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La Barra de Fran

Avenida Emilio Castelar 185 | Col. Polanco, Mexico City 11540, Mexico
+52 55 5280 6650
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
2 weeks ago
“Good and expensive”
5 Aug 2018
“Great place”
Closed Now
Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Avenida Emilio Castelar 185 | Col. Polanco, Mexico City 11540, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is good with real Spaniard flavors. Two problems: - I always find very uncomfortable to eat at the street with cars next to you (pollution), people walking, some dogs, street vendors, beggars... so we chose inside, but the space between tables it's really limited....More

Thank Ruben R
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

This is one of the worst restaurants in Mexico City, the service was awful, we order a cheese platter and they gave us some MINI slices that were like 0.01 inches thick and some crackers, the price was like $10.00 US. We order some food...More

2  Thank Pedro A
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

The place is very well located, justa a block away from the park. Food quality was extremely good, specially the meat, cook to perfection. People that go to the place are the typical from the neighborhood, if you don’t mind about them the place is...More

Thank MTorre
La_Barra_de_Fran, Propietario at La Barra de Fran, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you so much for visiting us! We're glad you liked our menu and service. See you again soon!

Reviewed 7 February 2018

I am massively surprised at some of the negative feedback here. This is a really good, small restaurant that provides tapas and some larger meals - we did not leave disappointed. I shared a t-bone steak with my friend and it was cooked to perfection...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 26 January 2018

This is the place to be for locals. Here you will find the real Polanco vibe and friends having fun and being fun.

1  Thank Kaiser C
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

We waited for our table around 30 minutes, when everything was ready the hostess decided to give the table to someone else that was just arriving (w/ no reservation) Restrooms are also a problem, there is only one for all the people in the place.More

Thank Anita M
María S, Director de Relaciones Públicas at La Barra de Fran, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Hello Anita, thank you for sharing your opinion with us. We are always working to improve the attention and we will pass the message to the person in charge. We apologize for our experience with us. We will be glad to have you again in...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017

The place looks like a tapas bar and that’s what we wanted. Sitting outside was not a possibility because people were smoking and it was too cold. We sat on the banquette in the back by the alcove where the staff was having its dinner....More

1  Thank aledm
María S, Director de Relaciones Públicas at La Barra de Fran, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Good afternoon, we are really sorry for the experience that you had in La Barra de Fran. We would like to talk to you to understand what happened. If you could provide us a telephone number or email adress to contact you, we will be...More

Poshness defines Polanco, this wealthy neighborhood
retains elegance unmatched elsewhere in Distrito
Federal. Brunch in the Polanquito area, then keep up
with the latest fashion trends in luxury boutiques
around every corner. Top it off with beautiful cafés
and restaurants that surround Lincoln Park, a treat to
the senses thanks to the art decó architecture and
high quality gourmet cuisine found here.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$27 - US$37
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Emilio Castelar 185 | Col. Polanco, Mexico City 11540, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Polanco
  • Neighbourhood: Polanco
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5280 6650
  • E-mail
Contemporary Spanish tavern with great selection of tapas and Iberian products ideal to share with friends in a relaxed atmosphere. It emphasizes its excellent mixology and cozy space in the heart of Polanco
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