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Bugambilia

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Mesones 101, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
+52 415 152 0127
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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I are at Bugambilia in 1998 and enjoyed the experience. At that time the ambience was very nice. Now, in January 2017, I am here with my son and daughter-in-law, and wanted to re-visit such a pleasant memory. I was very disappointed. The location is unimpressive, and the ambience is very ordinary. The food was good -... More 

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Arnold, Maryland
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We went in quite unsuspecting to this lovely restaurant and we were utterly blown away by the food, best ever in Mexico that we have experienced. The service was great and the waiters do speak English but as is natural prefer to communicate with you in Spanish, so give it a try!! I went all out to try something familiar... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

We had breakfast here, as our CasaLuna Boutique Hotel's restaurant was closed for renovations. It took us well over an hour to get served. Every single element of our very simple breakfast order was screwed up. Finally, after several requests, we were served cold eggs, which we returned to the kitchen and then left. Not worth spending all day with... More 

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

San Miguel has many very good restaurants. This is not one of them. Prices were very reasonable but the food was just OK in our opinion. Don't waste your time on this one.

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miami beach
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142 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We had an amazing dinner at this restaurant. I tried the award winning chile relleno with tamal. It was delicious! Service was great.

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Beverly Hills
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Visited this restaurant las week during the Festival Cervantino is neighboring Guanajuato. This restaurant used to be in a location full of buganviillias, hence the name, but it has been moved to a location that doesn't correspond at all to the ambiance and quality of the old restaurant. Yet, they're taking advantage of its old fame to attract a clientele.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

This is my 6th visit to SMA in 11 years and I have eaten at Bugambilla each time. It has recently been relocated to Mesones, and has lost its beautiful and charming atmosphere. The walls and decor felt junky and dirty. The menus were faded and grimy. The service was extremely slow. As always, I ordered the Chiles en Nogada,... More 

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

This long fime local favorite moved to its new location a few uears back - But Mama still runs rhe cocina. As it is now serving a B & B - food service is all day. Breakfast, Comida and dinners.

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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the flank steak and for dessert definitely have the tres leches cake. Prices very reasonable

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Thank Ronald P
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We were the only ones in the restaurant and they took forever. The service was terrible. Food was flavorless. Go somewhere else.

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Thank Nicolas T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mesones 101, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  San Miguel de Allende
  • Phone Number: +52 415 152 0127

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?