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“Good food and service”

La Trattoria de Elena
Ranked #4 of 243 Restaurants in Guanajuato
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Scenic view, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Good food and service”
Reviewed November 24, 2013

Get there early enough to get a balcony seat and watch the activity on the plaza. The service and food was very good especially the shrimp tacos - make a meal out of them.

Visited November 2013
Thank sailorboy333
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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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261 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Good all around food and service”
Reviewed August 8, 2013 via mobile

Pretty good Italian based food. I had the lasagne which was pretty good. Kids had pizza which was also pretty good. My wife ordered the osso Bucco. When the rest of the food arrived they informed her it would take another 5 minutes. After several times of checking on the status I think they hurried too much as they brought it out half an hour later and it was somewhat warm but not hot. In this situation they should have apologized after the order was taken and explain it would be at least half an hour or if she would like to order something else. Pretty tasty. We came in early around 5:15 so that was probably why. Other than that all around good. Recommend especially is staying around Union garden/ Juarez theater.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank JohnMarkKucera
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118 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Average italian restaurant”
Reviewed July 11, 2013

Its really well located but not everyone gets to seat on a balcony. The restaurant is very convenient as it seems to be always open but the food was very average, not bad but not special. We ordered pasta and they were really fast with the service. So I recommend as a touristy place to go, but not expecting the best food.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Lulaaaa
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Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“What a view from the balcony!”
Reviewed June 25, 2013

We were lucky enough to get a table on the balcony overlooking the jardin with it's beautiful plants, trees and flowers as well as roaming mariachis and local university students. The Italian food was as good or better than my favorite Italian restaurant in US. My husband and I even sprang for the extra prosciutto and melon as an appetizer....melt in your mouth wonderful! The service in this restaurant is excellent and the strawberry meringue dessert was almost too much....almost but not quite.

Visited June 2013
Thank Shelley D
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Bad food,bad service.”
Reviewed June 9, 2013 via mobile

The main attraction about this place is the town best view. Their balcony tables are the best, but that's where it all ends, the menu reads " Italian", but the cooks or "chefs" can't even prepare a basic Margherita pizza. You grow your suspicions when all of your food (even steak and sea food ) is at your table in less than five minutes, so you know that the busiest appliance on the kitchen is the microwave. Tried several dishes on two visits and everything tasted canned or reheated. You get fresher food at a McDonald's.Prices are way too high for the quality of the food and their service is good until you start questioning their dishes. If you feel like enjoying the view and having a glass of wine with some bread, this is your place, but dinner or lunch, lascia stare! (Forget about it!)..

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Luis G
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