Restaurants

Top Choice Mexican in Puerto Escondido

Almoraduz

Almoraduz' husband-and-wife culinary alliance creates memorable flavor combinations in one of the Oaxaca's coast's few true gourmet restaurants. It's not at all pretentious. The open dining space in the rising Rinco…
Top Choice Mexican in Zipolite

La Providencia

Zipolite’s outstanding dining option, on a lane behind the western end of the beach, combines exquisite flavors, artful presentation and relaxed ambience. You can sip a cocktail in the open-air lounge while you peru…
Top Choice Italian in Mazunte

Alessandro

On Oaxaca’s coast you’re never far from an expat Italian chef who’s generously imported his/her culinary know-how and opened a restaurant. Few are as good as Alessandro. His tiny but brilliant place has just six tab…
Top Choice Parrilla in Pochutla

Finca de Vaqueros

This ranch-style eatery with long tables in a large, open-sided barn is worth an expedition from anywhere on the coast for its superb grilled meats. It's 2km south of Pochutla on the Puerto Ángel road (M$60 by taxi)…
Top Choice Mexican in San Agustinillo

Restaurante La Mora

Tucked onto a sheltered slice of beach, there's something of the old posada about La Mora. You can park yourself in the tavern-like interior or feel the salt spray on the narrow terrace. The food – good Italian and …
Top Choice Mexican in Bahías de Huatulco

Terra-Cotta

La Crucecita's classiest restaurant is affiliated to the equally classy Misión de los Arcos and inhabits a refined small dining room air-conditioned to resemble a pleasant summer's day in Paris. The menu is internat…
Top Choice Thai in Puerto Escondido

Lychee

La Punta resembles in some ways a sybaritic Thai beach and Lychee doesn't have to try hard to meld in with superb Thai dishes – tom yum soup, red or green curries, chicken satay – and other Southeast Asian standards…
Mexican in Bahías de Huatulco

Antojitos Los Gallos

The beauty of Crucecita is that is looks, feels and is Mexican despite its actual youth. Indeed, if you grab a cafeteria-style table in this very simple little diner, a fount of unadulterated Mexican home-cooking – …
Mexican in Puerto Escondido

El Cafecito

Cafecito has cornered the market in crossover gringo-Mexican fusion food with large surfer appetites in mind. Herein are some of the best breakfasts on the coast: endless egg concoctions, huge fruit dishes, pasta an…
Mexican in Puerto Escondido

Pascale

An unlikely factory of gourmet food amid the grubbier fishing shacks of Playa Principal, Pascale prepares original and creative seafood, meat, homemade pasta dishes (with a choice of sauces) and French desserts with…