Restaurants

Top Choice International in Cuernavaca

Restaurante Hacienda de Cortés

Situated within Hotel Hacienda de Cortés, a 15-minute drive south east of central Cuernavaca, this elegant but unpretentious hotel restaurant serves an excellent selection of salads and delicious international dishe…
Top Choice Mexican in Cuernavaca

La India Bonita

Set in a lush courtyard, Cuernavaca’s oldest restaurant also has some of its best traditional Mexican food – from brocheta al mezcal (skewered meats marinated in mezcal) to chile en nogada (poblano pepper in walnut …
Top Choice Mexican in Cuernavaca

La Maga Café

The colorful buffet at La Maga features multitudes of glazed pots filled with salads, pastas, fruit, vegetables, and daily specials such as glistening pollo en adobo (chicken marinated in chili and herbs) and tortas…
Top Choice French in Cuernavaca

L’arrosoir d’Arthur

As much a hangout and nightspot as a restaurant, this French-owned place in a loft space downtown has excellent, affordable French dishes (crepes, cassolette, chicken in mustard sauce), plus good cocktails and wines…
Mexican in Cuernavaca

Casa Hidalgo

Directly opposite the Palacio de Cortés, with a great terrace and upstairs balcony, this popular restaurant attracts a well-heeled crowd of local socialites. The menu is eclectic – try cold mango-agave soup with jic…
French in Cuernavaca

Restaurant Las Mañanitas

The restaurant and bar of Cuernavaca’s most famous hotel, Las Mañanitas, is a luxurious splurge that's open to all. The expansive menu has a heavy French accent, with dishes such as entrecôte Bourguignon and sumptuo…
Mexican in Cuernavaca

Iguana Green’s

With food this good and this cheap it would easy for Iguana to be just another anonymous fonda (family restaurant) and still draw crowds, but the friendly family in charge take obvious pride in creating a festive sp…
Cafe in Cuernavaca

La Cueva

This sloped bar, which opens onto the bustling crowds of Calle Galeana, serves up superb pozole (shredded meat and hominy in a pork-based broth) and other delicious snacks and dishes such as stewed conejo (rabbit). …
International in Cuernavaca

Tamuz

The Israeli chef here dishes up an eclectic menu that includes dishes like chicken marsala Tel Aviv–style, pita with smoked salmon dip, and polenta. The restaurant, in one of the Cuernavaca’s more posh neighborhoods…
Mexican in Cuernavaca

Emiliano's

Quiz any local on their favorite place to eat and you'll be directed to the thatched roof of homey Emiliano's. Complex mole and other Mexican sure things, such as stuffed chilies, are only enhanced by tortillas you …