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La Gruta Restaurant

Zona Arqueologica Puerta No. 5 | Atras de la Piramide del Sol, San Juan Teotihuacan 55820, Mexico
+52 594 956 0127
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (8 reviews)
“guacamole” (12 reviews)
“rice” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Zona Arqueologica Puerta No. 5 | Atras de la Piramide del Sol, San Juan Teotihuacan 55820, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 282 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

La Gruta was recommended to us by a friend who was involved in some of the Infrastructure built to support Teotihuacan. He’s obviously been then on numerous occasions and was quite right to recommend it. This is probably the nicest place in the area and...More

Thank Huracan1955
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting the ruins and stopped here for lunch. The food was not very memorable, but it didn't matter because the atmosphere was cool and the wait staff were really nice. The chips and salsas that they give you were really tasty.

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place really was something to write home about! Great decor (your having dinner in a cave!) great service and the food was great we ordered 4 starters and rolled out of there! Yum!

Thank Melzyd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect dining place after your visit to the Temple of the Sun! It's in a cave-- how cool!! Love the food, the drinks and the live performance. And there is a little candle lighting ritual for each table after dinner!

Thank shuyi m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time eating here. It was the perfect ending for visiting Teotihuacan and going up and down The Pyramids. Eating inside a cave is unique and while the food, yes, is a bit expensive, the experience is worth while. The guacamole, the...More

Thank Mikeygarcia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

is one of the most unique places to dine. The restaurant is set up in a real cave(s) right next to Teotihuacán archaeological site. Its not a difficult place to find. Just get out of Exit 5 (behind Sun Pyramid) and just ask for La...More

Thank uday029
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were there on a Sunday around 5 pm we had an hour wait or so very busy packed the staff was great they have a bar in the waiting area so if you want to drink you can get one we waited for our...More

Thank Tony A
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

The scenery of the being inside a cave beneath the ground is beautiful. The history of the establishment makes that much memorable to see it has been preserved. Food is good. Service is good yet I feel it is a bit rough on the staff....More

1  Thank Leodan A
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I took my family and a couple of friends to La Gruta after we went to the pyramids and it was a great experience. You normally need a reservation but we got early and waited for around 20 mins. We had a great Mexican lunch,...More

1  Thank Ery G
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Went there past August 24. Beautiful and different. Out of the ordinary. The food is just good, pure mexican. A little disorganized young people but were fine. Nothing to worry about. This place was part of the things we wanted to see in our journey...More

Thank Hernandez1697
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nataliacutie
21 March 2016|
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Response from Omi_Wan | Reviewed this property |
To go from the Mexico City, you need to go first to Teotihuacan. For that you can take the bus in the Northern Bus Station or outside the Indios Verdes Metro. Arriving at Teotihuacan, you can take a taxi surrounding the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$35
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zona Arqueologica Puerta No. 5 | Atras de la Piramide del Sol, San Juan Teotihuacan 55820, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Estado de Mexico  >  San Juan Teotihuacan
  • Phone Number: +52 594 956 0127
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Description
Underground restaurant located in a natural cave, since 1906. Behind the pyramid of the sun in Teotihuacán. We want to take our guest on a unique and entertaining cultural experience. Reliving the gastronomy, legends and traditions of teotihuacán"s culture. Our goal is to take you on a journey trough the flavors of Mexico, it's ingredients, recipes and culinary techniques.
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