Top Choice Tacos
A cute and clean taco stand where tortillas are stuffed per your choice with sliced poblano peppers, potatos, beans and mushrooms, beef, smoked marlin, chicken with mole (chili sauce), or pork and cactus.
Welcoming and reliable, this family-run place has pleasant streetside tables and produces a range of fairly traditional Mexican fare. Enchiladas, tostadas, tacos and more substantial plates.
Welcoming and reliable, this family-run place has pleasant streetside tables and produces a range of fairly traditional Mexican fare.
An old-school beach bar – at over 50 years old, it’s definitely the daddy of Sayulita – where tables are sunk in the sand beneath a palapa roof swinging with rattan lanterns.
Fake adobe lends atmosphere to this popular central restaurant, which pleases with generous portions and a few interesting dishes, such as its molcajete de marisco.
Top Choice Breakfast
This is the place for North American–style breakfasts with an occasional Mexican twist, well-pulled espresso and morning cocktails. It’s also open for paella in the evenings.
This corner spot on the plaza – where breakfast is served until 3pm – lives up to its name. The coffee is strong and sensational, and non-dairy milk options are available.
Freshly baked, wonderfully crusty European-style bread, salads and panini (including vegetarian and vegan options).
An instant success, Bicyclette strikes the right balance with its intimate enclosed courtyard and improvisational, ever-changing menu.
In a banana-shaded courtyard, the Roman-born owner makes wood-oven-fired pizza and fresh pasta with sauces ranging from traditional Italian (pesto, puttanesca, amatriciana) to Mexican fusion (shrimp with guajillo chili).
Down by the bridge, Ivan is still cranking out tasty tacos al pastor (rotisserie-cooked pork with slices of onion and pineapple) long after everyone else has turned in for the night.
This romantically lit restaurant with streetside tables serves Argentine classics, including grilled steaks, chorizo, ravioli and empanadas.
Sells tasty wood-oven pizza and arancini (rice and fish balls) inspired by the owner’s Roman homeland.
A popular plaza-side hangout for burgers and stiff drinks.