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Campestre Aleman

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Km 14 Carretera Patzcuaro, Patzcuaro, Mexico
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a fabulous Sunday afternoon meal at this delightful restaurant that overlooked a pond for geese and ducks! The food was delicious! I would definitely go again!

Thank CGLink
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

On our way to Erongaricuaro town, we were surprised about the number of cars outside the restaurant, so we decided to enter. And that was an excellent idea, the place is huge, is a combination between German and Michoacán cultures, all kind of food, steak, fish and German and oriental, too. It owns an special menu for drinks, bottle and... More 

Thank Fernando D
Austin, Texas
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Stopped here on the way to Erongaricuaro to visit a relative. Had a very nice comida. Had the trout with garlic and pine nuts. Some of the best I've had anywhere. The service was friendly and the view was lovely. Couldn't ask for a better way to start my visit to the area.

Thank Denise F
Bay Area
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841 reviews
650 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 276 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2016

p3½* Campestre Aleman 14 km south of Patzcuaro on Hwy 14 south view of Lake Patzcuaro Forestral setting; 3 ponds (to farm the trout?) with geese and ducks Beautiful wooden posts Kids’ playground German cuisine; al fresco covered dining Loved the 4-6 person appetizer plates; could be entrée for two persons sausages, German cole slaw, smoked trout, gouda cheese, garlic... More 

Thank Rosquete
Patzcuaro, Mexico
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Campestre Aleman is a nice restaurant n the highway from Patzcuaro to Erongaricuaro in between the villages of Arocutin and Uricho...The setting by the lake is charming and the food is quite good. The specialty is smoked trout among other German and Mexican dishes.

Thank AlejandroColella
Morelia, Mexico
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

It's a great experience to share, I don't know what's best; food, service or the place... The restaurant its near erongaricuaro and patzcuaro, they serve a vast variety of plates. I recommend to make a reservation if you visit on weekends or else you'll have to wait a lo g time to get a table. Chamorro al horno, trout with... More 

1 Thank EchauriEE
Tampa, Florida
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63 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2015

This is a fine restaurant that unless recommended by another person , no one will know it exists. It is far away from town and access is tricky. Nice view of Isla de Janitzio however. You have missed the best entrée if you don't order the tasty trout that are raised in their own backyard.

1 Thank Venerando B
Oaxaca, Mexico
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100 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2015

Overall I was enamored by Rolf Gunter Hoppe's Bavarian vision, replete with whimsical foul littering the ponds, Germanic decoration and a menu longer than the Berlin wall. And as for the food... Bratwurst? Yes please. Sauerkraut? Don't mind if I do. Tepid, damp strudel served cream-less? No, I think I'll pass. Aside from the disappointing strudel, my dining companion and... More 

2 Thank Grubbertastic
Pamplona, Spain
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2014

This beautifully decorated restaurant is set amongst charming grounds with the tranquil waters of the ponds a little disturbed by greedy geese eager for a taste of Bavarian bread. The tasty traditional was food sehr gut, and the service wunderbar. Owner Rolf Gunter Hoppe could be seen scurrying around the lower trout ponds, nattering to his aquatic friends, but unfortunately... More 

1 Thank PhilCharter3
Mexico City, Mexico
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597 reviews
337 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2014

It's in a sort of a "Swiss-German" chalet where the specialty is trout. The menu is limites. The so called german cuisine is mediocre. Michoacan has lots to offer and it's cuisine is varied. This place is ok to break the routine but not much more.

1 Thank Patricio B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, European
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Km 14 Carretera Patzcuaro, Patzcuaro, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Michoacan  >  Patzcuaro

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