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Restaurante Laja

Francisco Zarco | Carretera Ensenada-Tecate Km 83 S/N Valle de Guadalupe, Valle de Guadalupe 22750, Mexico
+52 646 155 2556
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“ravioli” (7 reviews)
“tasting menu” (7 reviews)
“fixed menu” (5 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Francisco Zarco | Carretera Ensenada-Tecate Km 83 S/N Valle de Guadalupe, Valle de Guadalupe 22750, Mexico
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Very good if you want to try original and new flavors. Food is served in times, we opted for 8 times which is good enough if you go to take lunch or dinner. Service was excellent. The restaurant is very beautiful.

Thank Leticia P
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Food is good Service is variable Pricing is high Serving of food is SLOOOW We were there waiting for our meals for a total of 3 hours. They need to add some ambience/music and maybe this would be more tolerable.

Thank Edgar F
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

The best in Valle de Guadalupe I was told, but no way. For a $60 US a person price here is the story. It is a fix menu place. First dish ok. Second one plane, flavorless. Third one took way way too long, even if...More

Thank RobertoSMolina
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I absolutely loved this place ! I've been to a couple of restaurants this chef has in Mexico City so I was looking forward to Laja very much. I was blown away , the menu is perfectly selected to give you a taste of seasonal...More

1  Thank alonsodp
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Amazing four course meal with wine pairings and lovely service. A very memorable meal in a beautiful (empty) room and a gorgeous property. Can't recommend enough.

Thank LoloMa81
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

I'm used to go to a lot of very expensive places but this is really very expensive for what you get. Simple food, bad service and really high prices!!! The prices on the drinks where RIdicoulois high!!!

3  Thank Humberto G
Reviewed 10 June 2017

The menu leaves you two choices: the Chef's offering (4 or 8 courses) with or without wine matching. The total amount of food is the same but the 8 course dinner allows you to try all what is available on the day of your visit....More

1  Thank blaueskaefer75
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The restaurant's decor was simple, yet very pleasant. The service was professional and the food excellent. The staff was especially helpful with wine selection.

Thank dandrews143
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We came here because the reviews were all so great but we were disappointed. The service that night was way off. There were other big tables and therefore our table of 2 was ignored. My husband had to ask for each flight of wine that...More

Thank tsimon05
Reviewed 23 May 2017

High class cuisine with a choice of two menu's Portions are good and flavors are well mixed and managed. It is a taste party for your mouth. Only down side is that It is very pricey, although worth it. I think that if the prices...More

Thank Arturo S
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Questions & Answers
21 March 2016|
Response from Brandon F | Reviewed this property |
I would say from beginning to end no less than two hours
21 November 2015|
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Response from Huracan1955 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. They have a limited menu.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$68
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
1:30 PM - 8:30 PM
1:30 PM - 8:30 PM
1:30 PM - 8:30 PM
1:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Francisco Zarco | Carretera Ensenada-Tecate Km 83 S/N Valle de Guadalupe, Valle de Guadalupe 22750, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Ensenada Municipality  >  Valle de Guadalupe
  • Phone Number: +52 646 155 2556
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In Laja cooking wine region of Baja California is brewing . Over the years we have achieved the magical space that sums up the essence of Valle de Guadalupe ; Natural and simple elegance of where tastes and feelings so deep and clear capriciously endure over time arise . We offer a set menu that changes every day. The backbone of our kitchen is our own garden . The vegetable is our thermometer , our clock and our reference . We ranks and season ( not all years are equal). At your own pace , from vegetables , sprouts , herbs and seasonings our menu comes alive . The nearby Pacific Ocean offers great and always surprising ingredients and producers of cheese , oils and meats from the region deeply grounded our offer.
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