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El Balcon del Zocalo

Calle 5 de Mayo 61, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
525251305130
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“guacamole” (37 reviews)
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CUISINES
International, Fusion, Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Calle 5 de Mayo 61, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

We debated on a number of restaurants in Centro Historico before heading to El Balcon del Zocalo - and we're sure glad we did. The service, food, presentation, and locale were all excellent. The tableside guacamole was to die for (and it was awesome watching...More

Thank sburgess92
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely outdoor seating and ambiance. After ordering my breakfast (which got a bit confusing as they have 2-3 people coming around to offer various items) the waiter was very slow to bring my breakfast items. He returned twice to ask what kind I wanted. Mind...More

Thank Rachel Y
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Rachel, Thank you for taking the time to share with us your comments about your meal with us. It is only through feedback such as yours that we can maintain and indeed, when necessary, improve upon the service that we provide to our valued...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The tableside-made Caesar salad is to die for. I also saw the tableside-made guacamole and that looked good! The staff was extremely friendly and they have a great selection of food.

Thank Rachel S
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Rachel, We appreciate you took the time to share with us your comments. It is great that you enjoyed our Caesar salad and that our staff provided you with the service you were expecting. We hope you visit us again. Best regards, Vladimir Mayllen

Reviewed 1 week ago

Balconies are always travelers good friends, how come not?, they give us a view a few drinks and at times fantastic sunsets. However this particular one has no horizon as such it is the most beautiful view you can get from the very very core...More

Thank Marina G
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Marina, Thank you for such a great review. We are thrilled to know that our restaurant was beyond your expectations thanks to our privileged view. As you have mentioned, Balcón del Zócalo is the perfect place to relax while you enjoy a drink or...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Enrique our waiter make great food recomendations, they have good wine menu, and the atmosfere was excelentMore

Thank direccioncoprenog
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear direccioncoprenog, Thank you very much for taking the time to share with us your impression about Balcón del Zócalo. We feel proud that our service was to your liking as well as our wine menu and atmosphere. We will let Enrique know about your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 5 nights in Mexico City and this was the best meal we had during the entire trip. The balcony overlooks the Zocalo and the Cathedral which is so magical at night. The service was unparalleled and I cannot say enough about the food...More

Thank BeachTraveler1971
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear BeachTraveler1971, We appreciate your kind comments. What a delight is to receive a kind comment such as yours! We are glad to know that you enjoyed your meal with us. We look forward to delighting you with our service again. Regards, Vladimir Mayllen.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Miguel, Luis and Crispin provided some of the best service we've ever experienced. They made our night so special! Thank you for your excellent hospitality and attentiveness! In addition, the food here is sublime. The guacamole is so simple yet extraordinary. The octopus and beef...More

Thank Christie Z
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Christie, We appreciate your positive comments. It is always pleasing to receive such kind words from our guests. Also, we are glad that our gastronomic proposal and service were to your liking. We will let Miguel, Luis and Crispin know your compliments. We hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's very good with is vareations. My husband and I also looked for other places to have breakfast because we stayed in the Hotel Zocal Central for 9 days.More

Thank me_2_11
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear me_2_11, Thank you for taking the time to share with us your comments about our restaurant. It is awesome that our breakfast at Balcón del Zócalo was convenient for you and your husband. Please come back soon, we will be more than pleased to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant overlooking the Zocalo square offers nice views and good food. The restaurant has lots of light and a country vibe replete with carved wooden furniture and scattered plants. The food is good. Don't miss the guacamole made table side.

Thank mariawnek
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mariawnek, We appreciate your kind words about Balcón del Zócalo. It is very pleasing to read that you had a great time with us and that you enjoyed our facilities and gastronomic proposal. Please come back soon. Regards, Vladimir Mayllen.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are many ways to visit Mexico City downtown or as mexican call it "la plaza" in one side there si this huge great and beautiful church, in the opposite side the city hall , in th side way the governors house or la was...More

Thank teobalin
CentralHoteles, Director General at El Balcon del Zocalo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Trobalin, Thank you very much for taking the time to share with us your comments about Balcón del Zócalo. We are very pleased to read that our majestic view was to your liking. As you have mentioned, this is the perfect place to taste...More

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Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro
Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings
and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico
City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio
Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas
Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to
admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit
the wide variety of markets and plazas where any
...More
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Response from Pedro R | Reviewed this property |
I think no... but you can visit at lunch time and its great Regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$34
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Valet Parking
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 00:00
Thursday
07:00 - 00:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 5 de Mayo 61, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro Historico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Historico
  • Phone Number: 525251305130
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