Restaurants in Colonial Cities

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Originally from Mexico City, Chef Gaby Green has had a number of restaurants around town over the years, including a food truck. At AguaMiel, her menu... Read More

At the restaurant inside Dos Casa, acclaimed chef Matteo Salas dishes up farm-to-table cuisine that is European in flavor but local in origin: roasted... Read More

At this bustling downtown lunch spot, try international dishes (Andalusian pulled-pork sandwich) with indigenous ingredients (crunchy jicama). Read More

Around the corner from the Jardín is this popular lunch and late night space, famous for their pozole made with chicken or pork. They also have some... Read More

Chao Ban recently moved to a terrace across the street, giving this Asian-fusion eatery twice as many tables as before. You'll find various influences... Read More

Most people stop in Cumpanio for their baked goods, and with good reason—the croissants made by their French pastry chef may be the best you'll find... Read More

The farmstead restaurant is located on the grounds of Rancho La Trinidad, a large organic farm about 15 minutes by car from Centro. New Yorker James... Read More

San Miguel de Allende's only Japanese deli is a tiny hole-in-the-wall on a busy street that's easily missed. You can eat there if there's room or take... Read More

Take a cab up into the slightly sketchy San Rafael colonia for a meal at Don Felix and you won't regret it. The place has three main dining areas with... Read More

A hip crowd flocks here for imaginative tacos and top-notch margaritas. It's a limited menu, all antojitos and soups. The salsas that come with chips... Read More

Long popular with the local expat community for the brochetas, seafood, and central location, the restaurant began as a folk arts and crafts space in... Read More

La Mesa Grande is one of the best bakeries in town and their thin-crust pizza, which you can order by the slice, is nearly perfect. The sandwiches are... Read More

Just above the San Juan de Dios market is this new restaurant, sandwiched into a long hallway and small dining room. There are pictures and photos of... Read More

Many hotel restaurants in San Miguel de Allende are simply a convenient place to fuel up before exploring further. Moxi Restaurant, inside the design... Read More

Hidden in the back of the courtyard inside Camino Silvestre store, on Correo, you'll find Nectar. It's just a few tables, and the breakfast and lunch... Read More

One of the first destination restaurants out in the countryside, Nirvana's terrace overlooks the river and fields. Once, these greenhouses were the only... Read More

The coffee is good, but the real reason to come is for the best cakes and pastries in town. The tres leches cake, in particular, is worth going out... Read More

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