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La Finestra

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$$ - $$$
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72 Calle Del Doctor Ignacio Hernandez Macias, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
+52 415 152 8093
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2012

Cant speak for breakfast which sounds better but the lunch menu was not cheap, mediocre in all the slightly fancy sounding but simple dishes we tried(relying too heavily on the simple remedy of drenching everything in sour cream) and of such small portions of salad and main dish I ended up eating too much (again not so great white) bread... More 

2 Thank frogorchestra
Grand Falls Windsor, Canada
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85 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2012

We stumbled upon La Finestra while shopping at the great little artisan shops in the Plaza ColoniaL. It was our first day in SMA and we immediately liked the ambiance of this delightful restaurant. We chose to eat outside in the tiny plant filled courtyard which reminded us so much of European bistros. The owner, who also served and cooked,... More 

1 Thank HomedicMunes
Queretaro City, Mexico
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216 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2012

“La Finestra” in Italian means window. Don’t ask, this is San Miguel de Allende. Nevertheless this charming little restaurant is located in a building bisected by two halls connected at a ninety degree angle. Down one hall are jewelry and other artisan shops and the other hall contains the restaurant and indeed, the indoor and outdoor portions of the restaurant... More 

1 Thank mcahill6912
Coral Gables, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 May 2012

You could easily miss the location without guidance (located inside the Plaza Colonial across from the Bellas Artes) and that would be a shame. A lovely, quaint restaurant serving a full, mixed menu of both Mexican and Continental fare. The owners are on sight and it shows - this restaurant shines from beginning to end. A lovely little courtyard with... More 

1 Thank robert b
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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72 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2012

You can reach this restaurant either from Canal street or Hernandez Macias street. The place is far from being pretencious. As a matter of fact, the owners keep a couple of parrots and some birds in the restaurant and, that circumstance, and the fact that the place is surrounded by all kind of plants and flowers, make you think for... More 

1 Thank PELUCH
Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2012

If you enjoy the simple things, great quality food, and know that the pleasure is the only intrinsic good, then eat there. The person who attends there is a chef, living the life she wants, and that gets reflected on the taste of the food, and the way it is decorated. It is inexpensive, the menus haves all what you... More 

2 Thank Raul C
Guanajuato, Mexico
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133 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2012

We stopped into this indoor/outdoor cafe La Finestra during the San Miguel Writer´s Conference and were pleasantly surprised by an excellent, knowledgeable waiter (maybe owner) and the multiple choices for each course on the Prix fixe lunch which included a main dish with sides, soup or salad, dessert( yum homemade gelato) AND coffee! We had a breaded chicken cutlet stuffed... More 

2 Thank mexdoc
mexico DF
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 December 2011

is one of the best restaurants in San Miguel !! the food is very good and the coffee too, you have to come to try it

1 Thank isabella d
Louisville, Kentucky
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2011

We found this restaurant by accident but it was a lovely place for lunch. We ate outside - which turned out to be a walkway from one road to another...interesting. I had salmon with some kind of pepper sauce...delish! My friend had a stuffed pepper dish also delish! The server, who I believe was the owner, was pleasant. I would... More 

1 Thank SteaksMom
1 review
Reviewed 31 December 2008

This is my absolute favorite restauraunt when I am in San Miguel. The breakfasts are outstanding. Order espresso with warm leche on the side and you will have a perfect cappuccino. Their bread is outstanding, hot and fresh baked with beautiful preserves and butter. Egg dishes are delicious and original. No boring fried omlettes here. The ambience is tile floor,... More 

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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?