We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Paulinas

Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Zocalo, Piso 1, Tapalpa, Mexico
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
75

32 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 5: English reviews
Level Contributor
91 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Tiny restaurant on a second floor, but probably the best local food and view in Tapalpa. You sit above the Plaza in front of the church with a great view. They serve only local dishes and they are all fresh and really good. Incredible value. A family of 4 eats with $30 USD.

Helpful?
Thank Eduardo R
Guadalajara, Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2013

I came here once, and I have to say this small town restaurant, located in downtown Tapalpa is just EXCELENT. Food is very traditional and simple at the same time but the taste is so great. After the first time time we tried not only dinner but lunch and breakfast as well. The great location, good view (directly to the... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank AndresW90
Parksville, Canada
Level Contributor
188 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2013

My daughter and I got a recommendation for Paulina's on our first night in Tapalpa. This eatery is up a narrow set of stairs and some tables have a great view of the square below. There is an outside deck which houses most of the seats. There was a wait for dinner, so we sat on a bench at ground... More 

Helpful?
Thank Islander280
Level Contributor
15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2013 via mobile

We went to Paulino's intent on having tamales and enjoyed every tasty bite. They were baked in a single serving terra cotta dish and smothered in fresh sour cream and melted cheese. To add to the experience, we sat on the first floor patio of a converted hacienda and savoured the view of the main square and cathedral at sunset.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Nedamame
Canada
Level Contributor
266 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2012

Just across the church, but I think it is called Paulinos.... the kale tamales (tamales de acelga) are the best. There are mostly kale with some cheese in the centre... I hope to bring some home for the freezer on the next visit here.

Helpful?
1 Thank EatnDrinknRoamn

Travellers who viewed Paulinas also viewed

Tapalpa, Jalisco
Tapalpa, Jalisco
 

Been to Paulinas? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
75
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zocalo, Piso 1, Tapalpa, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Tapalpa

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Paulinas and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Paulinas staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?