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Restaurante Bar Chon

Calle Regina, 160 (Jesús María) Send to Phone
5542 0873
Pre-Hispanic recipes for the culinarily adventurous.

Lunch Mon.-Sat.
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Full bar
  • No Credit Cards

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Restaurante Bar Chon Restaurant Review

: In continuous service since 1924, Chon is not for the faint of heart, given its location in a rough-and-tumble part of the city. It is also most apt for the culinarily adventurous; the specialties of the house are from a pre-Hispanic menu. Depending on availability, among the appetizers are escamoles (ant larva fried and served with guacamole and tortillas), chapulines (grasshoppers) and maguey worms. Main courses include jabalí en salsa costeña (wild boar in a tomato-based sauce), armadillo in mango sauce and deer meatballs in a cuitlacoche (corn fungus) sauce. For the reticent, there are also post-Conquest choices, such as chiles rellenos (poblanos stuffed with cheese), lamb chops, and salmon in a spicy Yucatecan sauce.


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