Bistro in Creel


Big sandwiches, made-to-order burgers and a huge variety of crepes are offered at this little bistro, just steps from the central plaza. Service can be somewhat abrupt, but the food more than makes up for it. Boxed …
Tacos in Creel

Patros Burger

Despite the name, the showstoppers at this colorful place are the tortas (Mexican-style sandwiches) and tacos. Offering entirely meat-based meals, the grill sizzles all day, while rolls and tortillas wait in the kit…
International in Creel

La Cabaña

This Catalan-owned restaurant is one of the fancier places in town. As well as good breakfasts (M$60 to M$100), La Cabaña does a mean tampiqueña (steak accompanied by several side orders), not to mention tasty salad…
Mexican in Creel

La Lupita

This brightly decorated thee-room space with plastic coverings on the tablecloths is run by a team of friendly locals who are well used to travelers killing time between bus and train rides. The menu includes a rang…
Mexican in Creel

Tío Molcas Restaurant

A long-time travelers haunt, Tío Molcas offers solid Mexican standards in a dining room filled with masks from around the world. Breakfast is especially popular, with huge plates of chilaquiles (fried tortilla strip…
Mexican in Creel

Restaurante Francisco Villa

Modest, but spacious and clean, Francisco Villa, 200m north of the train station, does a great vegetarian chile relleno (chili stuffed with meat or cheese) burrito plus enchiladas, tacos, egg dishes and other tasty …
Mexican in Creel

Restaurant Verónica

Famous for its huge portions, the signature dish here is el norteño, a cheesy, beefy mess served in a cast-iron skillet that you eat with tortillas.