Restaurants

Top Choice 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 absolutely anything is tasty. The menu is simple and la…
Top Choice Mexican in Guadalajara

Tortas Ahogadas Migue

Take it from tapatíos (native Guadalajarans) in the know: this bright yellow-and-orange cafe serves the city's best tortas ahogadas, Guadalajara’s beloved hangover cure. Baguette-like rolls called birotes are filled…
Top Choice Mexican in Guadalajara

El Sacromonte

This favorite alta cocina (gourmet restaurant) establishment in Chapultepec has whimsical takes on classic dishes – think quesadillas sprinkled with rose petals and strawberry aioli, avocado-watermelon soup and gian…
Top Choice Mexican in Guadalajara

Casa Fuerte

This elegant and sprawling place leans toward fine dining, with a full cocktail bar, refreshing garden patio and a rather stately feel. It’s very popular with Tlaquepaque’s upper crust, although you can usually get …
Mexican in Guadalajara

La Fonda de San Miguel Arcángel

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

Birriería las Nueve Esquinas

Many restaurants in the village-like Nueve Esquinas (Nine Corners) neighborhood specialize in birria, meat stewed in its own juices until very tender. Birriería las Nueve Esquinas, a delightful semi-open-air restaur…
Mexican in Guadalajara

Karne Garibaldi

This branch of a large and bright local cantina chain is wildly popular with Mexican families and has two specialties: carne en su jugo (‘meat in its juice,’ a type of beef soup; large/medium/small M$126/109/96); an…
Mexican in Guadalajara

La Chata de Guadalajara

Quality comida típica (home-style food), affordable prices and ample portions mean this family diner always has a queue out front. Fortunately, hard-working staff keep the crowds moving quickly, plus you'll be happi…
Mexican in Guadalajara

Chimbombo's Grill

This streetside grill is where to come for T-bone and skirt steaks as well as deliciously spicy tortas ahogadas (bread rolls called birotes filled with chunks of slow-roasted pork and drenched with searing salsa pic…
Mexican in Guadalajara

Cenaduría Doña Victoria

Victoria serves high-quality Mexican soul food from her streetside stall in Tlaquepaque. Each evening her skillet overflows with taquitos (small tacos), tacos, pozole (traditional soup or stew made with hominy, pork…