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Top Choice Street Food in Tuxpan

Taquería Los Nuevos 4 Vientos

One of four taquerías (taco stands) in a row, this one wins our praise and loyalty with its extensive collection of fresh salsas, which complement the six types of meat (asado, tripe, pastór etc) that are deftly fri…
Mexican in Tuxpan

Amorcito Corazón

Overlooking the main square, this friendly little place cooks up all manner of antojitos (small bites) in the evenings, so you can learn the difference between salbutes, panuchos and molotes ahogados. There are also…
Seafood in Tuxpan

Restaurante Mora

The first of a long row of simple seafood restaurants along the Laguna de Tampamachoco, Mora serves up stuffed crabs, camarones enchipotlados (chipotle shrimp), oysters on the half shell, and the fresh catch of the …
Museum in Tuxpan

Museo de la Amistad México-Cuba

Commemorating the colonial histories of Mexico and Cuba and their significance to Fidel Castro's ill-fated uprising of 1956, this museum is filled with pictures of Che Guevara and Castro, a model of the revolutionar…
Beach in Tuxpan

Playa Norte

Tuxpan’s beach, 12km east of town, is a wide strip stretching 20km north from the Río Tuxpan’s mouth, though local holidaymakers tend to bunch up at its southern end. Expect a couple of seafood eateries, hawkers sel…
Mexican in Tuxpan

El Mejicano

This friendly, popular place has a cafeteria feel and gets busy mid-afternoon with local office workers coming for a cheap and delicious lunch. Try the chicken tacos and wash them down with a cool agua de jamaica (h…
Cafe in Tuxpan

Los Quijotes

A full restaurant inside the Hotel Florida, Los Quijotes serves up the normal roster of Mexican dishes, including steaks and enchiladas. There's also a killer crepa con cajeta (dulce de leche pancake).