Lakeside Guide to Lake Chapala, Ajijic, Mexico

Mariño’s

At a Glance

Shrimp & fish tacos & tortas, pachola, chilaquiles, eggs & other items make up the menu at this small kitchen on the highway in Ajijic.

Street View

Address

Carretera Poniente #2

Ajijic

Delivery Available

Delivery available between Riberas and El Bajio.

Phone

376-766-5924

Photos of Mariño’s

Inside Mariño's.

Inside Mariño's.

Putting the final touches -- corn, tomato and green peppers -- on top of a fish filet with salsa de chile poblano.

Putting the final touches -- corn, tomato and green peppers -- on top of a fish filet with salsa de chile poblano.

Fish filet with a salsa made from cilantro, plus roasted chile poblanos, garlic, and onion.

Fish filet with a salsa made from cilantro, plus roasted chile poblanos, garlic, and onion.

Torta de camarón (sandwich with breaded shrimp drowned in a mild red sauce).

Torta de camarón (sandwich with breaded shrimp drowned in a mild red sauce).

A torta de pierna: a sandwich with shredded pork.

A torta de pierna: a sandwich with shredded pork. Mariño's uses a special salsa from Guadalajara called salsa de Gemma to bathe their tortas. It's special because it contains a little chipotle chile (though it's not spicy), plus a little mayonese, mustard and ketchup.

Tacos vampiros. Soft or hard (pictured) corn tortillas with steak, cheese and salsa.

Tacos vampiros. Soft or hard (pictured) corn tortillas with steak, cheese and salsa.

A shrimp hamburger with fries and cole slaw.

A shrimp hamburger with fries and cole slaw.

Tacos capeados: breaded shrimp tacos with slaw, dressing, & a serrano chile salsa.

Tacos capeados: breaded shrimp tacos with slaw, dressing, & a serrano chile salsa.

Tacos capeados: breaded shrimp tacos with slaw, dressing, & a serrano chile salsa.

Tacos capeados: breaded shrimp tacos with slaw, dressing, & a serrano chile salsa.

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Capirotada (Mexican bread pudding), which is only served on Fridays during lent.

Capirotada (Mexican bread pudding), which is only served on Fridays during lent.

Cooking fish with a chile poblano salsa.

Cooking fish with a chile poblano salsa.

Inside Mariño's.

Inside Mariño's.

Inside Mariño's.

Inside Mariño's.

Inside Mariño's.

Inside Mariño's.

Outside Mariño's on the Carretera, just east of Ajijic's main street, Colón.

Outside Mariño's on the Carretera, just east of Ajijic's main street, Colón.

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Kids pose as marionettes on a moving float during the New Year's Day parade in Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico.

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Kids pretend to be living marionettes while riding on a moving float during the New Year’s Day parade in Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico.

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