Tamales Chiapanecos María Geraldine
Parroquia de San Juan Bautista
This single-nave church and its adjacent former monastery dominate the east side of Plaza Hidalgo. First erected in 1592 by the...
Plaza Hidalgo & Jardín Centenario
The focus of Coyoacán life, and the scene of most of the weekend fun, is its central plaza – actually two adjacent plazas: the Jardín...
Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares
The Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares stages innovative exhibitions on folk traditions, indigenous crafts and celebrations in its...
El Hijo del Cuervo
A Coyoacán institution, this stone-walled hall on the Jardín Centenario is a thinking person’s drinking person’s habitat. Assorted...
Mercado de Antojitos
Near Coyoacán’s main plaza, this busy spot has all kinds of snacks, including deep-fried quesadillas, pozole and esquites (boiled corn...
Lonely Planet review
At the passageway next to the arched wing of San Juan Bautista church, look for these incredible tamales by Chiapas native doña María Geraldine. Wrapped in banana leaves, stuffed with ingredients like olives, prunes and almonds, and laced with sublime salsas, they’re a meal in themselves.