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El Ciruelo

) #2 of 54 Restaurants in Tepoztlan €€ - €€€ Mexican, Latin
Zaragoza 17, Tepoztlan, Mexico
+52 739 395 1203
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Mexican, Latin
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Zaragoza 17, Tepoztlan, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Delicious food, impeccable and friendly service, great view of the Tepozteco ridge, good recorded and live (guitar trio) music. First spot on TA in Tepoztlan (and probably beyond) is well deserved. Parking in the neighbourhood isn't easy but the restaurant offers valet service. We walked...More

Thank damka-traveler
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Lovely evening dining here with a group of Americans in a wedding party. Beautiful food of the quality you would expect from a higher end restaurant in the states. Service was formal and professional. Favorite plates included an appetizer of cactus with mole sauce and...More

Thank Tim E
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

It's a lovely place to eat and relax, Beautiful place with mountains view. Big patio . Very pleasant atmosphere . Good service and decent Mexican authentic food. Prices are very decent .

Thank Rotem T
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This restaurant has not only a beautiful view (only to see in daylight) but also an exquisite know-how to prepare food. Not to forget about the friendly stuff!

Thank MonikaMueller
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Ate here on a special occasion, coming from Mexico City, and their lima bean soon was absolutely scrumptious. I would make the trip here just for that soup. Their duck was also yummy yummy. Prices are on the high end, but it is worth it...More

Thank GypsyGitanoAtHeart
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Best restaurant I went to in Tepoztlan, food was delicious and courtyard got the winter sun in the afternoon, so was a good place to have a beer and some appetizers

Thank Sconiaw
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

An old favorite since 1993, consistency is the name of the game. Great food, good service, price is just on the high side. Mole, Tacos de Merlin (fish tacos), Quinoa salad, you can be vegan and be very happy here. There is a wine pairing...More

Thank Adotutu
Reviewed 1 November 2016

No doubt the best food in town!! Great service, very nice place , quiet, and the best food. Congrats to the chef!

Thank marion k
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The food was great... the service good and the view of the Tepozteco was AMAZING.... I will go there again... have a nice lunch after strolling through the market... WOW b

Thank NatP75
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We have just had a great lunch there, fabulous food, great atmosphere and very nice service. The restaurant has a small, supervised play area for children, which allows adults to enjoy a more relaxed meal. We even had a musical trio playing very nice (and...More

Thank Ioana D
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1 February 2017|
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Response from MonikaMueller | Reviewed this property |
I would not think that typically reservations are needed on Fridays. It's really the best strategy you go there either as early as 1pm or - if you are before in Tepoztlan - you pass once by and make a reservation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
13:00 - 19:00
13:00 - 18:00
13:00 - 18:00
13:00 - 18:00
13:00 - 18:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zaragoza 17, Tepoztlan, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Morelos  >  Tepoztlan
  • Phone Number: +52 739 395 1203
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