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Mexican in Batopilas

Restaurant Carolina

Rifles on the walls, pickles in jars and local scenes captured in paintings sum up this family-run restaurant a block beyond Batopilas' main plaza. Choose between filling breakfasts (M$40 to M$80), delicious tacos (…
Mexican in Batopilas

Los Mangos

A five-minute walk beyond the village, this slightly out-of-the-way spot is nestled amid a mango orchard by the river, from where trout and shrimp are fished. Breakfasts are served, and steaks are also on offer. To …
Ruins in Batopilas

Hacienda San Miguel

The monumental, castle-like ruins of the Hacienda San Miguel were built on a very grand scale indeed. They're highly evocative, with bougainvillea tumbling over towers and roots and shoots reclaiming a once-grand st…
Museum in Batopilas

Museo de Batopilas

Offers a good overview of the town’s history with a mock-up of a silver mine and some interesting photos and artifacts. English-speaking director Rafael will likely embellish proceedings with his own anecdotes. Tour…
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El Puente Colgante

Serves a delicious stuffed trout, seasoned steak and savory pitchers of micheladas (beer and tomato juice) . Its patio is also a good spot for an early nightcap.
Mexican in Batopilas

Doña Mica

Run by Velia and her husband, this place hits the spot for hearty home-cooked meals. There’s usually no menu, just a few choices daily delivered in rapid-fire Spanish.