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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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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (13 reviews)
“fajitas” (8 reviews)
“rice” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 7:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Zona Arqueologica Puerta No. 5 | Atras de la Piramide del Sol, San Juan Teotihuacan 55820, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 288 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there with a group after visiting the pyramids. Atmosphere and location are great. Service was ok. We ordered Molcajete with meat to share- when we got the dish- which actually looked good, the meat was just warm and it was chewy. In the end...More

Thank Julia T
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is situated right behind Teotihuacan. The food was very expensive and tasteless, without salt (beans and guacamole). They brought 4 tortillas for 4 people (very greedy!). My plate was cracked! The best part was home-made salsa. Waiters were impolite, noone wanted to take...More

Thank Kealu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location (inside a cave) is over the top amazing. The food is solidly good; it isn’t high end gourmet, but it is tasty, the prices are reasonable, and the wait staff was attentive to my table. I would definitely eat here again, and if...More

Thank QDC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nearly 2 hours to be seated, only to find virtually the entire menu was meat. Ended up ordering cheese quesadillas, guacamole and cactus salad. Everything was great, except the salad. Pretty sure the cactus was old. Incredible location, mediocre service and food.

Thank Mitchell G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ah pun intended. The ambience of eating in the cave is a nice respite from the hot area of the pyramids. Just a short 2 minute walk from gate 5 behind the pyramid of the Sun! Food is nothing special, but the cave, the Mariachi...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place probably has the worst service of ALL TIME. The only good thing about it is that it is underground and sort of in a cave. That part is pretty cool. Me and my Mom and sister went after a long day at the...More

Thank Darin W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

La Gruta was recommended to us by a friend who was involved in some of the Infrastructure built to support Teotihuacan. He’s obviously been then on numerous occasions and was quite right to recommend it. This is probably the nicest place in the area and...More

Thank Huracan1955
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We were visiting the ruins and stopped here for lunch. The food was not very memorable, but it didn't matter because the atmosphere was cool and the wait staff were really nice. The chips and salsas that they give you were really tasty.

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

This place really was something to write home about! Great decor (your having dinner in a cave!) great service and the food was great we ordered 4 starters and rolled out of there! Yum!

Thank Melzyd
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Perfect dining place after your visit to the Temple of the Sun! It's in a cave-- how cool!! Love the food, the drinks and the live performance. And there is a little candle lighting ritual for each table after dinner!

Thank shuyi m
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nataliacutie
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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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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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