Mexico City: Food & Drink


FOOD
Pasillo De Humo – 2nd Floor – has a very local feeling. Great Mexican food and very reasonable and really good margaritas.

Parian Condesa Rest Comida Yucateca La Tradicion – is on the first floor below Pasillo De Humo and it has 8 food counters where you can grab 8 different types of food and then sit at a table either inside or outside. Seafood, Japanese, Mexican, Deli, Beef or a sampling of the many types of cuisines offerred. Very good and really reasonable. Pasillo D H takes reservations but the downstairs place is walk in only.

Pujol – one of the most expensive places in town. A very romantic but very pricey place full of Gringo’s. The meal will likely cost between $150 to $200 per person but we thought it was well worth it.

Azul Condesa – Really good Mexican food

Rosetta – a great place in a little mansion in Roma Norte. Good food and service and very reasonable too.

Quintonil – this place came highly recommended but we did not go. it is pricey.
Milan 44 – food hall and market for casual dining

Comedor Jacinta – new from Chef Edgar Nunez. Simple mexican.

San Angel Inn – great place to eat after seeing the Frida museum

Comedor de Los Milagros – food hall across from Mercado de Medellin

Dulce Patria – a great place to eat at Las Alcobas hotel

Polanquito in Polanco Many really good restaurants for all tastes

El Cardenal – traditional lunch place while visiting the Palacio de Bellas Artes

Maximo Bistrot – The epitome of living the maximum mediterranean gastronomic experience offered by Chef Lalo Garcia in a charming locale. A top, top local favorite!!!

Rosa Negra – trendy venue offering a wide variety of delicious food from Mexico, Cuba, Colombia, Chile, Peru, and other Latin American countries. in Polanco.

Entremar (lunch only) – Few people are aware of this quiet sister venue of the famous Contramar, where the same exquisite menu is served and the service is more personalized.

Merotoro – Chef Jair Tellez provides an incredible gourmet experience of new aromas and flavors, opening new horizons for the already-rich Mexican gastronomy.

Havre 77 – Lalo Garcia fulfills his dream of offering his favorite French cuisine and an oyster bar in a lovely house redesigned to create an intimate ambience.

Contramar – in Condesa for seafood. One of the best seafood places in town.

Restaurant Nicos – the new sister place of Fonda Mayora. Both great places but the second one is more casual

Mercado N 89 Coyoacan – Main market near Frida K Museum. Best places to eat in the market: Quesadillas Lucha, La Cocina de mi Mama, Rica Barbacoa El Borrego De Oro, Tres Coyotes,El Jarden Del Pulpo

Panderia Rosetta – 2 great bakeries in Mexico City one in Juarez

Treinta Y Tres – A great little simple taco place. More of a lunch place.

Mercado De Medellin in Roma Sur – a food market

DRINK
Xaman – a cocktail bar with Mexico’s pre – hispanic roots

Hanky Panky – is a new speakeasy but you need a reservation

Cantina Fina – an outpost of Roma’s Fonda Fina – mexican pub

Miralto inside the Torre Latino americana – this place has the best view of Mexico City. If you have a drink at the bar the view is free or you can pay to just go to the observation deck.

La Opera – a Cantina from 1876

Gin Gin Roma – Good food plus late night cool bar and dance club. Mixed

Xaman Bar – in Juarez worth checking out if in the area

Cine Tonala – in Roma Sur. cool little bar.

MN Roy – a DJ and craft cocktails. Young crowd

Xampaneria – for mescal and small bites

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