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Best Restaurants in Mexico City (Ciudad de México)

Looking for the very best restaurants in Mexico City? We will keep this list short and sweet.

We love to find the best local taco shops, as well as the nicest eateries a city has to offer. We will be updating this list regularly as we get more insight from our network. This list of the best restaurants in Mexico City was updated on June 29 2022.


  1. Pujol: Chef Enrique Olvera founded Pujol back in 2000 with the vision to showcase everything about Mexican gastronomy, from its unique techniques and inimitable spices to the country’s rich history. More than twenty years on, he has achieved his dream: Pujol comes in consistently towards the top of Latin America’s and The World’s 50 Best Restaurants rankings. Calle Tennyson 133 Polanco, Mexico City 11560 Mexico

  2. Tetlan* Beautiful house of renown Mexican architect Luis Barragan. The house includes the restaurant, a gourmet store/cafe, a library and a space for yoga. Food is made out of traditional ingredients. Well prepared, nothing new, just traditional dishes presented in a fancy way. Calle Las Fuentes Jardines Del Pedregal 180, Mexico City 01900 Mexico

  3. Contramar* this is a high energy restaurant full of “well-heeled,” mostly Mexican clientele. Recommended are the delicious tostadas de atun, aguachiles verdes con camarones, and a fantastic meringue/whipped cream/strawberry poster. Highly recommended for lunch which is its most popular meal. Calle Durango 200, Mexico City 06700 Mexico

  4. Maximo bistro: A relatively new concept for Mexico City, Máximo Bistrot is a true farm-to-table restaurant serving French plates made with Mexican-grown ingredients. Av. Álvaro Obregón 65 Bis, Roma Nte., Cuauhtémoc, 06700, Ciudad de México, CDMX, México. 55 5264 4291

  5. Rosetta: Rosetta is located in a large mansion in Mexico City’s Roma neighborhood. Its cuisine is rooted in a profound respect for Mexican ingredients and distinguished for its innovative combinations.
    The à la carte menu is always changing in response to seasonality and produce availability, and it’s known both for the unique creations of chef Elena Reygadas and for more traditional dishes. Colima #166 Col. Roma México, CDMX 06700

  6. Paramo ( casual tacos) Your ate-night food will also come with a late-night scene. You’ll find cool people eating, drinking, and hanging out here until it closes at 2am. Avenida Eje 2 sur (Avenida Yucatan) 84 Local E3, First Floor, Mexico City 06700 Mexico

  7. La Gruta Teotihuacan ( cave restaurant outside of the pyramids) Underground restaurant located in a natural cave, since 1906. Behind the pyramid of the sun in Teotihuacán. We want to take our guest on a unique and entertaining cultural experience. Reliving the gastronomy, legends and traditions of teotihuacán”s culture. Our goal is to take you on a journey trough the flavors of Mexico, it’s ingredients, recipes and culinary techniques.

Let us know if you think we should add any hidden gems! We will be traveling to Mexico city in a few weeks and keep you updated.




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