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Alaia

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Avenida San Jeronimo Alvaro Obregon 369, Mexico City 01090, Mexico (Avenida San Jeronimo)
5616 7630
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13:30 - 23:00
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Sun 13:30 - 18:00
Mon - Thu 13:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 13:30 - 23:30
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Mexico City, Mexico
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great taste and highest quality of Spanish cuisine. Business oriented during the week and amily ambiance on weekends.

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Thank V_Gonzalez150800
Mexico City, Mexico
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68 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Good Spanish food , best in south Mexico City. Try "pan tomata" with "jamón (ham) serrano", "aluvias" soup, Gataria fish, etc

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Thank RamonFP1
Mexico
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68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

The food here is good, with a different aproach to spanish dishes, good ingredients and well prepared, but the service throws it all away, the place was nearly empty on a saturday night and all the waiters were watching the soccer game, I had to either shout to get their attention or get up to search for one, this is... More 

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Thank MichelMexico
Mexico City
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261 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

I love the place, service is very good, food presentation is nice, taste much better, desserts really really good, wine list complete fair prices, you get what you paid for; always food arrives on time, valet parking very nice and good drivers (quite uncommon in Mexico)

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Thank Dvoyager1
Mexico City, Mexico
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166 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

I love to visit this recently renovated restaurant; you are always received with a smile and great Spanish ( and some Mexican) food and beverage possibilities. They serve particularly good salads and "botanas", their fish is always fresh and well prepared. Possibly one of the better options in South Mexico City.

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Thank Huracan1955
Mexico City, Mexico
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169 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Alaia is a very good option to try different Spanish dishes from the usual alternatives. The restaurant has a nice modern venue with a good ambiance. Very good place for business encounters. Seafood options are highly recommended in this place, so are the desserts.

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Thank alexps81
Mexico City, Mexico
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2015

While it is an Spanish food restaurant it acomodates mostly mexican families, business people and Academics. The University of Mexico is very close. On this ocation, on a sunday the service was very good. Regarding the food I tryed a Pampano a la Sal. I loved it. It was a warm day and had a bottle of White spanish wine... More 

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Thank Juan Manuel F
Mexico City, Mexico
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2014

Service is great. Always looking after you. Food is simply extraordinary. Fish is excellent. A very good list of wines. The area is not crowded. Confortable. Bad thing: You have to use a valet parking. Other than that, my family and I are ready to go back anytime. We have been there several times already.

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Thank Pedro V
Ottawa, Canada
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88 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2014

Even if I tried to find this place, still do not know what area it is in. But I thought the presentation of the food with the emphasis on height was great. Atmosphere was good not great. The servers spoke little English so was hard for me to interact my wants and needs, but overall was pleasantly surprised. Just pass... More 

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Thank John S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Cuisine
Latin, Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:30 - 18:00
Monday
13:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
13:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
13:30 - 23:00
Thursday
13:30 - 23:00
Friday
13:30 - 23:30
Saturday
13:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida San Jeronimo Alvaro Obregon 369, Mexico City 01090, Mexico
    (Avenida San Jeronimo)
  • Public Transportation: Revolucion & Periferico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
  • Phone Number: 5616 7630
Description
The cuisine of Alaia reclaims recipes and re-writes them with the stamp of the new century, experimenting with new ingredients and new methods. La cocina de Alaia rescata recetas y las reescribe con el sello del nuevo siglo, experimenta con ingredientes nuevos, ensaya nuevos metodos de coccion y con ello el chef se expresa y manifiesta a traves de sus platillos.

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