Must see restaurants in North of Mexico City

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    Mina La Blanca Restaurant Bar

    Pachuca’s most famous restaurant, La Blanca has been serving traditional hidalguense food, including pastes, ximbo (chicken and pork pit-roasted with…

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    Restaurante y Cabañas San Diego

    Off the highway beside a rushing creek on the way into town (look for signs at the El Paraíso turnoff), San Diego is a true mountain escape. The owner's…

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    Restaurante La Gruta

    Set in a vast, cool cave a short distance from gate 5, this tourist-centric restaurant is unapologetically gimmicky but definitely unique and kitsch fun…

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    La Trucha Grilla

    Fresh, locally grown vegetables, herbs and wild mushrooms are proudly on display and cooked up on the spot when you order at 'The Grilled Trout'…

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    El Rincón de la Catrina

    Taking La Catrina (elegant skeleton) as mascot and turning up the volume on Mexican colors, this restaurant has handy set-lunch meals such as enchiladas…

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    Aldamary Marisquería

    If you have hours to spare at the main bus station, across the road this bustling marisquería (seafood restaurant) serves fresh seafood – including shrimp…

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    Cafeto 21

    Artfully plated Mexican and bistro dishes such as camote (sweet potato) and watercress tacos, omelettes, tomatillo (green tomato) and requesón (cottage…

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    Restaurante Techinanco

    A short walk from gate 3, behind the Pirámide de la Luna, this homey restaurant serves excellent home cooking at comparatively reasonable prices. The…

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    Cocina Económica Las Cazuelas

    Come here for an excellent menú del día that includes your choice of soup, main dishes such as chiles rellenos (cheese-filled chilies) and milanesa, and…

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    El Manzanillo

    This modern, high-ceilinged bistro is a sure bet. Whether it's a club sandwich or Mexican classics such as enchiladas, the food is spot on (even the…

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    Mana

    This simple vegetarian restaurant serves a generous menú del día that includes wholewheat bread, vegetable soup and a pitcher of oat milk. There’s also a…

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    Restaurant Casablanca

    While admittedly rather sterile – even Sanborns-esque – Casablanca has a full menu of Mexican standards, a good buffet (1pm to 6pm) and wi-fi. Just off…

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    Pastes el Billar

    Standout pastes for over 25 years, from vegetarian flor de calabaza (zucchini flower) and champiñon (mushroom) to mole verde de pollo (chicken in a spicy…

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    La Gran Compaña

    Dine here with 'great company' for local dishes of trucha empapelada (foil-baked mountain trout) and conejo (rabbit). Stay on for cocktails and beers with…

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    Mesón Vegetariano Atzin

    The yoga-instructor owner-chef definitely sets the tranquil tone with her all-white outfits at this vegetarian restaurant in an inner courtyard. Set menus…

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    Mesón de los Ángeles

    This homey hole-in-the-wall has vintage bullfighting posters plastered across its tiled blue-and-white interior and is perfect for a quick bite. From…