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El Ciruelo

Zaragoza 17, Tepoztlan, Mexico
+52 739 395 1203
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“huitlacoche” (6 reviews)
“chicken” (7 reviews)
“tostadas” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Zaragoza 17, Tepoztlan, Mexico
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

We would definitely return! Food was delicious, the service was fantastic and the views and ambience were to die for!

Thank dina_landi
Reviewed 18 September 2017

This is a MUST restaurant if you are in Tepoztlan, not only is the food great but they have an amazing view. Try to go during sunset. Order pastel de elote, chile nogada (in season)

Thank Joanna G
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

This is a very nice place located a few steps from downtown Tepoztlan. Fantastic dishes they have here. We ordered several dishes and shared all of them: escamoles, tower of nopales with huitlacoche and goat cheese, poblano cheese filled with crab and plantain, bathed with...More

Thank Pablo R
Reviewed 30 July 2017

There are many restaurants in Tepoztlan, offering a wide variety of culinary styles. There are some which are well publicized, and announced as the best of the best, but in the end, they are just popular yet expensive places to eat "artificial" Mexican food. El...More

Thank RobertoMurphy
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Food is delicous with a great variety of plates. I personaly recomend the shrimp tacos ❤️ It has a breathtaking view that inspires you to want more of this magical town.

Thank Worldonaloop
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

If you want an excellent Mexican cuisine experience at Tepoztlan, you've got to this restaurant. We went to eat at different local places but you can tell that at el Ciruelo there's a chef!!

Thank Maria A
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a pleasant Sunday lunch in the courtyard of El Ciruelo. The setting with the outstanding vegetation and dramatic views of the mountains is quite nice. We all shared a group of botanos but highlighted by the marlin tacos and goat...More

Thank Dallastraveler49
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This place has an extraordinary atmosphere and gorgeous view to a nearby high rock. Menu displays several dishes in some cases merging cuisines. We started with "gorditas de chicharrón", which did not deliver, but the chalupas with goat cheese were outstanding (deep fried small tortillas...More

Thank Pedro B
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We visited at around 9 pm and may have overstayed our welcome. Their wine list is great and the food is amazing! Even though there was a storm outside, the place felt so calm and at peace. A definite must when in Tepoz!

Reviewed 24 May 2017

Great cuisine! great restaurant. Hand made tortillas a little to thick to my taste but delicious anyway! This is fine dining in the heart of Tepoztlan, give it a go!

Thank Mesja
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1 February 2017|
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Response from MonikaMueller | Reviewed this property |
I would not think that typically reservations are needed on Fridays. It's really the best strategy you go there either as early as 1pm or - if you are before in Tepoztlan - you pass once by and make a reservation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zaragoza 17, Tepoztlan, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Morelos  >  Tepoztlan
  • Phone Number: +52 739 395 1203
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