Guanajuato restaurants

Top Choice Mexican in Guanajuato

Las Mercedes

In a residential area overlooking the city is Guanajuato's best restaurant, where Mexican cuisine como la abuela – grandmother's cooking that takes hours to prepare – is served. Dishes include moles hand-ground in a…
Top Choice Mexican in Guanajuato

El Jardín de los Milagros

This superb place is hidden away from the busy road outside by thick walls that encircle an ancient hacienda and well-tended garden. It's a stunning setting, whether you eat outside or in one of the charming haciend…
Top Choice Tapas in Guanajuato

Los Campos

A Canadian-Mexican husband-and-wife team runs this small cozy, candlelit restaurant. The innovative menu, which runs from tapas plates to full dishes such as stuffed ancho chili on a bed of pearl barley with huitlac…
Top Choice Japanese in Guanajuato

Delica Mitsu

This tiny Japanese-run deli may not look like much (and is all but hidden in a side street off a pretty plaza), but it serves up some of the biggest, freshest and best Japanese flavors around.
Top Choice French in Guanajuato

La Vie en Rose

At this old-town institution you'll find some of the most genuine, mouthwatering, flavorsome French pastries and desserts around. All made by a French pastry chef.
Mexican in Guanajuato

México Lindo y Sabroso

A popular place to try tasty traditional Mexican dishes in tasteful and colorful surrounds, including a delightful outdoor veranda. Also offers less common dishes such as chiles en nogada (green chilies stuffed with…
French in Guanajuato

El Midi Bistró

This tastefully decorated part-bistro, part-bar on the top floor of a gorgeously restored mansion serves up a delectable array of à la carte French classic dishes including beef bourguignon, duck confit and bouillab…
Cafe in Guanajuato

Café Tal

Spread over two buildings on either side of a steep, narrow side street, this student favorite is always busy with modish young things who love the owners' passion for roasting coffee right here on the premises. Don…
Mexican in Guanajuato

Casa Valadez

This classic place enjoys an impressive perch on Jardín de la Unión and is a smart choice in every respect. As you'd expect, it attracts a loyal crowd of well-dressed locals who like to see and be seen. Servings are…
International in Guanajuato


There's interesting art on the walls, a great menu and three breezy dining rooms, not to mention changing daily specials, so why is the lighting so poor and the carpeting so ugly? Yes, Guanajuato's eating scene has …