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La Finestra

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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72 Calle Del Doctor Ignacio Hernandez Macias, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
+52 415 152 8093
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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2015

Every time I am in San Miguel I visit this charming restaurant. Located inside Bellas Artes it is quaint and quiet. Karime the owner is a phenomenal chef and if the food weren't good enough, the desserts are amazing! I cannot stress enough how much we love their delicious meals prepared with organic local ingredients.

Thank 100Elizabeth100
Mexico City, Mexico
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2014

Great lunch spot and totally worth going for their organic gelato, made in house. Definitely recommend it.

Thank Reilly D
Clearwater, Florida
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2014

I ate here 3 times! The food was consistently excellent and the service good. I like the ambiance here as well.

Thank Ravenwoman22
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 April 2014 via mobile

The aromas wafting through the air waved me into this quaint restaurant. It's just my kind of spot - small, cozy, inviting with simple, relaxing music playing softly in the background. I ordered a White Wine, Pasta Arrabiata, (served with warm bread), and finished with Dessert Crepes - Fresh Strawberry with Marscapone & a cup of Chamomile Tea. Everything was... More 

Thank LeepTC
Lincoln, CA
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46 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2014

No smiles, no chit chat, just get down to business to take your order. The place seemed relaxing. On the board was the chef's suggestion, which had 4 items. One would think right away that everything was included but apparently you just choose one. I felt rushed and pressured to choose. I don't know what it was, maybe the demeanor.... More 

Thank DiscrimTaste
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2013

I stopped in for coffee and was walked through the retail shop to the lovely outdoor courtyard. I was seated alone at a table for 4. In addition to the garden plants and flowers, they had these huge ceramic urns around the tables in the garden. Getting up from the table after paying my check, my handbag brushed the topside... More 

1 Thank VisitSanMiguel
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2013 via mobile

Let's be fair here... there is nothing wrong with this place per se, all I'm saying is that this place is average at best, nothing to write home about (I had a salad, ravioli and a limonada... meh...) and with so many other options in town, I really don't think I'll be coming back. I checked it out because of... More 

Thank JackTrades
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2013

Tucked in away from a major street, facing a lovely elongated patio you'll find La Finestra, a charming glassed-in cafe with a pleasant and relaxed bistro vibe. There's a rack of magazines in Spanish and English, inviting one to stay awhile and enjoy the atmosphere, whether it be for sweet bite with a good cup of coffee or something more... More 

Thank FandC
Boston, Massachusetts
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94 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2013

Excellent service and very good food - we enjoyed a wonderful lentil soup and other dishes including an apple strudel for dessert. Also good coffee/espresso. Will return.

Thank BostonJake
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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87 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2012

Great arranchara. prices much lower at lunch time. Nice breeze as it's upstairs, with wide open windows on both sides. Very tiny dining room. The food is good and the waiters are attentive and friendly.

Thank debartiste

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 Calle Del Doctor Ignacio Hernandez Macias, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  San Miguel de Allende
  • Phone Number: +52 415 152 8093

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