Top Choice Cafe in Copán Ruinas

Café San Rafael

This smart cafe serves organic coffee grown at the finca (ranch) of the same name, though it's most famous locally for the various cheeses produced here (platters L120 to L500). Breakfasts (L180) are a filling splur…
Top Choice Honduran in Around Copán Ruinas

Hacienda San Lucas

Set on farmland overlooking the town and archaeological site, this wonderful place has some of the best food in the region; the romance of dining by candlelight in the restored farmhouse can't really be exaggerated.…
Steak in Copán Ruinas

Churrasqueria Momo’s

A meat-lover’s haven one block south of Parque Central, Momo’s serves beef in four basic styles, including pincho (kebab), churrasco (Argentinean-style beef) and parrillada (a sampler, including sausage, beans and t…
Honduran in Copán Ruinas

Carnitas Nia Lola

Two blocks south of the plaza, this open-air restaurant has a beautiful view toward the mountains over corn and tobacco fields. It's a relaxing place with simple and economical food; the specialties are charcoal-gri…
International in Copán Ruinas

Café ViaVia

This terrific restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in a convivial atmosphere, with tables overlooking the street and a replica of Altar Q from the Acrópolis at the Copán Site behind the bar. The organically…
Steak in Copán Ruinas

Asados Copán

With one of the best settings in town, this large, open-air steakhouse is popular with tourists and locals alike. The menu's simple but effective – a variety of beef and chicken dishes, flame-grilled to perfection.
International in Copán Ruinas

Twisted Tanya’s

Set upstairs, with views over Parque Central and beyond, Tanya's serves up some good versions of Italian and Asian-influenced dishes. Moroccan-style lampshades add an artistic flourish. Happy hour runs from 5pm to 6…
Comedor in Copán Ruinas

Comedor Mary

This charming space comprises a garden for alfresco dining and a dining room full of dark wood furniture where excellent pupusas are served up. Comida típica is also redefined here (try the lomito de res a la planch…
Cafe in Copán Ruinas

Casa Ixchel

There's a friendly welcome at this serious coffee lover's place, where locally grown Casa Ixchel Arabica coffee is the fuel of choice and the espresso machine is rarely out of use. There's a great little back patio …
Colombian in Copán Ruinas

El Rincón Colombiano

The 'Colombian Corner' has a great rooftop terrace that's perfect for a light lunch (L140) or an atmospheric dinner, complete with fairy lights. Dishes include ajiaco (a chicken soup from Bogotá) and albóndigas en s…