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Los Girasoles

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Centro Historico
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On Plaza Manuel Tolsa Calle Tacuba 8, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
+52 55 5510 0630
13:00 - 23:30
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon 13:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 13:00 - 23:30
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New York City, New York
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a visit to Bellas Artes we stumbled upon Los Girasoles. We were seated upstairs overlooking the Museum of Art. We could hear an organ grinder outside which was very pleasant. The service was attentive and the food was modern Mexican. A nice surprise after a morning of sightseeing. The room was very old with beams, adding charm to the... More 

Thank halfwelsh2017
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

To be fair, the food was good for the price and the service was adequate given the amount of staff and location but the meal was completely ruined by the waiter deciding to embarrass us by refusing the bill payment as he felt there want enough tip even though he had only been at our table a couple of times.... More 

Thank Sam J
Denver, Colorado
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We had been to Las Girasoles several times in the past and were always delighted with the food. Our recent visit with a large family group was not a disaster, but close. We had made a reservation for eight people, but it turned out not to be busy. So far so good. They brought us menus in English, assuming we... More 

Thank Jane H
Placitas, New Mexico
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92 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I had been to Los girasoles years ago for lunch and always remembered my meal mor than fondly. whil I have been back to CDMX many times since, I ever returned until this past trip. My experience did not disappoint my memory! Our dinner was VERY good. Yes, they serve Mexican cuisine, but it is contemporary, not traditional. Our waiter... More 

Thank YOY1
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I've been to Los Girasoles after a day out for sightseeing (good location) ! The restaurant has a great atmosphere, amazing food, good options of wine and the staff was just perfect! Truly recommend! The fund part is that 007 - Spectre James Bond were shoot in this restaurant in 2015.

Thank Fernando August... B
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369 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Interesting menu. Well cooked food. Good range of Mexican and other wines. Surprisingly wide range of spirits. Excellent service. Reasonable prices. Of course, we had no hesitation in returning a few nights later. It’s easily found, at the back of the Palacio de Bellas Artes and next to the National Art Museum (Munal).

Thank IanAberdeen
Newbury, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We dined here while touring Mexico in a group of 20 and had a very pleasant meal. A lot of the menu was a bit too weird for our tastes (grasshoppers etc), but the slow cooked pork Pibil in a banana leaf had lovely flavours, so much so I'm making it now we are back home!

Thank Maria P
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This restaurant was recommended by our B&B but we were very disappointed. We ordered a Mexican specialty of fried mini crickets which came as a big pile with tacos and avocado. They were so salty we could not eat them. We complained to two waiters and showed them translation on our iPhone but they merely agreed they were salty and... More 

Thank Povich
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend we're excited to try this restaurant out. We had read some great reviews and love good classic mexican dishes. Being in the historical district there was a lot of people out and about so we didn't worry that it was past 8pm and their hours say open until 9pm. I have worked many years in the... More 

Thank Carioca1981
Mexico City
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64 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Last 31 of Dic. I went to take breakfast here since El Cardenal was closed that day. I was surprised with the good service they had. If you like or want to try really mexican food, this is the place. Prices are very decent and also the place is very nice, just beside the museum. Shure I will return to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: On Plaza Manuel Tolsa Calle Tacuba 8, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro Historico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Historico
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5510 0630

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

Staying in Centro Historico

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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 vintage item, handicrafts and jewelry characteristic of each state in Mexico can be found on Sundays. Admire majestic views of the city from the Monumento a la Revolución and Torre Latinoamericana, and round out the experience with restaurants of all cuisines nearby.
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