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El Chile Gordo


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Certificate of Excellence2019 Winner


$9 - $11
Mexican, Contemporary, Fusion, Healthy
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really charming place with excellent authentical mexican food. We have been there for our last dinner in El Cuyo and really enjoyed it. The restaurant (runned by mexican and british) is located next to the laguna right at the entrance of El Cuyo. Our hosts...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Andreas S
Reviewed 1 week ago

After having visited El Chile Gordo several times in January 2019, I came back end of July. It is just like coming back to old friends, what a welcome!! The owners have done lots of work in and around the house, but especially in the...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank beate64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our host explained the entire menu, served good food and free drinks and helped us plan the rest of our days ind the town of el Cuyo.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank annea598
Reviewed June 2, 2019 via mobile

We were recommended this place by friends, and were blown away with the experience. The owners have put together a stylish, comfortable space matched with a traditional styled menu of authentic Mexican food. The menu isn't extensive, but it does not need to be. There's...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Ali B
Reviewed June 1, 2019

Great dinner and a special memorable experience. The food is excellent and the owners have created a culinary experience. A thoughtful and finely prepared menu that only a creative and experienced chef can create. Really wonderful dinner in a boutique restaurant. The food is Mexican...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank DebNYCZihua
Reviewed May 27, 2019 via mobile

Darling restaurant with amazing, creative dishes. The owners were excellent hosts and the cooking was fantastic. We would highly recommend this place to anyone visiting El Cuyo.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 104jene
Reviewed May 3, 2019 via mobile

Lovely, cosy spot in El Cuyo, run by a friendly and helpful couple who serve up delicious, flavoursome contemporary Mexican food. The price is good and the service is fantastic. Would highly recommend to anyone in the area.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Carly M
Reviewed March 19, 2019

We were recommended to this tiny, cozy restaurant run by a talented Mexican chef and his vivacious English partner who is a fund of information with a great sense of humour. Tucked away in an unmade side street, just ask the locals and they'll point...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Andrew R
Reviewed March 14, 2019 via mobile

Thank you so so much for the amazing meals! Our whole family really enjoyed everything! Oscar and Kathy, MUCHO GRACIAS ❤️ - The Smith’s

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank raeanne h
Reviewed March 14, 2019 via mobile

Simply the best food we had ever tasted in Mexico. Family friendly restaurant with a wonderful atmosphere. We had the pleasure of visiting twice while we were in El Cuyo, and each time was an amazing culinary experience.

Date of visit: March 2019
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