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 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).
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…
Cafe in Querétaro

Café del Fondo

This relaxed, rambling alternative hangout is popular with newspaper-reading elder statesmen, chess-heads and chatterboxes. Decent set breakfasts go for just M$35. Snacks and a four-course comida corrida (prix-fixe …
Cafe in Querétaro


Their friends liked their cooking so much the owners of Biznarga opened their kitchen to the public. It serves up the grunge factor, but is a popular and fun Rasta experience with graffiti, artworks and memorabilia.…
Cafe in San Miguel de Allende

El Café de la Mancha

Just larger than a hole-in-the-wall, this is the place for coffee snobs. Need we say more. The trained owner-barista does magic with his Mexican beans and adopts every extraction method known to coffee culture (Fren…
Cafe in Guanajuato

Santo Café

Stop by this casual but cozy spot on the quaint Venetian-style bridge and check the latest university vibe. It serves good salads and snacks (the soy burger is great for vegetarians; M$45). Some tables overlook the …
Cafe in San Miguel de Allende

Buen Día Café

This simple, slightly more than a hole-in-the wall is located in the quaint Callejon Pueblito, opposite Calderoni B&B, and serves up great coffee (complete with latte art) and excellent breakfasts, as well as ot…
Cafe in Real de Catorce

Café Azul

Open all day, this airy, Swiss-run spot is perfect for breakfasts, freshly baked cakes and light meals, including excellent crepes. The delightful owners are very helpful with local info.
Cafe in Querétaro


A temporary refuge from the din of Zaragoza, this German-Mexican café offers local and German treats. It’s halfway along the aqueduct.