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Tierra y Cielo Restaurante

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Mexican, Latin, Contemporary
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Avenida Benito Juarez 1 | Centro Histórico, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
+52 967 678 0354
13:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 13:00 - 23:00
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2013 via mobile

This place was so good, went back twice. Four stars dining for a great price. Very fresh ingredients with a creative menu. Loved it.

1 Thank Zachary G
Cleveland, Ohio
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2013

The atmosphere is elegant and pleasant. The service was very good, but the food left something to be desired, in my opinion. I had chicken with two mole sauces which I found a bit bland, although the presentation was very nice. Maybe I just went there on an off day?

1 Thank MexiKate
Guadalajara, Mexico
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2013

Lunch at Tierra y Cielo is such a pleasure, wonderful food, great service, and very pleasant décor. We ate at Tierra y Cielo on the last day of a 4 day trip to San Cristobal and it was one of the highlights, so glad we did. The food was excellent, presented beautifully, taste and preparation outstanding. Great use of local... More 

1 Thank mexirish
Mexico City, Mexico
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200 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2013

I liked my first dinner here so much that I came back again and again. The menu is designed to show off Chiapas's wonderful local produce, fish, meats, and cheeses. The staff make a point of explaining where each item originates-- it might be nice to show tourists a map of the state so they can see where everything comes... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2013

We sat in the outdoor courtyard where there was great music and candles. The wait staff was professional and friendly. Our food was fresh, imaginative, delicious and thoughtfully presented. We started off with homemade flat chippy things with sauces and shared some empanadas both were really delicious and different. My husband had the chicken with two moles - one was... More 

2 Thank gatopaja
Mexico City, Mexico
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2013

The service was excellent, the food was good, but overpriced. This level of prices you get in Mexico City with a better quality of food. My "robalo" fllet could have been a little bit more tender, the soups could have had little bit more taste

Thank 881CK
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2013

Great staff, nice patio. Had the mole and my wife had chipilin soup. Both were outstanding. Get the quesadilla as an appetizer and you will not be disappointed. Flaky shell, seemingly whipped queso seca . . . Incredible. The little extras added to the ,eal as well . . . Some tasty cheeses sent out by the chef before and... More 

1 Thank danc60933
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 July 2013

Fantastic food in a beautiful place. Excellent food, attentive service and very good Mexican wine. What else can I say?

1 Thank Karina R
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2013

It was our best meal in San Cristobal and we enjoyed every detail of our dinner. Chef Marta uses local ingredients and re-invents Mexican cuisine in a very original and delicious way. We discovered the tasty simojovel chiles which are available for purchase in the gift shop that also sells home made preserve, local honey and chocolate. I highly recommend... More 

1 Thank Finebouche11
Dallas, TX
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2013

I'm from Mexico City and I've lived in the US for more than a decade, so I understand the Mexican cuisine as well as the expectations for most well-traveled americans. This restaurant does not serve the typical fare. It is more like a new- Mexican cuisine that uses local ingredients and recipes with a twist or an improvement. The decor... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$42
Mexican, Latin, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Benito Juarez 1 | Centro Histórico, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Chiapas  >  San Cristobal de las Casas
  • Phone Number: +52 967 678 0354

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?