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Contramar

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Condesa
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Durango 200, Col. Roma Norte, Mexico City, Mexico
5514.9217 / 5514.3169
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Today
12:30 - 20:30
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:30 - 18:30
Fri - Sat 12:30 - 20:30
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New City, New York
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56 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Unpretentious decor so you can focus on the great location (sitting outside is fun) and DELICIOUS seafood. Service was attentive without being overbearing. Margaritas were excellent, and--unlike most restaurants I visited in Mexico City--actually contained a reasonable non-stingy amount of alcohol. I would absolutely recommend this place, and return!

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Thank ehtopuz
London, Ohio
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow, what a restaurant. The staff were highly efficient and very attentive. The food is excellent and we'd be remiss to not give special mention to the tuna tostadas. A two-course meal for 2 including wine and service cost approximately £40-50 (including tip). Don't speak Spanish? Don't let that put you off - they have English menus. Go, go, GO!!

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Thank BusinessTravellingLo
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This top notch seafood restaurant is definitely worth a visit. The service is great and there's a lot to pick from on the menu. I particularly recommend the tuna tostadas as well as their signature dish which is el pescado contramar.

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Thank whoffman18
Guatemala City, Guatemala
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this restaurant after a few friend recommended it to us and after having lunch here I can say that not only would I recommend this place but also go back. We had the most delicious tuna tostadas, al pastor fish tacos and contramar ceviche. This is a great place to come with friends/family specially on the weekends,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here before and didn't really enjoy the experience. One of my local friends insisted I go with her to try it again, and I loved it. We started at 2:30pm, and left at 8, with plenty of drinking and socialising over the table. Highly recommended for a boozy Friday afternoon lunch.

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Thank TOSOTC
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So we stumbled on this not knowing it's glowing reputation, but it was only moments before it was obvious to us as well: this is an establishment with a deep commitment to food and people. The service was excellent, attentive, friendly and prompt. Sergio is the best of the bunch! We never wanted for anything, which is always a wonderful... More 

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Thank ArtskyDJ
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a great place to eat. The food is awesome. The service is very friendly. Prices are a little high. The only thing you have to consider is that the waiting list for a table goes up to 45 minutes on weekends.

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Thank Victor R
Vernon, Canada
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240 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We managed to arrive at Contramar before the mid day meal rush and I'm glad we did! No sooner did we get seated and the place started to fill up. It was packed and even with that the service was impeccable. The waiter helped us with our limited Spanish and we had an amazing meal of tuna tostadas (the absolute... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, fashionable since a long time, very good service. The terrace is the place to seat, you won't be disappointed.

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Thank Alberto Z
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Is a simple restaurant , The food is mostly seafood there are some options , Fish are really fresh despite to be in Mexico City, the dishes are not to complicated are simple but a good seasoned.

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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 18:30
Monday
12:30 - 18:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 18:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 18:30
Thursday
12:30 - 18:30
Friday
12:30 - 20:30
Saturday
12:30 - 20:30
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

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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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