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Barro Negro

$$ - $$$
Reforma / Zona Rosa
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Calle Hamburgo 222 | Cuauhtémoc, Mexico City 06600, Mexico
+52 55254194
06:30 - 23:00
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Sun 08:30 - 20:00
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 23:00
Sat 08:30 - 22:00
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Mexico City, Mexico
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Since my Father In Law is from Oaxaca, my Wife enjoys eating there every once in a while, and to us, this is one of the best restaurants of it's kind, first of all you have to try Mezcal, the region's hard drink, and for starters, yo can ask for Tlayudas (Large Tortillas with meat & chorizo), and the Chapulines... More 

Thank RolandoCuevas
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

When you try to place on one menu, two different restaurants, you will face two big challenges, first the quality has to be outstanding and second balance of two kitchens This is what happened when Barro Negro and Casa Loredo join to offer traditional Mexican food, which does not compite within but is a complement to one another We visited... More 

Thank Cestopier1
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

A friend and I visited the place for a Wednesday evening meal. The service was very good and the meals were excellent and very diverse. A good option for Mexican cuisine!

Thank Daniel P
Dominican Republic
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72 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I had my first Chiles en nogada here, this was my first visit to Mexico and i tried all this type of food, but the best has to be this dish. I was explained how special it is, how much work it requires to have done and that it is only available during certain time of the year. And of... More 

Thank Denisse0488
san diego
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116 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Ever had fried crickets? Well the food is not from Mexico city but south in Oaxaquena and all the good was good. Good eats great service, Super great service.

Thank DiveMasterSD
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Used to be an excellent option for Mexican food "Oaxaqueña". It increased prices by more than 30% and decreased ingredients quality. Mains were cold and dry. Starters also lacked the usual taste.

3 Thank Ruben G
Coral Springs, Florida
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2,499 reviews
1,334 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 726 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

The decor was Spanish, very dark wood, well maintained. The staff are very professional. I had the mole for which they are known.

Thank 387indy
Bakersfield, California
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60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

It is a great place to try the traditional cuisine of Mexico City. The mole was truly mouth watering and the food was excellent. yes, it can be on the pricey side in comparison to other restaurants but the quality is what I went here for and it did not disappoint.

Thank SkywardGirl
Mexico City, Mexico
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

This is a charming place, with a beautiful atmosphere and a great design...but just that. The service is very inefficient and the food is just the worst Oxacan food I have ever tried. The meat tastes like it has been frozen for a very long time and the mole sauce is definitely not the best. The quality is very poor,... More 

1 Thank Luly G
Vancouver, Canada
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541 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

The restaurant is good, but not great. And for the quality, it is on the expensive side. Their mole are good, but not the best. Their fish is good, but not the best. Their Tlayuda (kind of a pizza on a crispy tortilla) is good, but not great. It is true however that their cucumber and blackberry Mescaltinis (cocktail with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$10
Mexican, Latin
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
08:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Hamburgo 222 | Cuauhtémoc, Mexico City 06600, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Reforma / Zona Rosa
  • Neighbourhood: Reforma / Zona Rosa
  • Phone Number: +52 55254194
Barro negro nace con la intencion de promover y enaltecer la cocina mexicana en especial la Oaxaquena.

Actualmente contamos con 3 sucursales

Hamburgo 222 col Juarez D.F
Moliere 48 Col. Polanco D.F
Calle 38 Col. Shangri la Playa del Carmen

los invitamos a disfrutar de la autentica cocina oaxaquena.

Ingredientes Autenticos - Arte Culinario Oaxaqueno.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Reforma / Zona Rosa
Equipped with some of the best discotheques, bars, boutiques and bistros, Zona Rosa is perfect for those looking to have a great time to socialize, have fun and be part of the great LGBT community in Mexico City. Day or night, it’s possible to spend the entire time exploring, drinking, dancing and shopping while being amazed by its classic yet eclectic European style. Reforma’s luxury hotels and world renowned sculptures such as El Ángel de la Independencia give Paseo de la Reforma a wonderful atmosphere along the corridor, a beautiful place for a long and romantic walk.
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