Where to Eat around The Westin Guadalajara
Collected by Westin AFAR
Guadalajara is a cultural destination that at once offers the best of local, Jaliscan and Mexican tradition, as well as a global consciousness, from its food, to its architectural diversity, to its art scene.
Jardines del Bosque, 44520 Guadalajara, JAL, Mexico
Since the 70’s, La Trattoria has been cooking recipes brought back from Italy. Their menu specializes in the mediterranean country’s varied cuisine and their menu focuses on customary dining—with a range of anti-pastis and some of my favorites...
Avenida Mariano Otero 3047, Victoria, La Giralda, 45089 Zapopan, Jal., Mexico
Mr. Pampas welcomes you to try Brazilian dishes in a family-owned atmosphere. Try their “rotating system” where you can try each of their fresh cuts—Brazilian steak, chicken, lamb, shrimp, and more—prepared differently. In addition they have a...
Calle Pedro Moreno 1398, Americana, 44160 Guadalajara, Jal., Mexico
Sacromonte has long been one of Guadalajara's most popular fine dining restaurants. Its colorful, spacious dining room is the backdrop for a meal characterized by updated traditional Mexican favorites, often beautifully presented. House...
Calle Leandro Valle 895, Zona Centro, 44100 Guadalajara, Jal., Mexico
Like the torta ahogada, birria is a culinary specialty in Guadalajara, served everywhere from street-food stalls to sit-down restaurants. To leave the Pearl of the West without sampling it would be a loss, as it offers a...
Avenida de la Paz 1701, Moderna, Americana, 44190 Guadalajara, Jal., Mexico
Entering the spotless, spacious Suehiro can provoke a moment of cultural dissonance, a sort of "Where am I again?" double-take. Suehiro looks wholly Japanese, from the lacquered wood accents and the impressively large, neatly manicured Asian...
Tierra de Fuego 3160-2, Providencia, 44630 Guadalajara, Jal., Mexico
The torta ahogada, or drowned sandwich, is a Mexican specialty that can only be authentically sampled in Guadalajara—the salt used to make the distinctively dense, crusty bread comes from the region. The sandwich is filled with meat...
Av. Ignacio L. Vallarta 1342, Americana, 44160 Guadalajara, Jal., Mexico
Guadalajara is increasingly becoming a destination for food lovers, with "alta cocina" (fine dining) restaurants popping up all over the city in the past few years. Cocina 88 was one of the original alta cocina restaurants in Guadalajara, and...
San Gabriel 3030, Jardines del Bosque, 44500 Guadalajara, Jal., Mexico
Chef Darren Walsh has come a long way since the 2001 New York Times review in which food critic William Grimes wrote that his Manhattan restaurant, Papillon, served “two-star food in a no-star setting”—all the way, in fact, to...
Diagonal Golfo de Cortés 4152, Monraz, 44670 Guadalajara, Jal., Mexico
This upscale restaurant specializes in Italian-Mexican fusion. That would be interesting enough, but the menu becomes even more intriguing with a wild game section, with deer and jabalí (wild boar) among the selections. Be sure to check the wine...
Av. de la Paz 494, Mexicaltzingo, 44100 Guadalajara, Jal., Mexico
When people are queuing for tacos as good as these, you’d better join the line! Serving crisp Baja-style fish tacos with crunchy batter and soft tacos, this little cart has won the hearts of the locals and become one of the most popular dining...
Avenida México 2903, Vallarta Norte, Vallarta Nte., 44690 Guadalajara, JAL, Mexico
Chefs Paco Ruano and Luis González Rodriguez opened Alcalde in Guadalajara after working at some of the world’s top-ranked restaurants, including Noma and Mugaritz. Though they bring international sensibilities and techniques to their...
Calle de Morelos 1743, Ladrón de Guevara, Lafayette, 44600 Guadalajara, Jal., Mexico
Modern Mexican cuisine is the focus at Pachuco, a trendy restaurant that opened in the summer of 2015. Some ingredients and dishes, such as rabbit flautas (crispy tortillas rolled up and deep-fried), may be unfamiliar, but they're definitely worth...
Av. Ignacio L. Vallarta 1217, Americana, 44160 Guadalajara, Jal., Mexico
You may not have a view of the Eiffel Tower at Chez Chou Chou in Guadalajara, but it'll be easy enough to imagine you're in Paris thanks to its delectable crème brûlée, profiteroles, and tarte tatin. In addition to serving many French bistro...
Calle Prisciliano Sánchez 1049, Americana, 44160 Guadalajara, Jal., Mexico
For a while now, high-brow versions of America's iconic foods—hamburgers and fries, mostly—have been popular in Mexico. Urbana Gourmet takes the trend to a whole new level with its artisanal "dogo" hot dogs. Options include the Argento, which...