In Las Mengalas restaurant you can delight yourself in a fusion of ingredients from the Columbian Guatemala, tastes of a diverse culinary region. A menu reinventing traditional dishes and exotic spices.
The restaurant is located inside Kawilal Hotel, the first hotel in Central America to have the LEED-NC Gold certification.
Do not miss this unique opportunity to taste delicious gourmet dishes while you visit Kawilal Hotel or Santa Teresita.
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══ Appetizers ══
Slices of Salmon, marinated in a citrus recipe and covered with mozzarella cheese and toasted sesame seeds.
Delicious slices of tenderloin drizzled with olive oil sprinkled with aromatic herbs, lime juice, balsamic vinegar, parmesan cheese and balsamic mushrooms, accompanied by potato chips.
Cheese and sliced meats
Premium combination of meats and cheeses of special regions, accompanied by special mushrooms recipe and our homemade jelly.
Brie Breaded Cheese and jams
An appetizer to share. Breaded brie Cheese over our special marmalade sauce and served with a toasted crostinis.
Stuffed Tacos with chicken, avocado and Monterey Jack cheese. Accompanied by sauce of roasted red peppers and a quenelle of goat cheese.
══ Soups ══
A delicious soup prepared by the Chef with fresh ingredients
White and yellow corn sauteed with onions, coriander and coconut milk, garnished with fresh cheese and pesto.
══ Salads ══
Blue Cheese Salad
Spinach salad combined with cherry tomatoes, onions, nuts, grilled chicken, blue cheese and vinaigrette.
Combination of fresh lettuce, heart of palm, cherry tomatoes, red onion, sweet corn kernels, toasted pumpkin seeds. Accompanied by chicken strips prepared on the grill. Tossed with coriander and pumpkin seed dressing.
══ Pasta ══
Pasta with a parmesan cheese sauce, combined with peas, ham, and bacon.
Our homemade pasta stuffed with spinach, onions, white garlic and goat cheese. All bathed in a white cream sauce with mushrooms. Finished with parmesan cheese and pesto.
Chicken lasagna with white cream sauce, garlic, onions and chipilín baked with mozzarella and parmesan cheese. Accompanied by bread covered with garlic and herb butter.
Artisan pizza prepared with our grilled chicken, zucchini, eggplant, tomato confit, mozzarella cheese, and tomato sauce with herbs and pesto.
Fetuccini with Gorgonzola Cheese
Pasta covered with a gorgonzola cheese sauce, pesto, and grilled chicken. Accompanied by crostinis with pesto.
══ Chicken ══
Shire Gorgonzola Chicken
Panko herb breaded chicken breast, stuffed with spinach, garlic and onions; drizzled with a gorgonzola cheese sauce. All accompanied by sautéed vegetables, mashed potatoes and crispy sweet potato fries.
Grilled chicken accompanied by a soft blue cheese sauce. Also accompained by a risotto in cream and avocado slices.
══ Seafood ══
Raw fish, shrimp or mixed prepared with lime, tomato, onion, coriander, and Worcestershire sauce.
Grilled salmon, laying on a bed of hummus chickpea. Accompanied by peppers, snow peas, toasted sesame seeds and chard.
Fried Mojarra Fish
Fried Mojarra Fish served with mashed potatoes and a house salad (lettuce, tomato slices, onion and vinegar). Amatitlán‘s famous dish.
Breaded shrimp with the original recipe of the house accompanied by mashed potatoes and house salad.
══ Meat ══
Day and Night Tenderloin
8 oz of roast tenderloin medallion, bathed in our white cream sauce with green peppers as well as rosemary and red wine brown sauce, accompanied by potato hash, grilled asparagus, sautéed baby carrots and mashed broccoli.
8oz of tenderloin medallion sealed on grill, with a coffee, Kahlúa and star anise sauce, accompanied by potato gnocchi, mashed cauliflower and sautéed vegetables.
The Hunter Pork Chops
Pork chops baked to perfection, bathed in thai barbecue and peanuts. Accompanied by mashed potatoes and fried sweet potato.
Thick-cut roast tenderloin served with grilled vegetables and grilled potato with bacon and sour cream cover. Accompannied by a special chimichurri sauce.
La Mengala Burger
Original recipe from ST Restaurant, 6 oz. ground beef, breaded Brie cheese, caramelized onion and spinach. Accompanied by a sauce of Zacapa Centenario rum and a combination of fried sweet potato, yucca and potato.
══ Desserts ══
Delicious chocolate mousse, accompained by strawberries and butter tuile. Covered with grated black chocolate.
Corn Crème Brûlée
Sweet corn Créme Búrlée garnished by fresh raspberries and a vanilla tuile.
Chocolate crepe with bitter cocoa and toffee sauce, filled with vanilla ice cream and dark chocolate sauce.
Macaroon filled with almond cream and fresh strawberries, on a white chocolate sauce, alongside Frutti di Bosco sorbet.
Delicious yogurt parfait with fruits on a mixture of granola and honey, decorated with a sweet fresh fruit salad.