“These are the essential restaurants of Guadalajara, according to Eater


The American site compiled a list of 30 must-visit places in Tapatía cuisine

Eater is an American portal dedicated to selecting restaurants to create city guides. Of course, most entries on this website showcase establishments from the neighboring country, however, there are also listings for destinations within Mexico.

Regarding the Pearl of the West, it mentions that in addition to being an archetypal city of the country. This place is the birthplace of much of the culture exported as Mexican. Among the identity markers, it mentions tequila, mariachi, and charrería as central activities; and birria, tortas ahogadas, and various snacks as part of the gastronomy.

Moreover, Guadalajara’s profile on Eater mentions that the city has opened the doors of its kitchens to French, Italian, and Argentine influences. Similarly, different cafés and bars have arrived in the city, positioning Tapatía areas such as La Americana, La Moderna, Santa Tere, and Lafayette as the favorite spots for visitors.

Without hierarchy or rating, the platform has created a list of 30 essential restaurants for dining in Guadalajara. The compilation work was done in 2022, however, all the places mentioned are still present in the city’s gastronomic offer, so the recommendation remains valid.

These are the essential restaurants of Guadalajara

  • Mariscos Mora dirección C. Arandas 4784, Benito Juárez
  • Lonches Leo entre Mimosas y Geranios, Av. Sta. Margarita 629, Los Girasoles, 45136 Zapopan, Jal.
  • Fonda Doña Gabina Escolástica Javier Mina 237, Centro, 45100 Zapopan, Jal.
  • La Docena Blvrd Puerta de Hierro 4659, Puerta de Hierro, 45116 Zapopan, Jal.
  • Tacos Nano C. Mesa Central 411-413, Colonia Belisario Domínguez, 44320 Guadalajara, Jal.
  • Birria de Res El Amigazo C. Nudo de Cempoaltepetl #526, Colonia Belisario Domínguez, 44320 Guadalajara, Jal.
  • Tortas Ahogadas El Profe Jimenez C. Andrés Terán 841, Villaseñor, 44600 Guadalajara, Jal.
  • Ponte Trucha Negro C. Ignacio Ramírez 646, Santa Teresita, 44600 Guadalajara, Jal.
  • Tacos Providencia Av. Rubén Darío 534, Lomas de Guevara, 44657 Guadalajara, Jal.
  • Birrieria la Victoria C. Manuel Acuña 1511, Villaseñor, 44200 Guadalajara, Jal.
  • Xokol C. Ignacio Herrera y Cairo 1375, Santa Teresita, 44600 Guadalajara, Jal.
  • Kamilos 333 C. José Clemente Orozco 333, Santa Teresita, 44200 Guadalajara, Jal.
  • Restaurante Alcalde Av. México 2903, Vallarta Nte., 44690 Guadalajara, Jal.
  • Cantina La Fuente C. Pino Suárez 78, Zona Centro, 44100 Guadalajara, Jal.
  • Lonches Amparito C. Gerardo Suárez 5, Centro, 44100 Guadalajara, Jal.
  • Tacos de Barbacoa Arturo (Los de Antaño) C. José María Morelos 957, Col Americana, Centro, 44100 Guadalajara, Jal.
  • Tikuun Comedor Local C. Emeterio Robles Gil 50, Col Americana, Americana, 44600 Guadalajara, Jal.
  • Pare de Sufrir Mezcalería Calle Argentina 66, Col Americana, Americana, 44200 Guadalajara, Jal.
  • De La O Cantina Calle Argentina 70, Col Americana, Americana, 44200 Guadalajara, Jal.
  • El Gallo Altanero Calle Marsella 126, Col Americana, Lafayette, 44160 Guadalajara, Jal.
  • Restaurante Allium Av Providencia 2411-Local 106, Providencia, 44630 Guadalajara, Jal.
  • Café palReal C. Lope de Vega 113, Arcos Vallarta, 44130 Guadalajara, Jal.
  • La Panga del Impostor C. Miguel Lerdo de Tejada 2189, Col Americana, Americana, 44160 Guadalajara, Jal.
  • Hueso Calle Efraín González Luna 2061, Col Americana, Obrera, 44150 Guadalajara, Jal.    
  • El Terrible Juan Café C. Colonias 440, Col Americana, Americana, 44160 Guadalajara, Jal.
  • Tortas Ahogadas Don José El de la Bicicleta C. Gante 150, Las Conchas, 44460 Guadalajara, Jal.
  • Menuderia Chela C. 2 4-202, Comercial Abastos, 44530 Guadalajara, Jal.
  • Las Originales Hermanas Coraje “Chicago” Chicago 1280, La Aurora, 44460 Guadalajara, Jal.
  • Tacos al Vapor Oscar C. Aguamarina 1985, La Giralda, 45088 Zapopan, Jal.
  • Cenaduría Los Merequetengues C. Florida 83, San Juan, 45500 San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jal.

Source: El Informador