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La Gruta Restaurant

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Tue, 6/18
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017, 2019 Winner

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Underground restaurant located in a natural cave, since 1906. Behind the pyramid of the sun in Teotihuacán. We want to take our guest on a unique and entertaining cultural experience. Reliving the gastronomy, legends and traditions of teotihuacán"s culture. Our goal is to take you on a journey trough the flavors of Mexico, it's ingredients, recipes and culinary techniques.
$20 - $22
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Brunch
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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After a wonderful visit to Teotihuacan we stopped here for brunch along with our Mexican friend. We were first asked to visit the washroom by the lady at the desk. She explained that the trip from cave restaurant to washroom would be long. In the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank indymagpie
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A place totally integrated to the atmosphere of the pyramids, typical dances and menu that respects the taste of the tourist. Don’t worry about the pepper.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Marcos T
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great spot to go to after the pyramids. It's in an actual cave so quite the interesting place to dine. It's also quite cool (temperature) which is much appreciated after being in the hot sun. The food is just ok. The guac...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Gail H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just order a light food and drink cause you’re there for the experience. The food is not grate at this place at all.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Trishanang
Reviewed May 7, 2019

I remember when my sister and I were small, my father used to take us to La Gruta. It looks exactly the same. Food is just as good as it was before. One thing I do not remember is the fact that you can light...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank IsabelR3370
Reviewed April 27, 2019

We knew this was a touristy spot going in - low expectations for food were met, but the cave was beautiful. The most positive aspect of our meal was the attentive service - our waiter was wonderful, very attentive and kind. My group waited for...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank kellen16
Reviewed April 1, 2019 via mobile

Very picturesque and unique atmosphere, it gas a menu with variety of food, the traditional Mexican food is great, the service is excellent , price is average. I highly recommend this restaurant, it was a great experience.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank smartpickytraveler
Reviewed March 24, 2019

After a long day tour around and about Teotihuacan city.. we walked in this place and managed to find a table for our lucky bums.. My wife and I were crossing our fingers since this restaurant were very popular for its location and style. A...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank lexcohen24
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Aside from the fact that you're eating in a cave lit by two openings to the outside, pay attention to how neatly the restaurant is decorated and how nice and kind the hostesses and the waiters are. It's not touristy although it's nothing but touristy....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank MirellaMenglide
Reviewed March 14, 2019 via mobile

This is a bucket list Just once. This is a unique experience to dine inside a cavern with breathtaking view an ambience. Food is really bad. But my point is you must go once.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Jose J
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May 21, 2019|
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Response from IsabelR3370 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can, you may want to book a tour at the hotel you are staying. The pyramids are within walking distance.
August 28, 2018|
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Response from A4904YHelizabethc | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can, but I’d say that after lunch you’ll find it difficult to walk under the sun. Change your reservation for an hour later and explore the site with no hurry. After 1pm it gets really hot. I’m sure the restaurant... More
August 8, 2018|
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Response from BenedictC91 | Reviewed this property |
Walk was fine.
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