Quintonil is the emblem for the gastronomical project headed by Alejandra Flores and Jorge Vallejo. Not on the top restaurant list and definitely worth a try is Bakea, where locals will go to celebrate - no tourists present - not on the tourist path either. We spent a long weekend in CDMX and most fancy places don't open Sunday, so we did Quintonil AND Pujol both on Saturday. Aside from the fact that Biko is derived from a Basque word "bikote." We have actually booked (ta && ta.queueForLoad ? The room is beautiful. Look forward to your reviews. I'll look those up!! Just a tier above. Things to do/Places to stay in CDMX during covid/DOTD? If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. I'll look those up!! If you live in an area, then you have the luxury of having availability to try the restaurants at will. How do I get to the pyramids at Teotihuacán, Preferred Hotels & Resorts in Mexico City, InterContinental (IHG) Hotels in Mexico City, Hotels near Museo Nacional de Antropologia, Hotels near Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, Hotels near Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), Hotels near Historic Center (Centro Historico), Hotels near National Palace (Palacio Nacional). Whats are the restrictions in Mexico City? I'm having the same dilemma. ta.queueForLoad : function(f, g){document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', f);})(function(){ta.trackEventOnPage('postLinkInline', 'impression', 'postLinks-87157595', '');}, 'log_autolink_impression');Quintonil over Pujol. Oh yeah, before I forget, this is a european city in the best sense of the word. Which is better? Hampton Inn & Suites Mexico City - Centro Historico. Place is not that attractive looking. We're heading to Per Se on Saturday - the cost vs. Quintonil/Pujols will be 3 to 1. If you live in an area, then you have the luxury of having availability to try the restaurants at will. Good recommendations! Place is not that attractive looking. Teotihuacan Morning Tour with an Archeologist and Tequila tasting, Teotihuacan, Tlatelolco, Guadalupe Shrine and Tequila Tasting Tour, Private Tour: Teotihuacan and Guadalupe Shrine. If you live in an area, then you have the luxury of having availability to try the restaurants at will. Maximo and Rosetta hit a sweet spot for me as everything is prepared meticulously but the environment is more casual. We are going the first week in November and made reservations at all three, Biko, (ta && ta.queueForLoad ? Quintonil is probably my choice over Pujol. I enjoyed my 75 cent tacos from Los Cocuyos just as much. Place is not that attractive looking. But again, this was lunch, and I was just one person. But if you're traveling to a destination, have a tight itinerary then it has to be an unfortunate choice of one or the other. Transportation from Toluca Airport to Mexico City. Thanks for the excellent reviews on (ta && ta.queueForLoad ? ta.queueForLoad : function(f, g){document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', f);})(function(){ta.trackEventOnPage('postLinkInline', 'impression', 'postLinks-87826121', '');}, 'log_autolink_impression');Pujol was disappointing the menu was not inventive and I had a couple of just bad dishes. more, Mexico City, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast. So basically everything. If it isn't, then there iisn't one versus another! carnitas de guajalote almendrado. some of the feature dishes this month are: aguachile, Pipian, fore de tepache con piña y maíz, papada con chicharrón. ta.queueForLoad : function(f, g){document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', f);})(function(){ta.trackEventOnPage('postLinkInline', 'impression', 'postLinks-87159454', '');}, 'log_autolink_impression');Quintonil as well. Also does anyone know the name of the more casusal restaurant of Quintonil? If you are choosing from the top restaurants list, I prefer Biko over both - (ta && ta.queueForLoad ? Pujol is all tasting menu and has an attitude and I find the foams, etc. Rosetta, 3. I did the tasting menu and it was incredible from start to finish, my favorite dishes were probably the sea urchin posole and the octopus mosaic. Their menu seems to be keeping more traditional. I ate at Pujol and this was one of the best meals of my life! Food is interesting - I would offer off the menu and not go for the unending tasting menu. ;) The cost was slightly less than Pujol. I think as a tourist you would have more fun at Dulce Patria where the food is pretty and still very interesting and the lady chef is on Mexico's Top Chef and truly a tough character. Teotihuacan Morning Tour with an Archeologist and Tequila tasting, Teotihuacan, Tlatelolco, Guadalupe Shrine and Tequila Tasting Tour, Private Tour: Teotihuacan and Guadalupe Shrine. Hampton Inn & Suites Mexico City - Centro Historico. There are some reviews you'll read where people were deeply unhappy about sitting on the sidewalk with no ambiance/street noise but I didn't really have any issues. Members who are knowledgeable about this destination and volunteer their time to answer travelers' questions.