Restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in Acapulco

Paititi del Mar

Set in a tropical garden under a palapa, this inland seafood restaurant prepares dishes that put most of Acapulco's beachside eateries to shame. The ceviche paraiso is a flavor explosion of fresh tuna, mango, ginger…
Top Choice Mexican in Tepic

Emiliano

One of Mexico's most acclaimed restaurants, Emiliano serves mostly regional fare in a classy courtyard setting. Breakfast is most popular: juice, coffee and fruit are included along with either one of their healthy …
Top Choice Fusion in San Francisco

Bistro Orgánico

Tucked into a pretty plant-filled courtyard in Hotel Cielo Rojo, Bistro Orgánico is San Francisco's surprisingly sophisticated top choice for eating. Chef Calixto cooks up fish and vegetarian food as imaginative as …
Top Choice Fusion in San Blas

Restaurant El Delfín

Under the direction of internationally renowned chef Betty Vázquez (a judge on Mexico's MasterChef), this restaurant at the Hotel Garza Canela serves an impressive array of rich gourmet foods and international wines…
Top Choice Mexican in Acapulco

La Casa de Tere

This homespun gem near the Estrella de Oro bus terminal is the place to go for Thursday pozole verde (green hominy stew). Founded on doña Tere’s patio in 1990 using her mother Clarita’s traditional recipes, it serve…
Top Choice Seafood in Manzanillo

Mariscos El Aliviane

A terrific little street stall across from Hotel Playa Santiago, where locals crowd wooden tables for jaiba (crab) tostadas, cócteles (seafood cocktails) and platters of shrimp, octopus, scallops and ceviche. Beers …
Top Choice Fusion in Manzanillo

Pacifica del Mar

Grab a cocktail and watch ginormous container ships cruise into port from this restaurant's open-air patio on Playa Las Brisas. The menu, drawing from an eclectic array of cuisines, includes such items as Black Angu…
Top Choice Mexican in Zihuatanejo

Fonda Doña Licha

This place near the mercado is renowned for its down-home Mexican cooking, casual atmosphere and excellent prices. There are always several comidas corridas (prix-fixe menus) to choose from; all come with rice, bean…
Top Choice Fusion in Mazatlán

Héctor's Bistro

Commodious and with willing service, this is the praised venture of a popular local chef. Dishes such as seafood carpaccios, homemade pastrami, tasty pastas and salads bursting with fresh prawns and avocado are comp…
Top Choice Fusion in Puerto Vallarta

Barrio Bistro

Once you've been seated, chef Memo visits your table with a detailed explanation of each dish featured on a chalkboard menu that changes weekly. At last visit the menu featured a wonderfully cooked rack of lamb with…