My Guide to San Miguel de Allende

On our first night in San Miguel, we always head to Tio Lucas on Mesones. It is authentic central Mexican cuisine and hospitality. The owner Max makes you feel like you are an old friend, even when it is your first visit. We love to watch the...
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Fábrica La Aurora

If you are looking for great local artwork or antiques. Start here. Many artists have working studios here.

Parroquía San Miguel Arcángel

If you want to know who is in town, head to the Jardin across from the Parroquia. This is the center of town and the center for meeting people. Hire a Mariachi band, get a shoe shine or buy a newspaper.

Cafe Rama

This is a great local restaurant with the new Mexican cuisine. Featuring locally grown seasonal dishes of unparalleled quality and creativity.

The Restaurant

I love this restaurant for lunch or dinner. And the added bonus is fabulous furniture and design ideas inside, too!

Atención San Miguel

You MUST get this paper as soon as you can at the Jardin. It will give you great local articles, lists of calendar events and restaurants. It has all of the local things to do on any given day.


This store is on our block, two doors down. It is a great place to shop for locally made upscale design. Behind Mixta is CasaMidy, the great furniture design studio.