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“Great place to eat!!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of el Chahuistle

el Chahuistle
Ranked #45 of 230 Restaurants in Guanajuato
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Waitstaff
Description: This is a small corner restaurant run by two women. They serve breakfast and lunch. We have been there twice for lunch and both times ordered the menu, the fixed price multicourse meal. The menu includes an agua fresca, soup, salad, entree with meat, rice and vegetables, and dessert. The food is great Mexican homecooking. Not fancy but simple and full of flavor. Very delicious. Very accessible. There are, of course, a la carte items which we have never tried. I recommend this strongly as a restaurant with authentic flavors of Mexico.
Guanajuato, Mexico
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great place to eat!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2014

I have had breakfast, lunch and dinner at El Chauistle restaurant many times because I just love it!
The price to quality is absolutely great!! Right now there are 4 Chauistles in Guanajuato and the way the places look and how they are decorated is very cool.
I always take my foreigners that visit me (couchsurfing) there and they all love it too!
Great place!!!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Lovely outdoor spot in center of town”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2013

This is a sweet little place with amazing food right in the center of Guanajuato. Stumbled upon it while walking around at lunchtime, and the ladies were lovely and very welcoming and the food was very home style made with a lot of pride.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Guanajuato, Mexico
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Good food, horrible service.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2013 via mobile

This is one of the very places you can eat at outside for a decent price. The basic rule is, of course, to avoid the plazas, which are usually tourist traps with high prices and bad food (such as La Botellita, Van Gogh, and pretty much anything else on San Fernando plaza). This place has 2 or 3 tables outside, in Cantaranas.
The breakfast combo is 60 pesos and is very decent, with refill coffee. Good value and pleasant.
The rest of the food isnt mind blowing but still good.
The burger needs to be wrapped in a couple of napkins because the bottom bun gets soggy and then it all falls apart but the flavor's there. The fries were well cooked but had that school cantine aftertaste -- not great but not unusual with frozen fries.

The service is pretty non-existent, though, so just brace yourself and know what to expect.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Central WA State
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2 reviews
“Fabulous hole in the wall!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2013

Enchiladas verdes were delicious - better than the ones I had the night before at a restaurant in the jardín de la reunión. And half the price. My husband had apple/ vanilla crepes - rich and delicious. My kids went back the next day, they loved it so much!

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Thank JennyKat68
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