Famous for its good, cheap coffee, there’s usually a fast-moving line out the door. Be sure to have a crunchy churro with your coffee. You can grab a bench or table at two other locals: Av. México 25 & 163-B.
Pick up last-minute gifts and holiday decorations at the Feria de la Nochebuena, held through late December.
Mexico City hosted 10,039,833 guests in its hotels during 2009. Of that number, 8,035,206 were Mexican national tourists and 2,004,628 were foreign travelers.
In Mexico, a dollar goes a long way. Cough up $20 and you'll be thoroughly entertained, by anything from a professional wrestling match to a night of dancing to Latin music. And many of these options will steer you clear of the ready-made foreigner-friendly Mexico, while you save money and live it up with the locals.