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El Lago

$$$$Mexican,
Lago Mayor 2a Seccion s/n | Miguel Hidalgo, Molino del Rey, Mexico City 11040, Mexico
+52 55 5515 9585
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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Open Now
7:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Contemporary
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Lago Mayor 2a Seccion s/n | Miguel Hidalgo, Molino del Rey, Mexico City 11040, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 51 reviews

Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

The place itself is nice and has a great terrace and spectacular views to the lake and the city skyline. Indoors is spacious and comfortable, the wine selection is ok, no more than that. Food versus price is not balanced and the menu is not...More

Thank Juan M
Di K, Marketing at El Lago, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thanks for your comment, we will consider it to be better.. Regards!

Reviewed 9 June 2017

I was there last Sat May/27th 2017, just arrived from Barcelona some hours ago. We went 4 friends and it was really as I needed: relaxing, peaceful, excellent service, amazing food.. They know how to create the perfect environment for a fancy dinner with an...More

Thank MARC L
Di K, Marketing at El Lago, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thanks for your opinion! Regards,

Reviewed 9 May 2017

Although the food is quite good, the place seems a bit dated, and in need of some repairs/remodel. NOT a reason to not make a return visit, but for the value, I will go where the place looks a bit more modern.

Thank OmarDH
Di K, Marketing at El Lago, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Hi, we appreciate your comments, indeed we are doing some changes, we are going to let you know to see you again... Regards...

Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful design building with view on lake and lux atmosphere. This view is especially nice during day time or before going dark. Service was ok and bone marrow soup, tuna tartar, truffle cake was delicious. BUT main dish "espresso & cocoa crusted filet" was very...More

Thank RolandNavratil
Di K, Marketing at El Lago, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thanks for your comments, please come back soon!

Reviewed 26 April 2017

The architecture is elegant without being overstated, the service is perfect, the food delicious. But outside the restaurant is a remarkable view of the pristine lake, cranes flying, ducks swimming, the odd rowboat. Idyllic, in a word. I went with a friend for lunch on...More

Thank saksma22
Di K, Marketing at El Lago, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thanks for your comments, please come back soon!

Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Tve service of the hostess was terrible, later improved by the waitress and the manager. Not a lot of options on the menu. Flavor is good. View is amazing.

Thank MelisaRA
Di K, Marketing at El Lago, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2017

Hello We regret that your experience has not exceeded your expectations, we appreciate your comments, please send us details to your dinner at dvazquez@cmr.mx to be able to contact you. Regards!

Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We were badly treated at this place. After making us wait for one hour, they told us we had to wait for another 45 min because "we were are couple and they give priority to large tables". The manager, an Italian named Francesco, insinuated it...More

Thank Carlos G
Di K, Marketing at El Lago, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2017

Thanks for your comments, we appreciate that you let us know how we can make a better expercience for you, please send us an email with your information to dvazquez@cmr.mx. Regards!

Reviewed 22 September 2016

I visit this restaurant every time I'm in Mexico City... I love the peace and quiet, I love the architecture, I love the views, and the service is great... Sure the facility is a little shabby at this point and the food is more of...More

Thank HHPas
Di K, Marketing at El Lago, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Thanks, we really appreciate your opinion!

Reviewed 21 September 2016

The variety and quality of the food was amazing. Service was impeccable and pleasant. We spent almost 3 hours enjoying the food and the view of the lake.

Thank John W
Di K, Marketing at El Lago, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Thank you, we appreciate your opinion!

Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I just love this restaurant ! Beautiful views. I toke my husband! his first time. He loves it to ! Food is great. It was a little noisy I believe the restaurant shouldn't allow people play their own music. That happened next to us! And...More

Thank RobertoSimonHdz
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Response from saksma22 | Reviewed this property |
No se. Mejor pedir al restaurante.
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Ann O
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Response from Robert H | Reviewed this property |
Be prepare to spend $75.00 per person (without wine). It is a QUALITY RESTAURANT. The menu comes in Spanish and English. Management and Waiters are Multi-Lingual English-Spanish-French-German. This restaurant is for special... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$45
Cuisine
Mexican, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lago Mayor 2a Seccion s/n | Miguel Hidalgo, Molino del Rey, Mexico City 11040, Mexico
  • Public Transportation: Constituyentes y Alencastre
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Bosque de Chapultepec
  • Neighbourhood: Bosque de Chapultepec
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5515 9585
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