Marisqueria el K-guamo
($) Mexican, Seafood
A small hole in the wall that serves a decent variety of seafood dishes at very economic prices.
Taquería Los Cocuyos
Los Cocuyos is one of the most famous taco stands in Mexico City. Try the suadero tacos, which some people consider the best tacos in Mexico. They just close for a couple hours to clean up every morning.
This spot in colonia Juárez offers innovative food based on organic ingredients. The project combines different brands to create a unique experience in a space formerly occupied by an old-style pharmacy.
Tacos Don Juan
One of the most classic places in Condesa. They have carnitas tacos during the weekend.
Los Tolucos prepare some of the best Guerreo-style pozole in Mexico City. They’re also famous for their carnitas and other mexican specialties.
A widely praised taco stand in the south of the city. Their tacos al pastor are some of the best around town.
($) Mexican, Breakfast
A traditional mexican eatery with really nice food. Fonda Margarita opens at 5am and closes whenever they run out of food (which is pretty early).
This restaurant specializes in birria, a rich stew made with goat and spices.
($) Street food
The most famous tostadas (fried tortillas with different toppings) in Mexico City.
($) Tacos, Vegetarian
Traditional mexican in vegetarian versions. They offer amazing pozole and tacos.
Café de Tacuba
Traditional Mexican restaurant. One of the local’s favorite spots for weekend breakfasts
Mexican cantina in Coyoacán. Expect live music, lots of traditional Mexican food and a good variety of drinks.
($$) Cafe, Pizzeria
A restaurant from the famous Mexican chef, Eduardo García, Lalo! is a relaxed place where you can enjoy a good breakfast with some great coffee.
Pasillo de Humo
An excellent option for those interested in trying Oaxaca style food with a contemporary touch.
($$) Mexican food
This place offers two of Mexico’s favorite delicacies: tacos and broths. Whichever you prefer, there will be plenty of good options for you to choose from.
One of Mexico City’s favorite spots for breakfast. Being a popular spot in Centro Histórico, it can get really crowded during weekends.
Likely the most bizarre restaurant you will ever visit, and even one of the best. Created 10 years ago by artists, the cafe is full of little tiny nooks and crannies where you can eat at a table made from the handlebars of a motorcycle as you sit in a closet with your date.
Contemporary food with Oaxacan influences.
Comedor Jacinta offers a new interpretation of Mexico’s traditional eateries. Vegetarian and healthy food are pillars of this trendy spot.
Máximo Bistrot Local
($$$) Modern European, French, Mexican
A contemporary take on Mexican eateries. Máximo Bistrot offers seasonal dishes curated by chef Eduardo García. Booking in advance is necessary.
Loretta Chic Bistrot
Mediterranean cuisine by famous Mexican chefs, Abel Hernández, and Eduardo Moreli. Booking in advance is recommended.
Authentic Japanese cuisine in the heart of Polanco. You’ll find plenty of options for sushi and other Japanese delicacies. More expensive than most Japanese restaurants around but worthy of a visit.
($$$) Northern Mexican
Baja California style food in Mexico City. This place offers a wide variety of national and international wines.
French and Mexican food by famous chef, Mónica Patiño.
Contemporary Mexican food in one of the most gorgeous terraces of Centro Histórico.
($$$) Seafood, Mexican
Seafood restaurant with a menu that includes many traditional dishes from the Mexican Pacific Coast. Their menu is seasonal and they make an emphasis on always using the freshest ingredients.
This restaurant’s main attraction is its location. Being on the 41st floor of the Torre Latinoamericana, it has some of the best panoramic views of the city. Food is mostly Mediterranean.
One of the most iconic restaurants for traditional Mexican food. Booking in advance is recommended.
Hostería de Santo Domingo
Traditional Mexican food served in a colonial building. The place is famous for its great atmosphere and breakfast buffet.
Sweets & Desserts
Ice Cream, Frozen Yogurt
Ice cream shop with original and unexpected flavors.
Chef José Ramón Castillo puts all of his knowledge as a master chocolatier in Que Bo! This chocolate shop is recognized as one of the best in the world by the French publication Le Guide de Croqueurs de Chocolat.”
This trendy bakery is one of the best options to have breakfast in la Roma if you’re looking for something sweet to start the day.
A traditional bakery in the heart of Centro Histórico, La Ideal is famous for its cakes, which can be admired in a museum located on the second floor of the bakery.
Dulcería de Celaya
This small candy store in the middle of Centro Histórico has been manufacturing a wide variety of traditional Mexican sweets since 1874. The Guízar family has owned this place from the start and they have maintained the original recipes for all its products.
Churrería El Moro
Traditional cafe in Centro Histórico specialized in churros and hot chocolate. This 24-hour cafe has a charming old-style vibe.
Coffee & Tea
A great place to taste specialty coffee in Mexico City. Perfect spot to have breakfast or lunch while exploring the colorful streets of Coyoacan.
Quentin offers a wide variety of quality coffee grains from Mexico and South America. This small shop has gained notoriety as one of the best cafes in Mexico City.
Good coffee in Cuauhtémoc, although they now have multiple locations in Mexico City.
This small and cozy cafe is just a couple blocks away from Coyoacán’s main square. It offers some of the best coffee in Mexico City and also has a good variety of desserts.
One of the best coffee shops in town.
Distrito Fijo Club de Ciclismo
Small cafe that shares its space with a bicycle workshop and store.
This multi-awarded cafe offers Mexican coffee of the highest quality. Café Passmar is also famous for its barista courses.
Bars & Lounges
Fancy bar specialized in cocktails. Limantour is in the World’s 50 best bars list. Booking in advance is strongly recommended.
Cocktail Bar, Dive Bar
Dive bar focused on original cocktails. Very popular with the international crowd staying around Roma-Condesa.
Beer bar offering a great variety of Mexican craft beers.
Loup focuses on natural wines and craft beers from all around Mexico. The restaurant has a good variety of dishes made with local and organic ingredients.
King Cole Bar
Lounge, Cocktail Bar
Fancy bar with a terrace offering one of the best views of Paseo de la Reforma.
Trendy bar specializing in original cocktails and comfort food. Excellent for after-work drinks.
Pulquería “The Duellists”
Founded in 1912, this traditional Mexican cantina specializes in pulque, a prehispanic beverage obtained from agave plants. The psychedelic decoration and the wide variety of flavors, make this the perfect place for pulque first-timers.
La Botica offers a great variety of mezcal styles and brands and some interesting mezcal cocktails. It’s considered the first mezcaleria in Mexico City.
Small bar that specializes in mezcal and Oaxaca specialties.
An exclusive bar inspired by the golden age of cinema. This is a private club where either membership or booking in advance is required.
Bar & Grill
Old Mexican bar. Famous for the sumptuous decoration and a bullet hole supposedly made by Mexican revolutionary, Pancho Villa.