Top things to do

Cafe in San Pedro Sula

Café Skandia

An absolute institution in the city center, this classic 1950s-style cafe looks like it's been transplanted from an ocean liner with its marine-blue color scheme and vintage chrome-and-white-leather seats. There's a…
Pub in San Pedro Sula


This intimate bar in the buzzing Jardines del Valle district looks like a log cabin. It's very popular with visiting gringos, as the beers are cheap and you can make requests on the YouTube jukebox. Open-mike comedy…
Honduran in San Pedro Sula

Plaza Típica

Just north of the Parque Central, this open-sided food court is your best bet for an inexpensive daytime meal. There are around 25 stands rustling up delicious carne asada (grilled meat), tapado (seafood soup with c…
Mexican in San Pedro Sula

Donde Ofelia

You're literally caged in at this family-run, semi-open-air place that takes its security very seriously. Another quirk is that you're given an order form when you arrive and you make your order yourself from the lo…
Church in San Pedro Sula


San Pedro’s cathedral is a mock-colonial structure that actually dates from 1949. It faces the once-majestic (and now decrepit) art deco Palacio Municipal on the other side of the square.
Honduran in San Pedro Sula

Cafetería Pamplona

An enjoyable cafe where you'll find bull-running photos on the walls and groups of earnest intellectuals discussing national politics in the corner. Good for breakfast, a set lunch or a club sandwich.
Museum in San Pedro Sula

Museo de Antropología e Historia de San Pedro Sula

This fine museum walks visitors through the history of the Valle de Sula from its pre-Columbian days to the modern era.