Octavia Casa

 

 

WALKING DISTANCE

Botánico

Lovely art deco house and patio just walking distance from OC. Great food and must see gardens.

Molino El Pujol

Small mexican deli by Pujol's chef Enrique Olvera. Best for breakfast and quesadillas. Tortillas are a must try.

Ojo de Agua

Great for breakfast. Large menu, fresh fruits and juices with vegetarian options. No RSVP needed.

Hugo Wine Bar

Local favorite. Best natural wine selection and amazing small dishes made for sharing.
Book in advance. Ask staff for help for last minute seating.

Lardo

Great for breakfast or dinner by Elena Reygadas.

Ciena

Two blocks away from Octavia Casa. A casual little restaurant perfect for brunch and breakfast.

Xel-Ha Bar

A local classic cantina. Typical Yucatán food not a fancy atmosphere yet food is very good. Lime soup is a must try.

Caimán Bar

Must try the house's natural wine. Local favorite.

Chiquitito Café

A chiquitito spot. Great for quick coffee.

Niich & Ololo Bar

Modern mexican cuisine by Chef Saúl Carranza. Great bar upstaris.

Materia

New bakery in Condesa. Great design and small bites.

Malcriado

Quick breakfast and great coffee a block away from Octavia Casa. Great place to unwind in the afternoon.

GABA Condesa

Small and relaxed with a strong focus on top-notch ingredients. Perfect for breakfast and coffee.

Farmacia Internacional

Delicious breakfast. Best poached eggs, chilaquiles and hand-made pop tarts.

Aurelia Concept Store

Curated by the @aurelia.mexico sisters.
Worldwide shipping available.

Comal Oculto

Mexican street food in a restaurant atmosphere. Located in picturesque San Miguel Chapultepec walking distance from Casa Gilardi & Casa Studio Luis Barragán.

Odette

Delicious bakery in Condesa to takeaway a quick sweet bite and coffee.

Maizajo

Taco bar & restaurant. Only Creole Corn. Local favorite tacos made of 100% nixtamal tortillas. Must try.

BREAKFAST & COFFEE

Malcriado

Quick breakfast and great coffee a block away from Octavia Casa. Great place to unwind in the afternoon.

GABA Condesa

Small and relaxed with a strong focus on top-notch ingredients. Perfect for breakfast and coffee.

Farmacia Internacional

Delicious breakfast. Best poached eggs, chilaquiles and hand-made pop tarts.

Ojo de Agua

Great for breakfast. Large menu, fresh fruits and juices with vegetarian options. No RSVP needed.

Ciena

Two blocks away from Octavia Casa. A casual little restaurant perfect for brunch and breakfast.

Molino El Pujol

Small mexican deli by Pujol's chef Enrique Olvera. Best for breakfast and quesadillas. Tortillas are a must try.

Chiquitito Café

A chiquitito spot. Great for quick coffee.

Materia

New bakery in Condesa. Great design and small bites.

Lardo

Great for breakfast or dinner by Elena Reygadas.

Odette

Delicious bakery in Condesa to takeaway a quick sweet bite and coffee.

Malix

Great small spot in Polanco after a long museum day. Check-out for guest chefs and residencies at the time of booking for a great surprise.

Café Trucha

Perfect for breakfast at Rio de Janeiro in Roma Norte. Sweet and salty pastries for quick take-away food.

RESTAURANTS

Hugo Wine Bar

Local favorite. Best natural wine selection and amazing small dishes made for sharing.
Book in advance. Ask staff for help for last minute seating.

Rosetta

Beautiful and unexpected fusion of mexican and italian food. World's 50 Best Restaurants for many years straight by Elena Reygadas. Must RSVP in advance.

Contramar

Very popular seafood restaurant by Gabriela Camara.
Book in advance or ask staff to help with reservations.

San Ángel Inn.

Located in the southern area of Mexico City. Must try the martinis and margaritas in their beautiful indoor patio. Mexican classic.

La Docena Oyster - Bar

Latin American 50 Best Restaurants. Great fresh seafood from Baja and drinks.

Mi Compa Chava

Local favorite. Best for casual seafood, ceviche and micheladas. Always ask for the "weekly secret" - specialty.

686 Bar

Small bar upstairs from Em in Roma Norte. Fantastic cocktails and small plates.

Martínez

Another delicious restaurant by Chef Lucho Martínez. Expect the same mind-blowing experience as in Em.

Salazar

Best view of Ángel de la Independencia in a beautifully designed space. New spot by famed local restauranteur Edo Kobayashi.

El Tigre Silencioso Bar

Local favorite for drinks and cantina-style food. Natural wine and perfect negroni's. Inside Casa Basalta across the street from Rosetta.

Siembra Tortilleria

Best tacos in Polanco area. Worth the detour. Would recommend going there after museum visits. No reservation needed.

Ling Ling

At the top of the Ritz with the best view of the city, specially at night. Over the top sushi place but sightseeing is worth it.

Em

Top Mexican Omakase. Lovely atmosphere for modern mexican cuisine. Cool bar upstairs ask the maitre d' for access.

Máximo Bistrot

Must see places in Mexico City. Great for dinner and lunch. We recommend asking for a table inside. Book in advance.

POLPO Bar

New place by Marco Carboni. Great for drinks in the heart of Roma inside of Pasaje Parián.

Bella Aurora

Another great place by Elena Reygadas. Romantic atmosphere more italian than Rosetta, great food. Perfect for lunch or dinner.

Babero

For a great italian meal and party atmosphere. The design and food are memorable.

Lardo

Great for breakfast or dinner by Elena Reygadas.

Masala y Maíz

Restaurant with a fusion of international cuisine with Indian & African elements. Great wine selection & a unique dining experience.

Ultramarinos Demar

Seafood restaurant with fresh & top-quality ingredients. Situated in the vibrant Roma Norte.

Comal Oculto

Mexican street food in a restaurant atmosphere. Located in picturesque San Miguel Chapultepec walking distance from Casa Gilardi & Casa Studio Luis Barragán.

Quintonil

Fine Mexican cuisine, included on The World's 50 Best Restaurants list. Course tasting menu with unique flavors by Chef Jorge Vallejo. Located in the beautiful neighborhood of Polanco.

Maizajo

Taco bar & restaurant. Only Creole Corn. Local favorite tacos made of 100% nixtamal tortillas. Must try.

Taverna Prim

Mediterranean cuisine in the heart of Juárez neighborhood. We love the space for dinner since the old restored house is candle lit for a romantic dinner. Perfect for large groups too.

Casa Virginia

Perfect spot for large groups. Sophisticated and homey atmosphere. Mexican and international food perfectly blended.

Malix

Great small spot in Polanco after a long museum day. Check-out for guest chefs and residencies at the time of booking for a great surprise.

Café Trucha

Perfect for breakfast at Rio de Janeiro in Roma Norte. Sweet and salty pastries for quick take-away food.

DAROSA

Italian restaurant at the heart of Juárez. Small and significant in every detail. Best for dinner and drinks.

DRINKS

Caimán Bar

Must try the house's natural wine. Local favorite.

El Tigre Silencioso Bar

Local favorite for drinks and cantina-style food. Natural wine and perfect negroni's. Inside Casa Basalta across the street from Rosetta.

686 Bar

Small bar upstairs from Em in Roma Norte. Fantastic cocktails and small plates.

Martínez

Another delicious restaurant by Chef Lucho Martínez. Expect the same mind-blowing experience as in Em.

POLPO Bar

New place by Marco Carboni. Great for drinks in the heart of Roma inside of Pasaje Parián.

Salazar

Best view of Ángel de la Independencia in a beautifully designed space. New spot by famed local restauranteur Edo Kobayashi.

Botánico

Lovely art deco house and patio just walking distance from OC. Great food and must see gardens.

Ling Ling

At the top of the Ritz with the best view of the city, specially at night. Over the top sushi place but sightseeing is worth it.

Oropel vermutería/wine

Oropel vermutería & wine bar offers an enticing journey through the diverse world of vermouth, complemented by an ambiance that celebrates the essence of leisure and sophistication. Local favorite on week nights.

Taverna Prim

Mediterranean cuisine in the heart of Juárez neighborhood. We love the space for dinner since the old restored house is candle lit for a romantic dinner. Perfect for large groups too.

SHOP

Casa Bosques

Best bookshop in town. Great for presents, rare editions and incredible art books.

Metate

Small and curated objects from Mexico. Must visit when in Roma.

Lago DF

Latin american designers, home goods in a three story concept store in Polanco.

Onora Casa

Best store for handmade textiles, home goods and mexican artisans with a modern touch.

Ikal Store

Latin American and Mexican design from independent brands and designers.

Marsella

Street in Juárez perfect for shopping local. Walk from Havre to Dinamarca to find many local designers, coffee shops and drinks.

Pasaje Parián

Private corridor with shops and restaurants for every taste. It's a 10 min walk that is worth looking for if you're in Roma Norte.

Esperanza Home

Hand-made soulful products designed, selected and crafted in México & Guatemala.

Proyecto Rufina

Objetos bellos y cotidianos hechos en pequeñas cantidades.

Aurelia Concept Store

Curated by the @aurelia.mexico sisters.
Worldwide shipping available.

MVUNDO Varon

Side by side to Lardo you'll find Mexico's beloved jewelry concept store by Aaron Carbajal Mexico's top jewelry designer. Featuring rarities, findings and special items to take back home.

ART GALLERIES

kurimanzutto

Mexico's top contemporary art gallery with world class artists.
Appointment needed. Call for visit or ask staff for help.

Galería OMR

One of Mexico's top Contemporary Art Galleries. In the heart of Colonia Roma check webiste for opening hours and current exhibitions.

Hilario Galguera

Contemporary Art Gallery. Best in town.

Peana

PEANA has served as a platform for multidisciplinary production and research of emerging Mexican contemporary art, with a strong emphasis on experimental practices.

Travesía Cuatro

Travesía Cuatro a contemporary art gallery from Madrid and Guadalajara now in a beautiful space in Mexico City.

Galería Mascota

Galería Mascota is a new project space providing a platform with a focus on the work of emerging foreign artists right beside Traversía Cuatro.

MUSEUMS

Museo Tamayo

Must-see museum for modern and contemporary art.
20-30 min ride by taxi from Octavia Casa.
Reforma/Polanco Area.

Museo Jumex

Showcasing the largest and most important private contemporary art collection in Mexico.
40 min ride by taxi from Octavia Casa.
Close to Polanco Area.

MUAC - UNAM (Contemporary Art)

Contemporary art museum in Mexico City's alma mater: UNAM. Must visit if going to the area.

MUNAL (National Arts Museum)

Most beautiful building in Centro. A few blocks away from Bellas Artes.

Diego Rivera Estudio San Ángel

A small studio where Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo worked. Made by architectural genius Juan O'Gorman.: emblematic of Mexico's modernist movement.

Frida Kahlo House Coyoacán

Purchase tickets at the website provided as they tend to sell-out quickly.

Bellas Artes

Museo Nacional de Antropología

SPA SERVICES

120 MIN Massage

Choose between the 3 types of massage we have available for you upon request.
We advice you to book with our staff at least 2 hours beforehand.

$1,990.00

60 MIN Massage

Choose between the 3 types of massage we have available for you upon request.
We advice you to book with our staff at least 2 hours beforehand.

$1,290.00

FACIAL by Natura Bissé

Treat yourself to a beauty room treatment by Natura Bissé, named World's Best Spa Brand three years in a row.

$1,950.00

90 MIN Massage

Choose between the 3 types of massage we have available for you upon request.
We advice you to book with our staff at least 2 hours beforehand.

$1,760.00

AIRPORT

AIRPORT PICK UP AND DROP OFF

You can schedule a private driver at an extra cost of $900 mxn that will be charged to your room upon check-out.
If you need a larger vehicle (SUV) please let staff know and they will confirm availability.
Please send an email to admin@octaviacasa.mx to book with your flight airline and number.

STAFF

Roberta - Founder

Angeles - Host

Pepe - Host

Raúl - General Manager