Coyoacán offers a colorful experience for visitors and locals alike, as it’s always a pleasant place to stroll on a weekend or to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. With its colonial relics, bohemian air, and plenty of cultural attractions, it’s a highlight of this metropolis.
Within walking distance the museum-home of Frida Kahlo are the nurseries of Coyoacán, the craft market, and the central plaza with its famed fountain of dancing coyotes, as well as theaters such as El Vicio and La Capilla, the Cineteca Nacional, the Fonoteca Nacional, and the Living Arts Center. You’ll need to be fueled with a full stomach before starting this walk.
For first-timers, one recommendation is to try the traditional snacks from the Coyoacán market, but since the options are so plentiful you will likely need a few visits, and so, the question arises – where to enjoy breakfast in Coyoacan before setting out?
A pleasant option in the center of Coyoacán. Croasán’s attention to detail in each dish can be perceived not only in the flavors, but also the presentation, with highly instagrammable plates.
Ignacio Allende 168, Del Carmen, Coyoacán
T. 55 4027 4639
Ecos del Mundo
With a gourmet bakery and a decor that transmits peace and harmony, Ecos del Mundo pampers you with their organic options.
Higuera 25, La Concepción, Coyoacán
T. 55 5658 7192
For bread lovers, this is the place to try sourdough. It even won a top honor in a 2021 competition for best pan de muerto in CDMX.
Presidente Carranza 267, Santa Catarina, Coyoacán
T. 55 7095 6125
How about an organic coffee from Chiapas to accompany a croque madame with Serrano ham or some enchiladas suizas? Alverre prepares it all with careful attention to detail.
Gómez Farías 42, Del Carmen, Coyoacán
T. 55 5658 9027
Mercado de Antojitos
In addition to the traditional main market, Coyoacán has another focused on classic street foods with the flavors that chilangos love. A quick breakfast here is an immersive experience typical of Mexico.
Higuera 10, La Concepción, Coyoacán
For tastes beyond Mexico, Kuzno offers a range of breakfasts and desserts from Russia with love.
Higuera 43, La Concepción, Coyoacán
T. 55 8106 8163
More than a bakery/café, Centenario 107 is a restaurant and bar to both start the day and finish out the night. Centenario 107, Del Carmen, Coyoacán
T. 56 3647 2249
Ruta de la Seda
All three of their cozy Coyoacán locations prepare their dishes with at least 70% certified organic or ecological ingredients. They are pioneers in the use of organic alternative flours and origin teas.
Aurora 1, Del Carmen, Coyoacán
T. 55 3869 4888
Specialists in healthy options using artisan processes and with top quality ingredients, Moheli‘s dishes are refined and rewarding.
Francisco Sosa 1, Del Carmen, Coyoacán
T. 55 5554 6221
Corazón de Maguey
For the frequent visitor to Coyoacán, Corazón de Maguey offers seasonal dishes alongside their permanent menu. The mezcalería creates the perfect space for those who like to luxuriate with a drink after a long meal.
Parque Centenario 9a, Del Carmen, Coyoacán
T. 55 74 06 8199