La Manzanilla Restaurants
Taco stands, seafood, pizza, traditional Mexican, coffee shops, and continental cuisine abound in La Manzanilla. Fresh ingredients made to order is a hallmark of many of the local eateries.
Our mission is to merge traditional European pastry and confectionery with creativity and fashion trends. We satisfy the sweetest and most demanding palates and, for those who sacrifice their sweet tooth, we have an exclusive line of 0 sugar products, lactose free products and gluten free products; all made with the best ingredients on the market and of the highest quality.
Located on the side of the main town square this little restaurant offers some of the best local fare available. Don’t miss the huevos rancheros or the tacos adobada. Big and delicious sandwiches and burgers all at great prices.
You haven’t lived the full La Manzanilla experience until you’ve had a roasted chicken from Mele! Supper fresh and delicious. Chow down at one of the tables or take it to go. Comes with rice, tortillas and salsa.
Located on the beach, this family owned palapa restaurant serves authentic and tasty seafood. Blanca, the owner, keeps a spotless kitchen and the quality and service of the food is top notch.
Great spot above the main street where you’ll find continental cuisine, seafood, tasty pizza’s and desserts. All freshly made.
Needing a catering company. Look no further, they offer a wide range of catering options.
Open from 2-10 pm everyday but Wednesdays
Platillos frescos y auténticos que harán que ames venir a este creativo restaurante.
Tenacatita 21, 48898 La Manzanilla, Jal., Mexico
Daily 7:30am a 1pm y de 6:30pm a 11:00pm
Caffé del Mar is a small family run cafe located in the center of La Manzanilla, a beautiful space where you can enjoy coffee, lattes, cappuccinos, teas along with breakfast food. The evening features desserts, cocktails, wings and pizza.
Es un pequeño negocio de café ubicado en pleno centro de La Manzanilla, un espacio tranquilo y agradable, dónde puedes disfrutar de un buen café acompañado de alimentos y postres
85 Maria Ascuncion La Huerta, 48898 La Manzanilla, Jal, Mexico
Fri-Sun 7-11 p.m. More during fiestas.
This little restaurant is a true jewel in La Manzanilla. It’s located at across the street from the Y in the street as you enter the main part of town. It’s ONLY OPEN ON WEEKENDS, so plan accordingly because if you miss the opportunity to dine here you’ll be missing out on an authentic La Manzanilla experience.
All of Lupita’s food is cooked fresh to order, topped with the traditional queso fresco (white dry Mexican cheese), radish and shredded lettuce or cabbage.
You’ll find her house-made fresh salsas in abundance on the tables. Just say, “Picante?” and they will point out which are picante (hot). It’s always good to clarify because she can really turn on the heat with her salsas!
Locals and expats agree, Lupita makes the best Posole in town. Other menu items include:
- Tostadas– pork, chicken, mixed, pata
- Enchiladas– picadillo (mixture of meat (usually ground beef), onions, garlic, tomatoes), cheese, or pork leg
- Sopes– Little masa (corn mixture used to make tortillas) patties topped with a choice of fillings, pork, picadillo, or cheese.
- Tamales– Chicken, pork, chile (raja’s) and cheese, spinach and cheese.
- Tacos Dorado– crispy fried corn tortilla’s filled with picadillo or potato and chorizo
- Sweet Tamales– Tamales Dulces- pineapple or strawberry
- Atole– a hot rice drink- The drink typically includes masa (corn hominy flour), water, cane sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla
- Agua fresca– Jamaica or horchata. Jamaica is a tea made from a flower and served chilled. Horchata is a rice drink served very sweet.
Calle Concha Molida, La Huerta, 48898 La Manzanilla, Jal, Mexico
Looking for fresh ceviche? Check out Ceviches Los Inges every Sunday located next to Pollo Asado Mele on the corner of María Asunción and Concha Molida. Ceviches include fish, shrimp and octopus they also offer Micheladas to wash it down!
Sundays from 1pm to 8pm. Weekdays by take out after 2pm.
Ceviches de pescado molido, mixto de camarón, cocido, crudo, pulpo y pescado en callo y Micheladas.
Domingos de 1pm a 8pm. Otra días servico a casa a partir de 2pm, llame para pedidios 55 78 58 40 27.
126 Maria Ascuncion La Huerta, 48898 La Manzanilla, Jal, Mexico
Daily for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
This is a lovely spot to enjoy an afternoon beverage and bask in the sunset. This is the quintessential tropical paradise beach bar. Located on the beach and complete with a palapa roof, lots of greenery and magically twinkling lights after dark.
Fruit: 8:30 a.m.-11 a.m.
Full buffet: 9 a.m.-11 a.m.
Fruit: 9:30 a.m.-noon
Full buffet: 10 a.m.-noon
Kitchen hours for lunch and dinner
Monday-Saturday: Noon-9 p.m.
Sunday: Noon-8 p.m.
Full bar hours
Monday-Saturday: 3 p.m.-10 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Tacos de dorado, 100
Shrimp hamburger, 130
Cucumber shrimp, 120
Nachos with chili, 100
Guacamole con camarones, 140
Pecan Pie, 85
Pastel de Chocolate, 85
Incredible margaritas, always made with fresh limes
The Crocodile: Party like it’s 1996! Re-live Mateo’s wedding reception with Cazadores tequila and squirt
Coco Crocodilo: Made with coconuts from Casa Carmen Maria
During the winter months look for live music to add to the inviting atmosphere.
Cooking Classes in January and February 2022
After last season’s (Coved-related) hiatus, I am ready to have some fun in the kitchen with you!
For everyone’s comfort and safety, please be vaccinated and bring a mask. I appreciate your cooperation and understanding.
We will have 4 menus in January and February, each class with a group of 6-8.
Each class, which begins at 11 am and lasts about 2 ½ hours, is “hands-on” and students learn to prepare dishes from Eileen’s international repertoire. Students work together creating the meal and then adjourn to the breezy front terrace of her new casa to enjoy a luscious luncheon. $350 pesos, $25 Canadian or $20 USD includes recipes, lunch and beverages.
Class Schedule Here- http://www.eileenslamanzanilla.com/class-schedule/
DELIVERY DIRECTLY TO YOUR HOME!
Calle Jesus Gomez Rodriguez #9, La Manzanilla, Jalisco
4:00 pm – 10:00 pm – Monday-Saturday
Fresco is an La Manzanilla bar-restaurant that was born in 2020 from the idea of Mexican bartender Martha Virrueta and her Italian husband and chef Elia Barilli. The concept of the restaurant is based on a principle of fresh and genuine cuisine, with fresh seasonal ingredients prepared on site directly in front of customers, since the kitchen is outdoors.
Martha and Elia are waiting for you from December 2020 in Fresco, to delight your palate on a journey of flavors, between delicious dishes and cocktails.
Fresco es un bar-restaurante que nació en 2020 de la idea de la bartender mexicana Martha Virrueta y su esposo y chef italiano Elia Barilli. el restaurante está ubicado en México, en el estado de Jalisco, en un encantador pueblo costero del pacífico que se llama “La Manzanilla”. El concepto del restaurante se basa en un principio de cocina fresca y genuina, con ingredientes frescos de temporada preparados en el lugar directamente frente a los clientes, ya que la cocina es al aire libre.
Martha y Elia te esperan para deleitar tu paladar en un viaje de sabores, entre deliciosos platos y cócteles.
Menu changes seasonally but here are some sample items:
– “Bang Bang shrimps tacos”: 3 tacos de maíz con camarones empanizados, repollo blanco y morado, cilantro y chilisweet mayo de la casa $150
Eng: “Bang bang shrimps tacos”: 3 corn tacos filled with crunchy fried shrimps, white and purple cabbage and the our signature chily sweet mayo $150
– Rollos primavera frescos estilo Vietnam rellenos con camarones, lechuga, zanahoria, jicama, pepino, repollo morado y cilantro servido con nuestra salsa picante de soya y crema de cacahuate 100$
Eng: Fresh Vietnamese spring rolls with shrimps, lettuce, jicama, cucumber, purple cabbage and cilantro served with peanut butter spicy soy cream 100$
– Ensalada de quinoa con camarones o calamar rostizados, lechuga, pepino, jicama, zanahoria y cebolla morada servida con dressing de aceite extra virgen de olivo y hierbas frescas (menta, albaca y cilantro)$120
Eng: Quinoa’s salad with roasted calamari or shrimps, lettuce, cucumber, jicama, carrot and red onion served with handmade fresh herbs extra virgen olive oil $120
– Tempura de camarones,calabacitas, zanahoria y jalapeño servida con salsa de soya picante hecha en casa $100
Eng: shrimps and vegetables crunchy tempura served with handmade spicy soy dressing $100
– Pasta “alla carbonara”(receta original italiana) : tocino crujente,crema de huevos,pimienta negra y parmesano $120
Eng: Pasta “alla carbonara” (original Italian recipe): crunchy bacon , eggs cream with black pepper and parmesan $120
– Pasta con calamares,calabacitas, aceite de olivo con ajo, chile de árbol y pereil $120
Eng: Pasta with calamari and zucchini, extra virgen olive oil with garlic, redchili flakes and parsley $120
Platillos fuertes/ maincourses:
– Calamares rostizado, condimentado con citronette hecha en casa( aceite de olivo, lemon ,ajo y pereil)servido con cheviche de coliflor $150
Eng: Roasted calamari dressed with handmade citronette served with coliflor cheviche $150
– Fresco’s © fish and chips: tempura de filete de basa con papas a la francesa sazonadas con pimienta negra $140
– Fresco’s © fish and chips: seabass fillete’s tempura with black peppered french fries $140
– tataki de atún y ajonjolí semicrudo servido con quinoa y ensalada mixta $150
Eng: semi raw tuna’s tataki with sesame seeds, quinoa and spring salad $150
-WTF burger: hamburguesa de res y chorizo mexicano, camarones con ajo y tequila, tempura de cebolla morada, queso manchuego y lechuga servido con calabacitas empanizadas y nuestra mayo picante $ 150
Eng: WTF burger: beef and Mexican chorizo’s burger, garlic tequila’s shrimps, red onion tempura, melted manchuego cheese and lettuce served with breaded zucchini sticks and handmade chily mayo $150
4:00 pm – 10:00 pm – Monday-Saturday
Lovely beach location, great cooking staff, bright and clean, this is wonderful place to enjoy a meal. Rosaura’s mother is the lead cook, she had her own very popular restaurant for many years. This location is much better and she pulls out all the stops to serve up fresh seafood and other Mexican favorites.
The tiritas verde is tasty treat and for breakfast try the crepes with Nutella and fruit.
Featuring our specialties at special prices! All include coffee and fresh squeezed orange juice.
Crepes with Fruit
Huevos Rancheros with potatoes or beans
Chilaquiles Verdes with grilled chicken
Omelet filled with seasonal vegetables and served with beans or potatoes
High season usually features live music a couple of times a week.
We offer dinner menu specials including seafood, chicken, and meat plates.
Our margaritas are just one of the great cocktails we offer at our beachfront bar restaurant.
And don’t forget to check out our new eating area upstairs.
163 Maria Asuncion, La Huerta, 48898 La Manzanilla, Jal, Mexico
Tuesday-Sunday 11:00 am -10:00 pm
Palapa Joe’s is a La Manzanilla staple and landmark! Spacious palapa, friendly staff and an strong menu make this a favorite hangout! Staples include the Jane Burger- a bacon and blue cheese burger with crispy fries, thin crust pizza’s and don’t miss the crunchy tacos or the shrimp stuffed avocado salad.
Willy serves up a delicious handmade margarita and the Bloody Mary’s rock the house!
Two large screen TV’s feature sports and the occasional Bruce Springsteen or Shakira concerts.
High season features live music many nights but every Friday night for sure, monthly “Open Mic” nights when locals show up to show off their talent. If you are in town for an Open Mic be sure to arrive early or you might have to stand during the show.
Palapa Joe’s is also an event location, host a wedding for you and 80 guests or rent the upstairs palapa for an intimate gathering of 30.
Concha Molida, La Manzanilla, Jalisco, Mexico
Ven y pasa un dia egemplar rico en La Manzanilla deleita tu paladar con unos ricos maricos disfrutalos frente mal con experiencia por mas de 40 años.
Lovely beachside restaurant serving delicious seafood. Family owned and operated for 40 years!
Open daily 9 am a 7.pm
Avenida Lázaro Cárdenas 208, 48898 La Manzanilla, Jal., Mexico
Are you looking for something a little different for your dinner tonight? Do you have company coming, or are you heading off to a potluck and can’t think of what to make? The Frozen Buddha’s offer a variety of delicious, freshly made, then frozen entrees, side dishes and desserts to make your life a little easier.
Cabbage Rolls – Pkg. 4 – 180p, Pkg. 2 – 90p
Pierogies – 1 dozen – 140p
Chicken Tiki Masala with Rice & Mango Chutney – 500 ml – 150p serves 2
Pot Pies – Grilled Chicken or Grilled Portabella Mushrooms. Individual size – 75
Lasagna – 4 layer, 4 cheese with meat or spinach – 175p
Shepherds Pie – Individual size – 75p
Spinach & Broccoli Quiche – Individual size – 75p
Roast Chicken with Gravy and Mashed Potatoes – Individual size – 90p
Stuffed Peppers – Meat and rice – 150p
Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers – Quinoa and black bean – 150p
Chicken Parmesan – with steamed broccoli. Individual size – 150p
Homemade Chicken Vegetable Soup – 500ml – 70p
Chili – 500ml – 100p
FRESH SALADS *available Saturdays only
German Potato Salad – 500ml – 70p
Broccoli Salad – 500ml – 70p
5 Bean Salad – 500ml – 70p
Tabuleh Salad – 500ml – 70p
Pies – Butter Tart, Bumble Crumble, Cherry, Bumbleberry or Apple – 100p individual size or 250p full size.
*please order full size pies at least 48 hours prior to pick up.
Cookies – Oatmeal Chocolate Chip & Oatmeal Raisin – 3 for 25p
We now sell bags of fresh roasted ‘No Bullshit Coffee’. – ground or beans.
We recommend ordering at least 48 hours prior to ensure we will have your requests in stock, especially salads and fresh food.
**Delivery – Please email your order by 2:00 pm the day before. 50 peso charge per delivery. Please contact us for more information regarding what areas we are able to deliver to.
Check out our Face Book Page or the Message Board for weekly specials.
Please place your orders at firstname.lastname@example.org for pick up on Wed. (beginning the end of November) and Sat. from 10 – 2 at 208 Lazaro Cardenas (up and across from the Secondary School beside Hotel Tope. Look for our sign. All orders come with a list of ingredients and cooking instructions.
18 Playa Blanca, La Huerta, 48898 La Manzanilla, Jal, Mexico
8am – 2pm and bar 6pm – close
The Lab is a community-oriented cafe serving locally roasted coffee, espresso drinks, cold brew, teas, fermented drinks, cocktails, and libations with a (keen) focus on tequila and other agave distillates. We offer beer, wine, artisanal products of many kinds, and a rotating selection of mixed beverages for the curious mind!
The Lab will also have selection of baked goods and other sweet & savory treats. We are located just off of the jardin with ample seating on the covered brick patio, inside at the bar, or grab a spot in the cozy cafe to sit and catch up with old friends and make new ones.
I invite you to stop by and coLABorate!
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Naked: avocado over toast with salt and pepper to taste.
The Mighty Veggie: avocado, cucumber, sprouts and spinach topped with crumbled goat cheese.
The BLAT: Bacon, spinach, avocado, and cherry tomatoes.
Granola with yogurt
Leia’s sourdough, egg, bacon, lettuce and cheese.
Leia’s Sourdough, egg, cucumber, spinach, sprouts, avocado and cheese.
pineapple, mango, banana, and coconut
a blend of strawberry, raspberry, blueberry, and banana
Spinach, Apple, Cucumber, coconut water, and banana
Blueberry, avocado, matcha, spinach, and chia seeds