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El Mayor

Republica de Argentina 15 | corner of Justo Sierra, Mexico City 06020, Mexico
+52 57047580
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“paninis” (2 reviews)
“taquitos” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Republica de Argentina 15 | corner of Justo Sierra, Mexico City 06020, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 137 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went there for lunch with friends, such a great view across the ruins of Mexico City. I had the Mexican Salad, which was lovely...not your average salad, for sweet, the corn cake (I can't remember the name) but that was yummy as well. The...More

Thank TamsT24
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were seated at the restaurant's expansive terrace, it was a wonderful place to relax, sip some drinks and enjoy fresh air overlooking Templo Mayor (ruins of Aztec"s Great Temple) and a glimpse of Metropolitan Cathedral. The main dining also has views as they are...More

1  Thank Dine T
Reviewed 23 May 2017

So, whenever I am downtown I like to try out different restaurants. We went to El Mayor for lunch on a Sunday afternoon, since my husband had gone there before. The location, and the view, are unbeatable. The food, however, is another story altogether. We...More

Thank OlafdG
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We enjoyed an afternoon lunch here. We got to the restaurant early...around 1:00 and had a great seat overlooking the Templo Mayor ruins. It filled up and there were some smokers. Our meals were sort of gourmet Mexican. My mole chicken enchiladas were good, the...More

Thank Yvonne825
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

While visiting the temple site you will undoubtedly look up and see a nice looking rooftop restaurant and bar and think, as we did, "Let's definitely go there after the temple site and museum." Ok. It is a nice view over the temple excavation site....More

Thank Sanfranciscotown
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We had a late lunch here the day before Easter. They were busy but we only had to wait 20 minutes in the bar, which allowed us to have a nice drink before lunch. We were seated at a fantastic table in the restaurant area...More

Thank 52,761
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

While we were wandering in center of mexico city we noticed that pub, just before we see exiting ruins just in front of it. We decide to have a rest a that pub, it was a great place with affordable prices, and most important thing...More

Thank gezerayak
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Had a fantastic lunch here. Great views, great food - it didn't disappoint. Also has a great roof terrace if you just want drinks.

Thank Lucy W
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Our experience on this restaurant was a great disappointment. The food was simply bland and tasteless. It is a shame this restaurant says they offer Mexican food because we, as Mexicans, know that you can eat better on any street vendor than here. The place...More

Thank taracenar
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great location. Good paninis. Really reasonable priced. Wonderful views as the sun is setting a really layed back cafe in the sky.

Thank Christy K
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 18:30
Monday
09:00 - 18:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 18:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 18:30
Thursday
09:00 - 18:30
Friday
09:00 - 18:30
Saturday
09:00 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Republica de Argentina 15 | corner of Justo Sierra, Mexico City 06020, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro Historico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Historico
  • Phone Number: +52 57047580
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Description
Tasteful rooftop café with amazing views. Have coffee or breakfast at this restaurant behind the Templo Mayor.
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