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Azul y Oro


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US$10 - US$25
Mexican, Latin
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed 3 December 2018

Azul y Oro is an excellent choice for lunch on the UNAM campus, near the contemporary art museum, where we dined twice with several international colleagues on a business trip. The menu includes some interesting and even exotic choices (fried grasshoppers or sautéed ant larvae,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Marek_B_50
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

The staff is generally friendly, although they can sometimes have funny/arrogant replies like "we cant change the sides of your main dish because that is how the creation of our chef works..." The regular menu us reliable and constitutes a good/friendly introduction for foreigners to...More

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I have eaten here a number of times over the years, and it has always been a good choice. Located in front of the Sala Neza, this 2nd floor restaurant serves various classic Mexican dishes and a daily lunch special. My Tortilla Soup was good...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank johntpt
Reviewed 10 June 2017

This one, like the other A&O in the city, continuously feature interesting regional dishes...this time Quintana Roo. Most descriptions said there was a touch of habanero chile, but I/we didn´t detect much. Pleasant setting just after Sunday concert. Plenty of interesting dishes to choose from,...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank GlennRG_12
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

What an experience it was! The food was delicious and the service was attentive and courteous. We had the traditional chiles en nogada. There are many other places where we could have this meal but at Azul y Oro it's a gastronomic and cultural experience...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank mariamN5954TZ
Reviewed 8 August 2016

I had an amazing tortilla soup at this restaurant near the MUAC at University, and was impressed by the quality of the salsas. Sadly the service was really slow on the terrasse!

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Jessica N
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We some years ago (maybe more than 5) this place used to be good, this one is by the CentroCultural area, so maybe for a coffee and a cake is enough; food is nor good and is overpriced for what it is, service is also...More

Date of visit: June 2016
1  Thank Dvoyager1
Reviewed 12 April 2016

I have eaten at the Azul restaurants many times over the past years. Although the service is generally a bit snooty, but the food used to be excellent. Now, the ceviche de sierra was more guacamole than ceviche, the Mamey mousse cake did not taste...More

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank MichiganJbird
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Nice place to eat if you are on the UNAM campus. I particularly liked the mole and the tortilla soup. You can sit outside on the Campus Cultural. While the restaurant is at UNAM, it is owned by Carlos Slim, so if you are concerned...More

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank SeeTheWorld4Peace
Reviewed 26 December 2015

First impressions go a long way... Azul y Oro Histórico and Azul y Oro CCU (at the UNAM Cultural Center) are good restaurants. Azul y Oro Ingeniería (also within the university campus) not so much. Or maybe they are all getting worse, since their creator...More

Date of visit: December 2015
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