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Food Factory - La Aurora

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Fab. La Aurora, Calz. La Aurora s/n | Fabrica La Aurora, San Miguel de Allende 37715, Mexico
+52 415 152 3982
Today
12:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Budapest, Hungary
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400 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On our second visit to Fab. La Aurora, we stopped here for lunch. Though there were a few tempting offerings, we both ordered the blue cheese burger. When it was presented, it did not look that substantial, but by the time we were finished, we could not have been more satiated. They did not ask how we wanted the burger... More 

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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259 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Omar is back, service is better than ever and even the food seems to have improved in flavor and presentation. Wine connoisseurs will be happy with the selection of fine vintages. The house red Sauvignon and Malbec blend is perfect. I ordered ceviche and it was fresh and tangy and a little spicy. It was followed by a perfectly grilled... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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168 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

I always enjoy spending an afternoon at La Aurora. The Food Factory is superb. I especially like the shrimp sandwich. Lots of good stuff to choose from, nice atmosphere, relaxed. A couple of hours to browse the wonderful galleries here is an added plus. There are a couple of other eating places at Aurora gallery, but this one is my... More 

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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120 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

For many years we looked forward to our weekly dinner here. Fabulous waiters, quality food and welcoming atmosphere. We have tried it again on three separate occasions and can no longer go as this experience has gone as are the customers that used to keep this restaurant fun to be at. Last nights meal was the last until the owner... More 

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

We have eaten here more than a dozen times and it's always a favorite. Awesome food, service (Jose the waiter is amazing) ambiance and creative dishes. You'll LOVE it!

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Oxford,Ms
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198 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Good variety and selection of fresh things to eat ! Many, many different selections to choose from ! !

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Thank Christian F
San Miguel de Allende
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113 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

We have been to Food Factory ~ Aurora many times in the past 7 years. I have noticed a declined in the quality of the food. Last night we met friends there for a light dinner and had a rather unpleasant evening. There was a large group of Mexican friends who obviously were friends of the owner. They were drinking... More 

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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120 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

Don't judge this fine restaurant by its name. When we make our weekly evening out here it is like being in Europe. Linen table setting and flowers are clues to a lovely experience. Chalkboard menu with a wide variety of dishes for every taste. We love the salmon, parradilla (meat platter), best burger in town, and pad thai to name... More 

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pittsburgh
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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

For such a tiny restaurant, Food Factory has a rather varied menu. Food Factory fills a much needed niche for well prepared, nicely served eclectic meals. Whether you'd like a full three course meal or just a sandwich, Food Factory offers many choices. I have eaten here a number of times and I particularly recommend the Vietnamese casserole. While the... More 

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Mexico
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

It doesn't seem right to review a restaurant based on one visit, but I'm doing it. My wife and I ate there, and we ordered the same thing. Pad Thai, and it was not bad at all. It was tasty. But no bona fide Thai restaurant would have served it. First off, Pad Thai is usually served generously. At the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fab. La Aurora, Calz. La Aurora s/n | Fabrica La Aurora, San Miguel de Allende 37715, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  San Miguel de Allende
  • Phone Number: +52 415 152 3982

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