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The place is hardly a 'little shack' (el jacalito)...
Near the cathedral, this Greek-owned cafe has a quirky '50s-style diner feel, and is the place to meet for locals and visitors – perhaps more for its location than its food...
To appease grumbling stomachs, try the bustling and longstanding local favorite Restaurant Santa Fe on Plaza de Armas, where bow-tied waiters will serve you a variety of Mexican standards or breakfast deals (M$60 to...
Set in the courtyard of an 18th-century former mansion, this old-fashioned spot is well known among local diners for its tasty menu. The name is in honor of the tragic heroine, Saturnino Herrán, so beautifully painted.
'Cheap and good' is how the locals describe this long-standing, cafeteria-style eatery...
Situated on the pretty plaza, this eatery has been here for a quarter of a century. It's reliable for excellent steaks and a variety of pastas and seafood dishes. Live crooners complement (or otherwise) your meal.
Almost abutting the cathedral, this reliable bakery-eatery has excellent sinful treats – pan dulces (pastries), pizzas and tortas (sandwiches)...
Expats love this place for its tranquil and shaded courtyard setting with a fountain and reliable food. In the evening it morphs into La Brasserie (open from 5pm to 10pm Tuesday to Saturday; mains M$70 to M$160).
Until lunchtime, this place has service at La Mestiza Yucateca (open 8am to 2pm), its alter ego next door. Both are located in a former hacienda and both serve delectable Yucatecan specialties.
Among Guanajuato's most cosmopolitan spots, this new place, in the pleasant Casa Cuatro (restored mansion complex) serves up high quality international dishes. Lovely for a long lunch or dinner.
An oldie but a goody. This long-standing joint has a solid following and a menu of classic Mexican dishes such as chicken with moles and cordites. Given its position on the Jardín, it’s not bad value.
Perfect for a treat. The menu of this stylish place is thoroughly international (with occasional Mexican influences), featuring seasonal, organic produce. It’s set within a patio of a colonial building.
A stylish, sophisticated Italian restaurant with an upmarket ambience, superb cuisine and an impressive wine cellar. A change from the Mexican theme, and a special experience at that.
The place to sit under the brolly in a lovely location on Plaza xxxxxxx, while munching on scrumptious wood-fired pizzas with gourmet toppings, among other things, including good salads.
It may be a chain eatery, but this one is in a glorious, old-fashioned salon with good meals (especially breakfast and afternoon teas) and views over the plaza. Located on the 2nd floor.
The pretty garden atmosphere at this restaurant offers an upmarket, if relaxed, setting and a high-quality international menu and regional specialties. Organic produce is used where possible.
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