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Malinalco recs?

Fellow hounds,

I will be spending around one week in Malinalco. I've heard there are some nice little restaurants there. Can anyone chip in with his/her two cents on the matter? Which ones to go to? Which ones to avoid? What to order in the former?

Thanks so much.

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  1. Hi There,

    We loved Los Placeres...every dish was amazing, all at very good prices. The setting is lovely. Malinalco is very cute, but it is a weekend town, so you may have more limited choices during the week, esp on Mondays. We only spent one day, so our dining experience is limited. Please let us know your experiences!

    1. > Big recommendation for the Trout in Hoja Santa at Las Palomas.

      > Very decent upscale dining at the Casa Limon hotel restaurant

      > Cafe La Fe has organic & eco friendly coffee & snacks

      You might consider taking a bus to Toluca for a lot more options & their famous Chorizo.

      1. One last thing... wherever you are in Mexico... just ask strangers on the street, the first 3 that agree on a place... you are sure to be happy. Make sure to tell them you are not looking for a tourist spot. (No Turistas)

        1. Hey D Hound,

          Did you ever get to Malinalco... can you please report?

          Thanks

          1. I am spending X'mas over there, so I will report back on our chowing in early January. (As you can tell, I like to plan well in advance my eating adventures!)

            I will also be spending some time in Mx City (which I know well), and in some soon-to-be-determined towns in Central Mexico.

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            1. re: D Hound

              "I will also be spending some time in Mx City (which I know well), and in some soon-to-be-determined towns in Central Mexico."

              Any chance you will be trying Pujol & reporting back? BTW, please have some Tacos de Machitos for me... I haven't had them in 18 years... can't seem to find them when I go back.