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Where Chefs Eat in Mexico City

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Restaurants:Casa Merlos, Lardo, Pujol - Tasting Menu
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Mexican / Southwestern, Mediterranean, Contemporary Mexican
Neighborhoods:Poniente, Condesa / Roma, Polanco/Nueva Anzures
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Casa Merlos

$$$$·Mexican / Southwestern·
Poniente
66 reviews
  • Casual
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Lunch
“A traditional Mexican restaurant.” – Martha Ortiz
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Lardo

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Condesa / Roma
344 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
“Best bread in the city, by chef Elena Reygadas.” – Enrique Olvera
95% recommended
Mediterranean in Mexico City
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Pujol - Tasting Menu

$$$$·Contemporary Mexican·
Polanco/Nueva Anzures
1,881 reviews
  • Tasting Menu
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
“I found so many things in this place: old and new techniques, marvellous people, and a very special way to flow. It's Mexico today, not an archaic idea or a future promise. ThingsRead more
91% recommended
Best Ambiance in Mexico City
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Maximo Bistrot

$$$$·French·
Condesa / Roma
836 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion
“Mexican bistronomy by the great Lalo García that has changed the whole neighbourhood.” – Joaquín Cardoso
93% recommended
French in Mexico City
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Ardente, Pizzeria Napoletana -Santa Fe

$$$$·Italian·
Santa Fe / Bosques
2 reviews
“The best Neapolitan pizza place in Mexico.” – Edgar Nuñez

Rokai - Cuauhtémoc

$$$$·Japanese·
Juárez/Cuauhtémoc
271 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Recommended by Chef Joaquin Cardoso from Hotel Carlota
94% recommended

Carlota - Hotel Carlota

$$$$·Organic·
Juárez/Cuauhtémoc
73 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Afternoon Coffee
  • Great for Brunch
Recommended by Chef Jair Tellez from MeroToro
100% recommended

Sud 777

$$$$·Contemporary Mexican·
Altavista / San Angel / San Jerónimo
719 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion
Recommended by Chef Josean Alija from Nerua
86% recommended

El Puntal del Norte

$$$$·Spanish·
Lomas / Tecamachalco
134 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Business Meals
  • Special Occasion
Recommended by Chef Édgar Nuñez from Sud 777
97% recommended
Best Overall in Mexico City

Mi amiga Micca - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Condesa / Roma
251 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Recommended by Chef Jair Tellez from MeroToro
99% recommended
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