The setting is indeed beautiful. That is the best part of this place. This is a lovely Ajijic home now be used as "Boutique Hotel and Restaurant" Thus, they are cooking from a home kitchen. The original chef has now left. I have been there three times with only one good experience. The service is slow. I found myself often looking for a waiter. A group dinner there was rather painful in ordering and receiving food. The brownie desert was not a homemade brownie, but one from somewhere like Costco. One time for lunch for 3 the salads were great. Last weekend, 6 of us went for Brunch. We were hungry waiting an hour to be served, but nothing was offered for us to nibble on. I walked to the kitchen to ask for bread and butter, yet they never brought that to us until the food was served. They served 5 of us and one person was kept waiting at least 5 minutes until her entree arrived. When the eggs and cold steak arrived there was no sign of the potatoes and asparagus that were described on the menu. When asked, the waiter said that was coming. There was no attempt to tell us this until we asked. And 5 minutes later, they brought us the side dishes. When we asked for some salsa, we were told that there was no more. Upon suggesting they they make some more, a fresh salsa arrived. The food and presentation was only average. I think they are suffering from exit of the former chef. The prices are high which comes with certain expectations, which are not being met.
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