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Dining and drinking

Mexico is famous for it's great food. You will be able to find great dishes in Xcalak and Mahahual (Majahual)!

Normally in Mexico there are three meals: desayuno (breakfast), comida (lunch) and cena (supper). A typical Mexican breakfast is pan dulce (sweet bread) or huevos (eggs). Eggs are served in different styles:

Huevos Rancheros

  • huevos fritos; fried eggs
  • huevos cocidos; boiled eggs
  • huevos a la mexicano; scrambled eggs with tomatoes, onions and chiles
  • huevos rancheros; fried eggs on tortillas, served with bean saus
  • huevos motuleños; tortillas with fried eggs, ham, cheese and tomato saus

The comida is the main meal of the day. In restaurants there are complete menus called 'Comida Corrida'. Common mexican lunches are sopa de tortilla (tortilla soup), enchiladas (chicken/beef filled tortillas), chiles rellenos (stuffed chile), fajitas (fried chicken/beef served with tortillas) etc. The most common dessert is flan (custard pudding).


In Xcalak and Mahahual (Majahual) you'll be able to find the best seafood like fresh lobster, shrimps and snapper.


The variety of drinks is also enormous. There is a big choice from fruit/vegetable juices (jugos) to beer (cerveza) and strong alcoholic drinks. The most famous beers are Corona, Superior, Dos Equis etc. Everybody knows the delicious tequila and Mezcal. The best mixes are Margeritas and Piña colada.

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