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La Santa Gula

Calle Xicotencatl 168, Mexico City 04100, Mexico
+52 59147001
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lasagna” (11 reviews)
“gouda cheese” (2 reviews)
“bread” (7 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Xicotencatl 168, Mexico City 04100, Mexico
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Mark immediately welcomed us into his kitchen. The first thing you see is the living wall of lettuce and the wonderful display of fresh baked breads and pastries. The food was delicious, fresh and home made with love. Mark and his staff have every reason...More

Thank Bobbi A
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

The owner Mark is a great host! He greeted us at our table, entertained us with gastronomic tales about his mother and growing up in Malta. Then gave his recommendations and proceeded to tell us if we are not happy(with his mother’s recipes) we eat...More

Thank Ryan B
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Impressed is an understatement. I have heard a lot about La Santa Gula (the owner is a childhood friend of mine) and I finally got to go there last night. The food is fabulous, the staff are extremely friendly and the service is impeccable. Well...More

Thank Milesy72
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

It is a tasty place, but not that tasty. The Lasagna and Burgers are supposed to be the speciality but you can make them better at home, they are not THAT good, not for the price. The price/flavor/quantity is uneven: 7/10 for the flavor, a...More

Thank Rodrigo C
Reviewed 4 December 2017

This small, unique restaurant is a "must do" if in the Coyoacan area or the nearby Fida Kalo House. Actually, I almost abandoned my journey there from Coyoacan as I made a few wrong turns while walking, and I am happy now that I finally...More

Thank foodloverdc
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

They have a plenty of options including lasagna and hamburger. Pretty tasty! Lovely place. You just have to take care about spicy food if your not a big fan of it.

Thank Bruno G
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is a hole-in-the-wall place where you have to go through the kitchen to reach the small seating area in a very narrow inner yard. The owner will probably welcome you in a very extroverted style. He was so enthusiastic and talked so much that...More

1  Thank malhiermalda2015
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

As a Canadian living in D.F. I've been searching for a legit, "North American" style burger. This place came highly recommend and did not disappoint. So far we've only had the burgers but the high quality, organic ingredients make a huge difference. The owner Mark...More

Thank Mark Y
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We received a recommendation to visit the place and try the vegan bread. Then decided to visit the restaurant which is tiny but comfortable in an open place with some plants surrounding the tables. The food is very good and the owner/host is a gentle...More

Thank cesar_hdz
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Very casual and local place, their speciality is malt food and hamburgers, great attention from the owners. They have a drink named Orzata, which is like the Mexican Horchata and is delicious. Also the hamburgers are great, different than the traditional ones, but quite tasty....More

Thank Luis Andres H
Once you step into Coyoacán (“Land of the Coyotes”)
you'll find picturesque parks and cantinas that will
transport you back to the colonial era thanks to the
brick and stone details of the area. Iconic writers
such as Trotsky and great painters like Frida Kahlo
seeked refuge and inspiration in this area, and you
can see the unique spirit of this neighborhood
reflected in its colorful market where nieves, sopes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$11
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Xicotencatl 168, Mexico City 04100, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Coyoacán
  • Neighbourhood: Coyoacán
  • Phone Number: +52 59147001
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Mediterranean home cooking to die for, inspired by my mums recipes. Home made fresh bread, original desserts and saladas made with lettuce harvested from our green walls.
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