Top Choice Italian in Todos Santos

Café Santa Fe

The insalata Mediterranea (steamed seafood drizzled in lemon juice and oil) will make even seafood haters change their ways. The open-air kitchen, designed by the owner himself, allows you to see the food as it’s be…
Top Choice International in Tijuana

Colectivo 9

The narrow pasaje (passage) approach provides an appropriate taster of what’s to come with its hip small boutiques and cafes; the Colectivo comprises nine small restaurants set around a central courtyard and fountai…
Top Choice Modern Mexican in Tijuana

La Diferencia

This restaurant specializes in entomophagy, particularly between April and June when there are up to nine edible insects available. If toasted grasshoppers don't tickle your fancy, the menu has a range of superbly p…
Top Choice International in San Ignacio

Tootsie's Bar & Grill

Just not what you expect to find tucked away on a back street near the plaza. The Canadian owner-cum-chef is inventive and accomplished. Ask for her recommendations, which could be anything from pasta with homemade…
Top Choice Tacos in Ensenada

La Guerrerense

Sabina Bandera’s award-winning seafood stand dates from the 1960s and attracts long lines with its outstanding seafood tacos, juicy ceviche (seafood marinated in lime juice) and tostadas (tortilla fried in deep fat)…
Top Choice International in La Paz

Las Tres Virgenes

An elegant oasis of a restaurant where you can dine in an atmospheric courtyard surrounded by leafy trees and statues. The menu includes both traditional and innovative dishes like seafood risotto, roasted bone mar…
Top Choice Modern American in Playas de Rosarito


Owner Susanna dishes up delightful plates of tasty fare based on fresh seasonal produce spiked with Californian pizzazz. Light salads with innovative dressings, pasta, meat and fish dishes can be enjoyed in a courty…
Top Choice Mexican in Loreto


Colorful tablecloths, plastic furniture, a palapa (thatch made from dried palm leaves) roof; this place has a no-frills setting but serves superb food. Try the coconut shrimp with mango salsa for a real tastebud tre…
Top Choice Mexican in San José del Cabo

Mi Cocina

Set inside the Casa Natalia hotel, Mi Cocina is as classy as dining in San José gets. The decor is artistic, the mains sublime, and desserts (such as vanilla flan or basil ice cream) are creative culinary masterpiec…
Top Choice Mexican in La Paz

Maria California

Great for breakfast with live music and a fabulous atmosphere throughout the cozy cluttered dining rooms and terraces. Local artwork, photos and brilliant colored paintwork adorn the walls.