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“Excellent cooking class, a must do when visiting Zihuatanejo!”
Review of Patio Mexica

Patio Mexica
Ranked #40 of 243 Restaurants in Zihuatanejo
Price range: US$3 - US$5
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 3 December 2017

The market visit was very informative and interesting. The class was fun and the food prepared was absolutely brimming with flavour. Monica was a great instructor and met everyone's dietary needs. The only regret was that we didn't attend the first week we were there as we would have known about the market the locals shop at. The fish and produce was much fresher. Thanks Monica for a wonderful food experience.

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Thank annettejames2017
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

We had heard good things of this restaurant and had heard the nice music many times as we went by, so recently gave it a try. I must admit, I did like the variety of their sauces that were served, however there was little or no explanation what they were. THe place has a reather low light atmosphere, and a busy menu. The drink menu was better than usual, but other than being strong, the drinks were rather medium. The service was varied as some staff were really trying to please while others were on the slow side.

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Thank 70plusandtraveling
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

this is virtually a must do for travelers to zihua..patti gives such wonderful "schools" the morning that includes visiting the market is especially wonderful..plus you get excellent print outs of recipes and a touch more

2  Thank richup
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Reviewed 3 April 2016

Our favorite part of the class was the market tour. Monica took us on a 90 minute walk to and through the market. It was great because we went back the next day to pick out seafood, fruit and veggies for our own cooking. This felt very comfortable.
We did not get to select the class as we called less than two weeks in advance. It was pretty basic and not as hands on as I have experienced in the past. Made tortillas which is disappointing as they are cheap and locals don't make them themselves.
Loved Monica, but next time I plan to call farther in advance so I can pick the meal.

2  Thank Travelingtw0s0me
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Reviewed 12 March 2016

My sister and I took Monica's cooking class after emailing her when we got to Zihuatanejo. Luckily we got a space in the following week. There were 16 in the class and we made red and green salsas, chiliquiles, enchiladas and tortilla soup. Fantastic. Also there was agua de Jamaica (hibiscus water) to drink...absolutely delicious. Monica was a great teacher and shared some of her abuela's secrets ;) Her outdoor kitchen is homey and after we chopped and stirred and ate our results. A lovely morning, all in all.

2  Thank Brenda A
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