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Bugambilia

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Mesones 101, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
+52 415 152 0127
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miami beach
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129 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We had an amazing dinner at this restaurant. I tried the award winning chile relleno with tamal. It was delicious! Service was great.

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Beverly Hills
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Visited this restaurant las week during the Festival Cervantino is neighboring Guanajuato. This restaurant used to be in a location full of buganviillias, hence the name, but it has been moved to a location that doesn't correspond at all to the ambiance and quality of the old restaurant. Yet, they're taking advantage of its old fame to attract a clientele.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

This is my 6th visit to SMA in 11 years and I have eaten at Bugambilla each time. It has recently been relocated to Mesones, and has lost its beautiful and charming atmosphere. The walls and decor felt junky and dirty. The menus were faded and grimy. The service was extremely slow. As always, I ordered the Chiles en Nogada,... More 

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

This long fime local favorite moved to its new location a few uears back - But Mama still runs rhe cocina. As it is now serving a B & B - food service is all day. Breakfast, Comida and dinners.

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Thank Debra Jean S
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the flank steak and for dessert definitely have the tres leches cake. Prices very reasonable

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Thank Ronald P
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We were the only ones in the restaurant and they took forever. The service was terrible. Food was flavorless. Go somewhere else.

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Dallas
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

The Bugambilia in the 80´s was a pretty good place and given the status it had back in the days, it´s sad to see it so average. Below average. Mu husband and I tried it just to see what had changed and it was so disappointing. Aside from a poor ambiance the food was just noting to write home about.... More 

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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151 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

We came to this restaurant after the high energy activity of a Semana Santa procession, looking for some calm as well as a good dinner reasonably priced. We got it all. I love the feeling in this place, especially the fountain gurgling in the middle of the restaurant. My husband enjoyed his third run at his favourite, chiles en nogada,... More 

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Oxford,Ms
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183 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

Very authentic local Mexican food ! We first ate here 30 years ago. Under the same ownership . Try the local favorites, ask the waitress what the most popular dishes are?

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New York, NY
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

New staff and a new but similar menu create a better experience for diners. Enchiladas verdes were very good, and others loved the quesadillas.

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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 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mesones 101, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  San Miguel de Allende
  • Phone Number: +52 415 152 0127

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