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Los Placeres

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Zocalo | Main plaza, Malinalco 52440, Mexico
+52 714 147 0855
Sun 09:00 - 17:00
Fri 02:00 - 22:00
Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Mexico City, Mexico
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't go wrong tring th #1 Trip Advisor rated restaurant in Malinalco. I ordered the crispy trout salad and my husband the cactus and mushroom with melted cheese on top. Very healthy, reasonbale prices and quite original for a restaurant in a rural town. Great valu for money place in the heart of town. A must visit. We also... More 

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Norwich, Vermont
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

We stopped here for a late lunch and opted to sit in the outdoor section despite the fact that it was the smoking section. Luckily, there was only one person smoking and his table was far enough away that it was not a problem. Everything we ordered hit the spot. The staff was nice and the service speedy. Would definitely... More 

1 Thank TravelGuideReader
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84 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I went to Malinalco just to have a walk with my dog while walking I got hungry so we decided to ask in Los Placeres if we can get in with my dog and the surprise was that they accept dogs, so we got in and there were more dogs inside so I felt much more comfortable. The food is... More 

1 Thank vhmtzg
Mexico DF
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We visited los placeres this weekend and enjoyed a delicious meal, witch included Mexican dishes and great drinks. We highly recommend it. The setting in the terrace is amazing

1 Thank Sofiamexico
Malinalco, Mexico
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

great food and ambience! you can feel so relax! slow food is a great option. the service is great and isn't cheap! wonderful!

1 Thank chepeibarra
New York City, New York
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85 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

I'm staying in Malinalco with my friend who's a local and the first place he took me was Los Placeres. We both ordered the Cochinita, which came sandwiched between two halves of a grilled banana with a side of bean sauce and an epically spicy nopales salad topped with pickled onions, mango, and an insanely spicy chile pepper. The cochinita... More 

1 Thank AnitaPeron
Austin, Texas
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69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Ate here for lunch and it was outstanding. We each had one of the specials and both were happy with our choices. Nice little patio out back and friendly and helpful staff.

Thank kackylynn
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Best place to eat in Malinalco! Delicious Mexican food with wonderful atmosphere and service. A must go!

Thank Kathy Jo S
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

Food is delicious, the mezcal is to try, the service impeccable and backyard terrace is nice and spacious. Highly recommend.

Thank June F
Mexico City, Mexico
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Great food and excellent service. The best restaurant in Malinalco. The place is beautifully decorated, you will feel like in an old Mexican house. I tried the trout "totomoztle", which is served in a corn husk. I recommend the mezcal of the house, which is produced locally.

1 Thank Omar R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$35
Mexican, Latin
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
02:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zocalo | Main plaza, Malinalco 52440, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Estado de Mexico  >  Malinalco
  • Phone Number: +52 714 147 0855
Situated in the main plaza with a magnificent view of the archeological site this is a relaxed easy going (dogs welcomed, kids menu) restaurant. The menu celebrates Mexican flavors with international flair e.g Nopales (edible cacti) with hibiscus fand zuccini flower. Don't miss the seasonal "chiles en nogada". Decor persues to preserve it's old house setting creatively. Great music, attentive service. Los Placeres also has a gallery with art exhibitions, and cineclub every thursday.Opened from thursday to sunday. We offer catering service for weddings and special events.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?