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Merotoro

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204 Amsterdam Ave. | Colonia Condesa, Mexico City, Mexico
55647799
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13:30 - 18:00
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Sun 13:30 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 13:30 - 23:00
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fancy dishes with unusual ingredients and excellent food. The menu is not translated, but our waiter translated each dish into English for us. Fun place, recommend it!

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Thank Jane L
Brookline, MA
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ended up here by accident, but had such a lovely time. The restaurant opens up onto the Calle Amsterdam, which has a lush park and walkway that forms a backdrop for the restaurant. We were seated right at the edge facing the street and park. The food was absolutely delicious and prepared with great care and imagination. It was... More 

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Thank sccBrookline_MA
los angeles
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377 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Little did I know around the block from my hotel was this eatery. I walked in and initially found the response with out a reservation, a bit pretentious. Once settle in at a table, initially offered a bar seat and declined, the rest of the evening was great. Food was incredible and the waiter I had was wonderful. I ate... More 

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Thank Judith A
Los Angeles
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Jair Tallez is a Mexican Chef who I met long time ago at Laja, Valle de Ensenada, his first place. I had the opportunity to try his food again at Merotoro in La Condesa is and it was an amazing experience. Place was busy on a week night. Nevertheless service was fast and efficient. Every dish was a pure pleasure... More 

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Essendon, United Kingdom
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357 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We dropped by this restaurant to look at the menu and got lured in by the warm welcome, menu and demeanour. We had a very nice meal, experienced excellent service (in spite of the language barrier) and loved people watching. I'd highly recommend a trip here. You'll remember it for ages.

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Thank IrishMimi
Mexico City, Mexico
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118 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

The restaurant has a very sophisticated ambiance and is nicely located in Hipodromo condesa. The food is very tasty and different but it is expensive and the wine list is small.

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Thank Santiago F
Fairfax, Virginia
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55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I ate here with a friend who lives in Mexico City but had never been to this restaurant. Since I had eaten here before, I made our reservation hoping that the memories I had did not let me down. The menu had changed since my last visit but the food, that reflects Baja California, was still terrific. From entrada through... More 

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Washington, DC
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90 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Let me say at the outset that we had a great dinner at Merotoro, and everything worked out fine, even for my vegetarian wife. We chose Merotor for dinner our last night in Mexico City based on reputation and good reviews. Because my wife is vegetarian, we called in advance to ask if they had vegetarian dishes on the menu.... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

In the Condesa zone, filled with yuppies walking their trophy dogs, this restaurant is upscale in food and wine selection but has a comfortable welcoming ambiance. Several courses...All with interesting and creative combinations of fresh seafood from Baja and land based foods. Think algae, sweetbreads and octopus in a delicate vinaigrette. Very flavourful. We had a great experience...Not your usual... More 

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Oakland, California
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I had an amazing dinner at Merotoro... as a place with an international reputation (incl. SF's Cala) it's more expensive than many good meals you can get in Mexico City (though currently, 20+ pesos to the dollar!), but this is some of the best seafood I've had, anywhere. I had the aguachile, pulpo (the best I've had anywhere), and red... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
13:30 - 18:00
Monday
13:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
13:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
13:30 - 23:00
Thursday
13:30 - 23:00
Friday
13:30 - 23:00
Saturday
13:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 Amsterdam Ave. | Colonia Condesa, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Condesa
  • Neighbourhood: Condesa
  • Phone Number: 55647799
Description
Merotoro is one block from Parque Mexico in Colonia Condesa.

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

Staying in Condesa

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Condesa
Easy to explore either on bike or foot, Condesa offers a great variety of activities and places to visit while admiring its neo-colonial architecture. Diverse restaurants vary from regional to global along its streets, while local bars even let you craft your own beer. The urban yet relaxing vibe let visitors cycle or stroll on the Amsterdam Circuit.
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