The Best Restaurants in GUANAJUATO

It would be easy to confuse this university town in the mountains of Central Mexico’s Bajio region with any city in Europe. Guanajuato's old-fashioned cobblestone streets are filled with multi-colored buildings and give way to impressive views of the surrounding landscape. Its renowned Festival Internacional Cervantino, which pays tribute to Cervantes, author of "Don Quixote," is held in October each year. The local foods of Guanajuato are delightful: enchiladas mineras, pacholas, cecina, stuffed chiles and a wide range of tamales are only some of the options. Although the food is classically Mexican with a tempered balance of the basics, there has been a movement by restaurants in the past few years to modernize the cuisine utilizing local and traditional ingredients.