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 Mexican in Zacatecas

Los Dorados de Villa

You may have to fight to get into this popular revolutionary-themed restaurant: knock at the door – it's always locked. Inside it's a blast of warmth and color and chock-a-block with atmosphere and relics. Plus it s…
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 Cafe in Querétaro

La Mariposa

Unchanged since 1940 (as the photos and coffee machine testify), this Querétaro institution is more about the quaint atmosphere than the food. Don't leave without trying the mouthwatering volteado de piña (a version…
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 Spanish in San Luis Potosí

La Gran Vía

Notes of expensive perfume mingle with the aromas of paella, lechón asado (roasted piglet) and cod fish – just a few of the dishes on this culinary institution's extensive menu. Great for a special meal out.
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 Mexican in Querétaro


A bright funky spot that specializes in mezcal and modern Mexican using wholly Mexican and very local products. Chef Fermín Ambás' tasty and colorful creations include duck (pato) tacos that will have you quacking f…
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…