Restaurants

Top Choice Mexican in San Cristóbal de las Casas

No Name Quesadillas

A sweet couple sells gourmet quesadillas and flavored atoles (sweet, corn-based hot drinks) at this signless storefront with romantic courtyard seating. The menu changes daily: vegetarian Sunday through Tuesday, sea…
Top Choice Fusion in San Cristóbal de las Casas

Santo Nahual

Even before you've tasted the food this wonderful new venture impresses with its glass-roofed courtyard dining area filled with worn timbers, smooth pebbles, glossy-leafed banana plants and even a day-glo piano. And…
Top Choice Mexican in San Cristóbal de las Casas

Restaurante LUM

This swanky indoor-outdoor restaurant in San Cristóbal's first designer hotel serves up exciting blends of Chiapas, Veracruz and Yucatán cuisine fused with tastes and ideas from around the culinary planet. Custom-ma…
Italian in San Cristóbal de las Casas

Trattoria Italiana

Set inside a pastel-colored colonial building and with some tables outside under the trees, this mother-and-daughter-run Italian restaurant really feels as if it's been transferred straight from Tuscany . The house …
Mexican in San Cristóbal de las Casas

El Caldero

Perfect for a cold day, simple, friendly little El Caldero specializes in delicious Mexican soups – pozole (shredded pork in broth), mondongo (tripe), caldo (broth). Although calling them mere 'soups' does them an i…
Felafel in San Cristóbal de las Casas

Falafel

A small cheerful place with a brilliant mural of a mustachioed sun; its filling namesake meal, which is as good as any you'll find in the Middle East, comes wrapped in freshly baked pitas and with a plate of delicio…
Creperie in San Cristóbal de las Casas

Namandí Café & Crepas

Nattily attired staff serve baguette sandwiches, pastas and good coffee at this large modern cafe and restaurant, but the fresh-off-the-griddle crepes are the main draw. Try a savory crepa azteca with chicken, corn …
Mexican in San Cristóbal de las Casas

El Eden

This luminously colorful restaurant has a tempting European and Mexican menu that includes an authentic fondue suiza (Swiss fondue), sopa azteca (tortilla, chili, onion and herb base topped with shredded chicken, fr…
Vegetarian in San Cristóbal de las Casas

La Casa del Pan Papalotl

This attractive and relaxed restaurant-bakery is the place in San Cristóbal for vegetarian, vegan and bio dishes and there's an emphasizes on using local ingredients. It offers great breakfasts, light lunches includ…
Thai in San Cristóbal de las Casas

Comida Thai

For a little extra spice pop by this very simple Thai place a little way out of the main tourist zone. The Thai family who run it make just three or four different dishes a day, but they're all made with extreme car…