Top Choice Cafe in San Miguel de Allende

San Agustín

A 'don't leave San Miguel without…' experience. This sweet tooth's paradise is the best place in Mexico for chocolate and churros (doughnut-like fritters; M$45 to M$55).
Top Choice Japanese in Guanajuato

Delica Mitsu

This tiny Japanese-run hole-in-the-wall doesn't have the most salubrious surrounds, but it serves up some of the biggest, freshest and best Japanese flavors around.
Top Choice Mexican in Guanajuato

Las Mercedes

In a residential area overlooking the city is Guanajuato's best restaurant. Popular with government and business officials, plus romantic diners, it serves Mexican cuisine como la abuela – grandmother's cooking that…
Top Choice Indian in Guanajuato

Centro Bharati

Tap into your holistic side with flavours of a different kind. This friendly cafe offers a casual eating experience in a colonial building and some of the best-value cuisine around. Plates change daily.
Top Choice Italian in Dolores Hidalgo


If Mexican independence started in Dolores Hidalgo, it could be claimed that Mexico's Italian culture started in the same town, in an area that is as Mexican as a fried bean. This marvel is an Italian eatery where M…
Top Choice Tapas in Guanajuato

Los Campos

A Canadian-Mexican husband-wife team runs this small cozy, candlelit restaurant. Its seven tables fill up for dinners and late lunches. There's generous tapas plates or smaller mains (depending how you look at it) a…
Top Choice French in Guanajuato

La Vie en Rose

Ooh la la! Ok, this spot is as French as frogs legs, but forgo the Mexican helado (ice cream) for just one sweet break and get your mouth around some of the most genuine, mouthwatering, flavorsome French pastries an…
Top Choice International in San Miguel de Allende


This spot is the talk of town. And for good reason. The chef at Áperi (which means 'open' in Latin) has been given the freedom to do whatever he wants. A regularly changing menu features the likes of duck, pork and …
Cafe in Guanajuato

Café Tal

This spot hasn't changed in the eight years we've been coming here; the grungier it gets, the more popular it is. The reason? It roasts, grinds and serves good coffee plus it's the place for wi-fi-seeking students a…
Grill in Guanajuato

Restaurant La Carreta

Follow your nose to La Carreta, a buzzing, unpretentious local eatery lined with wagon wheels, whose street-front grill 'spins' out a super-scrumptious pollo asado con leña (grilled chicken) and carne asada (grilled…