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Contramar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Condesa
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Durango 200, Col. Roma Norte, Mexico City, Mexico
5514.9217 / 5514.3169
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12:00 - 18:30
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 18:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 20:00
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I lived in Mexico City and went last year. This year, my mother went because I was ill and said it was incredible as well. Consistent, clearly.

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Thank MsErinsita
Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Certainly one of the highlights of our 5 day stop in Mexico City. We had such good food and Contramar was one of the standouts. If you love sea food, it is a must. Everything from the octopus to the red and green fish are delish.

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Thank Paul M
Toronto
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the reasons we go back to Mexico City again and again. Contramar's food is prepared with fresh ingredients and fine flavours - each time we've gone we try something new and it never disappoints. But the biggest reason to go are the tuna toatados and the mascal margaritas. Excellent service , efficient and attentive. Waiters know the menu.

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Thank Travlr-7
Seattle, Washington
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119 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a local lunch spot- meaning noon til 7pm that peters out an hour or so after last orders. I believe last reservation is 6:30 or 7:00 on weekends. Crowded, with just about a foot between tables, it is a FABULOUS place for people watching and inhaling the vibrancy of Mexico City. While menus are available in English, AND... More 

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Thank josef v
Mid Florida, Florida
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165 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped for a late lunch. I had the most amazing ahi I've ever eaten!! It was on a tostada. Melts in the mouth. All food amazing. Go early for dinner on Friday's and saturdays. I be back there!

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Thank Carol289
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fresh seafood, excellent preparation, staff that can handle the crowd, can't think of anything else to ask for!

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Thank messman1
Mission Viejo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had two of the best meals of my life in Mexico City. One was at El Cardenal, near Zocalo Square. The second was at Contramar. I ate at Contramar four months ago, in November 2016. I still think back on my meal there with great fondness. Literally, I don't think I have ever eaten fish more delicious than at... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great buzzing restaurant with lots of waiters scurrying around....anything fish here..ceviche , tuna all very good, the only disappointment was the sorbet for dessert...totally bland without taste, thumbs up for everything else....

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Thank Rob K
Barcelona, Spain
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

why everyone raves about this place. The menu is filled with fresh seafood choices. The staff is ultra-attentive. The room has an energy of happy satisfied patrons. The prices fair and reasonable for the quality of the fare.

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a whim on a late Saturday afternoon we walked over to be greeted by an army of people waiting for a table. But somehow we got seated immediately at the bar. The food was uniformly superb but especially the tuna tostadas. The restaurant is quite large, buzzy, with a swirl of the hardest working and most charming waiters in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$100
Cuisine
Mexican, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 18:30
Monday
12:00 - 18:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 18:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 18:30
Thursday
12:00 - 18:30
Friday
12:00 - 20:00
Saturday
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Durango 200, Col. Roma Norte, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Condesa
  • Neighbourhood: Condesa
  • Phone Number: 5514.9217 / 5514.3169

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Condesa

Neighbourhood Profile
Condesa
Easy to explore either on bike or foot, Condesa offers a great variety of activities and places to visit while admiring its neo-colonial architecture. Diverse restaurants vary from regional to global along its streets, while local bars even let you craft your own beer. The urban yet relaxing vibe let visitors cycle or stroll on the Amsterdam Circuit.
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