Restaurants

Top Choice Mexican in Guadalajara

Birriería las Nueve Esquinas

The village-like Nueve Esquinas (Nine Corners) neighborhood specializes in birria, meat stewed in its own juices until it’s so tender it melts in your mouth. Birriería las Nueve Esquinas, a delightful semi-open-air …
Top Choice Mexican in Guadalajara

Parrilla Libertad

This tiny place, with its scattering of tables on the edge of the sidewalk, might be newly opened at the time of research, but its superbly executed dishes are so good we reckon it won't be long until it garners a …
Top Choice Breakfast in Guadalajara

Coffee Legacy

This cool, hipster-ish cafe has one foot under a shaded Parisian awning and the other in a shabbily chic old house in Chapultepec and is perfect for a strong latte or late breakfast (were eggs always this good?). Pa…
Top Choice Fusion in Guadalajara

Allium

The sleek, new, fine-dining competitor on Guadalajara’s growing gourmet circuit puts the emphasis on locally produced food: 90% of its ingredients come from the state of Jalisco. The small minimalist interior is red…
Top Choice Mexican in Guadalajara

Cenaduría Doña Victoria

Victoria serves high-quality Mexican soul food. Her streetside skillet overflows each evening with taquitos (small tacos), tacos, tortas, pozole, quail, chicken and potatoes. The pollo dorado (fried chicken; M$30) i…
Mexican in Guadalajara

La Fonda de la Noche

Set in a rambling art-nouveau house, this restaurant is a stunner in every way. The cuisine is largely from the Durango region and it would be fair to say that anything that passes by your lips here will taste good,…
International in Guadalajara

I Latina

This eccentrically decorated place requires a sharp double-take with its wall of ceramic pigs, a giant swordfish and lots of kitsch, fun touches. The Asian-leaning international menu is the reason to come, however, …
Mexican in Guadalajara

La Fonda de San Miguel Arcángel

The courtyard of this one-time convent is so dimly lit you can barely see what you're eating, although the semidarkness has its benefits, enhancing the sounds of gurgling fountains, tinkling piano keys and twitterin…
Mexican in Guadalajara

Karne Garibaldi

This large and bright cantina is wildly popular with Mexican family groups and has two specialties: carne en su jugo and fast service (so speedy it landed in the Guinness Book of Records in 1996). The neighborhood i…
Seafood in Guadalajara

Mariscos el Social

The chef, known as 'El Socio' started serving his sensational ceviche and delicious shrimp and octopus cocktails, from his stainless steel cart on Glendale and Delicias, 20 years ago. He still works that corner, but…