El Charco de la Higuera

Top choice mexican in Colima

The best salt-of-the-earth restaurant in Colima doubles as a modest museum to local mask-making and offers typical cocina colimense (Colima-style cuisine). The combined antojitos (Mexican snacks; M$85) plate is a smorgasbord; the adventurous will want to try the pepena (cow’s heart and intestines; M$85) with hot tortillas. Slightly less exotic are the chilaquiles (fried tortillas; M$70).

The excellent food is complemented by the setting in a quiet little plaza next to the San José church with live music till 8pm Thursday to Sunday.