Current Time



View As:

Mexico City restaurants

You might not see a tortilla the whole time you're in Mexico City. This is a cosmopolitan city, so it's much easier to find an Italian trattoria or an Argentine steak house than a real Mexican place. For that, you'll probably have to leave the more touristy neighborhoods of Polanco and La Condesa. Coyoacán and San Ángel have good local and regional fare, as does the Centro Histórico. What's hot now? The city's best chefs are beguiled by Spanish cuisine, especially tapas. Many of the most upscale restaurants, such as D.O. in Polanco, are serving these small dishes in a big way.

Sort By:
San Ángel Inn, Mexico City

Always packed with regulars, this 17th-century former monastery is where locals take their out-of-town guests. There's nothing trendy here, just black-jacketed...more

Editors' Pick
Hotel Photo
Pujol, Mexico City

Chef Enrique Olvera has often been described as being at the vanguard of cocina mexicana, and his restaurant Pujol makes almost every local's short list of the...more

Editors' Pick
Hotel Photo
Paxia Santa Fe, Mexico City

The business district of Santa Fe, with its shopping malls and office buildings, can be disappointingly generic, a Mexico City version of London's Canary Wharf....more

Editors' Pick
Mp Café Bistro, Mexico City

Buddhist convert Mónica Patiño is responsible for introducing the city to the dreaded concept of Asian fusion. But Patiño's interpretations...more

Editors' Pick
MeroToro, Mexico City

Gabriela Cámara, the star restaurateur behind Mexico's impossibly hip seafood shack Contramar, is tackling anew protein. Its name derived from the...more

Editors' Pick
Los Danzantes, Mexico City

Sometimes it seems that you can find any kind of food in Mexico City except Mexican. Los Danzantes, in the southern suburb of Coyoacán, takes care of...more

Editors' Pick
Litoral, Mexico City

While lots of eateries in La Condesa strive to outdo one another with daring decor or flamboyantly overprepared dishes, Litoral's approach is refreshingly...more

Editors' Pick
Izote, Mexico City

In Mexico, it's the women who cook, and it's women who consequently get famous for food. Patricia Quintana, after countless cookbooks and TV appearances, is...more

Editors' Pick
Fonda El Refugio, Mexico City

For a memorable meal in the Zona Rosa, think small. Bypass all the tourist traps along streets like Londrés and Genova in favor of this tiny restaurant...more

Editors' Pick
D.O., Mexico City

The name brings to mind all sorts of things, but it's really an abbreviation for denominación de origen, or the official region from which a particular...more

Editors' Pick
Results 1-10 of 13  |   1 2 next
Information may have changed since date of publication. Please confirm details with individual establishments before planning your trip.



I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its User Agreement, Privacy Policy, and Mobile Terms and Conditions.

iPhone App:

Create personalized postcards out of your favorite travel photos!

Learn More ›
Subscribe to our free RSS feeds:

Get the latest destinations picks, hot hotel lists, travel deals and blog posts automatically added to your newsreader or your personalized homepage.

Learn More ›


Special Advertisement

Contests, Sweepstakes & Promotions


Send  to your phone!

Don’t show this box again.
This information will be sent directly to your phone and waiting for you in a text message. Simple click on the url in that message or browse on your phone.
Need more help? Our FAQ may contain the answer you need.
Never want to type in your cell phone number again?
Register now with and you'll be able to save your number and enjoy other great features like this.
I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its User Agreement , Privacy Policy, and mobile terms and conditions. Standard text messaging rates apply.