Must-see restaurants in Mexico

  • Restaurante Los Arcos

    Angangueo's best restaurant on the main square serves homemade dishes at affordable prices.

  • Centro Artesanal Tulum

    Handicrafts mall at the Tulum archaeological site with coffee, ice cream and taco shops.

  • Tacos Manuel

    Well-regarded place near Rosarito’s north entrance. Serves mainly beef.

  • Super Más

    Self-caterers can stock up at the centrally located Super Más market.

  • El Fruty

    A cheap and convenient stop for filling sandwiches, natural yogurts and hearty breakfasts. Skip the coffee.

  • Mercado Nuestra Señora del Carmen

    A different take on traditional market food courts, the handful of eateries here offer an array of dishes such as chilaquiles (fried tortilla strips in…

  • Restaurant La Carreta

    Follow your nose to La Carreta, an unpretentious local eatery lined with wagon wheels, whose street-front grill 'spins' out a superscrumptious pollo asado…

  • El Lobo

    There's nothing special about this small cafe on the plaza other than the fact that it is the only spot open before 10:30am. Come here for simple Mexican…

  • Panificadora Santa Cruz

    Almost abutting the cathedral, this reliable bakery-eatery has excellent sinful treats – pan dulces (pastries), pizzas and tortas (sandwiches). Offers set…

  • El Jardín del Pulpo

    Visitors descend on the communal tables at this market-corner place to devour shrimp tacos, fried whole fish, oyster cocktails and the namesake pulpo …

  • Comedores

    Above the pools at Hierve El Agua is a number of simple comedores serving basic local dishes including tlayudas (grilled tortillas), tacos and memelitas …

  • Restaurant Plaza

    A central and OK place serving set breakfasts (from M$80) and lunches (M$100), as well as meat dishes, pasta and antojitos (typical Mexican snacks:…

  • La Casa del Pavo

    Tasty, though tiny, tortas de pavo (turkey sandwiches) with avocado are served hot off the griddle at this old-school greasy spoon.

  • Mercado Jesús Terán

    One of three local year-round markets that morph seemingly into one, selling everything from household items to cheap eats.

  • Restaurante Carretas

    On the main road, Restaurante Carretas serves up a reasonable Mexican feed; one of the the best of a limited lot.

  • Hotel Jardín

    Hotel Jardín is a fairly typical Mexican cantina that is well priced for its location, right on the plaza.

  • Mexican Food Stalls

    Inexpensive Mexican food can be found at the food stalls on the northern corner of Parque de las Palapas.

  • Mercado Juárez

    One of three local all-year-round markets that morph into one, and sell cheap eats plus household items.