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Dishes include Thai pumpkin soup, mushroom gyoza, and chile relleno. Save room for her flan—it's reason enough to come. Bonus points: this place has... Read More

For a treat, try the tasting menu with wine pairings—if you want to eat at the chef's table, inside the kitchen, book early. The fish is sustainably... Read More

For a treat, try the tasting menu with wine pairings—if you want to eat at the chef's table, inside the kitchen, book early. The fish is sustainably... 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

Kitschy decor aside, the food here very reasonably priced—and it's not just tacos (although the sample platter is recommended). Try a San Miguel classic... Read More

The salsas that come with chips are enough to make a meal of, but the tacos are delicious. Try a Del Huerto (from the orchard) taco: portobello relleno... 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 1982. Read More

As if pizza weren't enough, many ex-pats visit this San Miguel spot regularly in order to stock up on foreign finds like sourdough bread, pan de... Read More

The slightly fusion-y but very Mexican menu is popular among pescatarians for take-out and delivery, and there may be only one dish (like chile rellenos... Read More

Highlights include pumpkin risotto with squash blossom, ceviche flavored with dark beer, shrimp burgers, eggplant mole with artichokes, fish in purslane. Read More

It's just a few tables, and the breakfast and lunch menus focus on vegetarian and vegan sandwiches, as well as salads (like corn with tofu mayo, chili... 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 of... Read More

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