Restaurants

Top Choice Mexican in Colima

El Charco de la Higuera

The best salt-of-the-earth restaurant in Colima doubles as a modest museum to local mask-making and offers typical cocina colimense (Colima-style cuisine). The combined antojitos (Mexican snacks; M$85) plate is a sm…
Mexican in Colima

Cenaduría Julia

This institution in the northern suburb of Villa de Álvarez is one of the area's best-loved restaurants. The dishes to try here are the sopitos (small circular tortillas topped with meat, spices and tomato sauce; M$…
Mexican in Colima

¡Ah Qué Nanishe!

The name of this restaurant in indigenous Zapotec means ‘How delicious!’ and the rich, chocolatey but not overwhelming mole (sauce) is superb. Other unmissable Oaxacan delicacies that are available include chiles re…
Italian in Colima

Napoli Centro

The pizzas are huge and the pasta dishes savory (especially the seafood linguine), but we come to this Italian eatery up the steps from the Museo Regional de Historia de Colima to sit on the long open terrace and en…
Mexican in Comala

Tacos Doña Mary

Take it from local Comalans: this simple stall with a few outside seats has the best tacos in the region. But don't start World War III by debating which of the half-dozen or so on offer is the best. (If you must kn…
Swiss in Comala

Piccolo Suizo

Comala's priciest eatery is a strange hybrid – a Swiss-owned restaurant with dishes from the land of the cuckoo clock and a Sunday speciality of paella. The goulash soup, bratwurst with onion sauce and the fondue ca…
Mexican in Colima

Chile Amor

This very colorful corner eatery, with floor-to-ceiling painted walls and where the waitstaff wear flamboyant traditional Mexican garb, serves some of the best tacos and quesadillas in town. Specials include dishes …
Mexican in Comala

Don Comalón

One of many restaurants lining Comala's main plaza that serves a botana (free snack) with every drink you order. If you haven't got time to make your choice, opt for this place and pray the staff bring you a crispy …
Vegetarian in Colima

Sol Om Lux

At the entrance to a natural foods store, this vegetarian cafe dishes up veggie burgers (from M$29), ceviche de soya tacos (M$13) and all manner of fresh-squeezed juices. The daily comida corrida (set lunch; M$80), …
Mexican in Colima

El Trebol

A small, no-nonsense family restaurant that makes a great spot for breakfast. The scent of freshly squeezed orange juice perfumes the dining room, and diners devour huevos a la mexicana (eggs with green pepper, onio…