Restaurants

Top Choice Mexican in San Cristóbal de las Casas

No Name Quesadillas

A sweet couple sells gourmet quesadillas and flavored atoles (sweet, corn-based hot drinks) at this signless storefront with romantic courtyard seating. The menu changes daily: vegetarian Sunday through Tuesday, sea…
Top Choice Fusion in San Cristóbal de las Casas

Santo Nahual

Even before you've tasted the food this wonderful new venture impresses with its glass-roofed courtyard dining area filled with worn timbers, smooth pebbles, glossy-leafed banana plants and even a day-glo piano. And…
Top Choice Mexican in Palenque

Restaurante Bajlum

Creative and stunningly presented modern Maya fusion food fills the menu at this upmarket but very inviting restaurant. The house specials include the delicious rabbit with 'jungle herbs' and duck with orange. Much …
Top Choice Seafood in Palenque

El Huachinango Feliz

A popular, atmospheric restaurant in the leafy La Cañada neighborhood. It has an attractive front patio with tables and umbrellas, and there's also an upstairs covered terrace. Seafood is the specialty here: order s…
Top Choice Mexican in San Cristóbal de las Casas

Restaurante LUM

This swanky indoor-outdoor restaurant in San Cristóbal's first designer hotel serves up exciting blends of Chiapas, Veracruz and Yucatán cuisine fused with tastes and ideas from around the culinary planet. Custom-ma…
Top Choice Italian in Tapachula

Ristorante Marinni

Held in high regard by locals, this Italian restaurant has a sophisticated and softly lit indoor dining room and an outdoor patio cloaked in dramatic greenery. Taste highlights include the tallarines con camarones (…
Top Choice Mexican in Comitán

Ta Bonitio

Ever had an octopus tentacle burger? No, we didn't think so. Highly imaginative and quirky modern Chiapas dishes are served up at this easygoing place that as much as possible uses only local produce. As well as une…
Top Choice Mexican in Tuxtla Gutiérrez

La Mansión

Mixing classic white-tablecloth elegance with blue-and-red disco lighting, this upmarket restaurant, which is inside the Marriott Hotel, serves creative, sassy modern Mexican cuisine. Think tacos in a rainbow of col…
Top Choice Mexican in Comitán Region

Restaurant Los Geranios

The excellent Restaurant Los Geranios, which is set inside the elegant Parador Santa María, serves Chiapan and international dishes prepared with organic ingredients (including coffee) grown onsite.
Top Choice Mexican in Palenque

Café Jade

This very cool bamboo construction has indoor and outdoor seating and is one of the most popular places in town. Its growing fame hasn't led to a reduction in taste quality though, and it serves good breakfasts, som…