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El Mayor

Republica de Argentina 15 | corner of Justo Sierra, Mexico City 06020, Mexico
+52 57047580
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Republica de Argentina 15 | corner of Justo Sierra, Mexico City 06020, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a great experience. We ordered a table full of appetizers so that we could try as much as possible. Everything was so tasty. The duck and mole tacos were spectualr as were the pork rolled crispy tacos (they weren't called that, but from the...More

Thank topthat
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great place to grab lunch after visiting the museum. It can be busy - we were fortunate enough to stumble upon it just a few minutes before opening (1p) for lunch and were seated within 10 minutes. Food and beverages were good. Really enjoyed this...More

Thank AbsolutWallStreet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a morning of exploration at the Temple de Mayor (Aztec ruins) we spotted an inviting restaurant just across the street with a view to the temple, Central Cathedral and hopefully a refreshing drink. When we arrived the coffee shop beckoned but the smokers sent...More

Thank Kathie S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

In Mexico for a business conference and booked this restaurant for dinner with colleagues. Bean soup was ok, but the main course was actually inedible. I left the main course untouched after one single bite, ate the dessert, which was an average but dreadfully sweet...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

After visiting Museo del Templo Mayor we stopped for early dinner at the restaurant. I expected it to be over priced tourist trap, but actually it is not. When we arrived there were few tables free and we were seated quickly at the table with...More

1  Thank Izudin L
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

They make us wait for over 30 minutes just for beer and a pitch of wine Service is awful they try to move us from the restaurant at least twice, even when they made a mistake in their sitting chart. It is cheap and now...More

Thank Fernando P
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Although the excavation of the Templo Mayor isn't the most gorgeous of the city, it is tremendously meaningful. Then to the right is the magnificent Cathedral of the City of Mexico, to the left another fine cupola. Very nice spinach ravioli; not great tomatoes on...More

Thank latia2017
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is definitively worth the wait and the visit. You will usually find it crowded and you may have to wait 30-40 minutes to get a table (but it's possible to arrive without reservation). It is located on the top floor of the famous...More

2  Thank SofiCortes
Reviewed 25 August 2017

While walking through Templo Mayor I noticed this rooftop restaurant overlooking the site and thought it might be nice to dine with that view. Upon further review I realized in was El Mayor, a restaurant I had researched before my trip to Mexico City. On...More

Thank Trevorbord
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The food was absolutely superb. I had red snapper Vera Cruz style. The fish was very tasty and fresh. My wife raved about her chicken with mole--a kind of chocolate sauce. The wait service was very attentive and friendly. I personally thank the chef. The...More

1  Thank howardm22
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
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Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Republica de Argentina 15 | corner of Justo Sierra, Mexico City 06020, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro Historico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Historico
  • Phone Number: +52 57047580
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Tasteful rooftop café with amazing views. Have coffee or breakfast at this restaurant behind the Templo Mayor.
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