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Pocitos # 69, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
+52 473 732 0612
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (18 reviews)
“tortilla soup” (23 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Pocitos # 69, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We hd a great surprise. Great ceviche, great beef and amazing fresh fruit water combinations. Small cozy ambience.

Thank castrorar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to Mestizo twice, food is consistently great, and so is the service, too. Will definitely go back again!

Thank Marcus P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was amazing. We were surprised since the waitress told us they mostly serve tourists. This should be filled with locals. Amazing food and great service!

Thank Arturo G
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We had the pork with orange barbecue and the octopus. Both were great. Portions are really big. Unless you are a big eater recommend sharing

Thank ces20033
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Great jewel in downtown Guanajuato. Having Founder and Chef Javier interacting with you before cooking, is a plus plus. Try the Chistorra (spanish chorizo) and the Chuleton de Cerdo (they offer 4 different ones- based on various ingredients).

Thank rhmejia
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I and dinner last night at Mestizo and it was superb, Javier the chef is the most consistent one in the city. He offers a daily special that is fantastic, I am sorry I did not try the pork belly but the dinners that did...More

Thank Hugo A
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We thought this little hole in the wall restaurant was extraordinary... We loved the old charm of the building, the wonderful waitress Abby, the food ~ from the carpaccio in green chiles with roasted corn and spices, to the soups ~ cebollo with brandy and...More

Thank taoskitty
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a most incredible luncheon here! The temperature was perfect, the light angling into the restaurant ethereal, the art on the walls divine, the waitstaff so polite and attentive, and oh my God, the food! We had an amazing meal here, and everyone seemed...More

Thank TeamRealMcCoy
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Wonderful restaurant on a fun street(several museums, galleries, places to hear music). On the advice of a friend, ordered the Tortilla Soup(not something I would ordinarily order) and it was a tonic to my somewhat shaky stomach. Then had a perfectly cooked chicken breast with...More

Thank Charlie G
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We grabbed a dinner in Mestizo last week, but it really was not anything special. I ordered a soup and it was served with everybody else's main dish so I ended up eating my main dish alone. The soup was good, pasta not so much....More

Thank Maja M
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You need to know that Sunday afternoon in Mexico is family time, and that almost all restaurants are closed - EARLY. Mestizo is one of the few that is not closed early on Sunday. You screwed up by not knowing to come earlier. Don't blame the restaurant. That is Mexico. It's not suburban USA. I HIGHLY recommend that if you ever return to Guanajuato, go to Mestizo on any other night (except Monday). I doubt you will be disappointed. It is THE favorite of the few gringos who live here. You can't get a much better recommendation than that.
11 July 2016|
Response from Hugo A | Reviewed this property |
Most restaurants close early on Sundays and closed on Mondays, it's too bad but that is what they do. Mestizo is one of them unfortunately. But it's good and why not try to go when you can enjoy a nice meal. There are other... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pocitos # 69, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  Guanajuato
  • Phone Number: +52 473 732 0612
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