Motel Mexicola- A Feast & A Fiesta In Bali

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Bienvenido dieters a la Motel Mexicola! Let me start off by saying, you're gonna wanna tab this one as a must do whilst in paradise. Full stop. Tacos and Tequila? Margaritas and well, more margaritas? However you fiesta, this is your place. Tucked off the strip of Seminyak, Bali, Motel Mexicola can offer you pretty much anything but sleep. This happenin restaurant/bar is perfect for a break from the beach or a drink when the sun goes down. Think stepping into a Mexico in the 1960's. With bright colors, funky decor, proper lime margaritas and well, damn good Mexican food.   I think it's safe to say that this is the freshest fiesta in Bali.

 

 

 

First things first. Marg please!

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Lime Margarita

BEST. Perfectly icy, limey and tequila-ey.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ceviche Mixto

  If you have never had ceviche, you are doing life SERIOUSLY wrong. Lime juice cured prawns and silver dory mixed with cucumber chilli and of course CILANTRO. I love cilantro and frankly this whole dish is just boss. Refreshing, with the lime and cilantro and so satisfying with the meaty chunks of prawn and fish all scooped up on these blue corn tortillas. Yummm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Quesadilla de Chorizo

 Okay when it says "Stuffed with chorizo" in the menu it means seriously STUFFED. Every mouth was full of this super tasty and perfectly spicy homemade chorizo and melted cheese.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Now for the TACOS.

Carnitas Taco

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 This taco was definitely tasty! The slow cooked pork was very tender  but overall it  needed some extra flavor. I doused mine in hot sauce... and I didn't hate it.

Jaiba Suave Taco (AKA Soft Shell Crab)

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 This was BOSS. I loved this taco. The soft shell crab was perfectly crunchy and MAJORLY complemented by the chipotle mayo and the mango chili salsa.

Baja Taco

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 Okay, this little guy was my FAV. Tempura fish, white cabbage, pico de gallo and salsa gobernador. Simple and so perfect. Definitely one of the best fish tacos I've ever had.

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If you love Mexican food, get to Bali. This just might be the best Mexican west of Mexico. YUSSS.

Motel Mexicola, Jl. Kayujati No. 9X, Seminyak, Kabupaten Badung, Bali, Indonesia. +62 361 736688

You stay hungry Hong Kong,

And remember, your diet starts tomorrow!

Xo

Carly