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“Great Mexican food with an amazing view!!”
Review of El Mayor

El Mayor
Ranked #122 of 5,760 Restaurants in Mexico City
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Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Lunch, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Centro Histórico
Description: On the corner of “Republica de Argentina” and “Justo Sierra (Donceles)”, at the roof garden of the popular and traditional bookstore and publisher named “Libreria Porrúa” you can find a contemporary design Restaurant where elements such as vegetation (cacti originating in our Mexico), floors in granite and wood, modern furniture and glass make up its structure. Restaurant El Mayor is a proposal for high gastronomy in the heart of Mexico City Downtown. A multiproposal concept that includes terrace-deli, bar and restaurant with a view unique to the archaeological area of temple Mayor, the backs of the Metropolitan Cathedral, as well as majestic buildings of the Colonial and modern Mexico. The menu is based on classic Mexican food with a contemporary, where ingredients base of our Mexican gastronomic heritage are the main reason for the letter.
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant can be a very good experience for people who want to have excellent Mexican food with a great view of Templo Mayor (Aztec ruins in the middle of downtown). This experience is great for locals and tourists because you can taste authentic Mexican food with good quality ingredients and gourmet vibe while enjoying a view of the ancient land of the Aztecs from the top of the building. You can access by an elevator, they have terrace and inside tables. Good drinks, excellent to go with family, friends, business, tourists. Little expensive, and the service could be better, but overall is worth it!

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Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Hotel staff recommended this restaurant and we were very pleased.
The setting is fantastic with a great view over the templo mayor museum, you can also see part of the cathedral and zocalo.
All the breakfast dishes we tried were delicious, I’d like to return for dinner at some point.
Great place for breakfast for sure, cool place for a special occasion also.

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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Wonderful friendly staff, great menu for tourists, and available in English too.
The view is simply incredible!

Thank Philip T
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Reviewed 18 August 2018

We were at "Templo Mayor" and saw this terrace from there. To get to this restaurant you have to go through a book store. I was with my 6 months old baby. The place was almost full but we found a nice table. The service was very good. When I saw the menu I got surprised by the prices, so afordable, in that case I was expecting not that very good food but it was absolutely great! Very mexican style of gastronomy. The view is the BEST! I have to say that it was also a great surprise to find a baby changing on the gents, so I could change my baby's diaper. Make sure to visit this restaurant on your next visit to Mexico City´s downtown.

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Reviewed 17 July 2018

it is a nice rooftop restaurant with a great view to Ancient Ruins of Templo Mayor, a great option for foreign pax, wanting to enjoy downtown area and enjoying a good food. Just be patient about service, it is a lottle slow..

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