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 Mexico City

Pujol

Arguably Mexico’s best gourmet restaurant, Pujol offers a contemporary take on classic Mexican dishes in a stylish and modern Mexican-designed setting. Famed chef Enrique Olvera regularly reinvents the menu, which i…
Top Choice Bakery in Oaxaca City

Boulenc Pan Artesano

Oaxaca’s best bakery comes with an attached hipster cafe next door where the most popular dish is – guess what? – avocado on toast. Guys with beards or girls in Doc Martens serve you coffee in terracotta mugs and ca…
Top Choice Fusion in Tulum

Hartwood

Assuming you can get in (and you won't without a reservation), this sweet 'n' simple nouveau cuisine restaurant down on the beach road will definitely impress. Ingredients are fresh and local, flavors and techniques…
Top Choice Market in Divisadero

Mercado Divisidero

At the foot of the train station sits the Divisidero market with stall-upon-stall of eateries selling mostly tacos, burritos and gorditas (stuffed thick tortillas) filled with a huge variety of homemade goodness lik…
Top Choice Fusion in Cancun Centro

La Habichuela

This elegant restaurant has a lovely courtyard dining area, just off Parque de las Palapas. The specialty is the cocobichuela (shrimp and lobster in curry sauce served inside a coconut with tropical fruit, M$545), b…
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 Tulum

Posada Margherita

This hotel’s beachside restaurant is candlelit at night, making it a beautiful, romantic place to dine. The fantastic food, including pasta, is made fresh daily and consists mostly of organic ingredients. The wines …
Top Choice Mexican in Mexico City

Quintonil

This contemporary innovator made the Top 50 Restaurants in the World list – in 2015, 2016 and 2017 – for creatively showcasing traditional Mexican dishes. Chef Jorge Vallejo gives local, organic ingredients starring…
Top Choice Fusion in Isla Mujeres

Lola Valentina

Overlooking the quieter north side of the restaurant strip, Lola does excellent Mexican fusion with dishes along the line of Thai-style shrimp tacos (M$175). Also on the menu are several vegan, gluten-free items, an…