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“Very nice” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Jaso Restaurant

Jaso Restaurant
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Ranked #527 of 3,596 Restaurants in Mexico City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $60 - $130
Cuisines: American, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Polanco
Cross street: Between Lamartine & Arquimedes Streets
Mexico City, Mexico
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Very nice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Going to Jaso was a delightful experience. The food was very good and the desserts even better! The service was excellent at the beginning, but by the time we had coffee our table was left alone for a while and no waiter would approach. But still it was a lovely experience!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Guadalajara, Mexico
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69 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Up to par with the best of Mexico City restaurants”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Jaso is a gem of a restaurant clearly up to par with Biko, Pujol and Maxximo Bistro in Mexico City. Innovative Mexican cuisine fully leveraging the outstanding variety of Mexican fruits, spices and herbs. Jaso's distinctiveness lies on its chef's DNA ( American with a sweet tooth). Flavors and presentation reminds me of new California cuisine. For example the squid dumplings are a distinctly West Coast creation but with a Mexican twist. In addition Jaso has perhaps the best bakery in Mexico City and the desserts surely are the best of the lot. By all means try the degustation menu - an excellent value for the price paid. If you have room, splurge on the cheese platter - a superb variety of Mexican and European cheeses. Jaso is still one of the few places that serves the rarest of Mexican cheeses - the aged Ramoneti from Ensanada - itself worth the visit

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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2 Thank karchi
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Brasília
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Nice place with excellent well executed food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013 via mobile

We liked very much the whole experience at Jaso. Good staff (despite they're a bit hurry), cool decoration e very good food.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars
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2 Thank antigorbr
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Mexico City, Mexico
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103 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Great Food, Great Service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

among the best in Mexico City, Jaso has several outstanding dishes. Try foie gras ravioli, or chicken in heavy cream. IT has a very nice terrace, and for a romantic evening you can reserve the wine cellar for a couple, with a tasting menu that will prove to be amazing.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank R S
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A "must" experience in DF!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

What I love about Jaso is that it's a top 3 restaurant in Mexico but doesn't have the pretentious vibe of its peers. The food is inventive and fantastic, the tables on the terrace create a cozy but trendy vibe, and the service welcoming. It continues to serve as my go-to spot for out of towners because it does everything right.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Brendalando
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