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La Opera Bar

Calle 5 de Mayo 10 | Col. Alameda Central, Mexico City 01030, Mexico
+52 55 5512 8959
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Mexican, Bar
$$ - $$$
Calle 5 de Mayo 10 | Col. Alameda Central, Mexico City 01030, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went there after the Ballet Folclorico performance. Wonderful place and great food. The cocktails are great too. Will go there again.

Thank Lars W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a nice time during our visit. The restaurant was clean and the staff was very nice. The drinks were really good! The food was just OK but I was well aware from previous posts on TA not to expect much from the food....More

Thank erinm512017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to this Restaurant on a Friday Afternoon to have a cocktail. The bar was not busy We sat down and were completely ignored by the bartender for 10 min. After 10 min he threw a menu at us while he did the dishes and...More

Thank 333love2travel
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Stepped in for drinks while on a fast visit to Mexico City’s historical district. This is the bar has been open since the late 1800’s and it is still as beautiful and grandiose as it was way back then. This was one of the favorite...More

1  Thank SuitcaseLawyer
Reviewed 25 January 2018

This is a very beautiful, well kept restaurant, which throughout its 140 years of existence , has been attended by very high-class patrons, and well known politicians, as well as historical figures such as Francisco Villa who shot the ceiling of the Bar. The food...More

Thank Cobesu
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Ate at La Opera with a group of 6 adults and one 2 year old girl and everyone was very pleased with the meal. The inside of the building is very nicely decorated in the style of about 100 years ago. That is a compliment,...More

Thank Ron M
Reviewed 9 January 2018

La Opera is what we call a Cantina. It is a restaurant and a bar that opened in the late 1800´s. It has been a restaurant that has been visited by many Mexican Presidents since it is close to the Presidential Palace. It is usually...More

Thank AlbertoVelasco1
Reviewed 8 January 2018

This is a cool building and the drinks were good. However, the food was not adequate. Some of it was cold when it came out. It did not seem made with love. The staff was friendly and helpful.

Thank TravelingFool88005
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Food was the most expensive yet the worst we had while in Mexico. We were discouraged from ordering certain items on menu. The waiter telling us it would take over an hour to cook. Instead, what came out seemed to be precooked and not even...More

Thank TravelAddict617
Reviewed 29 December 2017

My girlfriend and I really enjoyed our time here. Cool bar, mariachi band, great food. We were staying close by and La Opera became our go-to spot. We became "habituales" of the bar

Thank saratoga_jm
Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro
Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings
and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico
City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio
Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas
Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to
admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit
the wide variety of markets and plazas where any
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
1:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
1:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
1:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
1:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
1:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 5 de Mayo 10 | Col. Alameda Central, Mexico City 01030, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro Histórico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Histórico
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5512 8959
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