Restaurants

Top Choice Fusion in San Blas

Restaurant El Delfín

Under the direction of internationally renowned chef Betty Vázquez (judge on Mexico's Masterchef), this restaurant at the Hotel Garza Canela serves an impressive array of rich, gourmet dishes, magnificent desserts a…
Top Choice Fusion in San Francisco

Bistro Orgánico

Tucked into a pretty plant-filled courtyard in Hotel Cielo Rojo, Bistro Orgánico is San Francisco's surprisingly sophisticated top choice for eating. Chef Calixto cooks up fish and vegetarian food as imaginative as …
Top Choice Mexican in Guadalajara

Birriería las Nueve Esquinas

The village-like Nueve Esquinas (Nine Corners) neighborhood specializes in birria, meat stewed in its own juices until it’s so tender it melts in your mouth. Birriería las Nueve Esquinas, a delightful semi-open-air …
Top Choice Barbecue in Puerto Vallarta

Ocean Grill

If you like boat rides, rugged tropical shores, jungled mountains and laid-back elegance, not to mention stellar food and excellent drinks, book a lunch at this reservation-only bistro set on a rocky cliff, and a fi…
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$40 by taxi)…
Top Choice Italian in Mazunte

Alessandro

Tiny but brilliant, this place has just a handful of tables in a corner of the Posada del Arquitecto. It serves up wonderful homemade pasta (eg in arugula-and-avocado pesto), fresh fish (eg in guajillo-chili-and-tom…
Top Choice Fusion in Oaxaca City

Casa Oaxaca

Casa Oaxaca restaurant works magic combining Oaxacan and other ingredients in original and delectable ways. You might go for the chilies stuffed with ceviche accompanied by tropical-fruit sauce, the organic turkey b…
Top Choice Mexican in Guanajuato

Las Mercedes

In a residential area overlooking the city is Guanajuato's best restaurant. Popular with government and business officials, plus romantic diners, it serves Mexican cuisine como la abuela – grandmother's cooking that…
Top Choice Vegetarian in Puebla

La Zanahoria

This (entirely meat-free) godsend for vegetarians is an excellent place for lunch, and is moments from the zócalo. The drawcard is the popular daily buffet from 1pm to 6pm in the spacious interior colonial courtyard…
Top Choice International in San Miguel de Allende

Áperi

This spot is the talk of town. And for good reason. The chef at Áperi (which means 'open' in Latin) has been given the freedom to do whatever he wants. A regularly changing menu features the likes of duck, pork and …