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La Bodeguita del Medio

) #346 of 4,153 Restaurants in Mexico City €€ - €€€ Caribbean, Latin, Cuban
Cozumel #37 | Col. Roma, Del. Cuahutemoc, Mexico City 01030, Mexico
+52 55 5553 0246
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“mango” (2 reviews)
“old havana” (2 reviews)
“cuban food” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Central American
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Cozumel #37 | Col. Roma, Del. Cuahutemoc, Mexico City 01030, Mexico
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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Very nice different atmosphere. .. never been to Cuba but suddenly you feel you are there ... Nice food, great service and fabulous atmosphere Recommended

Thank Mo H
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner on a Monday night at around 9pm. We saw the bad reviews but agreed to give this place a shot. We were seated quickly by the window in the room with live music. We were offered mojitos as we sat down....More

Thank Bere D
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Fun and packed bar for dinner or just a drink. Immediately, as you walk in, there is a buzz about the place. The music is playing, the staff are friendly, its busy and everyone is laughing. A great place to meet friends and family. The...More

Thank Vishna
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The mojitos are really good if you want some happy drinks, my favorite dish here if you are hungry is "Ropa vieja"... enjoy and dance with the Cuban music

Thank Geraldine R
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Nice Cuban restaurant with authentic cuban live musicians. The mojitos were a little bit disappointing.

Thank Feliz_Traveler
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Music was too loud, we could not talk even the waiter was mot able to hear us Location is an old house so you end sitting in a crowded area

Thank JoseAmadoH
Reviewed 9 December 2016

It was many years since I visited the restaurant and again I was surprised because it maintains very well its atmosphere that goes back to Old Havana. The staff can recommend the most traditional dishes of the menu according to your cravings. The truth is...More

Thank CancunVoyager
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I lived in Miami for 8 years so know Cuban food. This was a very good cuban restaurant and the vibe is cool. If tacos have got you down, check this place out.

Thank jfalbelda
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The place is really nice, lots of character. The service can improve, it wasn't bad but it wasn't great either. We had a blast because of the quartet that were playing there, Don Eduardo y Sus Melodías. They were exceptional. Great human beings directly from...More

Thank leenma78
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The shrimp tacos were pretty good but what really took the show were their Mojitos and their live band. The musicians were incredibly friendly and even asked if we know any songs that they may be able to play. It was an amazing night to...More

Thank Peatear
Nearby
Condesa
Easy to explore either on bike or foot, Condesa offers
a great variety of activities and places to visit
while admiring its neo-colonial architecture. Diverse
restaurants vary from regional to global along its
streets, while local bars even let you craft your own
beer. The urban yet relaxing vibe let visitors cycle
or stroll on the Amsterdam Circuit.
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Central American
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 02:00
Monday
13:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 02:00
Thursday
13:00 - 02:00
Friday
13:00 - 02:00
Saturday
13:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cozumel #37 | Col. Roma, Del. Cuahutemoc, Mexico City 01030, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Condesa
  • Neighbourhood: Condesa
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5553 0246
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Description
La Bodeguita del Medio was founded in Cuba in the 1940s as a corner store owned by Angel Martinez. The store became a meeting place for local artists who enjoyed getting together for an afternoon 'Mojito'. The place has preserved the ambiance of the romantic Carribean lifestyle that flourished with Havana. Today the Bodeguita del Medio is famous world wide for Salsa music, fine cigars, its original Mojitos and having guests write their thoughts and comments on the walls of the restaurant.
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