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Portada Balcón Del Zocalo - El Balcon del Zocalo, Mexico City, CDMX

El Balcon del Zocalo

4.6
4.6
1732 Reviews
MXN500 and over
Contemporary Mexican
Restaurante de cocina mexicana contemporánea, ambiente casual y una franca y creativa propuesta gastronómica que aplica siempre una depurada técnica al mejor producto de temporada.

Somos un restaurante que ofrece Menús Degustación.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 60 times today
Experiences are available.

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    MXN500 and over
  • Cuisines
    Contemporary Mexican, Mexican, Regional Mexican
  • Hours of operation
    Breakfast Daily 7:00 am–12:00 pm Lunch Daily 1:00 pm–6:00 pm Dinner Daily 6:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    55 5130 5134
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Executive chef
    José Antonio Salinas (Pepe Salinas)

Experiences

  • Menú degustación y maridaje de temporada

    MX$3,360.00 per person

    Prepaid

    Apr 20, 2024 only
    Estimado comensal, la oferta de consumo para este fecha, consiste en nuestro exclusivo menú degustación 'Violeta', una experiencia culinaria de 9 tiempos maridados con vinos y licores de temporada, elaborado con la esencia de la mujer como inspiración principal. En caso de hacer una reserva debido a un concierto o espectaculo, le informamos que desde nuestra terraza no se aprecian ni se escuchan de manera correcta los eventos en la plancha del zócalo. En Balcón del Zócalo nuestro compromiso es brindarle la mejor experiencia gastronómica. Le informamos que, una vez realizada la reserva, no se podrán realizar cambios de horario ni cancelaciones por la alta demanda de la fecha.
  • Brunch 10 de Mayo

    MX$1,500.00 per person

    Prepaid

    May 10, 2024 only
    Este Día de las Madres, consiente a esa mujer especial en tu vida con una experiencia gastronómica en el corazón de la ciudad. En Balcón del Zócalo, nos enorgullece presentar nuestro exclusivo Brunch del Día de las Madres que ofrece una selección de panes gourmet, platillos mexicanos contemporáneos, bebidas refrescantes y postres artesanales, diseñado para hacer de esta ocasión una verdadera celebración. Le informamos que, una vez realizada la reserva, no se podrán realizar cambios de horario ni cancelaciones debido a la alta demanda de la fecha.

What 1,732 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Mexico City

    Great for scenic views

  • Mexico City

    Most Booked

  • Mexico City

    Great for scenic views

  • Mexico City

    Most Booked

1,733 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    The food was ok. The menu is VERY LIMITED. The service could use more training for what the restaurant intends to be.

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  2. EDUARDORAZO

    Mexico City

    22 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    22 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Menú limitado , hac mucho calor y la comida minimalista con poco valor .

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  3. BLMex

    Mexico City

    53 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    53 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excelente servicio, alimentos, vista hermosa, pan y café delicioso

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was amazing! Outstanding service and great views.

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  5. LicetP

    San Francisco

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    The location of this restaurant is awesome! The view is spectacular. As someone who had not previously been to CD MX I was excited to dine at El Balcon del Zocalo and service started out attentive and then it just felt like we were an after thought and dragged out our dinner. In summary, great location and ok food.

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  6. Msole

    San Francisco

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    El menú del dia estuvo delicioso y con un servicio impecable!

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  7. GabrielaT

    Mexico City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Hermosa vista, ambiente agradable, alimentos deliciosos aun que poca variedad

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Mexico City

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Los tacos de lechón con la tortilla fría y el postre de crepa con dominicos de igual manera, llegaron fríos.

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  9. YuanZ

    Atlanta Metro

    3 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    I ordered the tasting menu. The tasting menu were very creative but the food honestly tasted bad. The service was also bad because they are short staffed in English speaking servers and everytime a dish arrives on the table, it takes them 3-5 min to have someone explaining how the food was made… I was truly disappointed by the food and the experience. There was highlight and surprises but still the overall experience was just bad… if you go, don’t order the tasting menu and get some steak or something on the regular menu. Then you might actually have a good time!

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  10. JuanCarlosT

    Mexico City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Gran experiencia. Un enfoque distinto de la comida mexicana.

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  11. AlejandraA

    Mexico City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excelente comida y atención. Lugar 100% recomendable

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  12. LaurenM

    Vancouver

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very nice ambiance inside and a beautiful view! The servers were very friendly and attentive. The food was heavy on the sauces but I really enjoyed the strawberry shortcake dessert. My gin cocktail was AMAZING with great presentation. Nice to do once while you are in Mexico City.

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  13. HaleyH

    Dallas

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Such a great experience! The food was delicious and the restaurant design was beautiful. Highly recommend going during sunset to see the gold light on the cathedral. We will return!

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  14. AlejandroLG

    Mexico City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    La atención fue muy amable y rápida, la comida deliciosa. La vista espectacular. Todo muy bien, lo recomiendo ampliamente

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  15. Ravenard

    Mexico City

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 7, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    The view is gorgeous. Food is great. Slightly pricey but you pay for the location. Service can be slow at times

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  16. IzaG

    Mexico City

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on April 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    En general es un buen lugar con una vista y ambiente excelente. El servicio es muy bueno, fuimos 3 comensales y por lo menos nos atendieron 3 diferentes personas (2 chicas y 1 chico), el chico fue el más atento. El café pasable, el pan delicioso, la fruta estaba fresca y con buen sabor, probé unos tecolotes con arrachera el sabor es bueno, pero la carne no me gustó, no sé exactamente de que tipo sea, pero no me agradó. En cuestión precio calidad, me pareció bien. Es una excelente opción.

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  17. Gailfromtoronto

    London

    5 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on April 7, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 2
    Would’ve enjoyed the food more if the constant noise of beating drums in front of the balcony had not been so loud and intrusive. Lovely decor and great service but would not return. Not suitable for an intimate dinner.

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  18. OpenTable Diner

    Tampa

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Vista hermosa. La comida deliciosa, El servicio es excelente, súper recomendado!

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  19. VeronicaL

    Mexico City

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 5, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    La comida estaba muy rica. Y los meseros fueron muy amables y atentos con nosotros. Y aparte de eso la vista está linda.

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  20. OpenTable Diner

    Mexico City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excelente servicio y la comida exquisita 100/100!!

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  21. AmyHyatt

    Portland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent experience, view, service. We did the multi-course tasting. We will be back!!

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  22. SandyG

    Dallas

    44 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    44 reviews

    Dined on April 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My friend Angela and I had the wonderful chef taste experience at El Balcon! The view was fantastic, the food amazing, the wine pairings matched perfectly with the food and the service was beyond spectacular. This is a must go when you are in Mexico City. Don’t miss the chefs taste!!

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  23. Marichui

    Los Angeles

    11 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on April 3, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    The menu had no choices for children. You are forced to eat full day menu and cannot share with kids, even if 6 yrs old.

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  24. ysac

    Mexico City

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 3, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    Un lugar bonito , con un menú bastante limitado , no me gusto el concepto 3 platos fuertes y acompañantes y eso es todo . Quisimos pedir un plato fuerte para probar de todo con mi novio y prácticamente te exigen que las dos personas ordenen ; ya que “es un plato individual “ . Los meseros te acercaban cosas a la mesa sin explicarte lo que eran. La peor parte sin duda fueron las bebidas ; eran muy malas y no baratas . En resumen pagas por la vista , la comida es sosa y nada especial y el precio es alto tomando en cuenta que no es rico .

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  25. OpenTable Diner

    London

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 2, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Like a number of other reviews I read after visiting, the venue itself is beautiful but the food was pretty bland and expensive for what it was.

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  26. Guido

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Excellent food and service, with great views over central square.

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  27. Paty

    Mexico City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Me encanto, la comida, el lugar, la atención, solo moderar un poco la música y servir la ración del postre poco más abundante para disfrutarlo mas

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  28. OpenTable Diner

    Mexico City

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Está carísimo y es muy agresivo que solo tengan menú de degustación sin tener más opciones de mayor porción. No le dan libertad al comensal de escoger y de comer mejor.

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  29. OpenTable Diner

    Mexico City

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Es una lástima que hayan cambiado el menú a Menú del día, limita mucho las opciones y además si vas con personas alérgicas o que no comen mucho no es viable pedirlo. No entiendo porque lo cambiaron 😔

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  30. CesarMtz

    Mexico City

    28 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    28 reviews

    Dined on March 29, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Sin duda un lugar excelente, comida excepcional y servicio como en ningún otro. Gran atención del capitán Jesús así como de Ileana y Nancy

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  31. OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 29, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    El Balcón del Zócalo was our first dinner on our trip to Mexico City and boy did it set the bar high. The restaurant is beautiful, the view is AMAZING, the staff was superb and the food was to die for. A must try!!!

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  32. OpenTable Diner

    Phoenix

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I was able to get a tour of the kitchen as well. Awesome experience.

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  33. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    El Balcón del Zócalo es una joya en el corazón de la Ciudad de México, donde la vista espectacular del Zócalo complementa a la perfección su excelente cocina. Los sabores tradicionales mexicanos se presentan con un toque moderno, creando platos memorables. El servicio es sobresaliente, con un personal atento que garantiza una experiencia inolvidable. Altamente recomendado por su combinación de maravillosa vista, deliciosa comida y atención de primera.

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  34. Lola

    Los Angeles

    16 reviews

    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on March 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great ambiance. Food was hit and miss but overall good.

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  35. JoshTorre

    Mexico City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 26, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excelente atención, porciones grandes de alimentos y sabor delicioso

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  36. Ant1

    Miami

    19 reviews

    3.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on March 25, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Límited food options for breakfast. Half of the outside is with very harsh sunlight for breakfast .

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  37. XimenaT

    London

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on March 25, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Good food, great view. Would definitely come back

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  38. OpenTable Diner

    Mexico City

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 25, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Comida 7.5/10 Vista 10/10 Logísitca y espera 4/10 Costo 8/10

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  39. OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 24, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    el lugar muy bonito y agradable, la comida nada espectacular

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  40. OpenTable Diner

    Mexico City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    El pan con almendras es delicioso, y los jugos muy ricos y frescos

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FAQs

El Balcon del Zocalo is rated 4.6 stars by 1732 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 60 times today
Experiences are available.
Google Map for El Balcon del Zocalo

Avenida 5 de Mayo No. 61, sexto piso., Col. Centro, Del. Cuauhtemoc, Mexico City, CDMX 06000

Additional information

  • Neighborhood
    Centro
  • Hours of operation
    Breakfast Daily 7:00 am–12:00 pm Lunch Daily 1:00 pm–6:00 pm Dinner Daily 6:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Price
    MXN500 and over
  • Cuisines
    Contemporary Mexican, Mexican, Regional Mexican
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking details
    Hotel Parking
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    José Antonio Salinas (Pepe Salinas)
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Vegan, View, Wi-Fi available, Wine
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