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Guanajuato Travel Guide

Guanajuato Eating & Drinking

Eating in Guanajuato

Guanajuato is located in the middle of Mexico, and in this place you can find a wide variety of cuisine from traditional Mexican and local dishes to international flavors to fresh seafood brought in from coastal waters. Popular eateries dot the colonial center and surrounding hillsides. Many restaurants line the local plazas and make a great spot to dine and people watch.

Guanajuato, as with its cultural wealth, is also famous for its food. Throughout the state, one can taste a delicate diversity of dishes. Apaseo el Grande, is famous for its snacks and appetizers. Celaya, is famous for its candies as well as soft fudge made from goat's milk, sweet wafers, custard candies, almond cheese and nut candies.

In Guanajuato the traditional dish is Miner's Enchiladas, served almost everywhere and in a number of parts of the state of Guanajuato, they also prepare enchiladas, toasts, marinades, lentils done in a variety of ways, tamales and other snacks. Guanajuato is therefore one of the states where one can enjoy a tasty gastronomic tour.

Drinking in Guanajuato

Drinking in Guanajuato is a great experience, especially, because this place has a number of local beverages like the traditional drink fermented from cactus fruit called colonche from the northern part of the state. Irapuato is the strawberry capital of the world. Dolores Hidalgo is known for the sheer variety of flavors of ice cream. Pulque is another drink made from fermented cactus. San Luis de La Paz is best known for its variety of chilies.

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