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.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.
TRAVEL ALERT: SAFETY AND SECURITY More info
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Plaza Area | Plaza Area, Batopilas, Mexico
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

8 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 8: English reviews
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

This was a fun place! No written menu. The owner came out and told us what she had available and that's what we had. It was delicious.

Helpful?
Thank jzachow
Level Contributor
86 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

What a great family and fantastic food. This is a real family affair and you feel like you are eating in mamas kitchen. Absolutely loved everything here.

Helpful?
Thank Mantamike
moose jaw
Level Contributor
66 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This small family run restaurant it is nothing short of fantastic everything on the menu is home made, and all the dish's I tried had more flavor than you could imagine. You could tell all the dishes were made with love.

Helpful?
Thank robpeeler2
Portland, Maine
Level Contributor
190 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Bato does not offer much for food. Seems we hit it during the slow season. We ate here twice and the prices are an honest value. The food is amazing. All of the regular players are on offer, burritos, bistec ranchero, eggs. Very tasty food going on here.

Helpful?
Thank NewMexicoScraps
San Fidel, New Mexico
Level Contributor
15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We just took a shot at heading down into the barranca with no assurance that any restaurants would be available (so we took plenty of crackers along). We were pleased to find Dona Molcas. The food was great, and the service was even better. You eat family style which was fine with us. Batopilas is a great place to relax,... More 

Helpful?
Thank bruce b
Ingolf
Level Contributor
58 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

It is a good thing that the meals here were good as it was the only restaurant open when we visited in Jan 2012. We felt like we were dining in someones home rather than a restaurant. Very comfortable atmosphere and excellent home cooking. This is where I found out what "mexican eggs" were when our guide ordered them for... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Roy W
Phoenix
Level Contributor
15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

Delightful surroundings. Woodburning stove utilized in kitchen to make homemade tortillas. All food was baked and cooked to our taste. Fresh squeeze orange juice. Freshly made pancakes. Eggs, potatoes, toast, pan dulce, bacon, ham, chorizo. There were no pre-mix or frozen ingredients used. We were 10 and the breakfast was fulfilling and great way to start a long day of... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank pcbaja
Province of Cuenca, Spain
Level Contributor
84 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

There are not a lot of choices of places to eat in Batopilas but Doña Molca's is. in our opinion, the best. She prepares each dish for you personally which means you have to count on taking your time-- there is not a lot to do in town anyway... This is one of the only home style places in Mexico... More 

Helpful?
Thank Spiii-Rose

Travelers who viewed Dona Molcas also viewed

Batopilas, Copper Canyon

Been to Dona Molcas? Share your experiences!

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
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Area | Plaza Area, Batopilas, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Chihuahua  >  Copper Canyon  >  Batopilas
Description
Small Restaurant located in plaza area. Great Breakfast. Breakfast was home baked ingredients, delicious!! They were able to accommodate a large group visiting the town.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Dona Molcas 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?