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 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 Mexican in Guadalajara

La Fonda de la Noche

Set in a rambling art nouveau house, this restaurant is a stunner in every way. The cuisine is largely from the Durango region and it would be fair to say that absolutely anything is tasty. The menu is simple and la…
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 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 Oaxacan in Oaxaca City

La Olla

La Olla (the cooking pot) is very much its own invention. It’s not a trying-too-hard hipster cafe, or a fancy fusion restaurant or a purveyor of nouveau cuisine. It’s just, for want of a better word, good – very goo…
Top Choice Mexican in Colima

El Charco de la Higuera

The best salt-of-the-earth restaurant in Colima doubles as a modest museum to local mask-making and offers typical cocina colimense (Colima-style cuisine). The combined antojitos (Mexican snacks; M$85) plate is a sm…
Top Choice Mexican in Comalcalco

Cocina Chontal

Run by the larger than life, traditionally dressed Nelly Córdova, this delightful open-air restaurant specalizes in rekindling half-forgotten traditional Tabasco dishes, including some from the Maya period. Think th…
Top Choice Mexican in Tepic

Emiliano

One of Mexico's most acclaimed restaurants, Emiliano serves mostly regional fare in a classy courtyard setting. Breakfast is most popular: juice, coffee and fruit are included along with either one of their healthy …