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“Nice patio, great service, but not the best in Guadalajara and not the best italian you can find here”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Recco

Recco
Ranked #127 of 1,099 Restaurants in Guadalajara
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Canada
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“Nice patio, great service, but not the best in Guadalajara and not the best italian you can find here”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2011

We checked out this restaurant, and enjoyed the ambiance - great patio and great service - but the food wasn't the best Italian I've had. The pepper steak was good, but the sides were average. The fish was again, good, but not excellent. Generally, I think we would go back to have a few appetizers and drinks for the area, but not with the expectations of fine dining.

  • Visited July 2011
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GDL
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“RECCO NOT THE PRICELESS PLACE”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2011

Some coleagues and i we went in to this place and we were looking for real italian food in the area of Americana neighborhhood and some guy told us about this place, we were really dispointed when we asked for the day meal, meals were not what we were expeting at all. we got suggestions of meals not quite italians, my coleagues were italians, and they were very dispointed , because most of it seemed to be more fusion than real italian food, they were ingredients that were not so familiar to them and more from Guadalajara, they were more like piracy from some other menus around America and Europe.
so we found out that we were paying italian food but all manners and suggestions as well as the food was Mexican, even veggies. but at the bill time they were charging like italians, However the house is nice so mexican!!!!!! ONLY IN MEXICO. ITALIAN PEOPLE WAS UPSET.

Visited March 2011
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“Some experts identify "Recco" as the best or one of the best italian restaurants in Guadalajara, well, it is not, in my...”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2010

Some experts identify "Recco" as the best or one of the best italian restaurants in Guadalajara, well, it is not, in my very personal opinion, food is just "OK" and "OK" is not good enough for me, the place is nice, architecture of its facilities is stunnig, and the deco is pretty, very traditional but unfortunately the environment remembers you your grandma's house. Shorter description: very "old school" both cuisine and environment. Nevertheless it's good for business meetings.

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guadalajara
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“Best steak tartare in Guadalajara”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2009

I have been going to Recco since I was a child 25 years ago. If you like steak tartare, this one is the best in town, it is different because it has a little chili that gives it a kick. Their homemade pasta is very good, as well as their crepes suzette.
Service is slow and the restaurant needs a fluff. Wine list is disappointing.

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“Great Italian Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2008

Great Italian food in a very nice colonial house great service
with attentive staff. We have been vacationing in Guadalajara
for 25 years now and always make sure we stop there for dinner at least a couple of times each trip. Everything is fresh and made to order, We have never ordered anything that was disappointing, just great food in a nice setting.

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