Located on the rather aptly named Calle Pompeya, Antica Venezia is a great little find for those looking for a cozy, familial restaurant that serves well-prepared and generous helpings of pizza and pasta. The owner is from Italy, which tells you that the food here is authentic and delicious. It also perhaps goes some way towards explaining the friendly, welcoming atmosphere of this restaurant. Despite the limited menu options, every dish is exquisitely prepared and full of flavor. Don’t get the impression that you’ll be stuck for choice.
Address & telephone number: Pompeya 2946, Guadalajara, Mexico, +52 33 3642 7902
Il Padrino offers traditional Tuscan dining in the heart of Guadalajara. With a menu featuring stone baked pizzas, artisan pastas, wood fired meats, and an extensive wine cellar, this is an upscale Italian establishment that can’t be missed. As well as exquisite, typical Tuscan dishes, the service and welcome you receive is second-to-none, as the owner greets you at your table. Despite being relatively new on the scene, Il Padrino has already been recommended in other publications, which just goes to show the quality of the food here. Check it out sooner rather than later.
Address & telephone number: Avenida Terranova 1079-A, Guadalajara, Mexico, +52 33 3333 5512