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Restaurante Lamm

Calle Álvaro Obregón, 99 (Orizaba) Send to Phone
Too bad you can’t eat the scenery.
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Restaurante Lamm Restaurant Review

: On a balmy afternoon, Restaurante Lamm is without a doubt one of the loveliest places to have a meal in Mexico City. Located in Casa Lamm, a renovated nineteenth-century mansion, it’s a spacious setting with three levels and high ceilings. Unfortunately, it is impossible to ignore that the food isn’t very good. Lamm’s is a careless kitchen---fish and pasta tend to be overcooked, sauces are insipid or overpowering, a main dish may be hot but its garnish cold, and so forth. To add insult to injury, service is slow and, by Mexico City standards, Lamm is quite pricey. Perhaps the best idea here is to opt for drinks and appetizers, or just drinks. If you insist on eating, among the best choices are the trio de ceviches (marinated fish, shrimp and octopus, each in a contrasting sauce) and a creamy terrine of goat and Roquefort cheeses. Soups are okay, particularly the cream of portobello mushroom, and there is a decent sandwich with grilled chicken, portobello mushrooms, goat cheese and avocado.

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