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El Mayor

Republica de Argentina 15 | corner of Justo Sierra, Mexico City 06020, Mexico
+52 57047580
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Republica de Argentina 15 | corner of Justo Sierra, Mexico City 06020, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great view with a cool breeze on a hot day. Food was good but not excellent. Service was intermittent as they were very busy. Enjoyed the guacamole and chips the best. Had my first bottle of Mexican wine and was impressed.

Thank PeterBruceG
Reviewed 5 days ago

After visiting Templo Mayor we were looking for somewhere to eat and we were enticed here by the fantastic views over the ruins. We had dinner sitting on the terrace of the restaurant which is on the second floor. The food was delicious and the...More

Thank andreafromdriff
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I went there for lunch with friends, such a great view across the ruins of Mexico City. I had the Mexican Salad, which was lovely...not your average salad, for sweet, the corn cake (I can't remember the name) but that was yummy as well. The...More

Thank TamsT24
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We were seated at the restaurant's expansive terrace, it was a wonderful place to relax, sip some drinks and enjoy fresh air overlooking Templo Mayor (ruins of Aztec"s Great Temple) and a glimpse of Metropolitan Cathedral. The main dining also has views as they are...More

1  Thank Dine T
Reviewed 22 May 2017

So, whenever I am downtown I like to try out different restaurants. We went to El Mayor for lunch on a Sunday afternoon, since my husband had gone there before. The location, and the view, are unbeatable. The food, however, is another story altogether. We...More

Thank OlafdG
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We enjoyed an afternoon lunch here. We got to the restaurant early...around 1:00 and had a great seat overlooking the Templo Mayor ruins. It filled up and there were some smokers. Our meals were sort of gourmet Mexican. My mole chicken enchiladas were good, the...More

Thank Yvonne825
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

While visiting the temple site you will undoubtedly look up and see a nice looking rooftop restaurant and bar and think, as we did, "Let's definitely go there after the temple site and museum." Ok. It is a nice view over the temple excavation site....More

Thank Sanfranciscotown
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We had a late lunch here the day before Easter. They were busy but we only had to wait 20 minutes in the bar, which allowed us to have a nice drink before lunch. We were seated at a fantastic table in the restaurant area...More

Thank 52,761
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

While we were wandering in center of mexico city we noticed that pub, just before we see exiting ruins just in front of it. We decide to have a rest a that pub, it was a great place with affordable prices, and most important thing...More

Thank gezerayak
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Had a fantastic lunch here. Great views, great food - it didn't disappoint. Also has a great roof terrace if you just want drinks.

Thank Lucy W
Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro
Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings
and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico
City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio
Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas
Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to
admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit
the wide variety of markets and plazas where any
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Restaurant Details

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Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Republica de Argentina 15 | corner of Justo Sierra, Mexico City 06020, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro Historico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Historico
  • Phone Number: +52 57047580
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Tasteful rooftop café with amazing views. Have coffee or breakfast at this restaurant behind the Templo Mayor.
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