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La Hosteria de Santo Domingo

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Centro Historico
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Belisarion Dominguez 72, Mexico City, Mexico
10:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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Toluca, Mexico
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246 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The main reason for visiting the Hosteria Santo Domingo is for the history as it is the oldest restaurant serving in Mexico City, and it does feel like stepping back in time as you enter the odd doorway panels. The somewhat dingy dining room is surprisingly small and often has live music. The large Mexican families were singing along and... More 

Thank johntpt
Mexico City, Mexico
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94 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Live here, but has never been. Was great. For tourists, would be a great walk over from the zocalo. Plaza Santo Domingo is the next in importance after the Zocalo. Being the oldest restaurant in the city, I always wanted to try it. Great food and great service. We both had the cecina which is like salty beef. They are... More 

Thank Juandf023
Mexico city
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

FABULOUS TIME!!!! We stayed for 3 hours! It was a dream! We visited with the family, from 10 and 13 year old boys to 90 year old grandmom! Had sooooo much fun. We were serenaded by the wonderful piano player for almost 2 hours!. Arrived at 5:30 pm left at 8:30pm. The food was good for the price, with very... More 

Thank Alicia M
Mexico City, Mexico
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good option close to Cathedral at Zocalo (downtown) - oldest rest in the city preserving original Mexican receipies. Good service and adfordable. Get in and out by taxi/uber.

Thank flezama2002
San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The two of us arrived at 7 p.m. and we were given a nicely located table in the back corner of the restaurant. After a long while we were asked if we had been attended to yet and the answer was no. Eventually a waitress showed and put down the utensils, a while later followed by napkins and a basket... More 

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is really nice but there was nobody and the waiters did not wait us to finish our dinner. We were disappointed of the quality of the meal too, the fries were still frozen. I hope in the week it's different because on Sunday night it was not awesome as the other people can say.

Thank MBmexico
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

The chile nogada is a must have! The natural juices were delicious and the service was fast and efficient. The restaurant was established in the 1800s.

Thank Patrib28
Moscow, Russia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was almost empty on a Wednesday evening. An old woman tried to sing Spanish songs but only succeeded to make a miserable impression. I was served burnt food and received no excuses from the staff. I went to this place following the Lonely Planet recommendation only to find out once again that their advice is either out of... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Very friendly staff takes you through a journey of delicacy in traditional Mexican Food. The famous Chiles en Nogada are very good, but the Enchiladas de Mole are amazing. People ask for Cecina and different kinds of fish very well made. Desserts are traditional too (there are no ice creams). It will be a mistake not to go and eat... More 

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Zaragoza, Spain
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212 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Suggested by locals, we went there and it was a great success. Quesadillas, chicken, and specially chile en nogada; superb, it's said to be the original one receipt. The site itself is wonderful, very Mexican, with live music. A must.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Belisarion Dominguez 72, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro Historico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Historico
  • Phone Number: 55265276

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Staying in Centro Historico

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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 vintage item, handicrafts and jewelry characteristic of each state in Mexico can be found on Sundays. Admire majestic views of the city from the Monumento a la Revolución and Torre Latinoamericana, and round out the experience with restaurants of all cuisines nearby.
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