We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

La Bella Lula

₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Get directions
Rio Lerma 86, Mexico City, Mexico
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

55 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 12: English reviews
Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

The food was ok/decent, the decor popular, the ambiance a bit on the loud side. I didn't get a feel that the food was great authentic Mexican food.

Helpful?
Thank alfredoMauricio
Level Contributor
75 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

This place was supposed to be great and my friend's enchiladas looked good. I was told the quesadillas were awesome--they are not. Plain is the best descriptor. Nice place with a nice staff, maybe I had the wrong dish, I was disappointed. I'd try it again and have the enchiladas instead.

Helpful?
Thank John S
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

La Bella lula. Small and charming Restaurant.. Oaxaca dishes. Reasonable prices..open from 9:30 a.m. To 7 p.m. Daily. Pleasant .. Good prices .. Lovely environment.. Highly recommend and close to Hotel Gonzalez if you stay there.

Helpful?
Thank Sheilah W
Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

The moles are definitely very good. I liked the food, but one of my travel companions got sick afterward, it could have been that the food was just too exotic for her. They close strictly at 7, so don't be late. The ambiance is fair to midlin. There are much prettier restaurants right up the block. I did like the... More 

Helpful?
Thank NELA90042
Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

If you are in the neighborhood stop by for some molè and bistek ! So tasty nice sized portions .. We ordered sangria which was super sweet and tasty . I ordered the beef and guacamole .. At this time a special dish disfruta de los mejores chiles en nogada .. Chilies stuffed with meat and pomegranate

Helpful?
Thank John S
Mexico City, Mexico
Level Contributor
27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2015

Oaxaca is located at the south from Mexico. This state has one of the most delicious meal in the all country.

Helpful?
Thank leafarsateuh
Falls Church, Virginia
Level Contributor
140 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2014

This nicely decorated restaurant is off Reforma, very close to the US Embassy. Really enjoyed the food -- peanuts with fried chiles and garlic, cubes of Oaxaca cheese and a wonderful almond chicken mole, The almond mole was unique and very good. You can ask for a menu in English, but not all the wait staff can speak English... Despite... More 

Helpful?
Thank Beleriand
Sorrento, Italy
Level Contributor
111 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2014

This restaurant was close to our hotel so we decided to give it a try. Nice ambiance, good margaritas, your average Mexican Fare. Service was excellent. I had the Chiles en Nogada and it was very good - not too sweet.

Helpful?
Thank Jutta F
New Mexico
Level Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2014

La Bella Lula is a Oaxaqueno restaurant in Mexico City. Just a couple of blocks down Rio Lerma from the Hotel Maria Cristina, it opens at 10 a.m. for excellent breakfasts (and excellent, friendly service) from a menu straight from Oaxaca. Lunch & dinner, as well. I highly recommend it.

Helpful?
Thank Chimayosa
Winnipeg, Canada
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2014

We were a party of three,enjoyed spacious, sports tv, generous portions, tasty food, good, friendly service..

Helpful?
Thank NONEWBIE19

Travellers who viewed La Bella Lula also viewed

Mexico City, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast
Mexico City, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast
 
Mexico City, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast
Mexico City, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast
 

Been to La Bella Lula? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rio Lerma 86, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
Description
Different location than the one currently listed on TripAdvisor

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from La Bella Lula staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?