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solano #16 | 54 Canal, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
12:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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Victoria, Canada
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Located in a lovely old colonial building just off El Jardin, the location and locale couldn't be better. Just inside the entrance is the main dining area with a bar area behind; I think there is a third area behind the bar, but we did not get to see it. Smoking is permitted in the bar and, unfortunately, that is... More 

Thank KanadaKim
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had a steak that was fantastic. My friends also had very good dinners...very nice setting as well.

Thank Jeff I
Salt Spring Island, Canada
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78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First the service was horrible. Left us sitting without taking drink order. Finally took drink and food order together and never told the bar about one of the drinks. There were only two couples. The wait station was by our table, we had to ask them to clear the dirty dishes. Paid with credit card, and they forgot all about... More 

Thank SaltSpringCurt
Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is one of our favorites restaurants in SMA. We come back every year for the past 10 years and we always had a great meal. The setting is also one of the most beautiful in the town, love the red petals over the fountain.

Thank rc15617
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The ambience was wonderful and the meal delicious. We had tried the short ribs on a previous occasion and loved them, so decided to return. I thought the service was wonderful and the food absolutely lived up to every expectation. We will be back when we return to San Miguel next year.

Thank Kathy910
Kingston, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed with a good friend in San Miguel who's been coming here every winter for 16 years. She chose to take me here my last night for dinner as one of her favorite restaurants. The room is elegant, in a covered courtyard with high "ceilings"/awning over much of the room. One entire wall is living plants and has a... More 

Thank MaryAnneErickson
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The lunch we had there was excellent--especially the tuna taco salad. The Restaurant was busy at lunch time (comida), but the service was prompt. The settings is very relaxing--when the sun is low enough, the roof slides open to lighten up the place. Although most of the crowd were Americans when we were there, there were some Mexican guests.

St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love the Reataurant. This is our special place for lunch. It is located off of the Jardin. It is very quiet and serene. The food is wonderful and the Carmel sundae is magical.....even if you don't want lunch this should not be missed!

Thank Deborah T
Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Relaxed and gracious setting by the courtyard fountain was a welcoming spot for our afternoon lunch. Service was prompt and attentive. While the food was very good, (make special note of the brussel sprouts/kale salad) it was more about the relaxed atmosphere in the courtyard, ample time for discussion and conversation, tasty well prepared cocktails and with the peso to... More 

Thank Mark S
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

All six of us enjoyed our meals of poached eggs, 3 scrambled eggs, and 2 salmon burgers which were the best of the lot. The brussel sprouts /l kale salad was a delicious side as well. Cocktails were good also.

Thank davidmiller253

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
American, Contemporary, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: solano #16 | 54 Canal, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  San Miguel de Allende
  • Phone Number: 12134712833
THE RESTAURANT, housed in one of San Miguel’s most elegantly colonial settings at Sollano 16, opened in February 2008 featuring Chef Donnie Masterton’s world class cuisine. It is located just steps away from the main square of San Miguel de Allende, the prettiest and most restored/written-about Colonial city in all of Mexico. Offering a full bar, it serves lunch and dinner five days a week in a sun-dappled eighteen century Moroccan courtyard, as well as in their elegant dining salon.Serving global comfort good, THE RESTAURANT’s menu reflects the changing seasons with a focus on the simplicity of fine ingredients. The Chef collaborates with local organic growers, dairy farmers and ranchers to procure the freshest, highest quality and responsibly raised product available. Catering to today’s more experienced, adventurous and health conscious diners, The Restaurant will emphasize quality in food and customer service…as well as a more involved relationship with respect to our food and the land it comes from.

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