Tepoztlán restaurants

Top Choice Mexican in Tepoztlán

El Ciruelo

Set in a courtyard with impressive views of the cliffs and pyramid, this long-standing favorite serves an upscale menu of dishes from pechuga con plátano macho (chicken with plantain in mole) and salmón chileno a la…
Top Choice Mexican in Tepoztlán

La Sibarita

High on a hill above town, the restaurant at Posada del Tepozteco has gorgeous views of the valley below. With surreal cliffs and a pyramid overhead, the restaurant’s setting is striking. The menu features dishes su…
Mexican in Tepoztlán

Los Colorines

Inside the pink exterior of this buzzing restaurant, the hearty traditional Mexican fare bubbles away in cazuelas (clay pots) – try the regional chiles rellenos or huauzontle (broccoli-like flower buds). More than t…
German in Tepoztlán

El Mango Biergarten-Restaurante

Craving goulash, spaetzle, bratwurst and hearty, freshly baked bread? This German-run beer garden, just down the hill from the zócalo, serves genuine German food on weekends. To wash it down, Mango’s beer list inclu…
Bakery in Tepoztlán

El Brujo

This wonderful bakery-restaurant on the town’s main drag is the best bet for a full breakfast, with excellent omelettes and Mexican standards such as chilaquiles (strips of fried corn tortillas bathed in sauce). It …
Vegan in Tepoztlán

El Tlecuil

The chaotic market hides a stall with vegan pre-Hispanic food. Mainly this means croquette taste bombs wrapped up as tacos or with rice and mole sauce. Flavor highlights include siete semillas (mixed sunflower, pepi…
Bakery in Tepoztlán

Los Buenos Tiempos

Head here for the best pastries around – the smell drifting over the zócalo alone will probably bring you in on autopilot. There’s also good coffee and a lively social scene, and it’s a great place to buy a pastry b…
Cafe in Tepoztlán

La Sombra del Sabino

This ‘literary cafe’ and bookstore serves coffee, tea, wine or beer and simple fare – pastries, sandwiches and salads – in a contemplative garden setting. La Sombra del Sabino also hosts readings and events and sell…
International in Tepoztlán

La Luna Mextli

La Luna Mextli has its own in-house gallery stuffed with local art. The food is also excellent, from the Mexican standards to an entire list of Argentine steaks and parrillada (mixed grill).
Mexican in Tepoztlán


This Swiss Family Robinson–style sprawling treehouse, just off the pathway to the archaeological site, is set amid thick forest. There’s a good selection of breakfasts available and a wide-ranging Mexican and intern…