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Lonchería Tepalo

Out of Business

Mexican food on the plaza with daily specials & roasted chicken to go.

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After more than a decade, Lonchería Tepalo went out of business in 2018 due to rising rent costs.

Last updated December 19, 2018

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Parroquia #10

Ajijic

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376-766-0727

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Photos of Lonchería Tepalo

Caldo de pollo (chicken soup) with the added garnishes: cilantro, chopped cilantro chile, onion, and squeezed lime. Served with a side of tortillas made the same morning.

Caldo de pollo (chicken soup) with the added garnishes: cilantro, chopped cilantro chile, onion, and squeezed lime. Served with a side of tortillas made the same morning.

Caldo de pollo (chicken soup).

Caldo de pollo (chicken soup).

Chile con carne: pork with a non-spicy red sauce.

Chile con carne: pork with a non-spicy red sauce.

Tortas de camarón (dried shrimp cakes with sliced cactus and bathedin a mild chile sauce).

Tortas de camarón (dried shrimp cakes with sliced cactus and bathed in a mild chile sauce). Sometimes served on Fridays during Lent.

Chicken with mole pepian (spelled also as pipian, but in Jalisco and other parts it's pepian).

Chicken with mole pepian (spelled also as pipian, but in Jalisco and other parts it's pepian).

Caldo de albóndigas (meatball soup) with agua fresca de sandía (watermelon water).

Caldo de albóndigas (meatball soup) with agua fresca de sandía (watermelon water).

Agua fresca de avena con fresa (water with ground oats and chopped fresh strawberries).

Agua fresca de avena con fresa (water with ground oats and chopped fresh strawberries).

A licuado, which is like a smoothie made from milk and fruit.

A licuado, which is like a smoothie made from milk and fruit. The licuados at Tepalo, like this one made from strawberry (fresa), are particularly delicious.

Inside Lonchería el Tepalo on the plaza in Ajijic, Mexico.

Inside Lonchería el Tepalo on the plaza in Ajijic, Mexico.

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Daily specials usually include a soup and one or two other plates, such as chicken with mole, chiles rellenos or beef with chile.

Daily specials usually include a soup and one or two other plates, such as chicken with mole, chiles rellenos or beef with chile.

Roasted chickens are available to go every day after 12:00 noon.

Roasted chickens are available to go every day after 12:00 noon.

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