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La Gruta Restaurant

Zona Arqueologica Puerta No. 5 | Atras de la Piramide del Sol, San Juan Teotihuacan 55800, Mexico
+52 594 956 0127
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Zona Arqueologica Puerta No. 5 | Atras de la Piramide del Sol, San Juan Teotihuacan 55800, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago

is one of the most unique places to dine. The restaurant is set up in a real cave(s) right next to Teotihuacán archaeological site. Its not a difficult place to find. Just get out of Exit 5 (behind Sun Pyramid) and just ask for La...More

Thank uday029
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were there on a Sunday around 5 pm we had an hour wait or so very busy packed the staff was great they have a bar in the waiting area so if you want to drink you can get one we waited for our...More

Thank Tony A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The scenery of the being inside a cave beneath the ground is beautiful. The history of the establishment makes that much memorable to see it has been preserved. Food is good. Service is good yet I feel it is a bit rough on the staff....More

Thank Leodan A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my family and a couple of friends to La Gruta after we went to the pyramids and it was a great experience. You normally need a reservation but we got early and waited for around 20 mins. We had a great Mexican lunch,...More

1  Thank Ery G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there past August 24. Beautiful and different. Out of the ordinary. The food is just good, pure mexican. A little disorganized young people but were fine. Nothing to worry about. This place was part of the things we wanted to see in our journey...More

Thank Hernandez1697
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I really enjoyed this stop after exploring Teotihuacan. Its a beautiful and unique place with pretty good food.

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I don't care that some people say that this is an upscale tourist trap, I love it here and go the the Gruta restaurant every time I am in Teotihuacan. The food has always been great and the ambiance due to the caves is rather...More

Thank SaskiaJoosse
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Have eaten here before and food was average and service about the same. But the location is quite spectacular. Today with 10 friends the waiter confused at least half of the orders and when the meal came some plates and food were cold and one...More

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Even that I dont like mexican food. I liked this place. We ate there res and for starter some talacoitos. There local diferente sauces to try. All of this inside a cave.

Thank Marcos A
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is a great spot to wind down after visiting Teotihuacan. It was alot better than I expected, dining under a cave was quite an experience to begin with; yet this restaurant had delicious food and entertainment.

Thank bwong0813
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nataliacutie
20 March 2016|
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Response from Omi_Wan | Reviewed this property |
To go from the Mexico City, you need to go first to Teotihuacan. For that you can take the bus in the Northern Bus Station or outside the Indios Verdes Metro. Arriving at Teotihuacan, you can take a taxi surrounding the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$35
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 19:00
Monday
11:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 19:00
Thursday
11:00 - 19:00
Friday
11:00 - 19:00
Saturday
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zona Arqueologica Puerta No. 5 | Atras de la Piramide del Sol, San Juan Teotihuacan 55800, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Estado de Mexico  >  San Juan Teotihuacan
  • Phone Number: +52 594 956 0127
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Description
Underground restaurant located in a natural cave, since 1906. Behind the pyramid of the sun in Teotihuacán. We want to take our guest on a unique and entertaining cultural experience. Reliving the gastronomy, legends and traditions of teotihuacán"s culture. Our goal is to take you on a journey trough the flavors of Mexico, it's ingredients, recipes and culinary techniques.
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