Struggling to decide where to eat in San Miguel de Allende?

With over 300 restaurants in San Miguel de Allende there is no shortage of food options so we’ve narrowed it down to our favourite, and not so favourite spots to save you the trouble of deciding where to eat in San Miguel de Allende

La Cocina, Pila Seca #1

Try: Enmoladas (enchiladas in Mole) and the selections of Mezcals. New to mezcal? Check out our post on the differences between mezcal and tequila, and how to drink it here.

Don Taco Tequila (Vegan), Hernandez Macias #9

Try: Taco de Setas and Sotol 

La Azotea, Not sign posted, upstairs Calle Umaran #6

Try: Taco de Camarón y Jicama 

Baja Fish Taquito, Mesones #11B

Try: Taquito de Pescado

Andy’s Tacos, Corner of Hidalgo and Insurgents

Try: Taco de Pastor

Antonio Bistro, San Miguel de Allende
Antonia Bistro

Antonia Bistro at El Palomar, (go for sunset) San Francisco #57

Try: Torta de brisket horneado a la leña and Lechon con su jugo de carne

La Posadita, Cuna de Allende #13

Try: Tamarind Margarita and Conchita Pilbil 

Cent’anni Ristorante, Conde de La Canal #34

Try: Lobster Pizza

La Doña, San Francisco #32

Try: Mole, rice and plantains and flautas de Jamaica

No Name Family Taco Stand, In front of Ignacio Aldama #1

Try: Tacos Dorado (shredded beef) and mollejas (chicken gizzards)
Note: this is only open Friday and Saturday night

Where to eat in San Miguel de Allende
Mama Mia

Mama Mia, Calle del Dr Ignacio Hernandez Macias # 91

Try: The Pan Dolce, Huevos Rancheros, Pepperoni Pizza 

Places that you can skip 

Hanks, San Miguel de Allende

Hanks – good atmosphere and music but food isn’t as good as the ambience
Quince – nice for drinks and appetizers with a view but go somewhere else for a main.

Quince, San Miguel de Allende

Where do you like to eat in San Miguel de Allende? Add your suggestions in the comments below.


Zahn is a travel junkie born and raised on the North Shore of Auckland, New Zealand. Zahn spent two years in South Korea where she met Addison in 2018. She has visited 17 countries and is on a mission to literally work her way around the rest.

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