This is probably not the first time you’ve heard of Contramar, and it won’t be the last. This place has become legendary for its seafood-focused menu, and you should absolutely make a point to come here for the tuna tostadas and whole fish covered in red and green sauce. You want to be here for lunch - the kitchen closes at 6:30pm most nights (8pm Friday and Saturday), and the upbeat, busy restaurant is at its best during the day when the sprawling dining room becomes a all-out party. If this is your first time in CDMX, a meal at Contramar is essential dining.
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Jenni’s Street Quesadilla
Jenni’s serves some of the best street food in Mexico - get a quesadilla and sit on the curb to eat it and remember what pure happiness feels like.
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