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El Balcon del Zocalo

Calle 5 de Mayo 61, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
525251305130
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“guacamole” (61 reviews)
“duck confit” (5 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
International, Fusion, Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
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LOCATION
Calle 5 de Mayo 61, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The view is amazing! The restaurant is modern and has a great ambience. Food was really good. Service was fast and friendly.More

Thank lovetraveling12
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear lovetraveling12, Thank you for taking your time to share with us your impressions about your visit to Balcón del Zócalo. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed our wonderful view to the heart of Mexico City as well as our cuisine and service...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Elegant, well designed, on top of all the restaurants in the area, facing the main square of México, the world known Zócalo Excelent mexican food, great service and better atnosphere Large terrace facing the Zócalo Best restaurant of the area

Thank JMEA1
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear JMEA, We appreciate your review. We are glad to read that our design, location, cuisine, and wonderful view to Plaza de la Constitución exceeded your expectations during your visit. We look forward to pampering you again. Regards, Vladimir Mayllen

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting menu and very well prepared dishes. A tasty interpretation of the Mexican cuisine . Very good and wide choice of Mexican wines. The view on the Zocalo place and the Cathedral deserve a visit the personnel is nice and kind. The sole disappointing...More

Thank pfp2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Obviously the views are great and it is a clean restaurant. Beginning service was quick but trying to get the bill paid took forever. Food was good.More

Thank 56003Richard
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear 56003Richard, Thank you very much for taking the time to share with us your kind comments about our restaurant. It is great that you had a wonderful time with us, and that our marvelous view from our terrace, service and cuisine were perfect during...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I got engaged in Mexico City. Before traveling here, I did a lot of research for the perfect restaurant to take my fiance after the proposal. This restaurant did not disappoint, in fact they exceeded my expectations all across the board. I would give them...More

Thank theodore531
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear theodore531, Thank you very much for your compliments about our cuisine and service at Balcón del Zócalo. It is an honor to know that we exceeded our expectations. We strive for our diner’s happiness. Please come back soon! Regards, Vladimir Mayllen.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Restaurant practicing some of the "latest" of Modern Cuisine (Molecular Gastronomy- if that's your term)...Atmosphere, Presentation, etc. Seem unaware of the drawbacks (taste, texture) as long as "the look" is there. Seem to also follow a current trend (?) of excessive salt. Service acceptable &...More

Thank Bikecuspid
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Bikecuspid, Thank you very much for taking the time to share with us your kind comments about your visit to Balcón del Zócalo. It is great that you enjoyed our marvelous view from our terrace, and personalized service. Still, we are very sorry to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The balcon continues to deliver excellent service and food. We had lamb and octopus crab ravioli. All were excellent. And the rabbit. The lamb and rabbit were pulled and that was not stated on the menu. Lamb and rabbit do not lend themselves to pulling....More

Thank Gio202
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Gio202, We are thankful for your great review. It is pleasing to read that you had a fantastic time with us thanks to our cuisine. Our Chef Pepe Salinas has created a menu that enhances the flavors of Contemporary Mexican cuisine. We are glad...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! I have lived in Mexico for many years and in the downtown areas of any city it is very rare that you will find someplace decent to eat. Everything is either very local or very tourist trap. El Balcón was neither. 2 adults and...More

Thank Tom_M71
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Tom, Thank you very much for taking the time to share with us your kind comments about our restaurant. It is great that you had a wonderful time with us, and that you enjoyed your visit thanks to our marvelous view from our terrace,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ordered the fix prix menu and it was delicious! The view was amazing! The Zocalo and Catedral were beautiful. A shout out to the great service from Jorge, Arturo, Omar, and Nestor!More

Thank Ixchel2014
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ixchel2014, We appreciate your review. We are glad to read that our view, cuisine, service, and wonderful view to Plaza de la Constitución exceeded your expectations during your business dinner with us. We will share your kind words with Jorge, Arturo, Omar, and Nestor....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

But they rely on great food and service. We were kinda expecting more of a touristy experience here, with its sublime views of the plaza. And, true, many did line up near the balcony for photo ops. But we were very impressed by the attentive,...More

Thank Mark P
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mark, We greatly appreciate the kind words you took the time to share with us. We are pleased that both our service, and wonderful view were to your liking. Also, our Chef Pepe Salinas has created a menu that enhances the flavors of Contemporary...More

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Helenjen
5 October 2018|
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Response from Eric W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they will prepare food to go.
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gjalo95
29 January 2018|
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Response from CPad615 | Reviewed this property |
Nunca está de más hacer reservaciones El lugar puede llenarse rápidamente, especialmente con aquellos que se alojan en el hotel.
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Rosario Y
1 November 2017|
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Response from BobBusch | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they do breakfast. I don't think they are attached to the hotel.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 5 de Mayo 61, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro Histórico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Histórico
  • Phone Number: 525251305130
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