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10 Restaurants in Mexico City

The food offerings from Mexico are incredibly diverse and varies from place to place. Look for these Restaurants if you’re visiting Mexico to get a real taste of the country’s cuisine. Restaurants in Mexico combine glamour and attention to detail in every single dish. Also, delivers their promise to make your dinner unforgettable.

About Mexican Restaurants

Mexico City was a complete product of last year’s selection for the 50 Best Restaurants List. Mexico had restaurants Pujol, Biko on the 50th Best list of the World, and they were both based in Mexico City.

Biko ranks 31st and Pujol 12th rank in the World’s 50 Best Restaurant List(2011).
They are also ranked on Latin America’s 50 Best lists (2019)as 6th & 3rd respectively. Below is the list of 10 most delicious places to eat that are clean, unique and unforgettable at once.

1. Porfirio’s Coapa

Mexico ‘s finest restaurant hits Coapa. This restaurant ranked 2 out of 6,719 restaurants in Mexico City PORFIRIO ‘S is Love, Innovation and Pride.

A restaurant that praises Mexico’s best, transforming its traditional flavours into exquisite dishes. Delicious dishes have a careful selection of ingredients. Also provide an environment where music, decoration and seasonal interweave harmoniously.

Most famous dishes: Oaxacan Tasajo, Molcajete Sea and Land, Dos Quesos Stuffed Chili, Lobster Tamale

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  • PRICE RANGE: ₹ 836 – ₹ 2,007


2. Pujol

Restaurant wins the award for The Best Restaurant in North America in 2019. Also, earned its place in the best restaurants in Mexico. Elegant dishes of Pujol made with indigenous ingredients. That pay homage to the rich culinary heritage of Mexico. Also, every year Pujol was awarded by World’s 50 Best Restaurants. Currently, chef Enrique Olverathe manages the restaurant. He studied at the American Culinary Institute.

Most famous Dishes:

The menu of Pujol changes seasonally. However, Mole Madre, Mole Nuevo, are signature dishes of the restaurant. They will always grace the menu.

A Second Act for Pujol, Mexico's World-Class Restaurant - The New ...
Pujol Restaurant
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  • PRICE RANGE: ₹ 1,960 – ₹ 4,335


Location: Tennyson 133, Polanco, Polanco IV Secc, Miguel Hidalgo, 11550 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico

3. Biko (Mexico City)

Biko is a techno-emotional Basque restaurant in Mexico City. The restaurant’s atmosphere is formal, and the service is, too. Basque-born Bruno Oteiza is co-owner of this restaurant. Many of the dishes coming out of the kitchen are humorous in their presentation. Biko ranks 31st in the world’s 50 best restaurants List in 2011. 

Again in 2016, Biko has been ranked 43rd in the world by world’s 50 best restaurants. 

Mexico City Is Home To 3 Of The World's Top 50 Restaurants

Most famous dishes: Cannoli-like tube out of which floated cotton candy cheese “smoke.”

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  • PRICE RANGE: ₹ 1,884 – ₹ 7,536


Location: Av. Pdte. Masaryk 407, Polanco, Polanco II Secc, Miguel Hidalgo, 11550 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico

4. Máximo Bistrot Local

If there is one location that fits an exciting new culinary scene in Mexico City, then it’s Maximo Bistrot. In 2012, García was well-placed to open Máximo Bistrot and helped Mexico City’s place on the international culinary map. Up to two-thirds of the ingredients come from local farms.

Máximo Bistrot Local
Máximo Bistrot Local

Most famous dishes:

The daily-changing menu might include crab soup with Creole corn, seared tuna with artichoke purée and chilli vinaigrette or confit suckling pig.

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  • PRICE RANGE: ₹ 23,363 – ₹ 37,682


Location: Tonalá 133, Roma Nte., Cuauhtémoc, 06700 Cuauhtemoc, CDMX, Mexico


Garum has not only a foodie-driven menu. But also about the specifics and reverence for the ingredients. This place is best to taste the spicy dishes. And others who want to get into the tale of the origin of the product.

Garum - Picture of Garum, Mexico City - Tripadvisor

Most famous dishes:

Cantina-esque flair, mushrooms with pickled beef, fire-grilled totoaba, The chocolatemussels

If you’re seeking very modern and innovative food, then this is the place. Each dish is as good as tasty. And the service of the restaurant is also outstanding. Chiefs of the Garum explains about the food you are going to eat there. While travelling to Mexico, don’t forget to explore the delicious dishes of Garum.


Location: Av. Pdte. Masaryk 513, Polanco, Polanco II Secc, Miguel Hidalgo, 11560 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico

6. Quintonil

Quintonil is also the name of a Mexican herb used in some dishes and cocktails. However, dishes made from a nearby garden, wherever the cooks daily pick fresh veg and greens. And the menu is based on local produce and showcases Mexico’s best. The chief of this restaurant is Jorge Vallejo.

The restaurant is RANKED #10 in the Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants(2014). This year it has made its debut at The World’s 50 Best Restaurants

Creatively Refined: Quintonil - Where to Eat in Mexico City ...
Dish made at quintonil

Most famous dishes: crab tostadas, charred avocado tartare and escamoles (ant eggs)

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  • PRICE RANGE: ₹ 3,307 – ₹ 4,961


Location: Av. Pdte. Masaryk 513, Polanco, Polanco II Secc, Miguel Hidalgo, 11560 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico

7. Sud 777

Édgar Núñez joined Sudd777 as an executive chief in 2008. The restaurant has a pre-party atmosphere with cool dining area and unique menu. The South of the Mexican city was never recognized for their food until Sud 777 came along and changed that.
Menu of Sud 777 is a mixture of heavy meat dishes, like their famous ribs, and light raw tostadas of tuna.

Sudaa 777

Most famous dishes: Korobuta pork ribs and cod with ashes sauce, zucchini and artichokes

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  • PRICE RANGE: ₹ 3,768 – ₹ 5,275


Location: Boulevard de la Luz 777, entre Camino Santa Teresa y Paseo del Pedregal, Mexico City

8. Rosetta

In Rosetta, you get the impression that every aspect of the design has been considering.

Its menu is always changed seasonally. The restaurant is famous for its innovative chef Elena Reygadas and conventional dishes.

Most famous dishes:

Mole dishes, panaderias. However, Rosetta has always had an Italian flavour, epitomized by the delicious pasta dishes made by the chef.

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  • PRICE RANGE: ₹ 187 – ₹ 1,399


Location: Colima 179, Roma Nte., Cuauhtémoc, 06700 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico

9. Nicos

For more than 60 years Nicos has satisfied the stomachs of Mexicans. It has received the Lifetime Achievement Award for contribution to Mexican cuisine 2018. Chef Gerardo Vázquez Lugo creates dishes through the rich culinary. Restaurant Nicos has just celebrated its 60th anniversary.

Most famous dishes:

Enchiladas, with poblano peppers and grilled vegetables, pulpos a la antigua (octopi in their ink with nuts and red wine), organic pork marinated

Nico's Bar (Glasgow Bar)
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  • PRICE RANGE: ₹ 1,883 – ₹ 3,013


Location: Av. Cuitláhuac 3102, Claveria, Azcapotzalco, 02080 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico

10. Laja (Ensenada, Mexico)

Laja offers a set menu which changes daily. Kitchen backbone of the restaurant is its own garden. The nearby Pacific Ocean offers great ingredients that are always surprising. Laja restaurant ranked 3 of 51 Restaurants in Valle de Guadalupe. Because Laja has its own vineyard, Téllez produces its own wines, and also offers a fine range of the best in the valley.

bowl of vegetable salads

About Taste: 

Menu specifics can be uncertain. But salads are anthologies of freshness and soups are authoritative. Its seafood is of the highest quality (marinated yellowtail with preserved lemon, say). And it’s flavorful and perfectly cooked meat dishes. Oven-roasted local lamb with shallots and mustard greens is an outstanding dish.

  • SPECIAL DIETS: Vegan Friendly, Vegetarian Options, Gluten-Free Food
  • PRICE RANGE: ₹ 1,960 – ₹ 4,335


Location: km 83, Tecate, Vivienda Popular, 22850 Ensenada, B.C., Mexico

Some more Restaurants in Mexico: Anna’s Taqueria, Baja Fresh , Cafe Rio, Chevys Fresh Mex, Maggie Rita’s, El Taco Tote, Grupo Sanborns

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