Restaurants

Top Choice Mexican in Bahías de Huatulco

Terra-Cotta

La Crucecita's classiest restaurant is affiliated to the equally classy Misión de los Arcos and inhabits a refined small dining room air-conditioned to resemble a pleasant summer's day in Paris. The menu is internat…
Mexican in Bahías de Huatulco

Antojitos Los Gallos

The beauty of Crucecita is that is looks, feels and is Mexican despite its actual youth. Indeed, if you grab a cafeteria-style table in this very simple little diner, a fount of unadulterated Mexican home-cooking – …
Seafood in Bahías de Huatulco

El Grillo Marinero

Huge portions of fish (try the mahimahi if it’s available) served in a no-nonsense family-run restaurant that has most locals sighing with affection. Expect beer in a bottle, chipotle sauce in a plastic container, a…
European in Bahías de Huatulco

L’Échalote

The French-Swiss kitchen prepares top-notch French, Mexican and Mediterranean dishes. Specialties include snails, osso buco and fish of the day in a creamy leek sauce. The desserts and French and Italian wines (from…
Italian in Bahías de Huatulco

Giordanas

The talented Italian chef here makes almost everything herself, including the pasta. Options include ravioli with a choice of five fillings and nine sauces, meat or vegetarian lasagne, and some pretty good antipasti…
Cafe in Bahías de Huatulco

Casa Mayor

Overlooking the Plaza Principal, Casa Mayor serves good organic Oaxacan coffee and is perfect for breakfast, baguettes, antojitos (Mexican snacks) and cocktails too. A smaller branch on the far corner of the plaza d…
Cafeteria in Bahías de Huatulco

Xipol

Bivouacked beneath bohemian La Crema, this new prodigy can claim to be equally arty (a mural by noted Zapotec graffiti artist Irving Cano beautifies one wall). It can deliver in the mezcal stakes and it also offers …
Mexican in Bahías de Huatulco

Restaurant La Crucecita

Hometown favorite. This inexpensive plastic-bottle-on-the-table spot, a block from the Plaza Principal, proves that simple is sometimes best for fish, chicken and beef dishes when it comes to Oaxacan flavors. There’…
Oaxacan in Bahías de Huatulco

El Sabor de Oaxaca

Sit amid the sound of roosting birds and whirring fans and let friendly servers bring you classic Oaxacan food. Lots of local specialties are on show here, including tlayudas (barbecued tortillas) and moles. You can…
Seafood in Bahías de Huatulco

Azul Profundo

Unusually for an all-inclusive, the Camino Real Zaashila allows nonguests into its best restaurant, a romantic candlelit affair aside the ocean, to experience rich but expensive seafood. If you've ever dreamed of lo…