Guadalajara Travel Guide

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What to Eat in Guadalajara

For such a laid-back place, Guadalajara takes its food seriously. The city's signature dish is the torta ahogada, literally "drowned sandwich." This pork sandwich is drenched in broth and served with diced onions and spritzed with lime juice; you use a spoon rather than your hands. You'd also be remiss if you didn't sample some of the region's tequila. Try it straight-up or in a cocktail, or head about 40 miles northwest to tour the Jose Cuervo and Sauza distilleries

Try the cafes, called loncherías, ice cream shops and fresh fruit drink stores, called neverías, and don't miss San Juan de Dios Market's multitude of taco vendors. Also, save some time to dig into birria, a stewed goat meat dish made with tomatoes and savory spices. For a more formal meal, try Sagrantino or Asador La Vaca Argentina.

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  • #1
    Bruna
    #1 of 1,685 Places to Eat in Guadalajara
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1869 reviewsTripAdvisor (1869)
    $ - $$ | Mexican, International, Fusion
    Calle Lerdo de Tejada 2418 Lafayette, Guadalajara 44130 Mexico
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  • #2
    Brick Steakhouse
    #2 of 1,685 Places to Eat in Guadalajara
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 123 reviewsTripAdvisor (123)
    $$ | Steakhouse, Mexican
    Av. Americas 1254, Guadalajara 44610 Mexico
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  • #3
    Porfirio's Guadalajara
    #3 of 1,685 Places to Eat in Guadalajara
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 353 reviewsTripAdvisor (353)
    $ - $$ | Mexican
    Calle Sao Paulo 2334 A, Col. Providencia, Punto Sao Paulo Punto Sao Paulo, Guadalajara 44630 Mexico
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  • #4
    Sagrantino
    #4 of 1,685 Places to Eat in Guadalajara
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1265 reviewsTripAdvisor (1265)
    $$ | International, Mediterranean, Grill, Contemporary, Fusion
    Calle Diagonal Golfo de Cortez 4152 Fraccionamiento Monraz, Guadalajara 44670 Mexico
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  • #5
    El Italiano
    #5 of 1,685 Places to Eat in Guadalajara
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 862 reviewsTripAdvisor (862)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Mediterranean
    Golfo de Cortes No.4134, Fracc. Monraz C.P., Guadalajara 44670 Mexico
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  • #6
    Allium
    #6 of 1,685 Places to Eat in Guadalajara
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 392 reviewsTripAdvisor (392)
    $ - $$ | International
    Lopez Cotilla 1752-A Esquina con Simon Bolivar, Guadalajara 44150 Mexico
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  • #7
    Ofelia Bistro
    #7 of 1,685 Places to Eat in Guadalajara
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 620 reviewsTripAdvisor (620)
    $$ | Mexican, International, Contemporary
    Avenida Pablo Neruda 2707 Colonia Providencia - Jalisco, Guadalajara 44630 Mexico
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  • #8
    Lula Bistro
    #8 of 1,685 Places to Eat in Guadalajara
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 611 reviewsTripAdvisor (611)
    $$ | Contemporary
    Calle San Gabriel 3030 Colonia Vallarta Sur, Guadalajara 44500 Mexico
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  • #9
    I Latina
    #9 of 1,685 Places to Eat in Guadalajara
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 884 reviewsTripAdvisor (884)
    $ - $$ | Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Asian
    Inglaterra 3128 Col. Vallarta, Guadalajara 44220 Mexico
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  • #10
    Bistro La Bastille
    #10 of 1,685 Places to Eat in Guadalajara
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 132 reviewsTripAdvisor (132)
    $$ | French
    Av Lopez Mateos Sur and Moctezuma 3515, Ciudad del Sol, Guadalajara 45050 Mexico
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  • #11
    Magno Brasserie
    #11 of 1,685 Places to Eat in Guadalajara
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 257 reviewsTripAdvisor (257)
    $$ | French, European, Contemporary, International
    Calle Jose Guadalupe Zuno Hernandez # 2061, Guadalajara 44140 Mexico
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  • #12
    La Tequila
    #12 of 1,685 Places to Eat in Guadalajara
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2136 reviewsTripAdvisor (2136)
    $ - $$ | Mexican, Latin
    Avenida Mexico # 2830 Colonia Ladron de Guevara, Guadalajara 44689 Mexico
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  • #13
    anita li
    #13 of 1,685 Places to Eat in Guadalajara
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 631 reviewsTripAdvisor (631)
    $ - $$ | Mexican, Latin, Seafood
    Avenida Inglaterra 3100, Guadalajara 44110 Mexico
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  • #14
    Casa Bariachi
    #14 of 1,685 Places to Eat in Guadalajara
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 983 reviewsTripAdvisor (983)
    $ - $$ | Mexican, Latin, Bar
    Avenida Ignacio L. Vallarta 2221 Colonia Arcos Vallarta, Guadalajara 44130 Mexico
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  • #15
    Boulangerie Central
    #15 of 1,685 Places to Eat in Guadalajara
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 248 reviewsTripAdvisor (248)
    $ - $$ | French
    Calle Morelos 1984 Entre Amado Nervo y Aurelio L. Gallardo, Guadalajara 44600 Mexico
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  • #16
    Kamilos 333
    #16 of 1,685 Places to Eat in Guadalajara
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 325 reviewsTripAdvisor (325)
    $ - $$ | Mexican
    J. Clemente Orozco 333, Guadalajara Mexico
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  • #17
    Pig's Pearls
    #17 of 1,685 Places to Eat in Guadalajara
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1073 reviewsTripAdvisor (1073)
    $ - $$ | American, Bar
    Calle General Coronado 79 Entre Hidalgo y Justo Sierra, Guadalajara 44100 Mexico
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  • #18
    Suehiro
    #18 of 1,685 Places to Eat in Guadalajara
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 416 reviewsTripAdvisor (416)
    $$ | Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
    Avenida de La Paz 1701, Guadalajara 44160 Mexico
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  • #19
    Pachuco
    #19 of 1,685 Places to Eat in Guadalajara
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 200 reviewsTripAdvisor (200)
    $ - $$ | Mexican, Latin
    Calle Morelos 1743 A Col. Americana, Guadalajara 44160 Mexico
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  • #20
    La Tomate Taqueria
    #20 of 1,685 Places to Eat in Guadalajara
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 310 reviewsTripAdvisor (310)
    $ | Mexican, Latin
    Av. Chapultepec # 381 Esquina Guadalupe Zuno, Guadalajara Mexico
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