La Opera

La Opera is a historic bar and restaurant in Mexico City, known for its opulent Belle Époque interior, classic Mexican and international cuisine, and a bullet hole famously shot by Pancho Villa, making it a cherished landmark in the city’s historic center.

La Opera is a historic restaurant and bar located in the heart of Mexico City’s Centro Histórico.

Established in the late 19th century, it boasts a rich history and is famed for its ornate, belle époque interior, which includes carved wooden paneling, brass chandeliers, and a bullet hole purportedly made by the revolutionary Pancho Villa.

This establishment has served as a gathering place for politicians, artists, and intellectuals over the years, making it a living museum of Mexican social and political life.

The food specialties at La Opera Bar include traditional Mexican cuisine with a focus on dishes that reflect the country’s culinary heritage.

Visitors can enjoy a variety of tacos, enchiladas, and mole, as well as international dishes. The bar is also renowned for its selection of fine tequilas and mezcals, offering a true taste of Mexican spirits.

The menu is designed to cater to a range of tastes, ensuring there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

  • Av. 5 de Mayo #10, Centro Histórico de la Cdad. de México, de la, Cuauhtémoc, 06000 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
  • +52 555 512 8959
  • 1 PM – 11 PM daily
  • from $25 USD
  • Mexican, Cantina
  • Casual Dining
  • Amex, Visa

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