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Casa Mercedes

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Calle de Arriba No. 6 | San Javier, Guanajuato 36240, Mexico
+52 473 733 9059
14:00 - 22:00
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Sun 14:00 - 18:00
Tue - Sat 14:00 - 22:00
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56 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for an upscale restaurant with outstanding food made with the grandmother style and ingredients, this is the place to go. It had a great view of Guanajuato and it also offers a good wine variety. It has the great Mexican cuisine.

1 Thank Rafael C
Miami, Florida
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Courteous and warm welcome by Jesus, owner and chef, together with son. Barman, Eduardo, was taught to make bourbon Old Fashion by this writer, who together with his son, has formed a company to make whiskey using Peruvian black corn: we expect to see AMERICAN BLACK WHISKEY at Casa Mercedes next year! Pork and tongue dishes to die for and... More 

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Taos, New Mexico
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This lovely restaurant is worth the taxi ride up the mountain on windy little roads ~ wonderful view of the whole city. The food is imaginative and wonderful, and the corn cake desert is very good. We highly recommend going out there for dinner!

1 Thank taoskitty
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Had a great meal. The kale tacos were unbelievable. Great atmosphere. Small restaurant. Recommend making reservations since they only have a few tables

1 Thank ces20033
Mexico City, Mexico
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114 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I had a reservation with a week ahead, we arrived after 30 minute walking uphill. It was empty totally, I asked the table in the window the thought about it, after 5 minute deliberation they agreed. We left 2 hours after there were 2 tables with people. Suggestive menu, poor tasting experience. You are in Guanajuato City DO NOT EXPECT... More 

1 Thank fcortina
Orange County, Ca
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94 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Casa Mercedes is rated the #1 restaurant in Guanajuato for a reason. It is truly a great restaurant. The inventiveness of the cuisine, the way flavors are played off of each other, the fresh take on Mexican food in an upscale way, and the execution of the dishes are brilliant in every way. Add a really good wine list and... More 

1 Thank Mangare_e_Bere
Adelaide, Australia
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We came here on a Friday evening at 7:00pm and made a booking, which would not have been necessary as there were plenty of free tables. The restaurant is very beautiful, and depending on where you sit, you also have nice view over parts of the city. Our waitress was very friendly and helpful. She recommended the house specialty, a... More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit to Casa Mercedes. Atmosphere and service are very good. All of our appetizers (3) were very good. I had the main course of Chamorro which was beautifully prepared and totally met my expectations. My wife's dish was not so good. She ordered a steak, the vacio cut. Unfortunately the beef had so much gristle that... More 

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San Juan, Texas
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112 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We arrived for lunch at 2:15 and the place was empty. We were told to make reservations because the place was smallish. So we were a bit worried...but it was weed energy. We had a good waiter, Emmanuel, but he did bring the two soups we ordered when he brought the entrees for the others. The soups were delicious, especially... More 

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Frisco, Texas
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244 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

One of the best restaurants, along with Mestizo, we visited during our 6 days in Guanajuato. All dishes were authentic upscale Mexican with superb quality ingredients and appealing presentation. Drink with Mezcal very good, and the pork shank was off the bone good. Dessert was bunuelos with honey and coconut whipped cream. Elegant dining room, had a table by the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
14:00 - 18:00
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle de Arriba No. 6 | San Javier, Guanajuato 36240, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  Guanajuato
  • Phone Number: +52 473 733 9059

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?