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 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 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 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 Tapachula

La Jefa

This classic Tapachula parrillada is a great night out with a group friends. Huge hunks of meat sizzle over the barbecue, cold beers are slapped down onto the tables, TVs blare out and a couple of oversized wooden c…
Mexican in San Cristóbal de las Casas

El Caldero

Perfect for a cold day, simple, friendly little El Caldero specializes in delicious Mexican soups – pozole (shredded pork in broth), mondongo (tripe), caldo (broth). Although calling them mere 'soups' does them an i…
Mexican in Tuxtla Gutiérrez

Las Pichanchas

The food is tasty at this courtyard restaurant specializing in Chiapas food, but you're either going to love or loath the live marimba music and show of colorful traditional Chiapas dances put on each evening. Take …
Mexican in Tuxtla Gutiérrez

Restaurante La Casona

Beyond the stately carved wooden doors is a dramatic tableclothed dining room with high ceilings and interior arches in a century-old building. Dine on regional dishes such as pollo juchi (fried chicken with pickled…