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, …
Mexican in Pátzcuaro

La Casa de Arcángeles

This bright courtyard cafe attached to Hotel Misión San Manuel serves all the typical Mexican favorites. Pátzcuaro’s youngest mariachi band performs on Saturday and Sunday, which makes for a lively evening of entert…
Mexican in Pátzcuaro


This smart restaurant inside posh La Mansión de los Sueños makes for a great meal in its charming courtyard setting. Specialties here include seafood, pasta dishes and Mexican cocina típica.
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Super Pollo Don Emilio

Downing a plate of enchiladas placeras (plaza-style enchiladas) here is probably the quintessential Pátzcuaro dining experience. Handmade tortillas are dipped in salsa, fried, and served with succulent chicken quart…
Mexican in Pátzcuaro

El Patio

With much coveted seating on 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-prepared local dishes.
International in Pátzcuaro

Restaurant Lupita

Although the international menu clearly aims to attract gringos, the 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 fr…
Italian in Pátzcuaro

El Naranjo Restaurante

This interesting new restaurant is encased in a beautiful old coaching inn and reconfigured with chic modern adornments. El Naranjo takes on authentic Italian cuisine and the results are largely positive: the thin-c…