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Cafe de Bellas Artes

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Avenida Juarez 1, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
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Mexico City, Mexico
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Convenient for a light meal before or after a show or a visit to the museum. Never disappointed. Great ambiance.

Thank frank c
Dyffryn Ardudwy
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215 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Speedy service is a great plus. Comfortable tables inside or on a balcony overlooking the Alameda, gentle classical music playing. Menu has French bread hot beef sandwiches, beef burgers an drew chips various salad options. All of which were gobbled up on tables round ours. Most enjoyable.

Thank maryDyffrynArdudwy
Mexico City, Mexico
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Inside the Palacio de Bellas Artes, this cafe is a nice spot to relax before or after, either a visit to the historical centre, a concert or an exhibition within the Palacio itself. The menu consists of simple, but tasty selections, a limited wine list, as well as coffee, tea and sweet options.

Thank Deborah L
New York City, New York
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116 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

On the ground floor of Palacio de Belas Artes, this cafe is a nice place to have drinks, food or just cofee after visiting the murals and temporary exhibitions, or before a concert at the main hall. It is well decorated, food is good, the menu is interesting and you see lots of interesting people passing by. Prices are proportionate... More 

Thank Roberto113
New York City, New York
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39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

Insteead of fighting crowds at Sanborn we settled for this cafe in the lobby of the Belles Artes and were glad we did. Food came more quickly than Sanborn and it was a quiet place with tablecloths. We ate a quick small lunch. Excellent Waldorf salad & tortilla soup Quiet atmosphere in lobby of gorgeous Art Deco building. Don't miss... More 

Thank lmfreud
Mexico City, Mexico
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Prior to attending a function at Palacio de Bellas Artes, stop for dinner. Simple selections, and no matter what your choice, you will not be disappointed.

Thank Ruth677
Miami, Florida
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55 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

You will like that it make you Feel as if you are an important person who is having lunch inside this fascinating place. Outside is too crowdy but no relevance because it has parking garage

Thank Maria R
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2014

OK Museum Café with great view but not much else! I have been here several times particularly when visiting to see exhibits at the Palacio de Bellas Artes ... usually the service is spotty, there is a pretty long wait and the food is OK but is overpriced because of the location.

Thank METRUN360
Ottawa, Canada
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2014 via mobile

we were walking around looking for a sit down place to eat we were very disappointed they did not have beer, ceviche, forgot our glass of wine, hamburger was not cooked gazpacho was very salty severs were running around us we will not go back decor is nice it is Bella Artes

Thank Karoclaudio
Mexico City, Mexico
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2014

You will have a relaxing good view with a good coffee, perfect place for the coffee time break. The bad thing: Usually tends to be crowded and you have to wait a while because it´s too little in the inside.

Thank Your private G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Cafe, International
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Juarez 1, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Alameda
  • Neighbourhood: Alameda
  • Phone Number: 5512-2593

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

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Neighbourhood Profile
This beautiful park was once the playground for the wealthiest families in the colonial era, and is now the perfect place where locals and visitors can spend a sunny weekend afternoon to relax or shop for souvenirs at the market. Kids can run around or grab a bite of cotton candy while teens and adults wander around admiring the charming gardens and the sculptures that adorn it. Once the heat rises, it may be time to visit one of the many cozy restaurants or cafés with its characteristic art nouveau facades to cool down and call it a day.
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