Top Choice International in San Miguel de Allende


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 …
Top Choice Cafe in San Miguel de Allende

San Agustín

A 'don't leave San Miguel without…' experience. This sweet tooth's paradise is the best place in Mexico for chocolate and churros (doughnut-like fritters; M$45 to M$55).
Mexican in San Miguel de Allende


A must-stop breakfast stop. Serves up everything from chilaquiles con arrachera to french toast and pastries, plus fabulous freshly made juices. Local ingredients are used where possible. Ultra-professional and frie…
Bar in San Miguel de Allende

El Manantial

Behind the swinging doors of a former saloon, 'The Spring' serves fabulously fresh ceviche. It's got a real buzz, also helped by jabanero salsa, the spiciest of chili sauces that will put hair on your chest. Tuesday…
Peruvian in San Miguel de Allende

La Parada

This hot spot showcases Peruvian cuisine at its best. Dish presentation is as exquisite as the names ('El Quiquiriquí', aka chicken breast and 'Chino Cochino' pork, but much fancier). And of course, the ubiquitous (…
International in San Miguel de Allende

Hecho en México

This isn't the place to come if you want to tune your ear to Spanish – it's a favorite expat hangout. However, for good reason, it seems. The menu is large, varied and very generous. Grab everything from a veggie bu…
Bar in San Miguel de Allende

Café Rama

This cool cafe-bar-restaurants comprises two separate rooms that are lovingly furnished with quirky antiques and eclective curios, plus cozy couches near the open fireplace. It's changing menu proffers excellent int…
Mexican in San Miguel de Allende

La Posadita

This enjoyable eatery gets five stars for its excellent service, Mexican fare, and location near the Parroquia de San Miguel Arcángel. Head up a steep set of stairs to the wonderful rooftop terrace for great vistas.…
Mexican in San Miguel de Allende

El Ten Ten Pie

This unpretentious hangout is a great choice for home-style Mexican cooking with superb chili sauces – at a less spicy price. Try the inexpensive set lunch (M$110) or the tortillas stuffed with delicious fillings. E…
Cafe in San Miguel de Allende

El Café de la Mancha

Just larger than a hole-in-the-wall, this is the place for coffee snobs. Need we say more. The trained owner-barista does magic with his Mexican beans and adopts every extraction method known to coffee culture (Fren…