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Bahia de las Palmas #37, Mexico City 11300, Mexico
81127476
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09:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 19:00
Tue - Wed 08:00 - 19:00
Thu - Fri 08:00 - 23:00
Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Arlington, Virginia
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I lived in Mexico City on two occasions twenty years apart, and La Fonda del Recuuerdo was one of the consistent in my life. It was always a pleasure to eat there. The food is very good, and is typical of Veracruz, which is a little different from other regions. The main attraction is the typical Veracruz music played by... More 

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37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

A nice place for a family or even a business casual lunch or dinner, with a large choice of good quality sea food and very traditional Mexican dishes. I had escamoles (ant eggs) and huachinango filled with sea fruits while we enjoyed Veracruz-style music: great ! I would recommend it for a stay in Mexico City.

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1 Thank Europeantraveller12
Temixco, Mexico
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Eating, drinking (toritos). eating, drinking (toritos), music by jarochos. More eating, a lot more drinking (starting experimenting peanut, guayaba, guanabana, mango, pine toritos). You'll never know how you got home, if ever.

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1 Thank quatra1001
Mexico City, Mexico
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52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

My visit was on Sunday - Lunch time At the place there was two Mariachis and one Huapango band! bringing a lot of mexican music and a happy ambiance. The menu offer includes a selection of attractive options. In my case I tried the "Flor de Calabaza with Mole" which was delicious! The Toritos (a typical drink for Veracruz its... More 

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1 Thank eddiearce
toronto
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

Nice place to go is you are travel to Mexico City, enjoy a good food listening all Mexican song and international, ask the musician for your favourite song and they will played for you

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2 Thank laveva
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

Service excellent and friendly. Applies including cerviche very tasty. Main course fish was dry cold and inedible. They took this off our bill and comped us a drink

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Tula, Mexico
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98 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2015

The whole family went to eat on a Sunday afternoon, the atmosphere was fantastic, Mariachi´s, Jarocho trios and more. Play area for the children and my grandchildren were well looked after. The service was impeccable, the food traditional for Vera Cruz and the quality and variety second to none. One of the best Mexican meals I have had in Mexico... More 

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1 Thank Steve S
Mexico City, Mexico
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68 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

I don´t know if it is bad luck, but I went non less than 4-5 times to this restaurant, just for taking my mother in law born in Veracruz. When asking for a certain dish, the answer is sorry Señor, we don´t have it today. Asking for nothing hot (chile) in my food (I simply cannot have it), they mistakenly... More 

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London
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

This is bistro style food at mid-range restaurant prices. We had two entres and two mains - both which we're big portions and poor quality. With sangria the bill was $600. My main was a fillet mignon - it was covered in a huge amount of salt, with floppy chips and squishy veggies swimming in margarine as sides. Between me... More 

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Oxnard, California
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119 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2014 via mobile

Been here every time I have visited Mexico City for over twenty years. I keep coming back since it has always been so good. It is worth the price.

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 17
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 19:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bahia de las Palmas #37, Mexico City 11300, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
  • Phone Number: 81127476
Description
Mexican restaurant inspired in the cuisine of the state of Veracruz. Live music and a weekly show with the most famous songs and dances in Mexico. Ideal for large groups and to finish a long working-day or traveling day.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?