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La Virgen de la Cueva

Ex Hacienda de San Antonio, San Gabriel de Barrera, Guanajuato 36250, Mexico
+52 473 116 6797
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef tongue” (2 reviews)
“churros” (2 reviews)
“sopes” (2 reviews)
Opens in 29 min
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Ex Hacienda de San Antonio, San Gabriel de Barrera, Guanajuato 36250, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

La Virgen de la Cueva offers high quality Mexican food as well as regional dishes with an extra quality touch. We were there two times and every thing we tried was tasty and with very attractive prices considering its food quality the very nice site...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mlgtrips
Reviewed 30 July 2018

After a full day of being a tourist in Guanajuato, this highly recommended restaurant did not disappoint. Located on the way to Leon at the outskirts of town, location was convenient, parking was ample, and the service was top notch. Beautiful atmosphere deserving of a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Ralph H
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Behind walls and down below, you will find this lovely restaurant which has recovered from a recent fire. There are 2 different areas where you may sit and the new one is beautiful and modern, all glass windows through which you can enjoy the outdoors...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank sweetsus2016
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Me wife is Mexican and we visit Mexico often. We live in California and have been to many great Mexican restaurants. This was one of the prettiest, and the food was interesting and very good. It was excellent, and a good value. With drinks and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank AlB715
Reviewed 17 April 2018

When friends are visiting, my wife and I invited them to the excellent restaurant La Virgen de la Cueva. Located in periphery, in the surburb Noria Alta between the campus of the state university and La ex-hacienda San Gabriel, it is easy to park. The...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Fabien P
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The menu is huge, really almpst too long. The guacamole was so good that we kept ordering more of it. We loved the dessert sampler - especially the flan and churros, the corn cake (local specialty) was also really goos.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank SM2013S
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Very elegant, very modern, high style service. My enchiladas were too greasy. Per se within walking distance of the Mision Hotel. Not a bargain, obviously.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Tezam
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We were reluctant to dine at La Virgen de la Cueva after reading the TripAdvisor warning about possible review tampering. Happily, we accepted the glowing recommendation of some fellow travelers and decided to give it a try. This is a wonderful fine dining restaurant serving...More

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank BainbridgeDavid
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

The building and decor is very nice. The service in general was fast and our waiter was good. The drinks were good too. However the tablecloth was super dirty and all the food was cold. We ordered gorditas as appetizer and they were not fresh....More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Ymaldonado
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

This is the kind of places that makes us Mexicans feel proud of our culinary culture. This is one place you must visit when you come to Guanajuato. Service, food, atmosphere... everything just wonderful!

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank PasitaNH
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ex Hacienda de San Antonio, San Gabriel de Barrera, Guanajuato 36250, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  Guanajuato
  • Phone Number: +52 473 116 6797
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