FOOD PARK - various ethnic food trucks - outdoor tables - relaxed atmosphere
Main Rd, just south of La Isla Shopping Centre

JARDIN DEL SOL - basic middle of the road Mexican
Las Garzas just to north of PortoSanto in the IV Resorts Hotel

TACOS CANDORA - Tacos - unpretentious, inexpensive breakfast and lunch
Las Garzas across from Portosanto

ABBRACCIO - Italian - huge restaurant - outstanding inexpensive pizza and wine
Main Rd, where it intersects with road from Krystal Grand Hotel

OUTBACK - Burgers and Steak
Main Rd, next door to Abbraccio

PORFIRIO'S - Mexican
Main Rd, at Peninsula Centre

TIM HECTOR'S - Lunch, Coffee Cafe - can recommend the grilled cheese and the spinach/mushroom omellete. On Fridays 5-8pm there's live music in English, French and Spanish by Chales Diaz, a resident of PortoSanto - very entertaining.
Located near the entrance to the Chedraui supermarket.

ZEFERINO'S – Pizza – un-pretentious entrance that leads into a nice open-air courtyard. Really good pizzas. Recommend the Venecia.
Main Rd, just north of the Outback parking lot.

(a nearby residential area that is home to several very cool restaurants and cafes – a 30 minute walk, or 80 peso cab ride)

OPA BISTRO – Greek – small - authentic – recommend their Saganaki, Calamari, Prawns.
Website: Opa Bistro
Calle Francia No. 199

LAMARA – Seafood – open until 7pm – incredibly well-reviewed – recommend their Aguachile Fresa and Ceviche Tostadas.
Website: Lamara
Calle Hamburgo No. 108

MISCELANEA – Café – cool vibes - closes at 3pm – superb waffles and superb shakshuka.
Website: Miscelanea
Calle Milan No. 255

PUNTO MARISCOS – Seafood – closes 9pm – highly recommend the Atun (tuna) and the Camarones Ajillo (grilled garlic shrimp). Friendly service in a completely family-run restaurant.
Website: Punto Mariscos
Calle Francia No. 111

HOLA AREPAS – Venezuelan – open for lunch, except Saturdays when it is closed – recommend the Arepa (a gluten-free, white corn pocket bread), filled with ground beef, black beans, Manchego cheese, topped with creamy garlic sauce. Delicious.
Website: Hola Arepas
Calle Espana No 282

TONY'S BODEGA - Spanish Tapas and Wines - their tapas are simply excellent, especially the Camarones, Pinchos and Bruschetta. Try the Passion Fruit Margarita - it is a thing of beauty. We enjoyed the outdoor seating, attention to detail and superb service. Recommended without a doubt.
Website: La Bodega
Corner Hamburgo and Espana

OREGANO - Caribbean - superb oxtail stew, curries and rice bowls - one of my favourites.
Website: Oregano
Aldenaca 130

OLIVE – Greek – on 2 levels overlooking a pool – highly recommended. Probably a good idea to make a reservation. Call 322 146 8783
Website: Olive
Corner of Calle Havre and Calle Yugoslavia

ABULON ANTOJERIA - Seafood. Nice covered outdoor seating. Really good selection of seafoods. My Grilled Octopus was tender and tasty.
Website: Abulon
Calle Hamburgo 137, near Calle Palm Springs.

SONORITA - Tacos - specializing in tacos "Al Pastor" - very similar to shawarma, except the meat is pork. Huge selection, that also includes beef options. Casual, open until 2:00am. Very popular.
Website: Sonorita
Calle Espana 325, near Calle Hamburgo.

ZENIZAS - Bar and Grill - specializing in ribs, steaks, chops, sausage and burgers. The fries are simply fantastic, twice fried. Has an extensive bar, and some outdoor seating. The half-rack of ribs was pretty good. The restaurant is a bit too big for my liking, but was well-frequented for a mid-week.
Website: Zenizas
Calle Espana 302

FLORIOS - Argentinian/Italian - steaks and pasta. For a high-end culinary experience. Brilliant food, beautifully presented and served. A reservation is a must - use Whatsapp +52 322 222 1765. Can recommend the Filet Mignon, which is accompanied by a medley of superbly grilled vegetables.
Website: Florios
Calle Hamburgo 167

LA CIGALE - Classic French. Lovely courtyard, excellent service and great food. The perfect combination. For reservations use Whatsapp +52 322 470 6500 or eMail
Website: La Cigale
Corner of Calle Espana and Calle Roma

LA TOSCA TRATTORIA - Italian - absolutely worth visiting - a reservation is a good idea - phone 322 365 1509. I can recommend Risotto di Mare, which was superb, and really excellent value at 260 pesos. Also the Veal Piccata.
Website: La Tosca
Calle Espana 323, near Calle Hamburgo.


VEGGITALIA - Italian - small, intimate - authentic
Calle Corona No.172

BARCELONA TAPAS - Spanish - for a special night out
Calle Matamoros



EL DORADO - seafood - literally on the beach in a magical setting - special occasion dining. Be ready to pay C$50 per person!
On the beach. Calle Pulpito No. 102

JERUSALEM EXPRESS - Falafel - vegan - hole in the wall - closes at 8pm
Calle Venustiano Carranza


PEZ LIMON - Seafood - limited menu, but great prawns and spicy octopus
Marina boardwalk

LA TERAZZA - Italian - classic Italian with white tablecloths
Marina boardwalk

RINCON BUENOS AIRES - Argentinian - cool interior, good service - great steaks - prices similar to what you would pay in Canada for a good steak.
Marina boardwalk

SONORA GRILL - Steak - high end, full service - extensive menu.
At entrance to the Marina