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Santino Polanco

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Avenida Presidente Masaryk 178, Mexico City 11560, Mexico
+52 55 5545 2626
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19 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Went there with the family two weeks ago. Ordered a prosciutto pizza, didn't finish it and asked for a doggie bag. (Pizza was good, no complaints there.) We didn't check the bag until we got home and we realized that they had stolen the prosciutto from the leftover pizza! You could clearly see how they yanked it; the shape of... More 

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Thank Esteban I
Antigua, Guatemala
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

We stopped here for a pizza lunch and were not disappointed, though not overwhelmed. It seemed that every family with small children living in the neighborhood chose to eat here in the late afternoon. Wine by the glass was good, though not extra-generous on the pour, and the pizza was good enough. Not fantastic, not terrible.

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Gutersloh, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

Very good tasty and fresh pizza. My favourite is the Capriciosa. The Spaghetti a la Putanesca is not on the menu but available, when you ask. That is always a proxy for quality.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Nice setting and friendly staff but the food is less than average. Pizza is oily and pasta dry. Music very loud.

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Colorado Springs, CO
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155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

I have eaten here a few time. It has inviting outdoor seating and a great location in Polanco. My favorite of their menu is their pasta dishes. The also have a very good fried calamari. Pizzas are thin fresh crust with a decent sauce, but could use a bit more toppings. I agree with other reviews that have complained about... More 

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montreal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Enjoyed fresh gnocchi on sidewalk cafe restaurant! Our son ordered a thin crush pizza. We shared calamari, and smoked salmon. All was delicious! Service was excellent on this safe, quiet street. It is a lovely neighborhood to discover. Waiters could speak English.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2015

Food: the pizzas are quite good, but far from an italian one, the tiramisu no very good. Service: good and weiter realy kind. Price: good

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London, United Kingdom
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48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2015

This restaurant has a very mixed set of reviews, so it comes down to expectation. We wanted somewhere that offered a relaxing and informal dining environment, excellent food, and friendly and attentive (but unintrusive) service - we found it all here at Santino's, and it beat other more upmarket Polanco establisments hands down. It was also excellent value. On the... More 

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Puebla, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2014

If you want a casual dinner in the middle of the nicest street in Mexico this is the perfect place. It's cheap if you compare with other italians, but the pizzas are really good, the salads are big, and the martinis are excellent!

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Mexico City, Mexico
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2013

Right in the fancy neighborhood of Polanco, this restaurant looks like a modern trattoria and people who work do their best to give a good service. But.... as soon as you enter the very dark restaurant the music is at a unbearable volume, and it makes impossible to keep a conversation on the table. However, the really nasty part of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Presidente Masaryk 178, Mexico City 11560, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Polanco
  • Neighbourhood: Polanco
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5545 2626

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Polanco

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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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