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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Restaurant
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“Great neogothic church of the seventeenth century known for its high pink spiers and its majestic ornate sanctuary. Address: Plaza Principal S/N, Zona Centro, 37700 San Miguel de Allende, Gto ”
  • 89 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Park
“Best park in town with loads of trees and shade and sports courts and running/walking tracks.”
  • 74 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Italian Restaurant
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“ RESTAURANT BAR ITALIAN , AND INTERNATIONAL FOOD, LIFE MUSIC , SALSA, ROCK , LOUNGE, IS A GREAT PLACE TO HAVE FUN ”
  • 72 locals recommend
Arts & Crafts Store
“Mercado de Artesanias stretches from a large undercover area, in which there is a mix of craft stalls and food stalls selling local honey, handmade sweets and medicinal herbs.”
  • 74 locals recommend
City
“Lunas Tapas Bar is a popular place for drinks and appetizers with a great view of San Miguel. ”
  • 62 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Mexican Restaurant
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“Amazing family style local restaurant with great food and very decent portions. Sometimes has live​ music. ”
  • 60 locals recommend
University
“The Instituto Allende is the cornerstone of the city. People come from all over the world to take classes for art, music, dance. It hosts one of the best restaurants with live music in all of San Miguel de Allende. A must-see while here!”
  • 45 locals recommend
Lounge
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“Cool place where all the locals go for drinks. They have a "Taco de Jicama" in the menu that you must try if you go there, delicious. ”
  • 40 locals recommend
Latin American Restaurant
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“A high-end-ish evening restaurant with world-class food. If you feel like treating​ yourself while in town, here is the place to go. ”
  • 41 locals recommend
Theatre
“This is San Miguel de Allende's main theater. A few blocks from Loft Quebradita. If there is an event happening (opera, classical music, jazz, ballet folklórico, plays), this is a small, very reasonably priced venue to see someone. Well worth it. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Bakery
“ Probably the best bread in town. Also great breakfast and lunch. Try to be there early, it gets packed. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Museum
“Best kept secret in San Miguel. Awesome museum full of vintage toys from all over Mexico.”
  • 23 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Food
“Hhighest rate restaurant in San Miguel on TripAdvisor. Peruvian food. I don’t love it, but most people love it. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Via Organica is a charming little store and restaurant featuring organic produce, artisanal breads and specialty products. They have a farmers market in front of the store once a month on the the first Sunday of the month (usually) Check the website to confirm. 10 minute walk from Casita Gran Vista.”
  • 42 locals recommend
City
“18th century house and museum for Ignacio Allende, a notable leader of the Mexican independence movement. Address: Cuna de Allende 1, Centro, Zona Centro, 37700 San Miguel de Allende, Gto. Hours: Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Quince is a bit expensive but they have an amazing view to "La Parroquia" the principal church, I highly recommend you to take a look. ”
  • 33 locals recommend