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El Balcon del Zocalo

Calle 5 de Mayo 61, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
525251305130
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (20 reviews)
“guacamole” (61 reviews)
“duck confit” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
International, Fusion, Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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Calle 5 de Mayo 61, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We selected this restaurant based on its reviews and proximity to where we are staying and, what a great choice ! The restaurant in itself is beautiful and the view is amazing but the best part was the food and service. Jorge, along with Omar...More

Thank JandCU
Reviewed 5 days ago

The restaurant was beautiful and the food and service were excellent as well. Esteban was our waiter and he was awesome. We ended ordering too much food and instead of letting us proceed he suggested that we wait to put in the rest of our...More

1  Thank David H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best in class for food, staff and setting. There’s a culture of honoring quality and service at Balcón and it starts from the top. Chef Pepe Salinas is a craftsman in the way that is steeped in Mexican tradition. The blue corn tortillas are stone...More

1  Thank JAGNPV
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear JAGNPV, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your extraordinary words about your recent visit to our restaurant. We are delighted to see that both our service and cuisine were perfect for you. Our Chef Pepe Salinas has created a menu...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the atmosphere and decorations as much as the great view of the center of the city. Friendly service and interesting brunch options. Request a table outside with a view! EnjoyMore

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

Dear Colleen, First, we would like to thank you for choosing us for your recent trip to Mexico City. We are so proud to read that your stay was as good as you expected, and that you enjoyed our atmosphere, central location, service, and wonderful...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the 9 courses menu: very tasty and varied courses (we loved them all without exception), very generous on the deserts! Service by Anuyeli, Nestor, Omar and Jorge was absolutely 5 star : they were attentive and gave us explanations on what was served....More

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

Dear sosogi, 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 and that you enjoyed our 9 courses menu served by Anayeli, Nestor, Omar and Jorge. We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Date Night at El Balcon del Zocalo was a hit. We did make a reservation several days prior and landed a table on the balcony over looking the square. If you're taking a cab or uber plan to add more time to your trip as...More

Thank Mulkonator007
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mulkonator007, Thank you very much for taking the time to share with us your wonderful comments about our restaurant. We are honored to read that you had an amazing experience at Balcón del Zócalo and that you enjoyed the wonderful views from our terrace,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here and had Jose Rivera be our server. He was an amazing host and super helpful. He guided us through the full meal and just was an amazing experience. His captain Luis was also so accommodating making sure we had the best experience possible....More

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

Dear Claudia, We appreciate your kind comments about your visit to Balcón del Zócalo. Nothing pleases us more than reading that you had a great time with us. Also, it is wonderful that your visit was to your liking thanks to our service. We strive...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place, delicious dinner and wine (Madero). The view was amazing!! I really enjoy this place!!!

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

Dear Loreto, Thank you very much for your compliments about our wonderful view to 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 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful restaurant, with an excellent view of the Zocalo. The quality and presentation of the dishes were incredible. And service was outstanding.

Thank SUSY F
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear SUSY, Thank you very much for sharing with us your kind comments about your recent visit to Balcón del Zócalo. We are pleased to see that you enjoyed our wonderful view, cuisine, and service. We encourage you to come back soon! Regards, Vladimir Mayllen.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ask for a table near the terrace. Great views overlooking the Zócalo. Arrive before sunset to catch a daylight view. Then enjoy watching the Cathedral, National Palace, and the entire square show off their evening lighting, giving them a beautiful new look. Try the tomato...More

1  Thank MLLCLA
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear MLLCLA, Thank you so much for visiting our restaurant Balcón del Zócalo. We are glad that you enjoyed the amazing view and the delicious Mexican gourmet food complemented with the best service. Our goal is to offer the best service centered on you. We...More

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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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worldtravelerj1
2 April 2017|
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Response from Pedro R | Reviewed this property |
I think no... but you can visit at lunch time and its great Regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 32
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
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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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