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El Mayor

Republica de Argentina 15 | corner of Justo Sierra, Mexico City 06020, Mexico
+52 55 5704 7580
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“chile relleno” (6 reviews)
“panini” (4 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 6:30 PMAll hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Republica de Argentina 15 | corner of Justo Sierra, Mexico City 06020, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

great view to dine in this restaurant. but the food and service is no pressive. waiter don't even understand " bread" in English.

Thank feng2816
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must when visiting el zocalo. It is by templo mayor. You can see a great view of the Zocalo below and the food is very good. Make sure you leave room for desert.

Thank LupefromTexas
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately not many great options in the area. So you can’t go wrong with this place. Food tasted good, service was great, and view is fantastic. Price is less than what you would expect for similar type of place in another country. If you are...More

Thank TravelAddict617
xavierccpp, Gerente at El Mayor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank’s for visiting El Mayor restaurant and taking the time to write a review about us. For all our staff it was a pleasure to attended you and we hope see you soon.

Reviewed 1 January 2018

I had lunch here. The view is amazing, overlooking the Zocalo. The server was attentive to our large group. I had pasta, which was just okay. I would recommend this place for some drinks and the view.

Thank Christina C
Reviewed 11 December 2017

My girlfriend and I stopped in here for drinks and appetizers. You can't beat the view. You have the perfect view of the Zocalo. Our appetizers were pretty good but we didn't go for the food. It was the perfect place to relax after hours...More

Thank sdbooklover13
Reviewed 6 December 2017

I had been here before, so I didn't hesitate to return. This time was for breakfast. Honestly, I prefered lunch. Breakfast was good, served with many choices of fresh juice, coffee, and tea. I chose an omelette, and it was very good, I just prefered...More

Thank Chattycathy642
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Place has amazing views of Zocalo. Hours are odd, they close from 11:00-12:00. Food is good, we encountered Mostly American clientele which we try to avoid. We like to find places that are authentic and not cater to tourist. With that said, we found it...More

Thank Vnicoloff
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Besides the gorgeous view over the Templo Mayor, food is nothing to die for. Had their famous chiles rellenos de chicharrón and found them ok, little chewy and not that tasty as one of the main signature dishes of this restaurant. I bet there are...More

Thank Fernando B
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Both in hospitality and temperature! Without a reservation we get a fabulous open terrace table with a view of the Templo Mayor from the second floor. Great food and fabulous cocktails. Good service.

Thank gazinho
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Location, Location and Location. Great place to stop for a snack, drink or lunch after visiting the zocalo and church. Good food, great view, awesome service. The wait to dine may be long, if so eat on the patio. Crepes made to order, sandwiches and...More

Thank DaraTheExplorer
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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 Histórico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Histórico
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5704 7580
  • E-mail
On the corner of “Republica de Argentina” and “Justo Sierra (Donceles)”, at the roof garden of the popular and traditional bookstore and publisher named “Libreria Porrúa” you can find a contemporary design Restaurant where elements such as vegetation (cacti originating in our Mexico), floors in granite and wood, modern furniture and glass make up its structure. Restaurant El Mayor is a proposal for high gastronomy in the heart of Mexico City Downtown. A multiproposal concept that includes terrace-deli, bar and restaurant with a view unique to the archaeological area of temple Mayor, the backs of the Metropolitan Cathedral, as well as majestic buildings of the Colonial and modern Mexico. The menu is based on classic Mexican food with a contemporary, where ingredients base of our Mexican gastronomic heritage are the main reason for the letter.
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