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Mexico City has a very large Jewish community and many things to do, in fact Mexico City has the most museums of any city in the world.

Things To Do

Xochimilco - pronounced ( sochi milko)  - Rent a boat for a few hours, boat will take you along the canals, most boats have tables and chairs, many people bring their own food and have lunch ect on a boat. there are other boats in the water with bands playing music and selling food / drinks. along the canals are also some shops a restaurants. Definitely a relaxing way to spend a few hours.

Restaurants - http://www.kosher.com.mx/empresa/index.php?ver=establecimientos&categoria=26

Gaucho Grill (Argentinian Steakhouse)
Temístocles 37, Polanco, Polanco V Secc, 11560 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico

Izazaga (Pita) Grill in Downtown
José María Izazaga 118, Centro Histórico, Centro, 06000 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico

Lea's Cafe Kosher at MEX Airport T1 - open 24 hours.
https://www.yelp.com/biz/leas-cafe-ciudad-de-m%C3%A9xico

Quesadillas Ascencio (Dairy)
Avenida Moliere 340C, Polanco II Sección, 11550 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico

Restaurante Sinai Kosher-Mehadrin
Av. 16 de Septiembre 3, Alce Blanco, 53370 Naucalpan de Juárez, Méx., Mexico
 
Sammy's Grill - Meat restaurant Steaks, Burgers, Etc.
Av Ejército Nacional 458, Miguel Hidalgo, 11550 Miguel Hidalgo, CDMX, Mexico

Sinai Kosher (Grocery & Bakery)
Avenida Homero 1443, Polanco, Polanco II Secc, 11550 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico

Super Emet kosher (Grocery & Takeout)
Av Moliere 331, Polanco, Granada, 11550 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico

Sushiteca
Fuente de Templanza 17, Lomas de Tecamachalco, 53970 Naucalpan de Juárez, Méx., Mexico
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Mexico City Master Thread
« on: May 16, 2011, 09:08:51 PM »
Can anyone recommended anything interesting to do there?
I may end up having  a 12 hour layover there

Any kosher restaurants?

Oh, and is it safe? ;D
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Re: Anyone ever been to Mexico City?
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2011, 09:10:34 PM »
I think they kidnap people for ransom, or is that only in the movies
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Re: Anyone ever been to Mexico City?
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2011, 09:17:35 PM »
Been there a buncha years ago.
There are definitely Kosher restaurants, and it is definitely not so safe.
And there is definitely nothing interesting to do there.
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Re: Anyone ever been to Mexico City?
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2011, 09:27:00 PM »
Can anyone recommended anything interesting to do there?
I may end up having  a 12 hour layover there

Any kosher restaurants?

Oh, and is it safe? ;D
The airport is quite close to the Jewish area Polanco, I would not recommend renting a car unless you have a GPS and you know where you are going, you are best off taking a cab from the airport. One rule of thumb in Mexico is NEVER hail a cab, only use taxi stations. So in the airport you use their station, and otherwise you have them call a cab for you.

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Re: Anyone ever been to Mexico City?
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2011, 10:02:23 PM »
Allright, ya'll are scaring my wife...i guess we aint goin there ;D

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Re: Anyone ever been to Mexico City?
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2011, 10:15:48 PM »
Stopped on my way to Guatemala.

You're not missing anything by not going into the city.

I'm pretty sure there's an Amex lounge, can't remember which terminal though....

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Re: Anyone ever been to Mexico City?
« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2011, 10:53:47 PM »
I have a friend who lives ther and  was kidnapped there (ransomed for 2.5 million$)
I also know a guy there who sells war equipment to the us/israeli army (tanks, planes etc) I can maybe have him protect your wife :-)

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Re: Anyone ever been to Mexico City?
« Reply #7 on: May 17, 2011, 12:02:35 AM »
Allright, ya'll are scaring my wife...i guess we aint goin there ;D
do you have a choice?
Or you do mean you're not leaving the airport?
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Re: Anyone ever been to Mexico City?
« Reply #8 on: May 17, 2011, 12:57:33 AM »
I've been there before. As long as you go to the attractions during the day and maybe a restaurant at night you will be fine.
There are many restaurants to eat in. I would recommend el gaucho's it is really good. Do not drink the the tap water as you will probably get some nasty Montezumas revenge. If your there for one day you should probably either go to the pyramids or to Xochimilco.
Xochimilco is a canal system running through a part of Mexico City ( like Venice except much more third world)
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Re: Anyone ever been to Mexico City?
« Reply #9 on: May 17, 2011, 01:12:48 AM »
like Venice
  :o :o
except much more third world
  ??? ??? at least... but it is cool

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Re: Anyone ever been to Mexico City?
« Reply #10 on: May 17, 2011, 11:50:40 AM »
I also know a guy there who sells war equipment to the us/israeli army (tanks, planes etc) I can maybe have him protect your wife :-)
He'll only protect my wife? What about me? ;D
do you have a choice?
Or you do mean you're not leaving the airport?
Do have a choice. We'll just take another route

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Re: Anyone ever been to Mexico City?
« Reply #11 on: May 17, 2011, 11:51:24 AM »
I've been there before. As long as you go to the attractions during the day and maybe a restaurant at night you will be fine.
There are many restaurants to eat in. I would recommend el gaucho's it is really good. Do not drink the the tap water as you will probably get some nasty Montezumas revenge. If your there for one day you should probably either go to the pyramids or to Xochimilco.
Xochimilco is a canal system running through a part of Mexico City ( like Venice except much more third world)

it would be for a day...less than a day.
How do you get around?

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Re: Anyone ever been to Mexico City?
« Reply #12 on: May 17, 2011, 11:58:44 AM »
Do have a choice. We'll just take another route
What's the other option/s?
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Re: Anyone ever been to Mexico City?
« Reply #13 on: May 17, 2011, 12:12:41 PM »
What's the other option/s?
We are going to Europe for a week in august. We really want to fly F through FRA and are trying to do so either on the outbound or the return.
I saw availability from MEX.
I found biz availability on the days we can go through other cities, but am still trying to find a way to go in F

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Re: Anyone ever been to Mexico City?
« Reply #14 on: May 17, 2011, 12:24:55 PM »
@david
U said your wife was scared not you