Jul 2, 2016, 7:14 AM
Depends on whether you want simple or fancy, but here are some of my favorites in the Lake Chapala area:
Basic, but good food: Dona Lola's, on the main drag in the west side of Ajijic. Burgers, sandwiches, Mexican dishes. Breakfast and lunch. Closed Thursday. A local favorite. Crowded with families on weekend.
Reasonable and very tasty: Top marks for Cocinart, on 16 de Septiembre, in Ajijic. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. "Bistro" style. Good chef; weekly specials. Closed Mon. and Tues.
Medium: Yves, on the Carreterra west of Ajijic, on the service road parallel to the highway. Big sign. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Lots of charm; good food and service, decent prices. Large garden for dining; also indoors. Big salad bar. Closed Wednesday
Getting up there: Way west of Ajijic, on the carreterra past the Jocotepec sign: Arileo's Steak House. Huge place, good meat, good service, full bar. Closed Wednesday. Lunch and dinner. Prime Rib special on Friday.
Fairly fancy: Go restaurant: Centro Ajijic, mountain side. Super charm; continental style food. Dinner only. Have heard very good reports and intend to go on next special occasion.
Really up there: Restaurant #4. Ajijic . Heard good things about it but it's not in my budget, so......... Also has music.
(This post was edited by Gringal on Jul 2, 2016, 7:17 AM)