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impressive building

it took a while until we were seated, service wasn't very fast but the food was very good... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Standard food and drink quality but nice atmosphere

I first came to sanborns, mexico city in 2014 for drinks .I was impressed by the relaxed and clean... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2016
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Two restaurants and a jazz bar in a colorful atmosphere located in an 18th-century building.
  • Excellent15%
  • Very good61%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
1 Oct 2017
“impressive building”
25 Jan 2016
“Standard food and drink quality but nice atmosphere ”
4 Avda. Madero, Mexico City, Mexico
Centro Historico
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

it took a while until we were seated, service wasn't very fast but the food was very good, especially for a chain restaurant (for comparison: typical US chain restaurants like Perkins, TJ Fridays etc are not as good) and prices were decent. The most impressive...More

Thank malhiermalda2015
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

I first came to sanborns, mexico city in 2014 for drinks .I was impressed by the relaxed and clean , comfortable surroundings. I came again in 2015 and went many times for food .I can't fault it from an English point of view as I'm...More

Thank ianlabeija
Reviewed 13 June 2013

I went once and the service was extreamly slow and it was at 3pm but I ordered some tacos of cochinita pibil and they were great, I can say I didin't mind waiting. The 4 dishes we ordered were really good and the milshakes we're...More

Thank Valevillalobos
Reviewed 12 March 2013

Near the Palace Hotel in the Zona Rosa, we always visit the Sanborns and take a meal or 2. The prices may be a little more than the surrounding, but the quality, safety, and service are worth it. It is also nice to see the...More

Thank musedoc
Reviewed 9 January 2013

Sanborn's is one of the most popular restaurant chains in Mexico. The food isn't wonderful but it isn't terrible either. It's like a Denny's or Big Boy's. I always bring tourists here when we're visiting El Centro/Zocalo. This location is special because the building was...More

2  Thank OrangeMarigolds
Reviewed 8 October 2012

I've had better Mexican food at Taco Bell in the USA. I can't imagine why this chain is so popular in Mexico! The food is....bland, over-cooked, tasteless, and reminds me of the cafeteria food they serve in schools or at hospitals. Which is why it...More

Thank BetsyinOregon
Reviewed 8 July 2012

We recently enjoyed lunch at Sanborn's in the Tile House. I would recommend a visit to anyone visiting Mexico City and the Zocalo area. The food is good, not the best in the city, but certainly adequate. The environment, however is beautiful and quite charming....More

Thank 2kornsontherun
Reviewed 26 May 2012

The food is fair but unremarkable at every Sanborn's we visited, and prices are comparable to US prices in a Denny's. There are usually better places to eat in the neighborhoods that are inexpensive and taste like home-cooking. Most Sanborn's have the advantage of having...More

1  Thank Lakeside31
Reviewed 10 May 2012

Sanborns Madero was the first restaurant of this chain of restaurants in Mexico. It was established as a restaurant in the beginning of the XX century in a fabulous house from the XIX century. It is probably the only restaurant where every mexican in Mexico...More

Thank GloriaSilvestre
Reviewed 17 November 2008

We had eaten a late lunch and did not want a full dinner, so we stopped at Sanborns in the Casa de los Azulejos. The outside of the building is covered in beautiful blue tiles. The downstairs restaurant is in a lovely courtyard. We only...More

2  Thank Teramo48
Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro
Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings
and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico
City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio
Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas
Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to
admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit
the wide variety of markets and plazas where any
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