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El Ciruelo

Zaragoza 17, Tepoztlan, Mexico
+52 739 395 1203
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Zaragoza 17, Tepoztlan, Mexico
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11 - 20 of 132 reviews

Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

It is a good place but definitely in Tepoztlán there are cheaper and better options. It is a good and tasty food BUT will not go back as is quite expensive for a Mexican restaurant.

Thank Jorge E
Reviewed 10 December 2017

My husband, parents and I enjoyed a lovely dinner here in Tepoztlan. We arrived as the sun was setting, just before 6pm. Fortunately, we arrived just on time. Mid-week the restaurant stops seating at 6pm. (Rather early--I think there's much more tourism on the weekend.)...More

Thank Mantequia
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This is the second time I had the opportunity to have lunch at El Ciruelo. It was even better than the first! It was just an hour before closing on the long Mexican holiday weekend, and the crowd has thinned. The duck enchiladas with the...More

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 6 November 2017

On weekdays, often a place where you can calm look at the beautiful mountainous surroundings because it is not that much filled, you can enjoy exquisit meals and the friendliness of the waiters. On weekends and holidays, you sit among many people in this open...More

Thank MonikaMueller
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful view from a neat old school style restaurant. Only 4 stars as the food was not exceptionally good.

Thank Dalma S
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

A little pricier than other restaurants in town, but definitely worth a visit! The restaurant has a patio offering a nice setting at any time of the day. Good food and service.

Thank davidefiedler
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Delicious food and friendly staff with an amazing view of the Tepozteco. Try escamoles (ant eggs) with guacamole, coupled with a tequila.

Thank Cerwinka
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This place is the way to go if you're having lunch in Tepoztlan, service is kind, fast, and always willing to help. The food definitely the best in the area. Good drinks, with an amazing view! It's location is just a few blocks away from...More

Thank calvarius
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We would definitely return! Food was delicious, the service was fantastic and the views and ambience were to die for!

Thank dina_landi
Reviewed 19 September 2017

This is a MUST restaurant if you are in Tepoztlan, not only is the food great but they have an amazing view. Try to go during sunset. Order pastel de elote, chile nogada (in season)

Thank Joanna G
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1 February 2017|
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Response from MonikaMueller | Reviewed this property |
I would not think that typically reservations are needed on Fridays. It's really the best strategy you go there either as early as 1pm or - if you are before in Tepoztlan - you pass once by and make a reservation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zaragoza 17, Tepoztlan, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Morelos  >  Tepoztlan
  • Phone Number: +52 739 395 1203
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