Contramar, Mexico City, 1/18/17

Entrance
Entrance

Contramar is a large place with additional seats outside.  It is all non-smoking. Service is a little rushed but it made sense when I saw how quickly the tables filled and a line formed outside.  They take reservations but many tables as well as bar seating are for walk-ins.  One side of the indoor area is all windows that look out onto the outside tables. The opposite side is taken up with a long open area into the kitchen. The wall between these two sides is lined with backed stools along a long bar counter.  The waiters spoke enough English but the other staff (like those that bring out food) had little bi-lingual ability.  Our waiter, Sotero, was really helpful in making our menu selections and pointed out the daily specials that only show up on the menu in Spanish and was happy for us to share everything.   Continue reading