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La Gruta Restaurant

Zona Arqueologica Puerta No. 5 | Atras de la Piramide del Sol, San Juan Teotihuacan 55820, Mexico
+52 594 956 0127
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Zona Arqueologica Puerta No. 5 | Atras de la Piramide del Sol, San Juan Teotihuacan 55820, Mexico
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Reviewed today via mobile

It is best choise of the restaurants in pyramid are. We have got very nice lunch consists several cources of local food. Environment is outstanding eating in the cave is memorable.

Thank Ilona Š
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant has a very special appeal, to be under the earth... the food is good, and most important, represents the culture of the region

Thank Carlos Á
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After our tour of Teotihuacán, we visited La Gruta for lunch. Immediately we were enchanted by a waiter cooking chapulines flambé. We enjoyed nice margaritas and other cocktails and traditional Mexico dishes like mole and handmade tortillas. A very nice experience for a good price....More

Thank jcduncan2001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing view and great place for a restaurant. They do small shows inside, but nothing relevant. We had to wait more than 1:30 hours to have a table and another 30 minutes to have the food in the table. Food was good. Prices are regular....More

Thank Paul J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located in a grotto, the setting is both spectacular and charming. Very attentive service. The molcajete with guacamole and chicharrón was superb. Blue corn tortillas tasted homemade. The aguas frescas are delicious and highly recommended. My barbacoa was delicious but the mole that came with...More

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing! The food is great. They offer a package that includes dinner unlimited drinks/tour around the pyramids (street side) and tickets to the night show in the zona arqueológica. I can’t wait to return! Este lugar es mágico, comida deliciosa es un...More

Thank Israel G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to have lunch after visiting the pyramids! This has to be the coolest place I have or will ever eat at! The restaurant is a cave! Food was good. I had the barbacoa (sp?)

Thank Tawnya R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing restaurant. Great set up. Walking distance from the pyramids. Very tasty local food. Friendly staff.

Thank jamesequity
Reviewed July 6, 2018

After a hot, dry hike amidst the Teotihuacan ruins we were ready for lunch (and cold beer). We had heard about La Gruta and were a little put off by the "touristy" review comments but, I mean, how often can you have lunch (and cold...More

Thank Matthew D
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Amazing experience and location. We had no issues finding a table here. We were a party of 5. It is inside a cave so it can be a bit on the cool side. Food was very good. Please keep in mind that it is authentic...More

Thank ElidaBranham
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August 8, 2018|
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Response from Benedict C | Reviewed this property |
Walk was fine.
August 8, 2018|
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Response from Benedict C | Reviewed this property |
Walk in was fine, dependent on time and season.
August 8, 2018|
Response from Israel G | Reviewed this property |
We made a reservation. I think it’s better. We made our reservation through opentable app or you could just call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$25 - US$35
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zona Arqueologica Puerta No. 5 | Atras de la Piramide del Sol, San Juan Teotihuacan 55820, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Estado de Mexico  >  San Juan Teotihuacan
  • Phone Number: +52 594 956 0127
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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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