Restaurants

Top Choice Mexican in Tuxtla Gutiérrez

La Mansión

Mixing classic white-tablecloth elegance with blue-and-red disco lighting, this upmarket restaurant, which is inside the Marriott Hotel, serves creative, sassy modern Mexican cuisine. Think tacos in a rainbow of col…
Top Choice Tacos in Tuxtla Gutiérrez

Taquitos Casa Blanca

One of a number of earthy eateries around this neighbourhood, Taquitos Casa Blanca has made a name for itself for serving no-frills, filling, cheap and delicious tacos as well as rich cocoa pozole (these are somethi…
Mexican in Tuxtla Gutiérrez

Las Pichanchas

The food is tasty at this courtyard restaurant specializing in Chiapas food, but you're either going to love or loath the live marimba music and show of colorful traditional Chiapas dances put on each evening. Take …
Mexican in Tuxtla Gutiérrez

Restaurante La Casona

Beyond the stately carved wooden doors is a dramatic tableclothed dining room with high ceilings and interior arches in a century-old building. Dine on regional dishes such as pollo juchi (fried chicken with pickled…
Mexican in Chiapa de Corzo

Restaurant Jardines de Chiapa

Not too far from the main plaza, this large place is set around a garden patio with atmospheric brick columns. The long menu includes the tasty house special cochinito al horno (oven-baked pork). Be warned that it c…
Mexican in Tuxtla Gutiérrez

Cafetería del Parque

The wraparound windows make this one of the better people-watching eateries around the Jardín de la Marimba, and its garish pink-and-blue interior is elbow-to-elbow with families on the weekends. With good espresso,…
Mexican in Chiapa de Corzo

Los Sabores de San Jacinto

This no-frills place, with a handful of tables inside the orange dining room and a couple more outside on the terrace overlooking the street, serves hearty, simple but very tasty south Mexican staples. The service i…
Pizza in Tuxtla Gutiérrez

Florentina Pizza

Thin-crust, wood-fired pizza, washed down with craft beer in Tuxtla? Yep – this is the most frequently recommended pizzeria in town, for good reason. The atmosphere's just right, the colors are bright, prices are re…
Italian in Chiapa de Corzo

D’Avellino

A cute Italian restaurant with a rustic old-world dining room and patio seating, D’Avellino serves fresh pastas and good pizza in a warm and convivial atmosphere. It’s an easy five- to 10-minute stroll northwest of …
Mexican in Chiapa de Corzo

Restaurant Los Corredores

Facing the southwest corner of the main plaza, Los Corredores does a bit of everything: breakfasts, reasonably priced fish plates and a few local specialties including pepita con tasajo (beef with a spicy pumpkin-se…