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Villa Maria

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Polanco
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Avenida Homero 704, Mexico City 11550, Mexico
+52 55 5203 0306
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13:30 - 00:00
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Sun 13:30 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 13:30 - 00:00
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It seems to be a popular touristic restaurant but the food is just ok, not impressive. Beware of the very noisy saloon due to the mariachis singing at the tables. Also people come to your table to take (and sell) photos and shots. So if you are looking for a touristic-Mexican experience with all stereotypes, this is ok. However if... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Mexico City, Mexico
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74 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of nine. They sat us 20mins before our reservation (bonus) and the service was excellent throughout our 4+ hours there. Magna margaritas didn't disappoint except for the slurpee straws provided for our on-the-rocks drinks. Spoon straws should be given only for frozen drinks. Mariachi band was great throughout the evening to include some table-side dancing. Made... More 

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Thank jillebert64
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really good food. Authentic according to my native friends I was dining with. We ordered most everything it seems and it was all excellent. Wait staff was there when you needed them, but not so much to be annoying.

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Thank Stan T
San Antonio, Texas
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256 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a friend from Mexico who recommended this place. We had spent all day siteseeing and wanted a good meal to finish out the day. Beautiful restaurant with a definite local flair. Ordered some appetizers and margaritas. Our driver and my wife ordered small margaritas and regretted not ordering the larger one like I did. I ordered a margarite with... More 

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Thank Rick-Rozzi
Estado de Mexico, Mexico
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279 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We had lunch with the family, an service was OK, the food average, the place has not been remodeled for years. The level of noise is high, and the restaurant was full. The menu is still the same, but somehow limited if you want something simple.

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Thank McMarcus
Saltillo, Mexico
1 review
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We found a good food, the service was bad, there was a couple that left because they were not attended. The worst was at the end, they made a charge for "Cubierto" which is something like to have the right tu use the table!!!, amazing that there are places still charging that.

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Thank juanfernandez2017
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

This is by far one of the best Mexican restaurants to visit when in Mexico City. The prices are very reasonable, service is always excellent, and the food is fantastic. I would highly suggest the plate on the menu that is recommended/their specialty. The gigantic margaritas are a plus!

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Thank Susan M
Ottawa, Canada
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170 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Had lunch here with some colleagues, and it was a really nice experience. Service was nice and friendly, and very helpful. A unique twist was the approach to selling dessert; instead of bringing a cart around, they brought a tablet and showed us electronically - all the better to keep the dessert fresh. The food was all delicious, with a... More 

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Thank BROWMI
Hong Kong
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111 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely decor So-so area in a mainly residential area Great food (except the chicken was quite rubbery, but it's still good) Large margarita Freshly made tortilla bar Nightly live band entertainment Great service

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Thank kceesse
Norwich, United Kingdom
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187 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Strangely enough two groups from the Anthropology Museum ended up here as it is a tourist stop. However it is slick and nicely laid out so not overcrowded. There is a set menu with choices, do go for the local marinaded steak as it is excellent as was the local green soup. However you have to try the Tamarind Margarita... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$23 - US$23
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
13:30 - 19:00
Monday
13:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
13:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
13:30 - 00:00
Thursday
13:30 - 00:00
Friday
13:30 - 00:00
Saturday
13:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Homero 704, Mexico City 11550, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Polanco
  • Neighbourhood: Polanco
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5203 0306

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Polanco
Poshness defines Polanco, this wealthy neighborhood retains elegance unmatched elsewhere in Distrito Federal. Brunch in the Polanquito area, then keep up with the latest fashion trends in luxury boutiques around every corner. Top it off with beautiful cafés and restaurants that surround Lincoln Park, a treat to the senses thanks to the art decó architecture and high quality gourmet cuisine found here.
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