Puebla restaurants

Top Choice Vegetarian in Puebla

La Zanahoria

This godsend for vegetarians is an excellent place for lunch, just moments from the zócalo. The draw is the popular daily buffet from 1pm to 6pm in the spacious interior colonial courtyard. It features more than 20 …
Top Choice Mexican in Puebla

El Mural de los Poblanos

Set back from the street in a gorgeous, plant-filled colonial courtyard, El Mural de los Poblanos serves excellent, traditional poblano dishes in an elegant setting. The house specialty is five kinds of mole. Other …
Top Choice Mexican in Puebla

Restaurante Sacristía

Set in the delightful colonial patio of the Mesón Sacristía de la Compañía hotel, this is an elegant place for a meal of authentic mole and creative twists on rich poblano cuisine, or a cocktail or coffee in the int…
Top Choice Tacos in Puebla

Las Ranas

This local institution is the place to try one of Puebla’s great dishes: the taco árabe. Unbelievably moist al pastor (shepherd-style) pork is marinated and spit-grilled then rolled in fresh, slightly charred Middle…
Top Choice Mexican in Puebla


Poblano chef Angel Vázquez has brought international flavours to Puebla in other ventures, but with Augurio he creates gourmet experiences in an intimate space out of local dishes such as starter of camarones en cos…
International in Puebla

La Purificadora

The restaurant at La Purificadora, one of Puebla’s chicest boutique hotels, is set in a spare, loft-like space with unfinished walls and long, narrow wood-plank tables. The menu tends more toward the indulgent and e…
Pizza in Puebla

Amalfi Pizzeria

It’s easy to see why this excellent wood-oven pizzeria – with dim lighting, terracotta walls and beamed ceilings – is a popular date spot. In addition to a wide selection of fine, thin-crust pizzas, there’s decent w…
Market in Puebla

Mercado de Sabores Poblanos

The 6570-sq-meter Mercado de Sabores Poblanos is a thrilling complement to Puebla’s food scene. A sparkling food court serves local specialties such as cemitas (a style of sandwich/burger unique to Puebla), pipián v…
Tacos in Puebla

El Patio de las Ranas

If the main Ranas restaurant across the road is too fancy, this small sister diner does the trick for top notch tacos al pastor, a kebab-like dish of grilled pork in Middle Eastern–style flatbread.
Cafe in Puebla

Antigua Churreria de Catedral

There's always a hungry queue for the delicious, crispy churros (doughnut-like fritters) here. Half the fun is the spectacle of watching them being made behind the glass.