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Restaurante Asturiano

Calle Arquímedes, 4 (Campos Elíseos) Send to Phone
5281 0200
One of the best restaurants in the city for traditional Spanish cuisine.

Breakfast Mon.-Fri., Lunch daily
  • Valet parking
  • Dress code: Casual dressy
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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Restaurante Asturiano , Mexico City, mexico

Restaurante Asturiano Restaurant Review

: An old-guard Spanish restaurant in the fashionable Polanco section of Mexico City, the Restaurante Asturiano is anything but chic. Still, it is one of the best spots in the city for traditional Spanish food. Among the stand-out appetizers are juicy sausages (chistorra links, sliced chorizo fried in cider or morcilla blood sausage) and tender pulpos a la gallega (octopus with paprika and sea salt). They serve two kinds of paella, seafood and paella negra (black because it is cooked in squid ink). Other top mains are a half duck in grape sauce, and the fish of the day served estilo besugo (in garlic, parsley and olive oil). Appetizers are large and most of the main dishes are huge---two people might do well by ordering a couple of appetizers and one entrée, and then seeing if they have space left for another dish. Given the quality and the amount of food served, Asturiano is a bargain, and there is even a daily menu of four courses for less than $10 U.S. The wine list is mostly comprised of Spanish selections at diverse prices, and there are a few offerings from South America, Mexico and other European countries.


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