Restaurants

Top Choice Mexican in Zipolite

La Providencia

Zipolite’s outstanding dining option, on a lane behind the western end of the beach, combines exquisite flavors, artful presentation and relaxed ambience. You can sip a cocktail in the open-air lounge while you peru…
Breakfast in Zipolite

Orale! Cafe

This shady tropical-garden cafe feels like a rough clearing in the jungle and its food tastes pretty good too, especially if you order their branded coffee or ask for a fruit plate (with yogurt and granola) that com…
Mexican in Zipolite

Sal y Pimienta

So close to the ocean you barely need to get off your surfboard, the ‘Salt & Pepper’ serves unsophisticated but delicious comida from plastic tables set out on the sand. Portions are huge and prices are smal,l w…
International in Zipolite

El Alquimista

The Alchemist is delightfully sited alfresco in a quiet sandy cove, and atmospherically lit by oil lamps and candles at night, conjuring up an intentionally romantic air. The wide-ranging menu runs from fresh salads…
Seafood in Zipolite

Piedra de Fuego

If you came to Zipolite to eat Mexican rather than Italian food, this is your bag with generous servings of fresh fish fillet or shrimp, accompanied by rice, salad and potatoes. It's simple, superb and run by a loca…
Italian in Zipolite

Pacha Mama

Named after an Inca fertility goddess, you could be forgiven for thinking that Pacha Mama is Peruvian, but no! The chefs are from Zipolite's sizable Italian community, and they turn out very professional steaks, sea…
Cafe in Zipolite

Postres del Sol

An apparition by the dusty roadside heading west out of Zipolite, this new cafe with four alfresco tables, and usually as many dogs, lures people out of passing taxis with its strategically positioned display case f…
Mediterranean in Zipolite

Posada México

The Italian-run beachside restaurant here does fine wood-oven pizzas and good pasta, as you might expect, but also inspired seafood creations and salads. It's a good place for breakfast if you like waking up to Nute…