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El Balcon del Zocalo

Calle 5 de Mayo 61, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
525251305130
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“guacamole” (43 reviews)
“cesar salad” (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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1 - 10 of 324 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

It was on the roof at our hotel so ate dinner the first night we were there after a late arrival. Breakfast was also included each morning. The views are really outstanding -- service is good -- it's a good mid-range choice if you're downtown.More

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

Dear kyverdicts, We greatly appreciate your comments. We are honored to read that you had a really good experience at Balcón del Zócalo. We believe in the small details that make a huge difference. Thank you for your recommendation. We hope to serve you soon....More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We took advantage of the free breakfast when we booked at the hotel. The breakfast is one of its kind in uniqueness. We expected the buffet style serve yourself type of free breakfast. To our surprise we were allowed to select our table. We were...More

Thank LettyTrujilloAlvarez
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Letty, Thank you for your great review. We feel really honored to read such detailed review about our service and dishes. It is wonderful that you and your mom enjoyed every bite of our tasting menu, which is a selection of the most innovative...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here for a dinner with my 28 year old daughter and 2 of her work colleagues, all stationed temporarily in Mexico City. We had a fabulous meal, but beyond that--the view was tremendous (we were there for Independence Day) and the hospitality was...More

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

Dear Judith, Thank you for your review. We are glad to read that our culinary proposal exceeded your expectations. As you have mentioned, our Chef Pepe Salinas has created a menu that blends the tradition and innovation of Mexican cuisine. It is fantastic that you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible place with a privileged view of the Zocalo. Food was good I recommend the octupus. Maria fernanda was great and very friendly.More

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

Dear Jose, Thank you for taking the time to share your kind comments. As you have mentioned, our restaurant has a privileged view of the heart of the city. Also, our chef Pepe Salinas has created an innovative menu that surprises our diners. Come back...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food, service and nove place to hace a great time and enjoy the bien of the main squadre of México City downtown. Chef Pepe Salinas one of the most reknowned young Mexican Chef takes you to a small trip all around this beautiful country. Mixologist...More

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

Dear Rubén, Thank you very much for your generous words. It is really encouraging to learn that everything was perfect during your visit to Balcón del Zócalo. Our chef Pepe Salinas has developed a varied selection of dishes that enhance the flavor of the contemporary...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great restaurant. It is a roof top restaurant with amazing view to the mexican zocalo. Great service and good items on the menu. I go for the Sunday buffette.More

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

Dear Christen, Thank you very much for sharing your comments about Balcón del Zócalo. It is always great to read that you enjoyed your meal and our marvelous view to the heart of Mexico City. Our chef and staff will keep working hard to surprise...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we went there for breakfast, the view from the roof is amazing. service is not so much but food was goodMore

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

Dear Ehud, We appreciate your review. Nothing makes us happier than knowing that you had a wonderful time at our restaurant Balcón del Zócalo and that you enjoyed the marvelous view to the heart of Mexico City. We hope to see you soon. Regards, Vladimir...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we visit Mexico City we come back to Balcón del Zocalo. The view is stunning and the food is really tasty. The price is more expensive compared to other restaurants in Mexico but definitely worth it. The view is the nicest in the...More

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

Dear Emmelie, We truly appreciate your kind comments about Balcón del Zócalo. Our restaurant is perfect to discover a marvelous view to the heart of Mexico City while enjoying a unique culinary experience, it is great that you liked it. We will be more than...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don’t usually review things on tripadvisor but I do use it for recommendations of things to do, which I did in this case. So I felt it necessary to give an honest review about my bad experience here and hopefully others will not be...More

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

Dear Chris, We are extremely sorry to read that your experience at Balcón del Zócalo was unsatisfactory. This is not at all the standard of service we want to project. I would like to contact you directly to revise this situation in detail and take...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying at Hotel Zocalo and we decided to eat at the Balcony restaurant. We were expecting average hotel food but this place was outstanding. The service was exceptional and as a group we shared a number of smaller dishes (tapas style). Each dish...More

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

Dear Danielle, We truly appreciate your positive review about our restaurant Balcón del Zócalo. Nothing pleases us more than knowing that your experience was beyond your expectations. Our main aim is to delight our diners with our contemporary Mexican cuisine and attentive service. We will...More

Nearby
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
...More
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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, Valet Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, View
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 Historico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Historico
  • Phone Number: 525251305130
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