Roberto’s is located on the Chapala – Jocotepec carretera at the west end of Ajijic just before Villa Nova on the north side. Their phone # is 766-1463 They are open Tuesday through Sunday..
This is a very interesting restaurant in a beautiful garden setting with many choices on the menu that would be considered comfort food.
Roberto’s have a daily lunch special for 85.00 pesos which includes soup or salad.
Today’s Specials were:
Mexican Fish Filet, Grilled Corn Beef Cheese Sandwich, Cranberry Chicken Breast, Pad Thai Salad, Roast Turkey with all the trimmings, Lamb Arrechera Fajitas, Mango Chicken, Deep Fried Panko Shrimp or Scallops, Grilled Boneless Pork Chops and Snapper al Mojo de Ajo (garlic butter). The soup was poblano pepper and the salad had a light and refreshing raspberry vinaigrette.
All lunches are served with their famous Carrot Croquettes and fresh bread and a trilogy of interesting spreads.
Other choices for lunch on the regular menu are:
Cobb Salad, Oriental Chicken Salad, Roberto’s Salad, Mexican Salad, Hot Avocado and Shrimp Salad, Hamburger, Dilled Chicken Salad, B.L.T. Sandwich and a BBQ Beef Sandwich.
Dinner Entrees include:
Rose’s Meatloaf (I am assuming Rose is a good cook), Shrimp New Orleans, Blue Cheese Burger Steak, Roast Leg of Pork, Fish and Chips, Grilled Seabass, Fresh Grouper, Beef Brisket, Steak Diane, Salmon Dijon, Crunchy Snapper and their famous Crabcake.
Prices for the entrees range from 80.00 pesos to 130.00 pesos.
Desserts for both lunch and dinner for 38.00 pesos are Chocolate Mocha Mousse (genuine not whipped cream folded into pudding), Jack Daniels Pecan Chocolate Pie, Key Lime Cheesecake Pie, Warm Apple Cobbler, Creamy Peanut Butter Pie or “The Best Chocolate Cake a la Mode”. (I have not personally had the chocolate cake am prepared to take Roberto’s word for it.)
When you are there enjoying your lunch or dinner you will want to speak to Roberto himself who is a very interested accomplished character who has been in Ajijic for over 30 years. He has many wonderful stories to tell that you will want to hear.
Have a car wash next door, leave your car and have lunch at Roberto’s and receive a 15% discount.
Today the fabulous music group, Sol y Luna return. You will want to make reservations.