Top things to do

Top Choice Deli in Durango

Cremería Wallander

An incredible find in Durango, this wonderful deli sells the fabulous products of the Wallander family farm, as well as regional delicacies, fresh bread and amazing cakes. Outside in the back courtyard you can enjoy…
Top Choice Cafe in Durango

Wirikuta Cafe

Mind-blowingly good coffee is dispensed here, one of the few places in northern Mexico where coffee culture is taken seriously. The friendly and passionate baristas also sell excellent pastries and fresh bread, maki…
Top Choice Steak in Durango

La Fogata Steak House

Tuxedo-sporting waiters will fuss over you inside this formal and pleasingly bizarre steak house that's well worth the short M$50 trip by taxi from the center for a blow-out meal. Choice cuts of meat are served on s…
Top Choice Museum in Durango

Museo de la Ciudad 450

This impressive museum dedicated to Durango city is housed in a structure that dates back to 1901. The museum's 14 rooms feature an interesting permanent collection of interactive exhibits, from pre-Hispanic times t…
in Durango

Restaurant Playa Azul

Fish and shrimp don’t immediately leap to mind in an inland city such as Durango, but this seafood specialist is one of the best restaurants in town. Service in the colorfully decorated 18th-century patio is profess…
Tacos in Durango

Los Equipales

Los Equipales serves up satisfying meals, including huge plates of tacos in various guises, the mega-gringa (a large tortilla topped with avocado, cheese and Durango beef or lamb) and steaks in a convivial, sports-b…
Museum in Durango

Museo Regional de Durango

In a palatial French-style, 19th-century mansion, this museum has thorough displays on Durango state's history and culture. Pancho Villa and the area’s impressive array of minerals get special attention, and there a…
Mexican in Durango

Fonda de la Tía Chona

A Durango institution, this richly atmospheric, venerable place is dedicated to durangueño cuisine such as caldillos (beef stews) and delicious chiles en nogadas (peppers in walnut sauce).
Church in Durango

Catedral del Basílica Menor

Durango's Plaza de Armas is dominated by the handsome baroque facade of this cathedral, constructed between 1695 and 1787. The cathedral’s vast, Byzantine interior has fine sculptures, organs and ceiling paintings.
Mexican in Durango

La Tostada

With a chirpy blue-and-orange color scheme and a faithful local following, La Tostada showcases comida mexicana (fajitas, enchiladas and suchlike) at its best, concocted in an open kitchen.