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Restaurants in Mexico City

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these Mexico City restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best Mexico City restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in Mexico City to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best Mexico City restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in Mexico City.

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  • 100% Natural (Express)

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    These are outposts of the popular Mexican natural food restaurant chain that originated in Acapulco and is noted for its use of the freshest ingred... More
  • Abraham

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Order delicious huaraches (griddled masa cakes) with toppings such as chorizo and carne asada. More
  • Águila y Sol

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
  • Azul y Oro

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Tortilla soup gets the VIP treatment at the hyper-authentic Azul y Oro café. Flavored with guajillo-chile paste and tangy crema and strips of pasil... More
  • Biko

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    The minimalist interior sets the stage for a Basque-inspired menu that contrasts classic dishes—sea bass in clam sauce—with such experimental inter... More
  • Bistrot Mosaico

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    A bistro in the Mexico City airport may come as a surprise, but this casual spot offers contemporary Mexican dishes—meatballs in chipotle sauce, re... More
  • Boga Boga

    Keep it simple: grilled trout and a margarita. More
  • Cafe Tacuba

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Tourists frequent Café de Tacuba not only for the food and pastries, but also for the art that lines the walls. Situated in the historic city cente... More
  • Casa Ávila

    Of the four popular Ávila Spanish-food restaurants in Mexico City, two are at the airport. Interiors suggest dining rooms in Spain’s medieval city ... More
  • Contramar

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    A high-ceilinged, blue-and-white dining room is the setting for long, loud, convivial lunches, especially on weekends. Fashionable locals come here... More
  • Cúcara Mácara

    With the vibrant colors, craft décor, and rustic dining chairs with woven rush seats here, you may feel as if you have stumbled into a colonial tow... More
  • Dipao Pizza y Vino

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    The mediterranean-inspired restaurant's wood-burning oven delivers crispy, thin-crust pizza. More
  • Fonda el Refugio

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Fonda el Refugio serves regional Mexican cuisine for lunch and dinner. Located on a tree-lined street, the bright blue, two-story building has a Sp... More
  • Hacienda de los Morales

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    La Hacienda de los Morales is an iconic Polanco district restaurant, bar, and special events destination. The hacienda (estate) was established in ... More
  • Ivoire

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Although Ivoire is a French restaurant, it is one of the trendiest eateries in the Polanco district. Perhaps this is because the location is incomp... More

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