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El Gran Leon de Oro

) #421 of 4,155 Restaurants in Mexico City €€ - €€€ Latin, International, Spanish
Mercaderes 21 | San José Insurgentes, Mexico City 03900, Mexico
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
7 Apr 2017
“Typical mexican”
27 Feb 2017
“high quality meat cuts, cooked to perfection!”
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Latin, International, Spanish
€€ - €€€
Mercaderes 21 | San José Insurgentes, Mexico City 03900, Mexico
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

A really nice restaurant for traditional mexican food. The restaurant is not seen from the street go into the backyard. Big place with separate dinning space for smokers. The portions are Big. We shared grilled cheese for starter and had fish for main course. There...More

Thank jeannepoulsen
Reviewed 27 February 2017

A wolf in lamb skin! :-) Great high quality food. Any pork dish (roasted, particularly) is excellent. The service is tip-tip and the tacos, oustanding. And they broadcast european football in the dozen or so TV screens! :-)

Thank Zarzilla
Reviewed 22 October 2015

This place is somewhat of a tradition for my co-workers. The mexican team members have been coming here for years. I was pleaseantly surprise by the service and the food/drinks. We went three times during our week long stay. Mr. Neto will take great care...More

Thank GabbyFrey
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

This a large Mexican food restaurant (cantina) with 150 tables. Within a walking distance of the Insurgentes Theatre. Their menu includes a wide variety of Mexican cuisine, from entrees to cantina-type dishes. Buffet service is weekends only. Food quality is above avearage. Coffee is superb....More

Thank peps329
Reviewed 11 December 2014

Of course there are so many good restaurants in México that this one may be your 289 choice in the list... It doesn't have a very nice atmosphere, it is large and impersonal, however service is good and the buffet on Sundays is just enormous...More

Thank Gumucio
Reviewed 9 May 2014 via mobile

Went with my office mates The food is Spanish wannabe and kind of crapy If you have a family avoid going during weekdays otherwise you will find a Godinez with his movida

Thank leoncioreyes
Reviewed 7 March 2014

The place is old, good service, most of the time you´ll find a table; they try to be courteous and prompt with the service, drinks are fair enough,period. The environment is kind of wanabe office employees, the boss with its assistant escort, and other areas...More

1  Thank Dvoyager1
Reviewed 21 January 2014

We came here a Sunday afternoon by accident and we were pleased with tasty food and very attentive service. Nice atmosphere, Mexican/Spanish influenced food, and friendly service. A must!

Thank Viajeromundial007
Reviewed 2 June 2013

This place is on the side street next to the City Express Insurgentes Sur hotel, and across from the Fiesta Inn hotel. We had drinks only so can't report on the food. The service was excellent and very attentive. There is valet parking. There is...More

Thank Lakeside31
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mercaderes 21 | San José Insurgentes, Mexico City 03900, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
  • Phone Number: 5598-9265
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