Typical food of Mexicali, Mexico
Regarding traditional drinks, Mexicali has become a major wine producer in the region of Baja California, and offers the finest vintages. Cold beer is a must when you want to savor a fine seafood dish.
If you are in the city you should go to Restaurante Laguna Azul, which will delight you with its famous "camarones al aguachile"; La Palapa de las Carnes is a family restaurant and an excellent option to enjoy prime steaks such as rib-eye and "asado de arrachera". If you wish to try Chinese food in the style of Mexicali, the China House restaurant opens its doors for you and offers a wide variety of dishes, including its specialty, ribs with pineapple.
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Camarones al aguachile Shrimp with vegetables seasoned with lemon juice.
Camarones rellenos de queso Shrimps stuffed with cream cheese and served with vegetables.
Chiles rellenos de mariscos Traditional Mexican dish made with poblano chili stuffed with seafood, mainly shrimp and fish.
Rollitos primavera Traditional Chinese dish stuffed with steamed vegetables and served with a hot sauce.