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House of Tiles (Casa de los Azulejos)

Francisco I. Madero 4 | Centro Histórico, Mexico City 06500 Ciudad de México, Mexico
5-518-6676
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This beautiful 16th-century house is covered with tiles, a symbol of success in the colonial era.
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  • Poor2%
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Francisco I. Madero 4 | Centro Histórico, Mexico City 06500 Ciudad de México, Mexico
Centro Histórico
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"department store"
in 16 reviews
"beautiful building"
in 26 reviews
"blue tiles"
in 9 reviews
"sanborns restaurant"
in 8 reviews
"enchiladas suizas"
in 7 reviews
"chain restaurant"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful tile work"
in 3 reviews
"xviii century"
in 3 reviews
"wall murals"
in 3 reviews
"madero street"
in 3 reviews
"zocalo area"
in 5 reviews
"first floor"
in 5 reviews
"historic center"
in 5 reviews
"bellas artes"
in 6 reviews
"visit to mexico city"
in 4 reviews
"post office"
in 3 reviews
"mexican food"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

The food is poor yet expensive - the quality is not good. Saggy oven cooked chips, poor quality meats etc. etc. The service is not great either. We gave up waiting and went to pay at the till at the end. In summary - if...More

Thank MrMidland
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

I come back here again and again, it's such a sight to behold. It makes you both appreciate the craftsmanship of yesteryear and lament that it no longer exists.

Thank GypsyGitanoAtHeart
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

The House of Tiles is a stunning 18th century palace covered in blue and white tiles. It is located a few blocks from Zocalo. it's nice to admire from outside on a tour of the city. Today it's home to a restaurant.

Thank Lynn B
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Surprisingly beautiful interior inside a remarkable building. Great for a breakfast, coffee or lunch. Kind waitresses in colorful dresses complete the experience.

Thank wwvanderlinden
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

I brought a group of people to come check out the Casa de los Azulejos while we were walking around Centro Historico. It's very close to Torre Latino and Palacio de Bellas Artes. It's worth checking out if you're in the area. There is a...More

Thank Alex M
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

This old building has much character and has stood the test of time. Still a very useful building as it is a Sanborns department store and restaurant. While you could have a better meal elsewhere, the building is best seen (IMO) while having breakfast at...More

Thank Ryan B
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

The building's exterior is very nice with the tiles, especially at night. Inside is a Sanborn's, which has the clean bathrooms and great chocolate. This one has a nice cafe and courtyard. This would be a nice stop while visiting Bellas Artes or Torre Latinoamericana,...More

Thank Stefanie H
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

This is a historic place, with great history and wonderful installation. Food normal for a chain restaurant that caracterized it, try enchiladas suizas, Mexican food but not spicy. The personnel use a traditional uniform, and location is great for the Centro Histórico

Thank ETame
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

The house of tiles is basically a tiled building that is now a restaurant and commercial space. Was interesting to see, but not that big a deal to go out of your way for.

Thank moveinon
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

well preserved; but at heart a cklassic large department store; definitely have lunch here; enjoy the murals and exterior tiles

Thank joea800
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Nearby
Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro
Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings
and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico
City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio
Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas
Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to
admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit
the wide variety of markets and plazas where any
...More
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