Here’s some restaurants to check out in La Paz. Our preference is for great food at a good value. Don’t quote us on the hours of operation, always good to verify for yourself.
Bagel Shop Y Galeria
Last visit 4/2018
Another nice spot for coffee or a nosh. Bagels to eat in or to take out, coffee, waffles, bagel chips, spreads. Breakfast and Lunch. Internet access. Upstairs gallery. Inside and outside seating.
B. Dominguez between 5 de Mayo and Constitución
Last Visited 2/2017
Nice menu variety.
Abasolo out towards Walmart.
Claros Fish Jr.
Last visit 1/2017
Another spot for good fish and shrimp tacos, with a view of the waterfront. Condiment bar almost equal to Taco Fish.
624 131 5090
Doce Quarenta Cafe (1240)
Our favorite for coffee (and more)
(also new location at Puerta Cortez)
Last visit 1/2019
Great hangout for both gringos and Mexicanos. Lots of baked items, breakfast and lunch. Has some interesting design souvenir clothing and gift items. Air con inside for the really hot days, and lovely patio in the back. Decent internet.
On Madero a few doors down from Pan de Les.
Costa Baja Country Club
Last visited 2/2014
Up on the hill above Costa Baja Marina – great view of the bay, take your visitors here, decent breakfast. Coffee was expensive!
Last visited 1/2019
Sushi selections and interesting entrees. Small rooms for for quiet dining on a slow night.
Revolucion at Manuel Pineda
Dulce Romero Panaderia y Organicos
last visit 1/2019
Great baked goods to go, our favorite place right now for sourdough baguettes. Really nice sandwiches, not the usual. Open for breakfast-lunch-dinner. Indoor and outdoor tables. A little noisy (inside) as it is a popular place. A few specialty grocery items including a bit of lovely fresh produce in their cold case. Fresh hummus, pestos.
Allende between Madero and Revolucion
Fuego y Lena
Last visit 1/2019
Besides other items, lovely thin crust pizzas, many flavors to choose from (we like a vegetarian with pepperoni!) baked in their great brick oven. Pasta dishes, salads, Full bar.
Allende #169, between Madero & Revolucion
Last visit 3/2016
Nice super thin crust pizza, pretty patio
#2 for 2016 on TripAdvisor
Revolucion between Bravo and Rosales
612 157 7073
Hours 6 – 11 pm, Closed Tuesday
J & R Ribs Costilleria BBQ
Last visit 12/2018
Yummy ribs and sides, very reasonable prices. Get there early, sometimes they run out! They have a few tables indoors and out, or take it with you.
Belisario Dominguez at 5 de Mayo
El Jardin Secreto (The Secret Garden)
last visited 12/2016
Lovely patio setting for eating or drinking, friends have recommended their pizza. Formerly a nursery. Critters frolicking on the property.
Calle Colima Esq. Topete
612 146 1250
last visited 4/2018
Abasolo in Plaza Nautica (at Colima) kitty corner from the Chedraui grocery. Also new location opened 2014 on the Malecon, towards Marina Palmira next to the Breeze Mart
last visited 9/2018
Busy place where the locals go for good Mexican dishes
Allende at Prieto
tu-sat 8-10, sun 8:30 – 6
612 128 7846
great lunch selection, friends have recommended for breakfast
Benito Juarez 105 Esq. corner with Belisario Dominguez
Breakfast & Lunch, 7 am -4pm
Nice outdoor setting, but protected from weather. Turtle pond!
612 128 6337
Cuauhtemoc (one block south of 5 de Febrero) between Serdan y Prieto
El Mezquite Grill
Last visit 12/2018
#19 on TripAdvisor
Another place for amazing burgers. Lovely steaks and salads too Mesquite grill. Try the Chateaubriand platter! Beautiful outdoor patio protected from the weather. Full bar (many of our other recommendations have also)
Madero near Ocampo
Fong Wong City
Last visit 7/2018
Chinese buffet, you’ll get your money’s worth here! Pretty big variety, not all fried items.
Forjadores across from the Soriana shopping center
Last visit 1/2019
#8 for 2016 on TripAdvisor
We have had some fabulous fish dinners there. Moroccan Lamb is another favorite. Lovely food and well priced, better than average service. Outdoor space for when the weather is nice, indoors for air conditioning or a cold night.
Monday-Saturday 1 pm – 10:30 pm.
Revolución # 1110 at Hidalgo
Nuevo Peking Chinese
Last Visit 7/2017
Abasolo, (street level of Peking Hotel) pretty traditional (i.e. Cantonese) but very tasty and inexpensive
Last visit 12/2016
Seafood place on Nicolas Bravo at Gomez Farias across from the Telmex building, near to the Bravo public market. Friendly service and really nice selection. Great prices for a sit down meal.
(Al Pastor Place) Tacqueria El Sabroso
You don’t see Al Pastor (Mexican pork shwarma) too much on the Baja side, more popular on the mainland.
Cinco de Mayo between Serdan and Prieto, south side of street
Tapas! Spanish Restaurant
#12 Cinco de Mayo between the Malecon and B. Dominguez
last visit 2/2018
On the upscale end around here but still reasonable and very nice. Beautiful outdoor patio plus indoor spaces.
On Revolucion at Constitucion
Taco Fish La Paz
Last visit 1/2018
Probably our favorite lunch spot. Great condiments to go with the fresh battered fish and shrimp tacos. Close Mondays.
deLeon between Farias & Heroes Indepencia
It’s dependable and a nice hangoutand great view of the Malecon when the weather is good.
Mexican and seafood selections, good place to watch NFL games.
Malecon between Torre Iglesias and Salvaterra
Last visit 1/2019
open every day but Sunday. Check out their Facebook page for current hours.
Maurizio sells hand made OMG fresh fettucine pasta with about 7 different sauces to eat in or to go. Have the Canneloni if he has it. Lovely pastries too. Pasta entree with salad, bread, infused olive oils for 100p! No liquor license but there is a Tecate SiX and Oxxo close by.
Guillermo Prieto almost at the corner of Cinco de Febrero
Vrentino Baking & Co.
last visit 1/201
North end of the Malecon at the Morro Hotel, easy walk from Marina Palmira. Bakery cafe, indoor and outdoor spaces. Lovely food (not just baked goods), and better than average service. Egg dishes, salads, sandwiches, fabulous pork chop for dinner!
great lunchtime Mexican buffet, Sunday brunch. Another outlet on the malecon (no buffet), which was not impressive.
Mexico St. out near Forjadores
White Tablecloth Place (sorry, can’t recall the name)
definitely a “locals” place for breakfast and lunch, open from 8 am – 6 pm
Pineda at Altimirano
Catering – they will bring goodies to your boat!
Baja Biscuits gourmet quiche, brats/italian/breakfast sausage, pulled bbq pork, breakfast sandwiches, walnut cinnamon rolls
Ace & Linda Shawver 612-149-3572
last visited 12/2018
OMG – German brats, cold cuts, smoked pork, sauerkraut. Manuela Matthiesen makes some delish goodies. Find her at the Madero farmer’s market on Tuesday and Saturday mornings.
friends have recommended, we haven’t tried yet
Apostolis – Greek Restaurant
Madero and Morelos
Revolucion 784 corner at Salvatierra
pizza – we’ve been told the time to go in is when the woman is cooking
one block east of the Malecón at the corner of Belizario Dominquez & Constitucion
#3 for 2016 on Tripadvisor
Calle Madero 1130, near Morelos