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Ivoire

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Emilio castelar 95, Mexico City 11560, Mexico (Alejandro Dumas & Julio Verne)
+52 55 5280 0477
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Saturday
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Hours:
Sun 13:30 - 18:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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151 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here for breakfast because they open early (rare in Polanco) and it was already busy so I figured it must be good. I had one of their egg dishes, which was good but over-cooked. I actually prefer my eggs well done but they were dry and rubbery and left me wishing I had opted for some of the... More 

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Thank svsp
Huixquilucan, Mexico
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's hard to find good fine French dining in Mexico. Ivoire has great food, quality atmosphere and european sized servings. We loved it!!!

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Thank m2ortiz
Level Contributor
173 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Let's say the place is cool, from there you will only pay a lot for a partial view of the park. The service is terrible and might say that the car wash guy can suggest better options and food. Talking about the food is basic stuff and awfully cooked, the got chocolate is a shame. Will never be back.

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Thank Juan M
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138 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must !!! I love it !!! It has a nice sitting area downstairs where they serve hamburgers and light meals but I like it better upstairs where they have a very nice area with a beautiful view. Their service is outstanding and their food is delicious !!! I wouldn't dare to tell you what to eat because... More 

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Thank Cecilia L
Mexico City, Mexico
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The place is beautiful and the food is awesome. Great variety of bread, I love the "chocolatín", a kind of pastry filled with chocolate. I had the Mediterranean eggs and the flavor is just perfect. Great variety of teas as well. The only thing I don't like in the terrace area is that there are a lot of beggars walking... More 

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Thank Huatch
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We visited this restaurant on a busy Thursday evening - we were given a table which was tightly squeezed in which was fine as we had not made a reservation. The food was good (I had the crab cakes to start which were very nice but cannot recall my main) but we were not made to feel welcome at any... More 

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Mexico df
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76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

The place was full and busy with a line to get in and i thought to myself "this is the place" and my expectations went all the way, maybe i was too wishfull like asking for a baby seat and actually have it or asking for my poached eggs to be warm and not cold or when asking for the... More 

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Thank JARamosCaceres
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Went for a business meeting and found a nice and comfortable terrace in the second floor. Service was good, same as the quality of the food that is basically traditional french with some mediterranean. We ordered a cheese table and another starter for sharing which resulted convenient because the size of the portions. Later I tried a seafood risotto which... More 

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Thank David A
Tampico, Mexico
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158 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This place offers, once in a while some wine tasting dinners, with mexican wine houses. If you are into this kind of thing, i totally recommend it

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Thank 125Annie
South America
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374 reviews
288 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

I stop there for and espresso, which was very poorly made and the pastry was regular. The cappuccino of my girlfriend was very bad as well. The place is very nice.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Emilio castelar 95, Mexico City 11560, Mexico
    (Alejandro Dumas & Julio Verne)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Polanco
  • Neighbourhood: Polanco
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5280 0477

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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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Polanco
Poshness defines Polanco, this wealthy neighborhood retains elegance unmatched elsewhere in Distrito Federal. Brunch in the Polanquito area, then keep up with the latest fashion trends in luxury boutiques around every corner. Top it off with beautiful cafés and restaurants that surround Lincoln Park, a treat to the senses thanks to the art decó architecture and high quality gourmet cuisine found here.
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