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Ritchie 88

Colon #41, Ajijic, Mexico
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Ranked #5 of 82 restaurants in Ajijic
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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92% Recommend
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Try the Red Salad! It is excellent - full of goodies, even cranberries, strawberries and pecans on a bed of fresh greens! Balsamic dressing designed by chef Alejandra for owners, Patricia and Luis. Enjoy the quiet, 2 level garden patio. Friendly service - chat in English or you can practice your Spanish. Excellent hamburguesas, lasagne or Mexican traditional dishes, topped... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Enjoyable ambiance on their little patio. Everything was very good - the hash browns were good - they actually made them themselves instead of the patties from Wal-Mart that remind me of McDonald's The portions were reasonable, which is saying something for breakfasts in Mexico! They offered fresh home-baked cookies and brownies for sale afterwards, which seemed odd considering we... More

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Seattle, Washington, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

My friend John and I eat at Ritchie 88 once or twice every week. The food is prepared with care and dining on the patio is always a delight. My favorites are the omelettes, molletes, infrijoladas and greek salads. And the cappuccinos... they're great!

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Guadalajara, Mexico
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Everything we had here was fresh, most of the spices come from the garden out back. I went back twice in a day, as it is right off the plaza with cheap, healthy options! The other great surprise was that they had everything kid-friendly, including high chairs, kid plates, and were very welcoming. Try the Italian sodas, Francés omelette, and... More

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Ajijic, Mexico
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Ritchie's has lovely salads. I like the ensalada roja with apples, strawberries, nuts and reduced balsamic. Also a favorite the spinach salad with peaches and cranberries. My husband likes their breakfasts. Their hash browns are crispy and spiced well. They have sandwiches and hamburgers. The owners are Patricia and Luis; a sweet, friendly couple. Their prices are very reasonable and... More

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Dallas, Texas
20 reviews 20 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Richie88 is located in the heart of Ajijic, steps away from the Village Plaza. A small friendly coffee shop with a selection of salads, sandwiches, burgers and such and a nice breakfast menu. We have visited Richie88 a number of times and were always very pleased with the quality of food and the friendly service by the owners Patricia and... More

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Ajijic, Mexico
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126 reviews 126 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Nice location near the Ajijic square. Such a friendly welcome by the owners Luis and Patricia. Escorted to a nice courtyard with soft music playing. The husband had the hamburger special with a salad and a tasty homemade dressing. Being a hot day I decided on the tortilla soup. One of the best tortilla soups I have had and I... More

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Chapala, Mexico
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53 reviews 53 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Many people rave about it, but not my place. Went once at New Years Eve. Was very noisy. Food so-so and overpriced. Have not been back.

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Detroit, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

12 women went to Ritchie 88, on Colon in Ajijic, between the main street and the plaza. Every lady raved about their lunch, ranging from hamburgers, salads, to full lunches. the outdoor garden was quiet & private. I had the Red Salad with apple, strawberries, favours that come together with a home made dressing. service was great and each plate... More

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Asheville, nc
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Sweet little gem of a cafe right off of the plaza. Owners/hosts are kind, enthusiastic and genuine. Food is very flavorful and artfully presented.Good prices. Am going back tomorrow. Gracias Patricia.

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