Quintonil

4.8
499 reviews
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MXN500 and over
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Contemporary Mexican
Top tags:
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasions
  • Tasting Menu
Located in Mexico City’s Polanco district, under leadership from Jorge Vallejo in the kitchen and Alejandra Flores in the dining room, Quintonil proposes clarity of flavor alongside contemporary Mexican technique, from the platform of a restaurant that perfectly integrates the cuisine/service dynamic. It is Mexico’s gastronomic tradition, updated, and coupled with a special insistence on sustainability.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary Mexican
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Hours of Operation
Lunch
Mon–Sat 1:00 pm–4:00 pm
Dinner
Mon–Sat 6:30 pm–10:00 pm
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Phone number
01 55 5280 2680
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Business Casual
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Executive Chef
Jorge Vallejo
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Additional
Bar Dining
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5.0Dined on 25 March 2018

Quintonil was good, but I wish they could be more accommodating for people with dietary restrictions. Some of the other restaurants like Aperi in San Miguel and Pujol in Mexico City made customized vegan and gluten free dinners for me.

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4.0Dined on 25 March 2018

We enjoyed the 11 course tasting menu. Each dish is exquisite! Our servers were fantastic. I felt the restaurant ambiance could be updated to reflect the amazing food.

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3.0Dined on 13 March 2018

very overrated! i was surprised i expected more. service was below average and food was wildly expensive and every dish was lukewarm by the time it got to our table

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5.0Dined on 6 March 2018

Engagement dinner!

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1.0Dined on 4 March 2018

Just terrible. Decor resembles a holiday inn. The courses were rushed out and the food was incredibly underwhelming. The entire experience ruined a milestone birthday. Being robbed for the 1000 USD (for 4) would have been a more pleasurable experience.

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3.0Dined on 2 March 2018

Sobre valorado en extremo

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5.0Dined on 27 February 2018

We don’t speak Spanish but everyone is fluent in English, a bonus for us

This restaurant is 22 on a list of the top 50 restaurants in the world. It should rank higher

Each dish is a symphony of flavors, confusing and delighting the tastebuds

It would be a mistake to miss this one

For this quality of restaurant, the price is quite reasonable. The sommelier was a delight

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5.0Dined on 23 February 2018

Fantastic
So much better than pujol!!
Will go back again

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5.0Dined on 22 February 2018

Lived up to the hype. Beautiful dishes that were patiently explained by the waitstaff. Wonderful new tastes and flavors. Manager walking the floor to ensure patrons were happy. Wouldn’t hesitate to return.

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5.0Dined on 21 February 2018

Amazing food! Amazing service! Better than Pujol

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5.0Dined on 21 February 2018

Amazing! Everything!

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2.0Dined on 20 February 2018

Just ok. I’d rate it below a one star Michelin experience in terms of food and presentation.
Service was slow, too.
While the ingredients are very exotic most dishes had a boring taste. No dish wowed us . This is from the perspective of a San Francisco resident who frequently dines in one star restaurants.

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4.0Dined on 20 February 2018

Food was much better and more innovative than Pujol! Service needs improvement though - our meal lasted almost 5 hours mostly due to long gaps between courses.

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5.0Dined on 17 February 2018

A truly exceptional meal. Amazing contrast between the Mexican flavors and modern cooking technique.

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5.0Dined on 16 February 2018

One of my best meals ever. We enjoyed the tasting menu for lunch paired with cocktails/wine. Staff was very friendly and accommodating. They spoke English perfectly. We chose to not see the menu but instead be surprised by each course. Each dish was perfect - interesting indigenous ingredients, colorful and exciting presentations, lots of different textures. PERFECT beverage pairings with wines from Spain and France, mescal cocktails, craft beer, and even a sake. By far our most pricey meal in Mexico City but well worth it. I could not imagine another trip to Mexico City without a meal at Quintonil.

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5.0Dined on 10 February 2018

Oh my! The tasting menu at lunch was outstanding. The creativity with local flavors and textures created a unique dining experience, which was beautifully paired with a new drink for each course. Four of us dined and one has a shellfish allergy and one does not eat one of the meats on the menu. The chef made amazing substitutions each delicious in its own way but staying in the theme of the rest of the plates. Delightful. Will be sure to go there again when I’m back in town.

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5.0Dined on 2 February 2018

Siempre es bueno soborear cada uno de los sabores que le ponen a cada platillo, no deja de sorprenderme, excelentes platillos y servicio

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5.0Dined on 30 January 2018

We enjoyed the tasting menu. It does take time, so if you do not have 3-4 hours for lunch, just order off the wonderful menu. If you are a tourist coming to CMDX, book a few months ahead on Open Table so you can eat at your preferred time and date...

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5.0Dined on 29 January 2018

Absolutely fabulous food, loved it.

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1.0Dined on 29 January 2018

We had the tasting menu. We were all very disappointed. Some plates were very salty or very acidic, the temperature of the food was odd in a bad way. And to top it all it is very expensive. Over priced.

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5.0Dined on 27 January 2018

Excelente todo

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5.0Dined on 26 January 2018

We tried all of the top-rated tasting menus on this trip to Mexico City and Quintonil was — by far — our favorite. It's even better than the world-famous restaurant a few blocks way. The service was tops, the food was amazing, and the whole experience was just perfect. We had the tasting menu with wine pairing. Every single course was wonderful... creative and delicious. The pairings were adventurous, yet perfect with each course. I cannot recommend this place enough. Go! Now!

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5.0Dined on 23 January 2018

Birthday celebrations!

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5.0Dined on 18 January 2018

Excellent food and ambience. Had the best coffee ive ever had! Food was terrific. Good size portions.

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5.0Dined on 12 January 2018

Amazing. Best meal of my life

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5.0Dined on 9 January 2018

Perfection. Come for an experience of a lifetime. The Som is amazing; half the genius is in the pairings.

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5.0Dined on 9 January 2018

The food and service was great. Am recommending friends and family to dine here if they go to Mexico City

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5.0Dined on 29 December 2017

As soon as we decided to travel to Mexico City we looked into booking at Quintonil. Using Open Table, we were able to get a reservation. It was fantastic. The food was creative, delicious, and beautifully presented- actually works of art. The use of local and novel ingredients made the meal an adventure. We did the tasting menu with pairing and, for anyone going to Quintonil for the first time, I would say that is a must. They use some very interesting ingredients that, if ordering off of the al a carte menu, I would have avoided (escamoles, corn smut), but I am glad that I was able to enjoy the dishes that the chef put together using these items. The beverage pairing was top notch--not just wine, but cocktails, sherry, wine and even beer with one course. Well thought out and perfectly paired.

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5.0Dined on 24 December 2017

Great service, splendid meal, lovely pairings. My partner and I left wowed.

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5.0Dined on 23 December 2017

Quintil is now on my top of the lists. The sample menu worth every penny. The wine selection to pair the menu from the sommelier was also outstanding. Congratulations to all the team

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5.0Dined on 21 December 2017

Not only does it garner a #22 on the top 50 restaurants of the world, it does so with soul. The meal was both delicious and emotional. Completely unforgettable.

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5.0Dined on 19 December 2017

Excelente gourmet mexicana food.

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5.0Dined on 19 December 2017

Fantastic. Totally worth being #6 in Latinamerica and #24 in the world. Well done!

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5.0Dined on 16 December 2017

Excelente experiencia gourmet, con un menú que realza la cocina mexicana, ya que contiene diferentes sabores, aromas y texturas en cada platillo

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5.0Dined on 15 December 2017

Excelente comida! Excelente servicio! vale la pena el precio!

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4.0Dined on 7 December 2017

Creo que esta sobrevalorado.
La sala, decoración y mobiliario están por debajo de lo normal en un restaurante de este nivel.
Hay muchas mesas que están en un pasillo por el que pasa todo el mundo al baño y es un ir y venir de meseros.

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5.0Dined on 5 December 2017

La comida buenísima. El servicio muy bueno. Tuvimos una muy agradable experiencia. El sitio es muy pequeño pero creo que por eso lo atienden a uno tan bien. Recomendado.

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4.0Dined on 4 December 2017

The food was very very good, we appreciate it very much. Octopus, beans and tortilla yucatana and scallop dish very simply wonderful. The sommelier was very good to explaine all the matches with wines and drinks.
Thank you, we appreciate it.
Hasta luego

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5.0Dined on 1 December 2017

Excelente servicio y la cena como siempre muy sabrosa. Pasamos una velada excelente en el Quintonil.

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5.0Dined on 1 December 2017

Excelente servicio y comida.

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