Restaurants

Top Choice Mexican in Pátzcuaro

La Surtidora

This downright heavenly place to flop down for refueling is living proof that no other country does atmospheric colonial cafes quite as well as Mexico. La Surtidora's cafe-cum-deli has been knocking out breakfasts (…
Top Choice Mexican in Pátzcuaro

Santo Huacal

This tiny garden restaurant run by a young couple from Oaxaca is a wonderful find. From the weekly-changing blackboard menu, choose such delectables as root vegetable salad in a honey-mustard dressing, stuffed dates…
New Mexican in Pátzcuaro

Tekare

This posh place on two levels above the Posada de la Basilica serves wonderful modern Mexican meat and fish dishes – though not all of the latter originate in the nearby lake. Perhaps the main reason for coming to T…
Mexican in Pátzcuaro

El Patio

With much coveted seating on the portales of the Plaza Grande, this restaurant attracts as many locals as tourists and is unquestionably a pleasant place for a meal, with decent Mexican staples and some well-prepare…
Mexican in Pátzcuaro

Doña Paca

This restaurant below the Hotel Mansión Iturbe is surprisingly stylish and the food – revamped Mexican favorites – is in fact something to write home about. The only down side is the bankers' hours, shutting shop wh…
Italian in Pátzcuaro

El Naranjo Restaurante

This interesting restaurant is encased in a beautiful old coaching inn of the same name and reconfigured with chic modern adornments. El Naranjo takes on authentic Italian cuisine and the results are largely positiv…
International in Pátzcuaro

Restaurant Lupita

Although the international menu clearly aims to attract gringos, Lupita doesn't neglect its Mexican roots. In a pretty courtyard with craft-covered walls and the odd strolling troubadour, you can take a break from t…
Street Food in Pátzcuaro

Market Food Stalls

If you want local street food, head for these food stalls fronting the market on the northwest corner of Plaza Chica where a plate of enchiladas placeras (plaza-style enchiladas) is probably the quintessential dinin…