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El Ciruelo

Zaragoza 17, Tepoztlan, Mexico
+52 739 395 1203
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“huitlacoche” (6 reviews)
“tostadas” (3 reviews)
“crab” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Zaragoza 17, Tepoztlan, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On weekdays, often a place where you can calm look at the beautiful mountainous surroundings because it is not that much filled, you can enjoy exquisit meals and the friendliness of the waiters. On weekends and holidays, you sit among many people in this open...More

Thank MonikaMueller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful view from a neat old school style restaurant. Only 4 stars as the food was not exceptionally good.

Thank Dalma S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A little pricier than other restaurants in town, but definitely worth a visit! The restaurant has a patio offering a nice setting at any time of the day. Good food and service.

Thank davidefiedler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food and friendly staff with an amazing view of the Tepozteco. Try escamoles (ant eggs) with guacamole, coupled with a tequila.

Thank Cerwinka
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This place is the way to go if you're having lunch in Tepoztlan, service is kind, fast, and always willing to help. The food definitely the best in the area. Good drinks, with an amazing view! It's location is just a few blocks away from...More

Thank calvarius
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We would definitely return! Food was delicious, the service was fantastic and the views and ambience were to die for!

Thank dina_landi
Reviewed 19 September 2017

This is a MUST restaurant if you are in Tepoztlan, not only is the food great but they have an amazing view. Try to go during sunset. Order pastel de elote, chile nogada (in season)

Thank Joanna G
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

This is a very nice place located a few steps from downtown Tepoztlan. Fantastic dishes they have here. We ordered several dishes and shared all of them: escamoles, tower of nopales with huitlacoche and goat cheese, poblano cheese filled with crab and plantain, bathed with...More

Thank Pablo R
Reviewed 31 July 2017

There are many restaurants in Tepoztlan, offering a wide variety of culinary styles. There are some which are well publicized, and announced as the best of the best, but in the end, they are just popular yet expensive places to eat "artificial" Mexican food. El...More

Thank RobertoMurphy
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Food is delicous with a great variety of plates. I personaly recomend the shrimp tacos ❤️ It has a breathtaking view that inspires you to want more of this magical town.

Thank Worldonaloop
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1 February 2017|
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Response from MonikaMueller | Reviewed this property |
I would not think that typically reservations are needed on Fridays. It's really the best strategy you go there either as early as 1pm or - if you are before in Tepoztlan - you pass once by and make a reservation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zaragoza 17, Tepoztlan, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Morelos  >  Tepoztlan
  • Phone Number: +52 739 395 1203
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