We're going to take you on a full meal where every course has chocolate in it. Yes, even the appetizer and the entrée.
Are you ready? Then let's get started tasting the best of Cuenca's chocolate. Fortunately, all of our tour locations are in El Centro, Cuenca's downtown area, so we won't have much walking (virtual or otherwise) to do.
The MenuEl Pedregal Azteca offers appetizers, salads, soups, traditional Mexican dishes, a tourist menu (available all day), and lunches (from noon until 3 p.m.).
AppetizersAppetizers (antojitos) include guacamole, tacos, burritos, fajitas, nachos, chile con carne, jalapeños, frijoles (beans), and quesadillas.
SaladsSalads include caesar, chicken, tuna, vegetable and prehispanic.
SoupsSoups include tortilla, frijol, chicken, and vegetable.
Traditional MealsThe meals are from different areas of Mexico.
They include enchiladas, mole poblano, chile en nogada, pescado veracruzana, carne tampiqueña, and cochinita yucateca.
One of those meals is a chicken mole, which is a chicken breast covered with a spicy chocolate-based sauce.
DessertEnjoy buñuelos oaxaqueños y arroz con leche.
The BarThe ample bar serves straight tequila, margaritas, mojitos, and beers. There's also a wine selection.
Times, Prices, Taxes, Payment OptionsThe restaurant is open from noon until 3 p.m. and from 6 p.m. until 11 p.m.
The lunch menu ranges from $2.10 to $4.50, tax included, depending on the special for that day. The tourist menu (a set menu of several items) is $9.50, tax included. All other items are less than $8.00. Two people can dine for less than $30.
Payment is by cash.
LocationYou'll find El Pedregal Azteca Restaurant at Gran Colombia 10-29 at Padre Aguirre (across from the Santo Domingo church). The phone number is 07-2823652 or 07-2833627. Or contact them at email@example.com.