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La Encomienda

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Boulevard Via Atlixcayotl Reserva Territorial Atlixcayotl 1899, Puebla 72810, Mexico (Zona Angelopolis)
+52 222 225 0237
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Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, Mexico
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a expensive restaurant so you expect top quality, the onion soup was brought twice barely hot, i asked for the rib eye with salt and they said they didnt have it because their oven wasny working i asked for the vacio which was tough definately not coming back

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Thank fireblad1
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food, specially the entrées, rib bye meat balls are really tasty, may be our best dish this night

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Thank Gildardo T
Boston, Massachusetts
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123 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Usual Argentinian Steak House, a little bit fancier maybe but for no reason. The food was good, the service a little bit snobbish. Seating in a covered courtyard uncomfortable due noise and lack of room. Anyway, the food was good and as expected.

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Thank mac2214jv
MEXICO CTY, Mexico
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Yesterday I went to have dinner to the La Encomienda Restaurant in Puebla, Mexico. It is a excellent restayrant, the food was excelent, a little expensive.

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Thank Saul G
Mexico City, Mexico
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

You might think Puebla is a gourmet destination. You would be wrong. La Encomienda is a stake house with some original dishes that bring something different to a boring city. Good food, good service. Nothing outstanding, though.

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Thank Roy_Llorens
Guatemala City, Guatemala
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485 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

Excellent meat restaurant. The best service and attention, from the hostess, waiters, everyone exceptional. In this restaurant, I have tried the best beef ribs in my life, they cook the ribs for 24 hours. Highly recommended. Prices mid-high.

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Thank EMILE D
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

i went there as one of my colleague in Puebla recommended it. service was very good. steak was good. but the fish i selected was so so. (it was too plain to me)

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Thank Seyoung O
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

Great place to eat steak, but also great entries. It is expensive but of great quality and service, totally recomended. Try the Tacos de jaiba.

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Thank Ing. Arturo R
Hong Kong, China
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2015

Went there on 2 occassions! Family birthday dinner and Valentine's Day lunch. Nice cozy atmosphere with sophisticated decorations. Service was alright but not impressive. I was really looking forward to the quality of the food but was disappointed. Only average.

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Thank rosilini
Indianapolis, Indiana
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133 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2015 via mobile

Great service, great food, very nice atmosphere. I visited this restaurant on a Wednesday night for a business dinner (2 people). We both opted for one of the beef entrées. The food was prepared to perfection. I will definitely try this one again on a future visit to Puebla.

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Thank Indy_traveler-111

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$31
Cuisine
Argentinian, International, South American
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boulevard Via Atlixcayotl Reserva Territorial Atlixcayotl 1899, Puebla 72810, Mexico
    (Zona Angelopolis)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Puebla  >  Puebla
  • Phone Number: +52 222 225 0237

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