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 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,…
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…
Cafe in Tuxtla Gutiérrez

Naturalíssimo

Keeping thankful vegetarians afloat, Naturalíssimo offers healthy breakfasts, wholewheat bread, tortas and veggie hamburgesas, as well as thirst-quenching fruit juices and licuados. The fake-meat dishes aren’t super…
Steak in Tuxtla Gutiérrez

El Patio

White tablecloths, attractive low lighting and a dose of música romántica set the scene for this upscale steak­house serving reasonable red meat and an extensive list of red wine. Choose a table in the breezy back p…