Restaurants

Top Choice Italian in Tapachula

Ristorante Marinni

Held in high regard by locals, this Italian restaurant has a sophisticated and softly lit indoor dining room and an outdoor patio cloaked in dramatic greenery. Taste highlights include the tallarines con camarones (…
Top Choice Mexican in Tapachula

La Jefa

This classic Tapachula parrillada is a great night out with a group friends. Huge hunks of meat sizzle over the barbecue, cold beers are slapped down onto the tables, TVs blare out and a couple of oversized wooden c…
Seafood in Tapachula

Ostionería El Rinconcito

Take a taxi to this popular, cheap and cheerful seafood spot and try to choose between the 17 different shrimp dishes, a freshly cooked róbalo (snook) and the in-season langosta (lobster). Weekend lunches are prime …
Mexican in Tapachula

El Mito-t

You get to be the chef at this fun place – well, kind of anyway. Known far and wide for its salsas, they pile a dozen or more different kinds onto your table when you sit down and then leave it to you to order the t…
Parrilla in Tapachula

La Parrilla Tap

Share an arty and hearty platter of parrilla, snack on a quick taco or try the lush house pollo con mole (chicken with mole sauce) at this buzzing grill right off the plaza. It's deservedly one of the most popular p…
Mexican in Tapachula

Restaurante Los Jarrones

Staffed by solicitous bow-tied waiters and perennially popular, Los Jarrones provides welcome air-conditioning and a big choice of refined Mexican and international fare. Breakfasts are particularly good.
Mexican in Tapachula

Rancho Grill

In the clutch of eateries around the central park, this one's a standout for its bustling atmosphere and huge, sizzling, succulent steaks. If steaks not your thing then go for one of the Mexican staples or one of a …
Chinese in Tapachula

Chang de Juan Alice

A refreshing change from Mexican food, this decent and long established (previously called Long-Yin) Chinese restaurant serves over-sized portions of fried noodles and rice as well as fabulous vegetarian-friendly to…
Mexican in Tapachula

Mercado Sebastián Escobar

A number of clean and popular comedores are hidden upstairs at the Mercado Sebastián Escobar, dishing out mammoth plates of cooked-to-order Mexican street food. Snag a bench seat at the picnic tables and come hungry…
Cafe in Tapachula

Ángeles Alta Repostería

Navigate your way past the delicate piles of cakes and macarons and settle in for a good blood-pumping espresso at this air-conditioned cafe that’s good for breakfasts (omelets etc) and has a stack of daily newspape…