Mexico City, Mexico

50Best Accolades
  • No.31 Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants 2019
  • Lifetime Achievement Award 2018

This family-run culinary leading light has notched up more than 60 years of service. María Elena Lugo Zermeño and chef Gerardo Vázquez Lugo have garnered a loyal following with their friendly service and impeccable traditional Mexican cooking. The mother-and-son team were the recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award at Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants in 2018 for their contribution to Mexican cuisine. Nicos only sources local ingredients, adhering to the Slow Food philosophy. Must-eats include goat’s cheese soup and pork marinated with chilli, chocolate and brown sugar.

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Av. Cuitláhuac 3102, Clavería, Mexico City, 2080