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Mexico City Restaurants

Fonda El Refugio

  • Liverpool 166 Map It
  • Mexican

Updated 12/31/1969

Fodor's Review

Expect dishes from each major region of Mexico when you come here. Along with a varied regular menu, there are tempting daily specials; you might find a mole made with pumpkin seeds or huachinango a la veracruzana (red snapper bathed in a tomato sauce with capers and olives). Try the refreshing aguas (fresh-fruit and seed juices) with your meal and the café de olla (clove-flavored coffee cooked in a clay pot and sweetened with brown sugar) afterward.

Restaurant Information


Liverpool 166, , at Florencia, Mexico City, 06600, Mexico

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55-5207–2732; 55-5525–8128

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Updated 12/31/1969


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By lbarney

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Apr 16, 2007

great comida tipica

The food reminds me of what you would find if a fonda at a local market. Great chicharon con salsa verde. The agua de limon is wonderful. I go there everytime I am in el D.F.

By Diane

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Nov 6, 2001

Solid, traditional food, nice atmosphere

Enjoyed a mid afternoon dinner here - we had quick and sensitive service, our food was good, and it was nice & quiet. I'd go back again!

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