmosphere for the place is great, the food is delicious and the service impecable. You should not miss this place, it’s my favorite in San Cristobal.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank hostalmucha
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great restaurant, Tacos de Pato and Lechón are amazing. Excellent service. Chef and Sous Chef are self taught and from Chiapas, are in their twenties, with some experience but no culinary studies, none the less the food is some of the best I have tried....More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food!!! All had a different dish and “tasted” each. The steak arrived exactly done as ordered, duck was tender, fish dishes were cooked to perfection! but all of that was completely out done by the best service we’ve ever experienced! Hopefully you will have...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Sol-Viajero3
Gerente_CasaAlma, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Restaurante El Secreto, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are pleased to know that you had such a great experience at El Secreto because that is our main goal, what we look for in each of our customers is to create unforgettable sensations and memories through the exotic flavors of the cuisine of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love organic and local food and El Secreto was really really good at delivering this. We had duck tacos and a bass that was perfectly prepared. The service was really nice the waiters and manager were really warm and friendly and offered good recommendations....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank christwilson
Gerente_CasaAlma, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Restaurante El Secreto, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your comment about your visit to El Secreto. Our main goal is to give you the best service and the best food to create an unforgettable culinary experience. We hope that you will honor us...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great food and service very beautiful setting and very comfortable we started with tacos and salad then risotto and fish just wonderful food and service highly recommendMore

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank alsofra
Gerente_CasaAlma, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Restaurante El Secreto, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your comment, it´s a pleassure know to serve you as you deserve, our service it´s. Our service is exclusively designed to satisfy the customer, and it's nice to know that you leave with the best taste in your mouth and...More

Reviewed March 13, 2019 via mobile

A recommendation of our guide and what a treat. We shared delicious duck tacos, followed by sea bass served with a corn sauce and perfectly cooked vegetables. We had the passion fruit foam dessert which was tangy and could not have been better. The Mojitos...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Sloop23
Gerente_CasaAlma, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Restaurante El Secreto, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2019

We are pleased to know that you had such a great experience at El Secreto because that is our main goal, what we look for in each of our guests is to create unforgettable sensations and memories through the exotic flavors of the cuisine of...More

Reviewed March 10, 2019

This is a first class, elegant restaurant near the center of town. It was our best meal in San Cristobal, without question. Our server, Celestino, was outstanding. And the food was spectacular and artistically presented. And the cost was quite reasonable. We gladly provide a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Gerente_CasaAlma, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Restaurante El Secreto, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2019

Thank you very much for giving us 5 stars on your first visit, it is very nice to receive these comments, because we know that every effort counts. We want to be your favorite restaurant in San Crisóbal, and each of our collaborators will give...More

Reviewed February 28, 2019 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner with all my colleagues. The dishes are amazing and very delicious. The service in this secret place is sublime and very friendly. We will definitely be back another time this week.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank judithmM1719WE
Reviewed February 20, 2019

Our friends, John and Ann, took us here on our first full night in San Cristobal to meet and share dinner with two other couples with whom they are friends. What a wonderful gathering in what has to be San Cristobal’s finest restaurant. There is...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Eric S
Gerente_CasaAlma, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Restaurante El Secreto, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2019

we feel very good for having you with us, our greatest pleasure is to serve you as you deserve, always giving you the best cuisine and flavor of san cristobal and the best service. Thank you for your opinion, it is valuable and motivating. we...More

Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Really great food, very nice modern decor, nice staff, modern, Mexican cuisine. my favourite place in San Cristobal.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Reinhard P
Gerente_CasaAlma, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Restaurante El Secreto, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2019

Wow, It is a pleasure to have your comment, it's very valuable for the restaurant and we assure you that we will continue providing the best service and the most delicious Mexican food. Many thanks for your support, it was an honor to have you...More

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Response from HectorSobrino | Reviewed this property |
No, we did not arrive with a reservation and were seated immediately.
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