The insider guide to the best cuisine in Sayulita.
Many people come to Sayulita for the beach lifestyle, to retire, to surf, or to invest in property. But time and time again we hear that many clients are pleasantly surprised by the quality and variety of food in Sayulita. In a recent visitor survey we also discovered that the cuisine in Sayulita scored highly as one of the main reasons why people return to Sayulita. We set out to investigate the best locations and discovered a unique selection of Mexican, non-Mexican, gourmet, ready to eat street food and a few hidden delights that you have to taste to believe.
For superb tacos try El Itacate in the center of town. They provided a variety of options all of which come with hot sauces, fresh herbs, pickled onions, grilled jalapeno peppers, re-fried beans and tortilla chips. El Itacate is popular for lunch and always satisfies.
Don Pedro’s Restaurant
For outstanding beach views and outstanding cuisine in Sayulita this is the top restaurant. Located right on the beach it has become known as a great place for seafood and traditional Mexican cuisine.
Also recognised as a great place for weddings La Terrazola is located directly on the beach. The grilled fish and traditional Mexican dishes are well known with vacationers and locals who like to enjoy beachfront dining, great food and a casual atmosphere.
Choco Banana is part of Sayulita history and has developed to become the heart of Sayulita. Located on the edge of the town square it has become a must stop for locals and vacationers in Sayulita. The choco bananas started out as a treat sold from a cooler on the Sayulita beach. Now it offers much more.
We highly recommend a variety of fantastic breakfasts on the menu. French roast (great with bananas), bagels with healthy toppings, fruit smoothies, sandwiches and raps. Vegans and vegatarians can also choose from a decent selection of tasty options.
What caught our eye was the enticing eggs and bacon served with a side dish of pico de gallo and seasoned potatoes. It´s the perfect place for families with kids and the best way to start your day!
The Cake Lady
The Cake Lady, also know as Anna, appears at night in the central square. Her selection of cakes are cheap, fresh, varied and to die for. You can look forward to cheese cake, strawberry pie, banana and nut cake, carrot cake, triple chocolate cake, orange bread and several types of delicious flan.