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El Midi Bistro

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Calle San Jose # 4 | Planta Alta, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
+52 473 732 7401
09:00 - 23:00
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Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

visited several times and loved the food offerings,drinks etc. Service generally good although slow at times. Often had live music which is a bonus esp the ariet of talented musicians. Now we are back in Canada we miss El Midi--a lot !!!!!

Thank HeidiandGerry
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had one of our most memorable meals ever here at Cafe Midi a year ago...one of those magical evenings when every thing was perfect...so we were wondering how our return visit would be. Sometimes it is hard to duplicate...and we had told the friend we are traveling with this year how wonderful it had been. Perhaps... More 

Thank BellaBalini
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Walked past el midi on a hot day and discovered a great place with balconies offering sun and a bit of a view. The service was amazing and food just as good. The waiter had good English which helped us too and even gave us some Spanish pointers! Certainly worth a visit, whether for a couple of drinks in the... More 

Thank Josh S
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I went for dinner with my friends in El Midi Bistro, what a nice place! The service was Very good and so was the food. The met the french owner who gave us tips about the city. Super friendly. Top location and and and ! Go ....

Thank Sebastien G
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Been there a few times and always happy with the atmosphere and the food. Either for a simple "tabla de quesos con charcuteria" or a fine dinner, it's working every time! Definitely one of the best place to eat in Guanajuato!

Thank adrien b
Mazatlan, Mexico
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

A delightful modern environment mixed with rustic furniture. This upstairs restaurant has floor to ceiling doors looking out onto the street. I had a Mediterranean salad with shrimp, pecans, & thinly sliced peppers in a delicious vinegar eye. The presentation was lovely. My friend had a perfectly prepared omelette with a beautiful side salad. Hers was accompanied with great garlic... More 

Thank GaiaSanFrancisco
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere here in this modern, cosy bistro. Balcony to sit outside is quite small. Pity that our two pasta dishes were not at par with the relatively high prices...

Thank DeNotaris
Dawsonville, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

The ambience: An authentic French bistro, well-appointed with a charming owner from Montpellier. The place spells romance. The cuisine: Superb. Her version of bouillabaisse with fresh mussels and shrimp in a spicy sauce is to swoon over. The accompanying wine was perfect. The tarte tartin had a crisp crust and was not overly-laden with sugar and butter. The verdict: One... More 

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Rome, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We visited El Midi Bistro three times during our stay in Guanajuato and I surely plan to go there again. The drinks? Superb. I had a piña colada, made with Flor de Caña, that was the best ever to pass my lips and I know whereof I speak since piñas are my favorite cocktail. The hors d'oeuvres and entrées are... More 

Thank unAventino123
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We visited Guanajuato a few days ago and decides to try this french restaurant. The place itswlf was really cozy with nice furnishings and pretty views, and the food and cocktail selection was delicious. Especially the salads and the pear-lavender martini really fresh and flavorful!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$16
French, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle San Jose # 4 | Planta Alta, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  Guanajuato
  • Phone Number: +52 473 732 7401

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