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Top Choice Cafe in Tegucigalpa

Galeano Cafe

This very hip cafe rocks both an industrial and upcycling look, with brushed concrete fittings and salvaged wood furniture. It's an absolute lifeline though, as it does great coffee, enormous smoothies served up in …
Top Choice Museum in Tegucigalpa

Museo para la Identidad Nacional

If you hit only one sight in Tegus, head here. The capital's finest museum is housed in an expertly renovated 19th-century edifice, the former Palace of Ministries. It provides a superb, comprehensive overview of th…
Top Choice Fast Food in Tegucigalpa

Baleadas Express

As hard as it is to imagine a gas station fast-food outlet being one of the best eating options in the city, within 24 hours in Tegus you will almost certainly meet a local who will wax lyrical about the fantastic b…
Honduran in Tegucigalpa

Food Stands

At the side of Iglesia Los Dolores, these stands offer a variety of tempting cheapie lunchtime street-food dishes, including pupusas (cornmeal stuffed with cheese or refried beans) and baleadas (flour tortillas fill…
International in Tegucigalpa

Café Honoré

This is a mecca for the Honduran elite, but if you're yearning for gourmet treats this is the place. The deli section has Parma ham and French cheese while the large street terrace, complete with mod-Asian decor, ma…
Cafe in Tegucigalpa

Café Paradiso

An intimate, bohemian hangout, this is the place to find Tegus' creative types. The decor (with an excess of curios and lots of paintings) and layout (multiple rooms set off a central covered patio) are unusual. Foo…
Honduran in Tegucigalpa

Pupusería El Patio

On weekends this beer hall of a place can be a riot, with tables overflowing with bottles and families belting out the karaoke. Pupusas (cornmeal stuffed with cheese or refried beans), tacos and other typical Hondur…
Italian in Tegucigalpa

Claudio's Italian Bistro

Claudio's attracts a well-heeled crowd and makes for a good break from local cuisine. There's superb pizza and a variety of pasta dishes, seafood and grilled meats. The downstairs wine shop and dining room give way …
Vegetarian in Tegucigalpa

Govinda

A pleasingly bizarre vegetarian restaurant with strong Indian influences, Govinda makes for a great meat-free and superb-value lunch stop in downtown Tegus. Get the set meal (which changes daily) served up downstair…
Bar in Tegucigalpa

Tito Aguacate

This legendary downtown dive bar is a scruffy haunt for hard drinkers and the odd hipster. It's been around since 1945, but women have only recently been admitted. A tapa is served with every drink. Be sure to try t…