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DaMonica restaurante Italiana e cafeteriaria

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Calle Nayarit 67, Dolores Hidalgo 37800, Mexico
+52 418 182 4587
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LaHave, Canada
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

DaMonica's food is wonderful, the chef and her daughter, Monica, treat you like guests in their home. Ravioli with a nut sauce are delicious, desserts are irresistible. A meal to linger over and savour. Barely 40 minutes to San Miguel. Jo

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good restaurat, good location, good italian food and Monica is an excellent manager. You feel at home even if you are in the center of Mexico. Really suggested!!!! Monica see you soon again.

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Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Based on the reviews, we came our first night in town. We were not disappointed. We had a Caesar salad which was better tasting than all we have had here in Mexico, followed by a pizza. Delicious. We bought one to bring home for tomorrow. We were greeted as soon as we entered by, not just one but all staff.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Five of us stopped for lunch, eating upstairs facing the courtyard. We all ordered different items and all were excellent with the exception of the spaghetti, which was only average. We drove from San Miguel de allende and would recommend the jaunt to anyone. My wife and I will definitely return.

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La Jolla, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Based upon reviews, we left the hub of activity of the plaza and walked the several blocks for a break from Mexican food. Most of the daily specials were seafood (octopus and non-specified fish) that expanded the relatively small menu offerings of pizza and pasta. The restaurant is in a two-story former house (we sat upstairs rather than on the... More 

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We went on a day trip to Dolores Hidalgo and heard about DaMonica's. It wasn't too far from our parking garage near the main square. We found a small, quite outdoor space with plants and a very friendly Italian mother & daughter team. Food was very good, all freshly made right there. We had wine, ravioli, gnocchi, beautiful caprese salad... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Thanks to the advice of other TripAdvisor reviewers, we found this gem. Clean, two floor home converted to several dining rooms with outdoor space. Homemade pasta, great service and flawless execution. We will be back.

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Rochester, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

On our day trip to Dolores Hidalgo from San Miguel de Allende, we stopped at DaMonica (based on TA reviews). Our plan for a quick lunch turned into a lovely afternoon with Monica, Igor and Nonna. The lasagna was excellent, as were all of our dishes including the pizza. We enjoyed capping our lunch off with shots of limoncello. Monica... More 

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Wow, what an unexpected treat. I had heard good things, but I was blown away. From the beginning - Grandma greeting us warmly in Italian - to the welcome from the rest of the staff to the seating and the service, to the food itself, all was exceptional. The wine list was solid and very fairly priced. The bread to... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

We were a hungry family of 12 people, visiting and sitting by Dolores Hidalgo plaza looking for a restaurant. Thanks to Tripadvisor I had seen the positive reviews of Da Monica. By 1:30 pm we were tired and ready to sit in any restaurant that offered food by the main plaza. However none of the restaurants in the plaza look... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Nayarit 67, Dolores Hidalgo 37800, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  Dolores Hidalgo
  • Phone Number: +52 418 182 4587

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