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Eating in Mexico City

Easy to get Reservations

  • Pasillo de Humo | Alam Mendez’s tasty take on Oaxaca classics

  • Lalo | Eduardo Garcia’s casual no-reservations casual breakfast + lunch spot

  • Comedor Jacinta |  Edgar Nuñez’s delicious take on Mexican comfort food

  • Nico’s | A classic Mexico City restaurant that’s out-of-the-way but worth the UBER ride 

  • Café NIN | Elena Reygadas’ charming casual restaurant in Juárez

  • Molino El Pujo | Enrique Olvera’s tortillería w/ a tiny-but-tasty menu

  • Lardo | Elena Reygadas’ Europe-meets-Mexico spot where the huitlacoche pizza is must

  • Amaya | Jair Téllez’s vegetable + seafood-centric spot w/ a great list of natural wines

  • El Cardenal | A Mexico City institution that focuses on classic regional, seasonal dishes


Hard to Get Reservations

  • Pujol | Enrique Olvera’s famed restaurant that’s considered one of the best in the world

  • Maximo Bistro | Eduardo Garcia’s Roma restaurant that’s one of Mexico’s best

  • Sud 777 | Edgar Nuñez’s restaurant that’s #11 on the 50 Best Restaurants Latin America


More Eating

  • Churrería El Moro | Mexico City’s must try churros

  • Panadería Rosetta | One of the best bakeries in North America

  • Barbacoa Tres Reyes | Weekend barbacoa spot that’s more of a party than a restaurant

  • Cocina Margarita in Mercado Juárez | Some of the tastiest comida corrida in the city  

  • Parnita + Paramo | Lively day + night sister spots w/ great tacos, beer, mezcal + cocktails

  • JoeGelato | Heladería focusing on Mexican flavors

  • Dorilocos | A stand outside the Anthropology Museum serves CDMX’s signature snack 

Drinking In Mexico City

  • Maison Artemesia + Felina + Bar Baltra | The three best cocktail spots in the city

  • Loup Bar | Not-to-be-missed natural wine bar w/ great small plates

  • La Opera | A beautiful cantina whose ceiling is still scarred by Pancho Villa’s bullets

  • La Faena | Charming but faded bullfighter cantina in Centro Histórico

  • Le Tachinomi Desu | Rezo-only drinking room w/ natural wines + Japanese whiskeys

  • El Depósito | The beer bar w/ the one of best selections of Mexican craft beer

  • Cicatriz Café | They city’s latest hotspot for natural wines, cocktails + coffee

  • Hop the Beer Experience 2 | Great Mexico City brewery despite the unfortunate name

Dancing + Clubbing in Mexico City

  • Barba Azul | Old school, heavy-on-the-kitsch dancehall that plays salsa + tropical music

  • La Purísima | Always wild go-to nightlife spot for the city’s LGBTQ community

  • Patrick Miller | Only-in-Mexico City Friday nite institution where dance crews do battle

  • Café Paraíso | Where Mexico City’s well heeled go to dance to tropical music

  • La Perla | A kitschy drag cabaret show that’s been going strong for decades



  • Quentin | Best pour over in the city

  • Chiquitito | Some of the city’s best espresso drinks

  • Buna | Standing room only cafe great for a to go cup


Places to Stay

  • Chaya | Charming, funky oasis in the heart of Mexico City’s Centro Neighborhood

  • Ignacia Guest House | Hip guest house in the heart of Roma

  • The Red Tree House | A Condesa’s classic w/ unrivaled hospitality 

  • La Valise Hotel | A tiny, design-heavy hotel in Roma


  • Mis Mezcales | The best place in the city to pick up a bottle of small batch mezcal

  • Sabre Dios | A tiny, well-curated collection of specialty food + drink items