El Nopalito

Cafe in Acapulco

This darkish, keep-it-real eatery attracts people for its daily menu, which includes mole verde (green chili sauce dish) on Thursdays and Sundays. The set menu lunch includes fruit, juice or coffee and a main such as roast chicken, beef enchilada, carne asada (marinated grilled beef) or fried fish, served with nopales (cactus paddles) and tortillas.

It's one of several cafes and diners strung along the streets surrounding the zócalo.

Advertisement