One of the best features of Querétaro is the great food that you can enjoy in this state. Those who come here are left longing for the delicious cuisine. Queretaro is known for traditional Mexican dishes such as tacos, gorditas, tortas, pozole, as well as great seafood and international foods such as Italian, Oriental, and American food with a Mexican twist, such as hamburgers. It will be impossible to try all of the variety of dishes you can get in Querétaro in a single visit.
There are also plenty of opportunities to experience real Mexican cuisine in Querétaro. For the truly adventurous, there are many stands at sides of roads, sidewalks, even private properties are turned into restaurants after a certain hour (tip: go only where there are customers as this is a clear sign that the food is good). Then there are restaurants, from Mexican local family establishments to fine high-end restaurants. Many restaurants, especially in the Historic Center, also have live music. Most of the year the weather is ideal for sitting outside and enjoying a delicious meal in an outdoor patio.
If you are not in the mood for a big meal, you can enjoy light refreshments, pastry, coffee, or just a drink. There are many cafes in Querétaro that serve excellent Mexican coffee, freshly baked pastries, and more.
You can find an establishment with just the right atmosphere, whether that may be an outdoor patio with a park setting, historic colonial architecture, city scape, or a breathtaking mountain range.
To go along with your meal, you can enjoy a cold Mexican beer, wine from the best wine producing regions of Mexico or other parts of the world, or a Michelada (a drink with beer and spices). Top off the night with some fine tequila.
You haven’t really experienced Mexican cuisine without visiting Querétaro.