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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.

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
Restaurant
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“Nice relaxed restaurant with eclectic style. They​ often have live music and good vibes. I highly recommend trying their deserts! ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Pharmacy
“This place has all your pharmacy needs. There's also a location across from La Comer.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Antique Shop
“Restoration Hardware meets San Miguel de Allende. Very nice home décor, furniture and lighting store. Even if not buying anything, it’s worth visiting just to see the handcrafted works inside and to get lost in the beautiful maze of rooms and stairways. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is the best Italian food 2 miles from house. Must try Pasta Carbonara, They make amazing pizzas and you can call and have food delivered to house.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Establishment
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Good music on Friday ad Saturday nights. Great atmosphere and decent food.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
Lodging
“The hotel´s rooftop bar has one of the best views from the city, especially at sunset. La terraza del hotel tiene un bar con una de las mejores vistas de San Miguel de Allende, especialmente al atardecer. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“la mejor cocteleria y música di que vienes de la casa y contaras con una copa de la casa ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Bistro Mi Casa is a place that should be reserved for special occasions. There is live music most nights, and the food is exquisite. Located in the Instituto de Allende, you will have an opportunity to view the amazing murals on the way in to the restaurant.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Lodging
“Many new age classes as well as meditation sessions, workshops and body work. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Best contemporary gallery in SMA! Closed on Mondays & some weekends. Check website or Facebook page for details of exhibitions. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Lodging
“-Wonderful and truly Mexican buffet breakfast on Sundays -Pool for adults and children -Tennis court”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend