There is always a good excuse to visit Baja California, in these months of the year, the harvest season is the perfect excuse for those who enjoy a good wine and like to discover new gastronomic experiences.
If you want to organize your own tour to Valle de Guadalupe, here we leave you 12 restaurants recommended by Tips for your trip, which will ease your task.
Location: Carretera Tecate-Ensenada Km 81.5 (65.21 km) Schedule: 8:00am to 7:00pm Pros: Tiene terraza y una vista espectacular al valle Recommended dish: The duck with chocolate sauce, stuffed quail and ribs of lamb with rosemary.
Location: KM 83 Carretera Federal 3, Tecate-Ensenada Ejido Francisco Zarco Schedule: 1:00pm to 9:00pm Pros: they get supplied with natural and local products from orchards, ranches and the sea of Baja California, extensive wine list and local beer. Chef Javier Plasencia works there. Recommended dish: Pork rinds and smoked fish
Location: Carretera Ensenada-Tijuana km 83 s/n Valle de Guadalupe Schedule: 12:30pm to 11:30pm Pros: They merge exquisite food and excellent drinks and wine. Occasionally they offer the creations of guest chefs. Recommended dish: Perfect to taste traditional food for holidays.
Fuego Cocina del Valle
Location: Camino de los Ranchos #1 Parcela #7 22750 Valle de Guadalupe
Schedule: 8:00am to 12:00pm & 1:00pm to 9:00pm
Pros: Terraces for romantic dates with awesome view to the vineyards, lounge for private events and its signature cuisine is based on seasonal products from the countryside and nearby sea.
Recommended dish: Their menu always highlights the fish catch of the day.
La Esperanza BajaMed
Location: Km. 73.5, Carretera No. 3 Ensenada-Tecate Schedule: 1:00pm to 9:00pm Pros: They offer dishes of a variety of meats and fresh fruits from the ocean and the Gulf of California. Recommended dish: Fresh Moray crab, tongue carpaccio, chocolate clams, Galicia steak for those with a great appetite or grilled duck tacos
Casta de vinos
Location: Ejido El Porvenir
Pros: Extensive variety of traditional soups, beautiful architecture and good view of the wine cellars.
Recommended dish: Skirt steak tacos with mushrooms, confit duck, squid with herbs and a wide variety of meats
La Casa de ladrillo
Location: N° 352 de la Calle B de San Antonio de las Minas
Pros: Outdoors, Mexican and international food, music and wines.
Recommended dish: Dishes based on quail, venison and ostrich, and the typical barbecue of the region.
Location: San Antonio de las Minas
Pros: Quiet and pleasant place, surrounded by gardens and meals with ingredients from the plant nursery. Mexican and seafood buffet.
Recommended dish: Chicken cabernet and filet mignon with mushroom sauce.
Corazón de Tierra
Location: Rancho San Marcos Toros, ejido Francisco Zarco.
Schedule: 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Pros: They harvest their own ingredients, avant-garde gastronomy style.
Recommended dish: Exclusive menu, preferably by reservation, 103 usd dollars average per person.
Latitud 32 Steakhouse
Location: Vinícola El Cielo, located at Km. 7,5, carretera Guadalupe – El Tigre, ejido El Porvenir
Pros: A mixture of Baja-Yucatan cuisine, terrace with view of the vineyards and a good place to use for events.
Recommended dish: Exquisite and juicy steaks, with Angus Beef certificate, such as Beef Steak and Rib Eye.
Location: Vinícola Alximia, Km. 3 close to El Tigre.
Pros: Inspired by the pre-Hispanic tribes, their concept is based on nomadism.
Recommended dish: It varies since they offer according to season and the product they get, like in the old days.
Location: Mina Penélope, Km. 96 carretera Tecate – Ensenada.
Schedule: 1:00pm to 9:00 pm
Pros: They raise their own animals and make dairy products, cheeses, creams and yogurt
Recommended dish: They cook dishes with oak logs and the menu varies according to what they are harvesting at the moment.